55 episodes

Go behind-the-scenes in the world of food with Chef Rich Rosendale and Rosendale Collective as he shares his traveling adventures, meeting interesting people, and tasting delicious food. Enjoy his relentless hunger for learning while hearing from culinary influencers, thought leaders, entrepreneurs, famous people, and everyday inspiring individuals. They'll join the Rosendale Collective team for forward-thinking, thought-provoking, and sometimes controversial conversation. What makes this different than other podcast is we always seek solutions and challenge the status quo. We take deep dives with leading chefs, innovative people and connect with "outside of the box" ideas so you are on top of the global culinary trends and are inspired to live your best life.

Let's Dig In with Chef Rich Rosendale Rich Rosendale

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 11 Ratings

Go behind-the-scenes in the world of food with Chef Rich Rosendale and Rosendale Collective as he shares his traveling adventures, meeting interesting people, and tasting delicious food. Enjoy his relentless hunger for learning while hearing from culinary influencers, thought leaders, entrepreneurs, famous people, and everyday inspiring individuals. They'll join the Rosendale Collective team for forward-thinking, thought-provoking, and sometimes controversial conversation. What makes this different than other podcast is we always seek solutions and challenge the status quo. We take deep dives with leading chefs, innovative people and connect with "outside of the box" ideas so you are on top of the global culinary trends and are inspired to live your best life.

    Episode 55 - Brother Luck & Michael Matarazzo

    Episode 55 - Brother Luck & Michael Matarazzo

    Episode 55: The Heart of the Kitchen - Nurturing Mind and Spirit

    Welcome to Episode 55 of the 'Let's Dig In Podcast,' where your gastronomic journey is about to take a deep and meaningful turn. Hosted by the enthusiastic Chef Rich Rosendale and his insightful co-host Ian Navaro, this episode delves into a topic that touches the core of culinary excellence—mental health in the high-stakes environment of professional kitchens.

    In this compelling session, we're honored to host two of the culinary world's most influential figures: Brother Luck, renowned restaurateur and Top Chef standout, and Chef Michael Matarazzo, the genius behind Be Better Culinary Perspectives. Together, they shed light on the crucial, yet often overlooked, aspect of mental wellness in the culinary field.

    As we explore the challenges and pressures that come with the territory of culinary arts, our guests share their personal journeys and the transformative strategies they've adopted to maintain mental and emotional well-being amidst the heat of the kitchen. This episode is not just about food; it's about the people behind the plate, their stories of resilience, and the importance of supporting one another in a demanding industry.

    So, whether you're a professional chef, a culinary student, or simply a food enthusiast, prepare to be inspired by the powerful narratives and practical advice from Brother Luck and Chef Matarazzo. It's time to acknowledge the strength it takes to thrive not just in the kitchen, but in life.

    Join us as we serve up a conversation that's as nourishing for the soul as it is for the palate. Let's embrace the journey of mental wellness together, in the very heart of the kitchen.

    • 55 min
    Episode 54 - Francisco Migoya

    Episode 54 - Francisco Migoya

    Join host Rich Rosendale, certified master chef, and co-host Ian Navaro on the 'Let's Dig In Podcast' for a riveting episode featuring Chef Francisco Migoya. Together, they uncover the essence of culinary innovation and delve into Francisco's latest adventure at Noma with René Redzepi.

    In this episode, we explore Francisco's impactful journey in the culinary world, his role in shaping the future of food at Noma, and the insights from his pioneering work. Rich and Ian bring to light the creativity, challenges, and triumphs that define Francisco's approach to modern gastronomy.

    Thanks to our sponsors, Ovention Ovens, Dry Ager, Miele, and Waring, for supporting our culinary explorations.

    Tune in for a feast of inspiration and discovery, where food transcends the boundaries of taste and enters the realm of art and innovation.

    • 59 min
    Episode 53 - Jake Karls

    Episode 53 - Jake Karls

    Delving into Digital Domination with Jake Karls

    In this week's episode, we're thrilled to welcome Jake Karls, the mastermind behind the social media sensation and the driving force of several entrepreneurial ventures. From the birth of his online presence to the nuances of building a brand in today's digital landscape, Jake pulls back the curtain on what it takes to succeed in the bustling world of social media.

    Your host, Chef Rich Rosendale, together with co-host Ian Navarro, dives deep into the strategies, challenges, and triumphs of Jake's digital journey. Together, they unpack the lessons that aspiring influencers, brand builders, and digital enthusiasts can take away.

    As always, our conversations aim to inspire, educate, and empower our listeners. Whether you're an entrepreneur, a digital creator, or simply curious about the world of online branding, this episode promises to offer valuable insights.

    • 47 min
    Episode 52 - Corey Siegel

    Episode 52 - Corey Siegel

    In the 52nd installment of the 'Let's Dig In Podcast', we're honored to host the dynamic Chef Corey Siegel, a culinary maestro whose accolades resonate deeply within the global gourmet community. Corey's journey, beginning with his professional training at the renowned Culinary Institute of America, has been marked by dedication, innovation, and international recognition. As the youngest ACF Culinary Team USA member in history, Corey's golden touch has been evident through multiple international gold medals and esteemed culinary competitions.

    But Corey isn’t just a chef of awards and accolades; he's also a forward thinker, bridging culinary traditions with modern innovations. Currently spearheading culinary development for Electrolux Professional in North America, his vision and expertise are shaping culinary experiences and methodologies.

    Join us as we delve into Corey's rich tapestry of experiences, his invaluable insights into the evolving culinary landscape, and his passionate pursuit of culinary excellence. This episode promises a blend of inspiration, innovation, and a hearty serving of culinary wisdom.

    • 53 min
    Episode 51 - Kevin Conley

    Episode 51 - Kevin Conley

    ABOVE THE ASHES - A Journey of Resilience and Recovery with Kevin Conley

    In this powerful episode of the 'Let's Dig In Podcast,' we explore a story of resilience, courage, and the fight against mental illness with Kevin Conley, a Wildland Firefighter who battled depression and a severe panic disorder. This episode is more than just a recount of Kevin’s journey; it is an insight into the strength of the human spirit and the struggle to regain control over one’s mind.

    Mental illness is a battle that many face daily, and Kevin's story is one of determination and hope. Faced with the debilitating effects of depression and panic disorder, Kevin decided to take control of his life and embarked on a transformative journey. Riding his bicycle 3,500 miles across the country in 47 days, with his puppy, Rocky, by his side, Kevin set out to find peace, clarity, and to conquer the demons that had haunted him for so long.

    In this episode, we delve deep into Kevin's journey, the challenges he faced, and how he ultimately triumphed over his mental illness. His story is a testament to the power of determination, the importance of self-care, and the incredible strength that lies within us all.

    Now, as an advocate for mental health, Kevin strives to help others find their path to recovery. Tune in for an inspiring conversation about resilience, recovery, and the importance of addressing mental health head-on.

    Only on the 'Let's Dig In Podcast' – where we challenge the status quo and uncover stories that inspire us to live our best lives.

    • 46 min
    Episode 50 - Jackson Fu

    Episode 50 - Jackson Fu

    In this landmark 50th episode of the 'Let's Dig In Podcast', we're steering away from our usual terrain to embark on a thrilling ride into the world of robotics. With technology transforming every facet of our lives, how is it reshaping the culinary scene? To explore this, we're joined by Jackson Fu from Segway Robotics, a front-runner in crafting robotic solutions.

    Jackson shares with us the evolving role of service bots in kitchens and restaurants. From automating routine tasks to enhancing customer experiences, we delve into how these innovations are redefining efficiency and service quality. But beyond the tech, we discuss the challenges, the ethics, and the future aspirations of integrating bots in our dining spaces.

    Are we on the brink of a culinary tech revolution? How do chefs and bots coexist in a kitchen? And most importantly, what does this mean for diners like you and me? Tune in as we uncover these answers, challenge the status quo, and glimpse into a future where your next meal might just be served by a robot.

    Only on the 'Let's Dig In Podcast' – where we feed your curiosity and serve insights, one episode at a time.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

jchai003 ,

Inspiring!

Let’s Dig In should be an essential podcast in your library if you’re a current or aspiring chef, a food enthusiast, or looking for different perspectives on how to build your business. Features relevant and interesting guests each week and hits many different topics. Highly recommended.

CRieloff ,

Amazing Podcast!

There is so much value in what Rich says, I listen to his podcast everyday the line ip of guests is really amazing for a culinarian like myself it is really valuable, and i really learn a lot from him about business, work ethics, and mindset. As a young millennial, i am still learning and trying to figure it out the business world. And Rich has tought me a lot throughout his contents. Thank you Rich!

SmittenChef ,

😊

I really enjoy this podcast. Lots of great information for any and all culinary enthusiasts. Thank you!

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