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Face Time with Amaris Cordone

Published: Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Wheaton resident Amaris Cordone, 42, was shopping at What’s Your Consigment in Geneva when she answered nine questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.

Where did you grow up? Northville, Mich.

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Uma Thurman

First job? A caddy

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I was always in the arts and that is what I became – I was a merchandizer for Crate and Barrel, choosing what the stores would carry.

A book you’d recommend? “The Feast Nearby: How I lost my job, buried a marriage, and found my way by keeping chickens, foraging, preserving, bartering, and eating locally (all on $40 a week)” by Robin Mather

Favorite charity? St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Do you speak another language? Polish

Favorite local restaurant? Smuzi Juice Bar and Cotto A Legna in Geneva and the The Jalapeno Grille in St. Charles

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? My husband travels a lot for business, so I’ve lived in France and Germany and visited Israel, Australia, Belgium, Italy, Spain, England, Poland and the Czech Republic.

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