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Get an entertaining, behind-the-scenes look at the world of food with chef, television personality and author Richard Blais. Hear from anyone and everyone in the culinary industry, including restaurateurs, television hosts, famous chefs, producers of your favorite cooking and competition shows and more. They'll join Blais for spontaneous, back-of-house conversation about what it takes to make it in different parts of the food business, global trends and where the industry overlaps with entertainment. Plus, play along with their games, trivia and other wacky moments.

Get an entertaining, behind-the-scenes look at the world of food with chef, television personality and author Richard Blais. Hear from anyone and everyone in the culinary industry, including restaurateurs, television hosts, famous chefs, producers of your favorite cooking and competition shows and more. They'll join Blais for spontaneous, back-of-house conversation about what it takes to make it in different parts of the food business, global trends and where the industry overlaps with entertainment. Plus, play along with their games, trivia and other wacky moments.
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Get an entertaining, behind-the-scenes look at the world of food with chef, television personality and author Richard Blais. Hear from anyone and everyone in the culinary industry, including restaurateurs, television hosts, famous chefs, producers of your favorite cooking and competition shows and more. They'll join Blais for spontaneous, back-of-house conversation about what it takes to make it in different parts of the food business, global trends and where the industry overlaps with entertainment. Plus, play along with their games, trivia and other wacky moments.

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English


Episodes

The Taco King and his Court with Esdras Ochoa, Antonia Lofaso and Aarti Sequeira

3/12/2019
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In the introduction Richard takes a moment to button up last week's topic before things get crazy when Richard and Jazmin are joined in a jam packed studio with Chefs Esdras Ochoa, Antonia Lofaso and Aarti Sequeira. Listen in as Antonia explains the meaning behind the term Sancho, finding the right ingredients for Esdras' new restaurant in Mumbai India, and as Taco King Esdras presides over the joint efforts of the room to build a "unique" taco. Remember to join us on social @Starving4Pod!

Duration:01:01:47

Cat Cora V Alinea 2019

3/5/2019
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Richard and Jazmin take a look at the events leading up to the dispute between Iron Chef Cat Cora and Alinea that resulted in her flipping off the staff, Richard and Jazmin each give their perspective on the misunderstanding along with the subsequent social media fall out, and in the end find the very social media post they've discussed taken down. Remember to join us on our own social @Starving4pod!

Duration:00:41:56

Bringing down the Haus: with Natasha Case

2/26/2019
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Richard and Jazmin are joined by friend and regular contributor Aarti Sequeira to interview co-founder of Coolhaus Natasha Case. Join in the fun as Natasha's love for basketball leads to a conversation about their various run ins with Shaq, Natasha shares how her background in architecture lead her to making ice cream sandwiches, and find out which of Natasha's ice cream flavors blows Richard's mind! Don't forget to join us @Starving4pod!

Duration:01:05:55

Getting to Know Hugh: with Hugh Acheson

2/19/2019
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Richard and Jazmin chop it up with Chef Hugh Acheson before the Super Bowl. Before the interview Richard has a great idea for some merch, then Hugh shares his feelings on competition shows having been on both sides himself, and how despite hailing from Canada Hugh's favorite sport is not Hockey. Remember to join us @Starving4pod! Green Chef - Check out Greenchef.us/starving to get $50 off your first box!

Duration:01:06:40

BeauMac Knows Jack: with Beau MacMillan

2/12/2019
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Richard and Jazmin hang out with Chef Beau "BeauMac" MacMillan in Atlanta before Superbowl 53. Beau talks about having made Arizona his home for 20+ years, his love for the hospitality side of the job, and makes a BIG announcement!

Duration:00:56:29

Eli Kirshtein The Game Slayer

2/5/2019
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Richard and Jazmin are joined by a former protégé of Richard’s and Atlanta (home of this year’s Superbowl) native Eli Kirshtein as they find parallels between famous college football coaches and figures in the food world, after saying they hate the cliché of talking wings this time of year they fall into their own trap, and Eli is asked to verELIze some famous Chef’s names.

Duration:00:49:05

Rachael Ray

1/29/2019
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Richard and Jazmin pick their allegiances for the upcoming Superbowl before chatting with celebrity chef Rachael Ray all about her take on some of the current food trends like rainbow bagels and why spaghetti and noodles are not the same thing. Remember to join us on instagram @Starving4pod!

Duration:00:35:47

Tortellini Snowflakes With Steve Samson

1/22/2019
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Chef and Owner of Sotto, Rossoblu and Superfine Steve Samson joins Richard in the walk-in as the two brodo out about "authenticity" in Italian dishes, the complexities of their children's developing palates, and Richard sneaks in a pitch for his cleverly named pasta delivery service.

Duration:01:05:00

Too Hot Tamales with Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken

1/15/2019
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This week Richard and Jazmin are joined by culinary icons Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken co-chefs and owners of The Border Grill restaurants and stars of Food Network classic, “Too Hot Tamales.” Listen to Susan and Mary Sue speak about their early refusal to make solo appearances, the evolution of the culinary industry over the last 30+ years, the tradeoff between innovation and soulful cooking and even their recent Julia Child Award from the National Museum of American History....

Duration:01:15:22

Ray Garcia

1/8/2019
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This week Richard catches up with Chef Ray Garcia to talk about his restaurant Broken Spanish, the stigmas that effect fine dining and Hispanic cuisines, and Chef Garcia sets a new record for most 86ed items in one podcast! Remember to join us on instagram @Starving4pod!

Duration:01:05:52

Niki Nakayama

1/1/2019
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This week Richard and Jazmin ring in the new year with Chef Niki Nakayama who explains Kaiseki and it's use in her restaurant N/naka, her experience on Chef's Table, and of course a little resolutions talk is inevitable this time of year. Remember to join us on instagram @Starving4pod!

Duration:01:00:00

Digesting 2018

12/25/2018
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On this special episode Richard and Jazmin take a fond look back at their 2018 experiences from the best travel to the best meals and beyond! Remember to join us @Starving4Pod!

Duration:00:42:05

Tim Hollingsworth Part 2: The Final Table

12/18/2018
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On this week's podcast Richard is once again joined by friend Aarti Sequeira and Chef Tim Hollingsworth for a discussion centered around Netflix's The Final Table. Join in the fun as Tim talks about his experience on the show, what motivated him to his victory, and what is next for the Chef Netflix related and beyond. Remember to join us @Starving4Pod!

Duration:00:45:59

Tim Hollingsworth Part 1: Hollings' good fun

12/11/2018
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On this special two part episode Richard is joined in studio by Aarti Sequeira as they get to know Chef Tim Hollingsworth. Listen to the fun as Richard and Tim commiserate over their time at The French Laundry, Tim talks about the lessons brought over and inspirations for his restaurant Otium, and Aarti and Richard ask Chef Hollingsworth to weigh in on the Pineapple on pizza debate. Remember to join us @Starving4pod!

Duration:00:52:26

Pineapple on Pizza and other ethical issues: with Aarti Sequeira

12/4/2018
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This week Richard is joined by his good friend and regular guest on the pod, Chef Aarti Sequeira. Join in the fun as Aarti talks about lending her voice to the new Disney Jr animated series "Mira, Royal Detective", a discussion of Richard’s food choices in Italy leads to a debate about the merits of pineapple on pizza (and in general), and the introduction of Richard’s alter ego Collin McGregor. Remember to join us @Starving4pod!

Duration:01:02:39

Friday Game Night: Scarf of Barf with Thug Kitchen

11/30/2018
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This week's Friday Game Night is Scarf of Barf Vegan edition with Thug Kitchen. Remember to join us at @starving4pod on Instagram!

Duration:00:13:20

Turkey Trends and Tuscany

11/27/2018
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This week Richard and Jazmin break down why he believes there is no perfect way to cook a turkey, the effect “Millennial Flight” has had in the food world, and the family’s recent trip to Italy including a controverted Shakira sighting. Remember to join us at @starving4pod on Instagram!

Duration:00:39:06

Netflix and Grill with Andrew Knowlton

11/20/2018
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This week Richard and Jazmin sit down with host of the new Netflix series The Final Table and Restaurant Editor at Bon Appetit magazine Andrew Knowlton. Join in the fun as Andrew presses Richard about moving from Atlanta, they discuss their experiences pitching shows to networks, and Andrew shares the inspirations behind The Final Table. Remember to join us at @starving4pod on Instagram! Rad Power Bikes - Check them out at www.RadPowerBikes.com/PODCAST

Duration:01:12:43

Friday Game Night: What would Wylie do?

11/16/2018
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This weeks it's What would Wylie do? with chef Wylie Dufresne. Remember to join us at @starving4pod on Instagram!

Duration:00:08:22

Bennett There, Done That: With Ellen Bennett

11/13/2018
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This week the podcast travels back to an early classic, Founder of Hedley & Bennett Ellen Bennett joins Richard and Jazmin to talk about her experience in reinventing the wheel of the kitchen world: the apron.Remember to join us at @starving4pod on Instagram! Rad Power Bikes - Check them out at www.RadPowerBikes.com/PODCAST

Duration:00:59:40