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Dorothy Cann Hamilton, Founder & CEO of The International Culinary Center (founded as The French Culinary Institute), brings her hit PBS series and companion book, Chef’s Story, to HeritageRadioNetwork.org. Hear the personal stories behind culinary triumphs.

Dorothy Cann Hamilton, Founder & CEO of The International Culinary Center (founded as The French Culinary Institute), brings her hit PBS series and companion book, Chef’s Story, to HeritageRadioNetwork.org. Hear the personal stories behind culinary triumphs.
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Brooklyn, NY

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Dorothy Cann Hamilton, Founder & CEO of The International Culinary Center (founded as The French Culinary Institute), brings her hit PBS series and companion book, Chef’s Story, to HeritageRadioNetwork.org. Hear the personal stories behind culinary triumphs.

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@dorothydch

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English

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BOX 198 402 Graham Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11211 (718) 497-2128


Episodes

Episode 128: Tribute to Dorothy Cann Hamilton

1/2/2017
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Thanks for listening to and supporting Chef's Story over the years. As many of you know, on September 16, 2016 we lost our dear friend and host of Chef's Story, Dorothy Cann Hamilton. She, among many things, was one of the most respected culinary leaders in the world. Dorothy founded the French Culinary Institute in Manhattan in 1984, which later became the International Culinary Center. Ask anybody she knew or worked with – Dorothy was a beacon of light. Her uncontrollable smile, her...

Duration:00:07:48

Episode 127: Michael Coury

9/7/2016
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This week on Chef's Story, host Dorothy Cann Hamilton sits down with Chef Michael Coury, executive chef of OTG Management, a hospitality group that operates more than 200 restaurants and retail concepts in 10 airports across North America. While its competitors often focus on attracting licensed and franchised restaurant brands, OTG maintains full control over almost all of its restaurant concepts, which allows its menus to quickly react to changes in consumer needs. As Concept Chef,...

Duration:00:48:33

Episode 126: Ignacio Mattos

8/24/2016
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This week on Chef's Story, Dorothy Hamilton sits down with Chef Ignacio Mattos. The episode was recorded in front of a live studio audience at the International Culinary Center. Born in Uruguay and mentored by South American grilling master Francis Mallman as well as Slow Food legend Alice Waters at Chez Panisse, Ignacio has earned critical acclaim for his signature style of bold seasonal food. Bon Appetit named him a 2012 tastemaker. The same year, his work at Isa in Williamsburg yielded...

Duration:01:07:50

Episode 125: Douglas Keane

8/10/2016
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This week on Chef's Story, ICC president Erik Murnighan interviews Chef Douglas Keane. Douglas Keane's interest in cooking developed as a young boy helping his mother in their Michigan kitchen. His desire to get a date in high-school, however, led him to enroll in a culinary class, where he scored the date, but also realized he wanted to cook. Close family friend and renowned hotelier, Stan Bromley, further influenced his desire, encouraging him to enroll at Cornell University's School of...

Duration:00:55:04

Episode 124: Ed Hardy

8/3/2016
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This week on Chef’s Story, host Dorothy Cann Hamilton sits down with Ed Hardy, a graduate of the French Culinary Institute and one of Washington D.C.'s top ten chefs to watch in 2016, according to UpOut. Ed tells us all about his upbringing in Richmond, Virginia and the path that lead him to food truck success in the nation's capital.

Duration:01:04:30

Episode 123: CJ Reycraft

7/27/2016
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This week on Chef's Story, host Dorothy Cann Hamilton sits down with CJ Reycraft, a graduate of the French Culinary Institute and Chef/Managing Partner of Amuse, where classic French cuisine gets a modern update. Westfield has become one of three American chefs -- and the first ever from New Jersey -- to be given the prestigious Prix au Chef de L’Avenir (Leading Chef of the Future) Award, by the International Academy of Gastronomy.

Duration:00:47:39

Episode 122: Eric Ripert LIVE

7/20/2016
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This week's very special episode of Chef's Story features an interview with the inimitable Eric Ripert! In addition to his tenure at the world-renowned Le Bernardin, Chef Ripert has recently published the memoir 32 Yolks: From My Mother's Table to Working the Line, which Anthony Bourdain hailed as “heartbreaking, horrifying, poignant, and inspiring,” The episode was recorded at the International Culinary Center in front of a live studio audience, and also includes a Q&A session that...

Duration:01:10:32

Episode 121: Jonathan Gushue

6/29/2016
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On this week's episode of Chef's Story, host Dorothy Cann Hamilton speaks with Jonathan Gushue. After making a name for himself with award-winning menus, renowned chef Jonathan Gushue traded in fine dining for a wood-fired grill. In December 2015, he opened his first restaurant, The Berlin in Kitchener, Ontario. The restaurant leverages the region’s farming roots and showcases a modern take on central European fare, cooked over a wood-fired hearth. It also serves as a chance to elevate the...

Duration:01:03:23

Episode 120: Chef Wojciech Modest Amaro

6/22/2016
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This week on Chef's Story, Dorothy Cann Hamilton interviews Chef Wojciech Modest Amaro. In 2014, his Warsaw restaurant Atelier Amaro was awarded a Michelin Star for the second year in a row, thus becoming the only Polish restaurant to boast such an accomplishment. He is the author of two books: Nature of Polish and Polish Cuisine XXI Century, which in 2010 won the Grand Prix in the category of culinary literature at the International Academy of Gastronomy in Paris. In autumn of 2013 he...

Duration:01:04:18

Episode 119: Trae Basore

6/15/2016
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Today's Chef's Story is broadcast from the International Culinary Center in downtown Manhattan! The executive chef of Pearl & Ash, Trae Basore, joins us to talk about his upbringing in the hometown of Walmart – "it still had a very much small town feel to it" – and the main inspiration for his career in food: his grandfather.

Duration:00:45:55

Episode 118: Tom Douglas

6/8/2016
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On this week's episode of Chef's Story, host Dorothy Cann Hamilton speaks with Chef Tom Douglas. Tom Douglas is an executive chef, restaurateur, author, and radio talk show host. He is known for winning the 1994 James Beard Award for Best Northwest Chef. On May 7, 2012, he won the James Beard Award as Best Restaurateur. He is the author of Tom Douglas' Seattle Kitchen, which was named the Best American Cookbook by the James Beard Foundation and KitchenAid, in 2001. In 2005, he appeared on...

Duration:00:46:21

Episode 117: Chris Himmel

5/4/2016
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This week on Chef's Story, we profile Chris Himmel, Executive Vice President of Business Development for the Himmel Hospitality Group. The Himmel family owns and operates three of Boston/Cambridge’s most successful and respected restaurants: Grill 23 & Bar, Harvest Restaurant and Post 390 Restaurant. Chris has been a fixture at the restaurants most of his life; first at Grill 23 & Bar, one of the country’s top steakhouses; next at the iconic Harvest in Harvard Square, where New England...

Duration:00:58:27

Episode 116: Billy Allin

4/20/2016
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Billy Allin was born in New York and grew up in Greenwood, South Carolina. His professional culinary career began at the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco, where he graduated with honors. During his culinary program, Billy spent, first, a couple days a week, then almost every evening, working at Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California. Billy and his wife Kristin moved to the Napa Valley in 2003, and he worked at The Martini House under Chef Todd Humphries. In 2004, Billy and...

Duration:00:50:09

Episode 115: Hiroko Shimbo

4/13/2016
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Hiroko Shimbo is an authority on Japanese cuisine who has earned world-wide recognition. She is a chef-instructor at respected culinary schools, a consulting chef to diverse food service industries and a cookbook author based in the United States since 1999. Her associates and clients comprise a domestic and international cohort of renowned food professionals, organizations and companies. Hiroko has written three award-winning cookbooks. Her latest book, Hiroko’s American Kitchen: Cooking...

Duration:00:47:50

Episode 114: Mark Welker

4/6/2016
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On this week's episode of Chef's Story, host Dorothy Cann Hamilton speaks with Mark Welker, Executive Pastry Chef of Eleven Madison Park and NoMad in New York City. After graduating from the International Culinary Center, Welker started working at Eleven Madison Park as a line cook, and, under Chef Daniel Humm’s tutelage, he developed a passion for fine dining. Mark was named pastry sous chef in 2009 and was an integral part of developing the restaurant’s bread and pastry program, focusing...

Duration:00:45:41

Episode 113: J. Kenji López-Alt

3/23/2016
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On this week's episode of Chef's Story, guest host Erik Murnighan, president of the International Culinary Center, interviews J. Kenji López-Alt, the Managing Culinary Director of Serious Eats, and author of the James Beard Award-nominated column The Food Lab, where he unravels the science of home cooking. A restaurant-trained chef and former editor at Cook's Illustrated magazine, he is the author of the New York Times best-selling cookbook The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through...

Duration:00:43:54

Episode 112: Steven Jenkins

3/16/2016
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On this week's episode of Chef's Story, Dorothy Cann Hamilton speaks with Steven Jenkins of Fairway Markets. Jenkins is credited with having introduced countless cheeses and foodstuffs to New Yorkers (and subsequently, the rest of the United States), and continues to generate remarkable publicity and public awareness for food artisans and artisanal foods – it was actually he who popularized the use of the terms “artisan/artisanal” as well as “cheesemonger.” He is also the author of Cheese...

Duration:00:49:16

Episode 112: Steven Jenkins

3/16/2016
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On this week’s episode ofChef’s Story, Dorothy Cann Hamilton speaks with Steven Jenkins of Fairway Markets.Jenkins is credited with having...

Duration:00:49:16

Episode 111: David Waltuck

3/9/2016
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On this week’s episode ofChef’s Story, Dorothy Cann Hamilton speaks with David Waltuck, who opened the restaurantÉlan with business partner...

Duration:00:49:06

Episode 110: Rob Bleifer

2/10/2016
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Tune in for a brand new episode of Chef’s Story as Dorothy Cann Hamilton speaks with Chef Rob Bleifer. As...

Duration:00:51:24

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