Two-time Emmy Award-winning lifestyle, entertainment and culture obsessed Restaurateur Billy Dec, is driven by what it takes to create the most memorable experiences ever, by searching out what people really want, need and desire.. how they satisfy their appetites, feed their souls, nourish their wellbeing, and fulfill their dreams. So, in each episode, with a unique and unforgettable guest, we explore and discover what fills their plates literally, but also what feeds their mind, body, and soul, discovering the Meals of Their Lives.
Andrew Zimmern: James Beard Award-Winning TV Personality, Co-Creator/Host of Bizarre Foods, Chef, Food Writer
James Beard Award-Winning TV Personality, Co-Creator/Host of Bizarre Foods, Chef, Food Writer, Andrew Zimmern, chats with Billy about the differences and similarities in meal experiences around the world, challenges within the restaurant world, how they met up in Namibia for a super memorable meal, and Andrew's amazing story on how he hit rock bottom and built himself back up to be the successful and positive person he is today.
Macy Gray: Grammy-Award Winning Singer/Songwriter, Actress
Grammy-Award Winning Singer/Songwriter, Actress and longtime friend Macy Gray shares funny waitress stories with guests like Barbara Streisand, how her dad shot a rabbit, how we met over a buffet 15yrs ago when I apparently dissed Charlize Theron (haha, had no idea), and what she eats before she performs (and how her hype music is Britney Spears?!).. OH, and how I should have acted crazy when Bobby Brown tried to beat me up at her bday party haha.. enjoy!
Carla Hall: Celeb Chef, TV Personality, Cookbook Author
Celeb Chef, TV Personality, Carla Hall, chats with Billy about her time on Top Chef, why she believes dishes have male and/or female energies, her love of Nashville (where she was born and raised), and her views on what makes the differences and similarities in cooking cultures so wonderful.
Curtis Stone: Celeb Chef, TV Personality, Restaurateur, Cookbook Author
Celeb Chef, TV Personality, Restaurateur, Curtis Stone, chats with Billy about the food scene in Melbourne, his food and life philosophy, why his one-ingredient based menu at Maude pushes him to consistently evolve, and why good quality condiments are the key to a successful quick meal.
Aarti Sequeira: Food Network Celebrity Chef, Winner of “The Next Food Network Star,” Host of shows “Aarti Paarti” & “Taste in Translation,” Cookbook Author, Judge on the Food Network’s Cooks vs. Cons
Celebrity Chef on Food Network.. Winner of “The Next Food Network Star,” Host of shows “Aarti Paarti” & “Taste in Translation,” Aarti Sequeira, gives us an inside look into culture, culinary, & community.. from India where born, Dubai where grew up, to her rise on Network TV in America becoming a celebrity chef! Learn tips on throwing house parties, how she teaches her kids about her Indian culture through food, and why she believes that when it comes to cooking, “you don’t need to be fancy to make an impact” and more!
Joseph Sikora: Actor
Tommy from the TV Show, Power, Actor, Joe Sikora, chats about how he expresses his creativity not only through acting but also through graffiti, what he put into his role as Tommy (the amount of food he eats, the chain he wears, choices he makes, etc.), his love of the Polish American culture and cuisine, and his death row meal of choice, his Mom and Dad’s flank steak marinated in soy sauce and brown sugar.
Meal of Your Life
This was my first podcast and it was amazing. It made me want to watch Chicagoland, and I watch all 8 episodes in 2 days- I couldn't stop! Billy and Liz make a great team. Their friendship has helped so many kids!
Enjoyable and Fun!
As one of the most personable guys you'll ever meet, Billy Dec delivers a fun, interesting, podcast that will entertain you and make you think about the best meals of your own life. In an age of increasing dependence on technology it's refreshing to remember that there is nothing better than good friends, great food, and the memories that go along with it. The guests on the podcast are wonderful, diverse, and worth listening to!