Schmidt, Rich


38 minutes 26 seconds


June 8, 2021


This interview is with Mike Andersen of Cafe du Berry. In this interview, Mike speaks about how he learned to cook and what got him interested in the restaurant industry. He discusses his first jobs and mentors, and how those experiences helped him grow. He goes on to discuss opening Cafe du Berry, what it was like at its start, and how it has evolved over the years. Later, he talks about where wine came in and what he sees in the future of Oregon Wine and restaurants.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Cafe du Berry in Portland on June 8, 2021.


Some oral history interviews are conducted on site and may contain background noise from nature, winery, or tasting room operations.


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