Top Single Profile: Viet Vu



 

Viet Do Vu, 35

Occupation: Owner/ Executive Chef, Taco Republik and MoBi foodtruck

Charity: Second Harvest of the Big Bend

Q&A

If you could travel back in time and meet yourself as a 10 year old kid, what advice would you give yourself? Take up golfing so that I can drive 300+ yards and beat all my friends in the future. Oh, and invest everything in Apple and Google.

What is your most treasured possession? A Yamaha piano that our dad bought for us when we were kids.

Why did you choose this charity? To help provide families going through rough patches put a decent, healthy meal together.

What is the main character trait you look for in a potential date? A sense of humor.

What would you prefer to do for a living if money was not a factor? Travel and try the best food that every country has to offer. 

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would it be? Bruce Lee. Not only was he a revered martial artist, philosopher, teacher and all-around badass, he came from very little and faced a life of adversity. Through hard work and determination, he was able to use his success to break down racial barriers; blending Chinese and Western culture.

What do you believe is your greatest accomplishment in life? The opportunity to have fed thousands of happy people in my hometown of Tallahassee, and ultimately raise awareness of my culture (food, values and history).

What is at the very top of your bucket list? Make a trip to Vietnam with my family and see where my parents grew up.

What’s your bad habit? Procrastination. 

What’s your good habit? Recycling.

What’s a relationship deal breaker for you? Shallowness.

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