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Wonton Food Inc.
220-222 Moore Street
Wonton Food Inc. is the world's largest manufacturer of Noodles, Wrappers, and Fortune Cookies in the United States.
Our products have been serving the Food Service Industry since 1973. Our main customers are Distributors, Retailers, and Exporters in th
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Fortune Cookie Writer: Donald Lau, president of Wonton Foods, gives this advice for this job: "Don't have too complicated a mind," he said.
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His name is Donald Lau, and he's a middle manager at Wonton Food Inc. of Long Island City in New York, the largest manufacturer of fortune cookies in North America.In fact, his real job is handling accounts receivable, insurance claims and […]
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That's a lot of fortunes to compose and Wonton Foods VP, Donald Lau, is the guy in charge of coming up with the "up to 10 word" phrases.
Lau says he keeps a pocket notebook handy to jot down inspiration for fortunes wherever he is but is quickly running out of ideas - he's actually considering hiring a new employee -- "fortune writer."
The short answers are: Donald ...
The short answers are: Donald Lau, yes and no.
The New Yorker
ran a story on Mr. Lau
back in 2005.
Lau was vice-president of Wonton Food, Inc. where he managed the accounts payable and receivable, negotiated with insurers, and and composed the fortunes that went inside Wonton Food's cookies.
It's a role he
fell into without intent.
The noodle manufacturer he
worked for expanded into fortune cookies, buying a plant on Long Island and along with it, it's aging collection of fortunes ("Find someone as gay as you are.
read one fortune dating back to the 1940's).
was chosen not for his
writing ability, but simply because his
English was the best of the group.
Product of Donald ...
Product of Donald Lau.
Donald Lau, vice-president of Wonton Inc, is the largest producer of fortune cookies in the world.
also has one of the more unusual roles in the building, as it is he
who is in charge of writing the fortunes.
Luckily for Mr Lau
that isn't the case and instead he
simply recycles fortunes he
has previously written in his
decades as a fortune cookie writer.