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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.

Andrew Talks to Chefs Andrew Friedman

    • Arts
    • 4.8 • 273 Ratings

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.

    Chad Williams (Friday Saturday Sunday restaurant; Philly, PA) on Finding the Magic & Poetry in Food & Cooking

    Chad Williams (Friday Saturday Sunday restaurant; Philly, PA) on Finding the Magic & Poetry in Food & Cooking

    Philly's Chad Williams (Friday Saturday Sunday restaurant) on his philosophy of cooking, dining, and finding the magic.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Author Robert Simonson on His Book "The Encyclopedia of Cocktails" (an ATTC Special Conversation)

    Author Robert Simonson on His Book "The Encyclopedia of Cocktails" (an ATTC Special Conversation)

    Author Robert Simonson discusses the philosophy and process behind his latest book, The Encyclopedia of Cocktails.

    • 35 min
    The Rent is Too Damn High and Other Industry Issues, with Marc Forgione (An Andrew Talks to Chefs Special Conversation)

    The Rent is Too Damn High and Other Industry Issues, with Marc Forgione (An Andrew Talks to Chefs Special Conversation)

    Marc Forgione discusses the relocation of his eponymous restaurant and myriad other hot topics.

    • 45 min
    Deuki Hong and Matt Rodbard (authors, Koreaworld: A Cookbook) on This Exciting Time in Korean Food

    Deuki Hong and Matt Rodbard (authors, Koreaworld: A Cookbook) on This Exciting Time in Korean Food

    Deuki Hong and Matt Rodbard, authors of Koreaworld: A Cookbook, sum up the state of Korean food, at home and in the United States.

    • 1 hr
    Evan Funke (Felix, Mother Wolf, etc.) on Pasta, Italy, and the Meaning of Life

    Evan Funke (Felix, Mother Wolf, etc.) on Pasta, Italy, and the Meaning of Life

    Evan Funke, one of our most celebrated pasta practitioners, discusses his Italian awakening, and the inspiration for his restaurants.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Nina Compton (Compère Lapin, New Orleans) on How She Put it All Together

    Nina Compton (Compère Lapin, New Orleans) on How She Put it All Together

    Chef Nina Compton shares the steps in her journey to Compère Lapin, and how she mingles disparate influences in her cooking.

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
273 Ratings

273 Ratings

Lynn B Philly ,

The top shelf chef podcast

Love how comfortable Andrew makes the chefs feel when he interviews them! He gets to some real insight. Particularly liked the last one with Lior Lev Sercarz He was fabulous with all his cultural references. Fun stuff! I am from Philly and love he his including all these great local chefs.

@ericawcantley ,

Listen & Learn!

Congrats to Andrew’s great podcast and the branching out of conversation topics we can all look forward to in the coming months!

If you want to learn about who’s who and what’s happening right now in the food world—Listen & Learn!

franciebrooklyn ,

Love it!

Love this podcast and the way Andrew gets his guests—even the ones who have already given multiple interviews—talking about subjects we haven’t heard them cover before!

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