This week on What Doesn’t Kill You, Katy Keiffer is joined by Matt Wadiak, co-founder and COO of Blue Apron, a subscription service that delivers ingredients, recipes, instructions and ready-to-cook meals to your home. Matthew Wadiak has been pursuing his passion for food for over 20 years. He began his career by cooking for chefs Charlie Trotter and Paul Bertolli and later spent several years sourcing and importing rare ingredients, such as white truffles, for chefs and food companies around the world. In 2004, Matthew founded Cooks’ Venture, a catering and events company. As Executive Chef, he and his team hosted and cooked for culinary events for a wide array of clientele including Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. Matthew’s ideals of cooking have always been based on sustainability, local ingredients, and simple yet expertly prepared cuisine. Matthew is a graduate of The Culinary institute of America in Hyde Park, NY and believes that the best food is made at home. This program was brought to you by Cain Vineyard & Winery.
“With the advent of the internet, everything changes.” [08:00]
“Our mission is to make great home cooking accessible to everyone.” [24:00]
“We’re creating a marketing outlet for companies to sell their produce to and distribute to the country – for the first time.” [26:00]
–Matt Wadiak on What Doesn’t Kill You