Thank you for your audition in the grilled dinner the other night, along with the
Unfortunately, I regret to inform you that are you are not likely to be invited to another dinner. Although we enjoyed your delicate taste, your rather slimy, sticky quality does not reflect - how shall I put it? - star quality. You are simply not a right fit for any of the dishes we have been producing; lately we prefer vegetables that are able to carry a dish on their own.
Please do not take this too personally; this is a purely aesthetic decision that in no way reflects on your fine flavor.
We may consider you in the future for a minor role in an ensemble production (i.e. gumbo).