Gretchen Praeger Answers Five Questions

Gretchen Praeger Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our popular feature, Gretchen Praeger, EP/Managing Director at Optimus, answers Five Questions with SCREEN.

SCREEN: Can you cook? If so, what's your go-to dish?

PRAEGER: I love to cook, and my go-to dishes are always changing. Currently in the rotation is chicken tinga, or anything Vietnamese. Bolognese is a winter go-to.

SCREEN: What's your guilty pleasure TV?

PRAEGER: PARKS AND RECREATION. And only considered a guilty pleasure because we’re watching it straight through again, for the second time this summer.

SCREEN: What's your favorite place to spend a week? A weekend? Two weeks?

PRAEGER: I was just in the Colorado mountains for a few days. It wasn’t enough. That’s my answer for all three questions, right now.

SCREEN: What's your favorite gadget?

PRAEGER: My Breville juicer. Because it’s summer, I’ve been using it a lot (margarita’s!!!) and every single time I use it, I tell my husband it’s the best appliance we own.

SCREEN: What will you miss most about summer?

PRAEGER: The sunlight in the early mornings.


SCREEN: What are you looking forward to about Fall/Winter?

PRAEGER: I don’t think they really do, but I have this idea that things slow down in the winter. I love the idea of staying home, long days filled with cooking (bolognese!), movie watching, and never getting dressed. After a few months of that, I’m praying for Spring/Summer.