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Personal profile: Rachel Black

Name: Rachel Christine Black

Occupation, location: owner, The Waffle Wagon


Birth date and place: June 7, Fort Dodge, Iowa

Family: parents, Doug and Nancy Black; youngest of two brothers and a sister

The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: seeing people happy.

My business philosophy is: give people what I would expect for the price and treat them how I would want to be treated.

If I could, I’d be a: civil engineer.

I’m so sick of: over regulation.

The four guests at my fantasy dinner party would be: Oprah, George W. Bush, Dave Letterman and Paris Hilton.

My hobbies are: volleyball, interior decorating, jogging and conversation.

The last book I read was: Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann.

I wish I knew how to: sew.

My worst habit is: wasting time.

Nobody knows I: lived overseas seven out of the last 10 years.

The person I most admire is: a friend of mine, Corey Carter.

My guilty pleasure is: ice cream — gallons and gallons of Blue Bell.

I drive a: Giant Waffle.

I’d like to be driving a: Range Rover.

My favorite restaurant is: anywhere mom-and-pop.

I’m happiest when: I’m in the sunshine with friends and family.

I regret: nothing at all.

If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: Buy land near water and rest for a while.

If I could change one thing about Denton, it would be: the traffic on the loop.

When I retire, I plan to: No ideas as of yet.