Barry 'CB' Martin

Curious-About-Food Writer, Cookbook Author, Product Spokesperson, TV Chef, Radio Host, Event Emcee and Personable Motivational Speaker. Survivor of 30+ years as a senior manager at top advertising agencies and clients, including:

Backer & Spielvogel, Bozel, Y&R, Burson-Marsteller, Rubin Postaer, Miller Sports Group, Miller Brewing, Subaru, Chrysler, Honda, U.S. ARMY ROTC, KCTS, Pacific NW Ballet, KGY/KAYO, Char-Broil, El Diablo Mustard, Calistoga Water, Olympia Beer, Intris, MS Society, Water for Humans ...

And - after all the sleepless nights, vigorous disagreements about copy points, budgets and headlines, angry words and hurt feelings incurred and inflicted - I’ve come to the grand conclusion much, if not all, was pretty silly. First because I don’t remember the reasons and certainly don’t recall the outcomes...

So in the big picture what really counts is when someone makes you a sandwich and cuts it in half by slicing it from point-to-point, not side-to-side. A sandwich always tastes better that way.

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