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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Face Time with John Kessler

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 5:30 p.m. CDT
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(Brenda Schory - bschory@shawmedia.com)
John Kessler

St. Charles resident John Kessler, 48, was at his business, The Painted Vine Cellar in St. Charles when he answered questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.

Schory: Where did you grow up?
Kessler:
Chicago.

Schory: Do you have any pets?
Kessler:
Two golden retrievers, Geddy and Leo.

Schory: Who would play you in the movie of your life?
Kessler:
Brad Pitt.

Schory: First job?
Kessler:
At the Ground Round in Elmhurst.

Schory: As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Kessler:
I wanted to be a doctor but became an entrepreneur of wine and art.

Schory: Favorite charity?
Kessler:
Feed My Starving Children.

Schory: Favorite ice cream flavor?
Kessler:
Mint chocolate chip.

Schory: Favorite local restaurant?
Kessler:
Romano Mercato Italiano in St. Charles.

Schory: What is an interesting factoid about yourself?
Kessler:
I was the first one in my family to go overseas. I went to Germany for the Army.

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