My First Job: Ferydoun Darshad
• Name: Ferydoun Darshad
• Age: 59
• City of residence: Victoria
• Current title: Co-owner of Old Victoria Grill
• First job: In college, I worked as a cook at the Dairy Queen near my university in Cedar Hill.
• What it taught me: That was my first restaurant experience, and there were many other jobs after that. It's where I really learned about the industry.
My First Job is a feature that highlights people's first - or wackiest - job and what they learned from the experience. Please limit responses to 100 words or fewer. Responses may be edited for style, content or length. A photo of the jobholder accompanies the feature.