Photography: Portraits: I Create Good Food

The chef and co-owner of Brooks, a casual dining restaurant in Ventura, Calif., Andy Brooks, 41, from Ventura, Calif., holds up two of his customers favorite meals on the menu, the Kenter Canyon Farms Young Field Greens and Buttermilk Cornmeal Crusted Jumbo Shrimp, in the private back room of the restaurant on Saturday, November 13, 2010. Brooks is a 20+ year veteran of the restaurant service industry.
I Create Good Food

The chef and co-owner of Brooks, a casual dining restaurant in Ventura, Calif., Andy Brooks, 41, from Ventura, Calif., holds up two of his customers favorite meals on the menu, the Kenter Canyon Farms Young Field Greens and Buttermilk Cornmeal Crusted Jumbo Shrimp, in the private back room of the restaurant on Saturday, November 13, 2010. Brooks is a 20+ year veteran of the restaurant service industry.