People at Work

Erin Preston, 21, Norwalk Immediate family: My parents, three sisters and three brothers
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

Erin Preston, 21, Norwalk

Immediate family: My parents, three sisters and three brothers

Education: Graduated from St. Paul High School in 2004; currently attending BGSU Firelands

Occupation: Manager at East 0f Chicago for three years

What was your first job?: Baby-sitting for a few dollars per hour

Dumbest customer request or question? It's a toss up between if we serve hamburgers or one persona called and asked if we have little round pizzas.

Most embarrassing moment at work? My driver was mopping the floor and I turned around quickly to wait on a customer and I fell in front of everyone.

What is your dream job? To own a bookstore and write

The most challenging part of my job is: Dealing with difficult customers

Most rewarding?: When customers give positive feedback about service

Most unique habit: Writing poetry

Biggest pet peeve? Ignorance

Biggest guilty pleasure? Hanson and reading

Most embarrassing part of your CD collection: Vanilla Ice Greatest Hits

Favorite childhood memory: One Christmas Eve when we got home from my grandma's, Santa had already brought the gifts.

Best thing about living in Norwalk? Knowing everybody and the small town atmosphere

Biggest complaint? Knowing everybody

What do you like to do when not working? Read, watch movies, write and hang out with the people close to me.

What's been the best car you've ever owned? The one I have: A 97 Cavalier. It's the only one I've owned.

What do you do for exercise? Play football, basketball and walk whenever possible.

What's your favorite recreational activity? I like to read or just hang out.

How do you relieve stress? Call my friend Regen to complain

Name your favorite place to eat: Olive Garden

What's your favorite song and why?: "Piano Man" because I love Billy Joel and it reminds me of good times.

In high school, everyone thought I: was smart, but maybe a little weird.

The best advice I ever got was: Don't spend it all in one place.

My dream house would have: A pool, a big yard and three big closets