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A show about good food, inspiring stories, and deep dive talks featuring the world’s most innovative culinary educators and thought leaders. Join us as we delve into the lives of the amazing people shaping the world of food and drink. Hosted by Chef Kirk T. Bachmann.

The Ultimate Dish Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts

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A show about good food, inspiring stories, and deep dive talks featuring the world’s most innovative culinary educators and thought leaders. Join us as we delve into the lives of the amazing people shaping the world of food and drink. Hosted by Chef Kirk T. Bachmann.

    Matty Edgell: The Schoolteacher Who Won “The Great British Bake Off”

    Matty Edgell: The Schoolteacher Who Won “The Great British Bake Off”

    In today’s episode, we speak with our guest Matty Edgell, the 28-year-old winner of the latest season of The Great British Bake Off on Netflix. Matty’s journey to triumph was nothing short of extraordinary. Hailed as the “underdog” and “wild card” of the 14th series, he captivated audiences with his humble demeanor and remarkable baking skills he learned from his Nana at a very young age. Matty shares how he’s continuing to share his passion for baking on social media and why sports and ...

    • 46 min
    The Master Chef Blueprint: Ferdinand Metz Unveils His Secret to Culinary Success

    The Master Chef Blueprint: Ferdinand Metz Unveils His Secret to Culinary Success

    In today’s episode, we speak with our guest Ferdinand Metz, instrumental in establishing the Chefs’ Apprenticeship, Certification, and Master Chefs’ Certification programs in the United States. He’s also the first Certified Master Chef in history.Honored with nearly every major award in the culinary world, including the Lifetime Achievement Award and induction into the esteemed “Who's Who in Cooking” by the James Beard Foundation, Metz shares what it’s like to build a career and craft your ow...

    • 1 hr 1 min
    A Heartfelt Talk with Daphne Oz: Exploring Family, Food, Social Media and Authenticity

    A Heartfelt Talk with Daphne Oz: Exploring Family, Food, Social Media and Authenticity

    In today’s episode, we speak with Daphne Oz, Emmy Award-winning television host, New York Times-bestselling author, natural foods chef, and daughter of Dr. Oz. As a previous co-host at The Good Dish and ABC’s The Chew, Daphne dives into what it takes to start a career in TV hosting and her best social media tips. With features in notable publications such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post, Daphne shares more about her distinct culinary philosophy, advocating conf...

    • 1 hr
    Top Chef Host Kristen Kish: Her Incredible Story from Culinary School to Culinary Stardom

    Top Chef Host Kristen Kish: Her Incredible Story from Culinary School to Culinary Stardom

    In today’s episode, we speak with our guest Kristen Kish, the new host of Bravo’s Emmy Award-Winning Top Chef.* Kristen is the chef and partner of Arlo Grey in Austin, TX, as well as the founder of Kish Apéritif.Kristen shares how remaining authentically true to herself has opened unexpected doors of opportunity, such as winning Season 10 of Top Chef and becoming the franchise’s second female winner. Now, coming full circle, Kristen is taking the helm as the host of Season 21, succeeding Padm...

    • 46 min
    Africa’s Culinary Revolution: How an Escoffier Grad Is Leading Culinary Innovation in Nigeria

    Africa’s Culinary Revolution: How an Escoffier Grad Is Leading Culinary Innovation in Nigeria

    In today’s episode, we speak with our guest Bekei Ijewere, an Escoffier graduate and founder of Beks Culinary Academy in Lagos, Nigeria. What makes Bekei's story truly captivating is her unconventional path into the culinary realm. Trained initially as a chartered accountant, she seamlessly merged her financial acumen with her deep-rooted passion for the culinary arts. In 2021, Bekei established Beks Culinary Academy, marking the beginning of her mission to revolutionize Africa's culinar...

    • 54 min
    How to Start a Career in Restaurant Public Relations with Shari Bayer

    How to Start a Career in Restaurant Public Relations with Shari Bayer

    In today’s episode, we speak with our guest Shari Bayer, founder & president of Bayer Public Relations, as well as host & producer of All in the Industry podcast.With over 30 years in the industry, Shari established her PR agency in 2003, representing chefs, restaurants, and culinary-focused clients. As a Les Dames d’Escoffier NY member since 2010 and former president of the New York Women’s Culinary Alliance, Shari sheds light on the pivotal role of "networking" in her career.Listen ...

    • 56 min

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