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Pulling Corks and Forks

Sep 21, 2021

In this episode I'm excited to get back to my roots in the wine industry speaking with the northern California native about tending to the land & vines he gets his grapes from, his wine making philosophy, going from a full time travel & wine writer to a winery owner, living, working and playing in Napa Valley,...


Sep 14, 2021

On this episode I speak with Connecticut native and Johnson & Wales graduate about growing up in a restaurant family, his pizza making philosophy and favorites pizza places around town, the process and winning the Food Network's "Chopped" in 2018, working at Nook Kitchen & EVO, where you'll see him next and more.


Sep 7, 2021

On today's episode I speak with the retired Air Force trained chef about his earliest food memories in Iowa, preparing and serving meals to service men and women around the world, getting his teaching certificate to teach Special Education after retiring from the Air Force, making the move to Arizona, what his...


Aug 31, 2021

On this episode I speak with the self-taught chef about working with Mark Tarbell in the early days of Tarbell's Restaurant, his decision to hone his cooking skills in the SF restaurant scene, opening a restaurant in & eating his way around Tokyo, returning to Phoenix to open Posh Improvisational Cuisine & Hot Noodles,...


Aug 24, 2021

On today's episode I speak to the Chandler native of having success at such an early age, going to culinary school in NYC and working for Chef Daniel Boulud at the same time, rolling the dice and moving to Las Vegas to open Money Baby, what he learned from his mentors Barrio Cafe's Silvana Salcido Esparza &...