Hope Frahm used to be a mechanic, but after a work accident, her life took an unlikely turn — into pastries. The now classically-trained pasty chef said it was the accident, which ultimately burned off her taste buds, that ignited her love of baking because she sought to understand the art through touch, smell and sight. Frahm spent years working in Las Vegas under such names as chefs Thomas Keller and Wolfgang Puck before answering a Craigslist ad to work in Denver.
When Bradley Yard was 14, he had spent most of his childhood watching his mother bake when he decided that's what he wanted to do with the rest of his life. He started his cooking career at a brewery in Wyoming, worked in several chef positions over the years, and most recently landed his first big gig: as executive chef at Avelina, a fine-dining restaurant that opened last September at 1550 17th St. in Denver's Lower Downtown.
Editor's Note: Introducing DBJ Jobs, a new multimedia series showcasing unique jobs in and around metro Denver. Watch for more in coming weeks. Today, he's the floor shop manager at Alchemy Bicycle Co., a manufacturing shop and retail store in Denver. His co-workers call him a "floater" because he does it all â€” everything from working the retail floor, to repairs, to building Alchemy bikes.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".