Low Profile • Mary Robin Spoonamore

  Mary Robin Spoonamore  • Culinary Director

Mary Robin Spoonamore • Culinary Director

Mary Robin Spoonamore
Culinary Director

Location
Danville, KY

A little about yourself?
Grew up a 'Ky farm girl'; have two teenage children;  often distracted by existential questions; interested in contributing personal energy towards the 'general good' of society and grateful for the opportunity to work with the innovative team at AMBRAbev.

Favorite bars and restaurants in your city?
The Still, Pizza Pub, Plank...

Favorite cocktail?
Sours with herbs and egg whites.

Furthest you've been from home?
Europe.

Pets?
World's best canine: half Rottweiler/half Catahoula.

What’s your best party/entertaining tip?
Simplify! and organize to the hilt.. it will be more fun.

Biggest accomplishment in life or work?
Having ideas (some unlikely), carrying them through and seeing them work out in a positive way. 

Hobbies?
Water-centric sports: wading, fishing, sailing; reading about 21st  century abstract artists- -their letters and memoirs, and painting, 

What would you choose for your last meal?
Lobster, Clarified Butter, White Burgundy, Ice Cream.

How did you get started in your career?
Following personal interests and curiosities.

Best advice you've been given?
Listen to feelings intently (they are good informants),--paint, draw or write from them, but don't necessarily act on them. 

Favorite Podcasts?
Modern Love and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler.

What do you love about your job?
I love idea of merging disciplines to create unique experiences for patrons and watching their surprise and enjoyment.

Guilty pleasures?
Ice Cream and Cigars.

Top three favorite instagram accounts to follow?
I have been told I'd really like Renee Ericksons, a chef I admire in Seattle.

Light or dark liquor?
Dark

Favorite quote?
"Praise and blame, gain and loss, pleasure and sorrow come and go like the wind; To be happy, rest like a giant tree, in the midst of them all." —The Buddha