EPISODE 29 | August 3, 2017

Cushman Concepts – Nancy and Tim Cushman

With a love for good food and wine in comfortable and welcoming surroundings Tim and Nancy Cushman poured themselves and…

EPISODE 28 | July 27, 2017

FoodyDirect – Brad Koenig

Have you craved New York bagels when you are on the west coast or needed the Caramel Pecan Pie from…

EPISODE 27 | June 29, 2017

William Dean Chocolates: Bill Brown

At the tender age of 46 Bill Brown tapped in to his creative mind which had been subdued for nearly…

EPISODE 26 | June 22, 2017

Supercrown Coffee Roasters: Darleen Scherer

The DotCom Crash left Darleen unemployed and very uncertain of finding secure work. She took her savings and passion for…

EPISODE 25 | June 15, 2017

Q Drinks – Jordan Silbert

With a belief mixers should be of equal quality and beauty as their alcoholic counterpart, Q Tonic was born. Twelve…

EPISODE 24 | June 8, 2017

Restaurateur – Matt Abramcyk

After falling out of love with finance Matt dipped his toe in hospitality as an investor in one of the…

EPISODE 23 | June 1, 2017

Hannah Cheng – Mimi Cheng’s

From finance and fashion, Hannah and Marian Cheng left successful careers to bring traditional and healthy Chinese dumplings to New…

EPISODE 22 | May 25, 2017

Marc Glosserman – Hill Country Hospitality

With a self-described ‘plain vanilla’ upbringing in the suburbs of D.C. where at least one parent of each of his…

EPISODE 21 | April 20, 2017

Coffee Connoisseur – Debbie Wei Mullin

Debbie Wei Mullin is passionate about poverty alleviation. After visiting her relatives in Vietnam at 15 years of age she…

EPISODE 20 | April 13, 2017

Home Cook – Donal Skehan

Donal Skehan has created a remarkable career for himself in the food world. As an author of seven cookbooks and…

EPISODE 19 | April 6, 2017

Farmer – Ben Flanner

In the concrete jungle of New York City agriculture is sparse but Brooklyn Grange have developed the worlds largest rooftop…

EPISODE 18 | March 30, 2017

Food Academic – Darryl Mosher

This week I made the trip Poughkeepsie to chat with Darryl Mosher at the CIA campus. Darryl left a lucrative…

EPISODE 17 | March 23, 2017

Food Author – Bianca Bosker

“I am obsessed with other people’s obsessions” This quote sets the tone for how engaged and involved you become when…

EPISODE 16 | March 9, 2017

Restaurateur Pt. 1 – Adam Eskin

As the founder & CEO, of Dig Inn, a successful farm to table restaurant group based in New York and…

EPISODE 15 | February 23, 2017

Food Critic – Alan Richman

A winner of 16 James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards during his 25 years as a food critic for GQ, Alan…

EPISODE 14 | February 2, 2017

Sommelier – Max Coane

Imagine if you’re first restaurant job was at a two Michelin-starred restaurant and within that restaurant you were the Head…

EPISODE 13 | January 12, 2017

The Theatrical Chef with Chef Yo

Chef Yo graduated with a masters from the Theatre Directing program at Columbia University. A native of Thailand, he found…

EPISODE 12 | December 15, 2016

The Dairy Queen from Wall Street – with Homa Dashtaki of the White Moustache

Homa Dashtaki is the owner of The White Moustache, a coveted New York producer of both Persian and Greek style…

EPISODE 11 | December 8, 2016

Jonathan Mendez of Saloniki Greek

Jonathan Mendez, co-founder of Saloniki Greek introduces us to his new restaurant and his previous career path as a lawyer….

EPISODE 10 | December 1, 2016

The Curious Beginnings of Ample Hills with Husband and Wife co-owners Brian Smith and Jackie Cuscuna

Brian Smith and Jackie Cuscuna are the co-founders of the delicious, creative and playful ice cream company, Ample Hills. They…

EPISODE 9 | November 10, 2016

From the Classroom to the Kitchen – Timothy Caspere

Timothy Caspare, the Chef de Cuisine at the trendy Italian spot Pasquale Jones, hasn’t always been a chef. On today’s…

EPISODE 8 | November 3, 2016

Wine Becomes Art – Alie Shaper

As the founder of Brooklyn Oenology, Alie Shaper has taken the centuries old wine concept of terroir and modernized it…

EPISODE 7 | October 27, 2016

A Serial Investor Rooted in Nature – Shen Tong

Shen Tong is one of the most accomplished individuals I have met. It is simply not possible to bracket him…

EPISODE 6 | October 20, 2016

Trading Platinum Records for Michelin Stars – Ken Friedman

Ken Friedman had an illustrious career in the music industry for over twenty years. He managed bands such as The…

EPISODE 5 | October 6, 2016

A Privileged and Humble Transition to Food – Vincent Mazeau

Vincent Mazeau recently traded his successful career as an artist and set designer of 15 years to start a new…

EPISODE 4 | October 4, 2016

The Land of The Happy Pear – David and Stephen Flynn

Stephen and David Flynn are twins and founders of The Happy Pear. The Happy pear began twelve years ago as…

EPISODE 3 | September 29, 2016

From Desk Jockey to Dough Bro – Ronan Greaney

“If you have a genuine passion for something, why not go for it?” I’m back home in Galway, Ireland this…

EPISODE 2 | September 22, 2016

From the Opera to the Hive – Casey Elsass

“The one through line of my early twenties was that there was no through line.” After many years of random…

EPISODE 1 | September 15, 2016

Social Justice to Food Justice – Martha Hoover

In this episode we meet one of the most inspirational restaurateurs in the States. Largely unknown because she doesn’t operate…