Walla Walla native Rock Silva is the executive chef of the award-winning Walla Walla Steak Co. “We are a hometown steakhouse [with] blue jean comfort,” he says. Learn about Rock Silva…
Hometown: Walla Walla, WA
First job: Klicker’s Strawberries picker. Doesn’t get much more hometown than that!
Favorite ways to spend your free time in WA: Washington has some of the most beautiful golf courses in the country.
Your biggest accomplishment and why: Easily marrying my wife. She’s a total 10 and has given me two handsome sons.
The biggest obstacle you overcame: No obstacle is too big to overcome.
Someone who inspires you and why: Again, my wife. She’s an absolute rock star.
Advice to someone pursuing a career path in what you do:
1) Work hard, work hard, work hard.
2) Learn from your own and other’s mistakes.
3) This game is about longevity, it’s not a sprint by any means. Kaizen.
Favorite quote: “The separation is in the preparation.” –Russell Wilson
Something someone would be surprised to learn about you: That I put ketchup on just about everything!
What makes someone fabulous: Attitude. Attitude is everything!