I’ve been promising my informal sous chef a promotion, fame and internet notoriety for a while now…and it would seem the time has come to keep my word. After all, he has long proven a faithful, albeit single-minded (and rarely in the way that you’d prefer) assistant and has truly earned this honor.
In addition to being a stalwart guardian of my most valuable culinary secrets…
…Cooper’s resume boasts a dazzling background of impressive achievements, showcasing his extreme versatility. A former semi-professional athlete (and part-time male model) before suffering a debilitating testicular injury at the hands of Bob Barker, Cooper has since re-invented himself as a stud in the kitchen, keeping the floor free of any fallen edible debris and never finding himself too far from the action. To his credit, however, he still finds plenty of time to occasionally indulge his past passions:
Granted, while the sous chef has helped make this kitchen what it is today, he does not come without his share of drama and drawbacks. An undeniable hard worker, Cooper has a bit of an avid wild side, for which he makes no apologies:
Still, despite the hard-partying ways, Cooper has earned a spot in my kitchen for as long as he cares to contribute…or at least as long as he allows me to remain his mascot.