Toby Kremple

Toby Kremple

Events & Catering Manager

After completing a degree in Ethnomusicology at the UW and teaching pre-school, Toby joined the catering world as a hot dog vendor for Dante's Inferno Dogs, assistant manager for Bon Appetit at Amazon, and leader of the BA Mobile Mavens food truck and ice cream bicycle fleet, before joining the ESR team.


San Francisco

First Restaurant Job

Other Coast Cafe, Ballard

Last Restaurant Job

Mobile Mavens/Bon Appetit

Alternate Universe Career

Bass player for the Specials—I was just born in the wrong country/era.

Favorite Late Night Snack

Pasta with butter and garlic.

Best Meal Ever

Campfire rib-eye steaks and dutch oven beer-cheese soup after a long day of hiking.

After Work Hangout


Favorite Seattle Restaurants

Un bien, Pho Bac, Shanghai Garden, Noble Fir, Stoneburner, El Borracho, Steelhead Diner, 8oz Burger

Restaurant Pet Peeve

Lacking passion or interest in the job. The service industry is not overly thankful, and you have to genuinely enjoy the nature of the work if you plan to make a career out of it.

What do you love about Seattle?

The not-too-hot weather, proximity to the outdoors, and abundance of great local produce and craft beer.

Favorite Place In The World

There's this park called the Jardin Botanico in Buenos Aires that is home to hundreds of house cats.

Memorable Kitchen Disaster

There are a few hot dog cart stories which are better told over a few beers, and a late night cream cheese hot dog…

What's On The DVR?

Star Trek, Stand-up Comedy

What's On The Nightstand?

Chuck Palahniuk

Favorite Movie Quote

You Talkin' to Me?

What Have You Learned?

Learn to love what you do…

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