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 21 - Thomas Keller
On today's episode of the Let's Dig in Podcast, host Rich Rosendale's guest is Thomas Keller, chef and proprietor of the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group, which includes The French Laundry, Perse, Bouchon Bistro, Bouchon Bakery, Ad Hoc, La Calenda in Yountville California, and the Surf Club in Miami Florida. Chef Keller was the first and only American-born chef to hold multiple three-star Michelin ratings. He is also the author of five cookbooks and the President of the Mentor BKB Foundation. We spoke with him about how he has been navigating through the relentless adversity in 2020 and the impact on his company. Chef Keller also shared some insightful feedback on the importance of mentorship.
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Episode 20 - Daryl Shular
On today's episode of Let's Dig In, host Rich Rosendale's guest is Daryl Shular, a culinary entrepreneur, educator, and history maker as the first African American and minority to successfully pass the grueling CMC exam. With a history of embracing challenges and overcoming odds against him, Chef Shular has brought his community together by successfully teaching the next generation of chefs through his time as Director of Education at Le Cordon Bleu and by creating Atlanta-based Shular Hospitality Group. Part of his Hospitality Group is a merit-based, hands-on culinary school that will teach the fundamental technical and soft skills under little to no debt, set to open in early 2021. In the meantime, his culinary school opened its restaurant division, Farmed Kitchen + Bar, his group launched Plateed Online for cooking classes, and created sustainability-focused Soul Food catering company Earth First. Chef Shular shares the power of giving the community the right tools to grow and changing lives through food.
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Episode 19 - Antwon Brinson
On today's episode of the Let's Dig in Podcast, host Rich Rosendale's guest is Antwon Brinson, a Social Impact Entrepreneur, and Founder/CEO of Culinary Concepts AB. His company is based in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Culinary Concepts AB, mission is to create a socially-minded company that focuses on developing people's ability and passion by teaching life skills using the culinary arts.
We spoke to Antwon about what it's been like to launch his company and the powerful impact it has had on the students that have gone through his program. We also spoke about his virtual cooking class that takes participants around the world highlighting cuisines like Ethiopian and West Africa to name a few.
In addition to running his company, and spending time with his family, he continues to dedicate what free time he has to his local community serving on several boards and committees. We believe that Antwon represents the future of entrepreneurship where one's work goals also serve to better their environment in some way.
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Episode 18 - Meathead
On today's episode of Let's Dig In, host Rich Rosendale's guest is BBQ Whisperer Meathead Goldwyn, Pitmaster, founder of AmazingRibs.com, critically-acclaimed wine critic, and New York Times Best Selling Author of Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling that has sold over 200,000 copies since its release. Meathead shares his unique history and story behind his unforgettable name, along with how his education in Journalism and Art led to the creation of AmazingRibs.com, one of today’s top resources for all things barbecue and outdoors cooking. We explore crucial concepts and scientific breakdown when it comes to barbecuing, food photography tricks, and get a first-hand experience of his impressive wealth of culinary knowledge. You can listen to our show on iTunes and where you find your favorite podcasts. Please subscribe/rate/review our show at iTunes, Spotify, and YouTube and follow us at @richrosendale. Thanks for being a part of the Let's Dig In Podcast!
Episode 17 - Brad Kilgore
Want to know what it takes to build one of Miami’s restaurant empires? Ask Brad Kilgore. A Kansas City native, Chef Kilgore has been making large waves in the culinary industry for years, making his mark through notable kitchens including Chicago’s L2O, Alinea, Boka, Miami’s Azul, and J&G Grill. Our exciting chat took us through his latest ventures and being a pillar in the community during these difficult times. We also learned of an unexpected pizza phenomenon that took over South Florida this summer.
Brad Kilgore was named Best New Chef in America by Food & Wine Magazine and Alter was named a Diners Discovery from San Pellegrino "The World's 50 Best".
Episode 16 - Dinara Kasko
Ukrainian pâtissière Dinara Kasko is breaking boundaries when it comes to her usage of 3D printing and computer imaging when it comes to baking show-stopping cakes. A designer at heart, her sophisticated designs and delicious flavors, always using the element of surprise, have garnered the attention of close to 800,000 followers around the globe in various media outlets. Dinara shares her passion with the world through her crafted recipes, pastry classes, and silicone molds so others can create art wherever they are.
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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.
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!
I really enjoy this podcast. Lots of great information for any and all culinary enthusiasts. Thank you!