NAMES: David and Tanya Malone
JOB TITLE & COMPANY: David is the Pastor at Kingdom Builders Evangelistic Ministries, Inc. He will be assisted by his wife Tanya, who is the Area Housing Assistant Manager at Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority
WHAT IS YOUR FONDEST COOKING MEMORY? David—I don’t cook much, but my wife does a very good job at it. I do remember a few years ago, when my wife had surgery, it was a great honor for me to cook and prepare meals for the duration of her recovery.
HOW LONG HAVE YOUR LIVED/WORKED IN THE COMMUNITY?
David—I’m a native of Portsmouth and have worked in the area since I was 16 years old.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE FOOD? David—Any kind of meat with potatoes.
WHAT OR WHO INSPIRES YOU TO DO GOOD, AND WHY? David—My mother inspired me to do well; I’ve witnessed her raise 8 children on her own and she taught us to treat people and their properties with dignity and respect.
WHY DID YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF THE CELEBRITY CHEF DINNER?
It’s an honor to be asked to be part of this event; we feel the fundraiser is for a great cause.
DO YOU KNOW WHAT APPETIZER YOU WILL BE MAKING AND IF SO, WHAT IS IT? We’re making shepherd’s pie, an English dish that is similar to a casserole, with cooked meat and veggies.