A deep dive with chefs and industry experts into the many facets of the foodservice universe.
Vollrath Feed Trivia
The Vollrath Feed will be taking a break over the summer. But, before we do, Chef Rich and Justin put their knowledge to the test as Nate quizzes them with some Vollrath Feed trivia. Play along and see how much you know about show!
Food as Education
When it comes to nutrition, schools have to balance quality with costs. Chef Samantha Cowens-Gasbarro, chef/school nutrition consultant at Healthy School Recipes, joins Chef Rich and Justin to discuss how she helps schools serve nutritious food and turn dining into an educational opportunity.
Chef Erling Wu-Bower, partner at Underscore Hospitality Group in Chicago, Illinois, joins the show to discuss the challenges that come with opening restaurants. Then, Chef Erling shares his feelings on the culture of tipping in restaurants and what needs to change moving forward.
An Eye for Design
Chef Rich and Justin are joined by Laura Lentz who is a design principal at Culinary Advisors Design. Laura gives an inside look at foodservice design projects through her eyes. The group also discusses the importance of versatility and which pandemic-related trends that have staying power.
Chris Baggott has foodservice and delivery down to a science. As co-founder and CEO of ClusterTruck, he has dialed-in the timing of his processes to create a vertically integrated foodservice operation that isn’t reliant upon third-party delivery services.
Designing for the future
Chef Rich and Justin are joined by Matt Schuler who is director of culinary development at SCOPOS Hospitality Group. Matt shares how he leverages his experience in the kitchen to help operators balance layout, product selection, food safety, and food quality for maximum efficiency.
Such great stories
Thank you Chef Rich and Justin for all the incredible guests you are hosting on the show! Such great range!! Love to hear everyone’s stories. Love the Great quotes from each show too! Keep them coming!!
Episode 2! Chicken soup! Interesting AND friendly. Loved hearing about the studies and research that’s been done. Great pacing! I’ll be listening to more as they roll out future episodes.