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Love of food helps Glenelg grad to early culinary success
Love of food helps Glenelg grad to early culinary success

As a kindergartner, Aaron Hodge was mesmerized by chef Emeril Lagasse's noisy approach to cooking on TV. "He got hooked on 'Bam!' and would repeat that even when he used a salt shaker at dinnertime," said Leroy Hodge, chuckling at the thought of his son, now 18 years old, imitating the popular chef's shtick at such a young age. "But he wasn't just watching him. He was fascinated and really absorbing it." Now the 2011 Glenelg High School graduate is ratcheting up that early interest, parlaying it into his own catering website called Aaron's Ambrosial Culinary Delights while also interning at Cattail Creek Country Club in Glenwood. "I...

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