Howdy y’all! The Loaf Love Tour has just arrived to the great state of Texas! To keep in step with true Texas spirit, we’ve gotten bigger as well – all five buses, including another Daddy Loaf truck and trailer, a second tour manager, and four more awesome, Tillamook lovin’ Brand Ambassadors have joined us to help spread the Loaf Love! I’m still getting to know my new coworkers but the getting-to-know-you phase happens pretty fast when you spend nearly all of your time doing Tillamook-y things and living in hotels together 24-7!
New to the crew this year joining me, Jason and Susan from last year’s tour are Coy (a laid back, avid adventurer from Washington), Drew (an artistic, fellow Oregon Duck alum (Go Ducks!)), Ashley (a chatty, cheery Coug and Walla Wallaian), and Maya (a constantly joking recent grad and born-and-bred Oregonian). To round out the bigger-is-better Texas crew, last week we welcomed the new faces of Asteria (a former tasting room pro who knows how to talk about Yum!), Pakou (a bubbly, creative Portlandian), Alyssa (a music loving, dance-aholic Oregonian Duck), April (a never-met-a-Tillamook-anything-she didn’t-like Portland girl) and Andy (a sport obsessed, outdoorsy Portland State grad). In no time I’m sure we’ll all be one big happy cheese family on the road in Texas! We hope to see some of you along the way!
So far, Texas has started off wonderfully – everyone has been super friendly and helpful! The impeccable manners combined with that endearing Texan accent sure are charming the heck out of me! We’re just wrapping up a couple short stops in west Texas and will be pulling into Dallas this week followed by Austin, Houston and San Antonio over the next three months. The Tillamook Loaf Love Tour is here, and I couldn’t be more excited to be along for the ride!
If you’re in Texas or know anyone who is, be sure to send ‘em our way! We’re waiting with delicious cheese samples and other goodies sent straight from rainy Oregon to the big ol’ state of Texas!
See you on the road,
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