This week on Food Talk, host Mike Colameco welcomes guests Alice Feiring, Allesandra Altieri, Michele Brogioni, Vito Gnazzo, and Gianfranco Sorrentino to the studio. Kick off the episode with wine writer Alice Feiring, who explains that “better” means wines made from organic viticulture with nothing added and nothing taken away. Talking to Mike about the recent increase in the cost of wine and the resurgence of Georgian wine, the two go back and forth on their recent favorites.  Allesandra Altieri joins next and is the director of Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bakery where she oversees the brand’s operations, in addition to leading the kitchen and retail teams nationwide.  Alessandra first joined the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group in 2009 as pastry sous chef at Per Se. During her time, she explains how she quickly to the philosophy and standards of the group while effectively proving to be a leader in the kitchen.  Rounding out the episode, Mike welcomes the team from Il Gattopardo: Chef Michele Brogioni (The Leopard), Chef Vito Gnazzo il Gattopardo, and Gianfranco Sorrentino.

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