Dec 06, 2017
Sam Bozzo & Gene Sakahara
Two Guys and Their Garlic (and mushrooms too!)

Gene was principal for three schools as well as Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Human Resources with the Gilroy Unified School for 30 plus years.  He was voted Outstanding Educator and then Volunteer of the Year nominated on both occasions by the Gilroy Chamber of Commerce.  Sam was Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources with the Monterey County Office of Education and Adjuct Faculty with Chapman and Brandman University in the Graduate Program in School Administration.  Both Gene and Sam are Past Presidents of the Gilroy Garlic Festival and have cooked on the demo stage for 25 years.  They wrote a cookbook "Any Bozzo Can Cook" that went through six printing.  They are finishing their second book which will be in time for the 40th Anniversary  of the Garlic Festival.  They have appeared on National and Regional TV.  They had 17 cooking shows through Gavilan and  CMAP (local access Telivision)  They have traveled to Japan Canada as well as the Artichoke Festival, Garlic Festival, Rice Festival, Olive Festival and Morgan Hill Mushroom Mardi Grau.  They have a scholarship through the Gilroy Foundation for graduating seniors going into teaching  or the culinary arts.