Our top chefs, as you’ve never heard them before. Author Andrew Friedman, one of the nation's chief chroniclers of professional kitchen life, interviews a diverse cross-section of the best and biggest names in the business, bringing his personal relationships and industry knowledge to bear in coaxing personal and professional revelations from his guests.
Episode 149: Helene Henderson (Malibu Farm), Emma Bengtsson (Aquavit)
Helene Henderson describes the evolution of her restaurant collection Malibu Farm & Emma Bengtsson shares the emotions she experienced on achieving her US citizenship on January 6, 2021.
Episode 148: Terrance Brennan, Vinay Gupta, Maile Carpenter
A feature interview with legendary NYC chef Terrance Brennan (formerly of Picholine & Artisanal) plus Food Network Magazine's Maile Carpenter on food & beverage trends to watch for in 2021, and Vinay Gupta on the Summerlong Supper Club.
Episode 147: Our Holiday Spectacular featuring Dan Kluger, Allison & Matt Robicelli, Erick Williams, and Harold Moore
We close out 2020 with new conversations with some favorite guests and a feature interview with first-time visitor Harold Moore.
Episode 146: Charlie Palmer
American culinary legend Charlie Palmer discusses survival during COVID, and tailoring different solutions to constantly changing circumstances, as well as to different markets and restaurants under one corporate umbrella.
Episode 145: Joshua Smith (Director of Culinary Innovation, Alltown Fresh)
Joshua Smith recounts his years as a traveling cook, discovering his passion for charcuterie, and the road to his current role as Director of Culinary Innovation for Alltown Fresh.
Episode 144: Zod Arifai (Wicked Jane, NYC)
Chef Zod Arifai, known to food cognoscenti in New York & New Jersey for decades, discusses his first Manhattan restaurant, Wicked Jane, launched during the pandemic in July 2020.