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"Our intention is to create a behind-the-scenes conversation between industry professionals. Whether we are speaking with an advanced level sommelier about their wine program or a chef about breaking down an entire pig, we just want the conversation to be real, unedited and honest. The food and beverage world is a unique industry, and North Carolina's food scene is growing everyday. Take a listen. We hope to entertain, teach and inspire while offering some specific information about the NC food scene." -Max & Matt

"Our intention is to create a behind-the-scenes conversation between industry professionals. Whether we are speaking with an advanced level sommelier about their wine program or a chef about breaking down an entire pig, we just want the conversation to be real, unedited and honest. The food and beverage world is a unique industry, and North Carolina's food scene is growing everyday. Take a listen. We hope to entertain, teach and inspire while offering some specific information about the NC food scene." -Max & Matt
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"Our intention is to create a behind-the-scenes conversation between industry professionals. Whether we are speaking with an advanced level sommelier about their wine program or a chef about breaking down an entire pig, we just want the conversation to be real, unedited and honest. The food and beverage world is a unique industry, and North Carolina's food scene is growing everyday. Take a listen. We hope to entertain, teach and inspire while offering some specific information about the NC food scene." -Max & Matt

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@NCFBPOD

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English

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919-710-2492


Episodes

Episode 70 - Lassiter Distilling Company

11/21/2017
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Rich molasses and sweet unrefined sugar is how you make rum, a new lifestyle and a fortune. Well, maybe not the fortune part at least not financially but spiritually, scientifically and flavorfully the Lassiter’s are building a fortune! Rebecca and Gentry Lassiter have a fresh and intellectual spin on how to build a business and market a spirit. Artistic latitude, “Distill My Heart,” from Redboot Stills, Iowa and the white oak from Blackwater barrel in South Carolina is what differentiates...

Duration:01:12:37

Episode 68 - Marc Jacksina of Order/Fire TV

11/8/2017
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These spoken words will take you higher as you understand the inner thoughts from the host of https://orderfire.tv. Learn how chefs elevate and create, whether it’s on television or in a kitchen, Marc Jacksina is always thinkin’. Marc dishes on slam poetry, Charlotte and work life balance, with this man’s work ethic, he could probably do as many push-ups as Jack Palance. The city slick is in him but he sure knows how to pick em’, produce, veggies, meat or fish listen up because Marc has...

Duration:00:44:31

Episode 66 - Quit your job & open up a brewery - Birdsong Brewery

11/1/2017
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Episode 66 - Birdsong Brewing with Chris Goulet Quit your job, open up a neighborhood brewery and completely geek out on beer! That’s what Tara and Chris Goulet did. If you accept this mission and are as smart and enthusiastic as Chris, you too within 5 years will have a 17,000 square foot facility and 30 barrel brewhouse to make any damn beer you please! Especially beers named after the band Rush. Chris brews up all kinds of knowledge and thought on #craftbeer. Birdsong is based on a...

Duration:00:54:27

Episode 65 - Maximilian Kast of Broadbent Selections

10/26/2017
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Episode 65 - Maximilian Kast of Broadbent Selections Journey from Montana to Pittsboro North Carolina with Advanced Sommelier Maximillian Kast. Max enlightens the NC F&B Pod on what it’s like to work at the 5 diamond Forbes award winning property, the Fearrington House. Max also shared why he chose to leave the Fearrington house after 10 years and go to the “dark side,” AKA sales and marketing side of wines with Broadbent Selections. http://www.broadbent.com We also get a glimpse of what...

Duration:01:10:33

Episode 64 - Grand Tasting TerraVita 2017

10/23/2017
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Episode 67 - Grand Tasting TerraVita 2017 Were you unable to make it to Terra Vita this year? No worries, Max & Matt have you covered. We did everything, including eat for you. Take a listen to hear highlights from the “premier culinary event in the Southeast.” We help “spread the gospel of sustainable food and drink,” through the stories of award-winning chefs, authors, educators, producers and farmers. The line up went like this: Jamie Swofford- “I grow, forage, and find ingredients for...

Duration:00:58:06

Episode 61 - Cappie Peete Chapman of AC Restaurants

10/4/2017
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Episode 61 - Cappie Peete Chapman of www.ACRestaurants.com They call her “The Young Gun Somm,” and this episode with Cappie Peete Chapman is a blaze of glory. We discuss her origins in the wine world all the way back to being a South Carolina Gamecock, to eventually learning how to run beverage programs for James Beard Award winning chef Sean Brock when she was at McCrady’s in Charleston, SC. Cappie has come full circle back to her native North Carolina when another James Beard award...

Duration:00:58:36

Episode 60 - Sanctuary Vineyards with Inez Ribustello

9/28/2017
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Episode 60 - Sanctuary Vineyards with Inez Ribustello We took the show on the road to the Tarboro Brewing Company (tarborobrewingcompany.com) where renowned Sommelier Inez (AKA Inie) Ribustello introduced us to Sanctuary Vineyards (sanctuaryvineyards.com) of Currituck, John Wright the owner/vineyard manger and Casey Matthews the winemaker. We sat down, not only taste their wines, but to get schooled on the history of their specific piece of land on the outer banks of North Carolina. We...

Duration:01:05:43

Lambstock 'Liquification' (Matthew Bettinger, Brittanny Anderson, Kristel Poole & Brian LoRusso)

9/19/2017
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Episode 2 - The Liquification of Lambstock We focus on the drinks at Lambstock by starting with our GM of the NC F&Bar, Matthew Bettinger of C.Grace Raleigh, NC & Sidebar, Cary, NC. Later, we talk with the ladies from Virginia, Chef Brittanny Anderson (Metzger Bar + Butchery & Brenner Pass) & GM of the VA Bar Kristel Poole of Graffiato. Lastly, we finish up with former guest, Bartender of Dogwoods Southern Table in Charlotte, Brian 'The Hammer' LoRusso. Sponsors: The CurEat App (Steve...

Duration:00:45:41

Episode 56 - TerraVita Fest with Colleen Minton

9/14/2017
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Episode 56 - TerraVita Fest with Colleen Minton http://www.terravitafest.com #terravita2017 Listen to the Founder & Director of the TerraVita Festival. Celebrating its eighth year, TerraVita has grown into a multi-day celebration that brings together top chefs, food artisans, sommeliers, baristas, brewers, educators, distillers, cookbook authors and industry luminaries from across the Southeast to celebrate culinary excellence and sustainability in food and drink. Purchase tickets:...

Duration:00:55:34

Episode 55 - A Chef's Life Premiere Party Show

9/11/2017
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Episode 55 - A Chef's Life Premiere Party with Vivian Howard Both Max & Matt ventured to Durham, NC to the 21c Hotel https://www.21cmuseumhotels.com/durham/ to host the After-Party Podcast with members from the Emmy Award Winning PBS Show, A Chef's Life. Season 5 will premiere Oct. 5th but we have the behind-the-scenes conversation with Chef Vivian Howard, Farmer Warren Brothers, ex-Chef de Cuisines John May & Brian Kaderavek, Sous Chef/Food Truck Driver Casey Atwater and batting cleanup,...

Duration:01:04:43

Episode 54 - The Wine Forum @BevCon 4 of 4

9/7/2017
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Our last installment from BevCon in Charleston, South Carolina where we met with some of the best in the food and beverage business. From all of our experiences and interviews, we decided it would be best to release multiple episodes this week. Tuesday: Sommelier, Winemaker and Designer André Hueston Mack. Wednesday: Beverage Director of Atlanta's Staplehouse, Melissa Davis Thursday: Wall Street Journal best-selling author Fred Minnick Friday: Wine Forum with: Pax Mahle - Winemaker of Pax...

Duration:01:13:35

Episode 53 - Fred Minnick @BevCon 3 of 4

9/7/2017
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We took the show on the road to Charleston, South Carolina where we met with some of the best in the food and beverage business. From all of our experiences and interviews, we decided it would be best to release multiple episodes this week. Tuesday: Sommelier, Winemaker and Designer André Hueston Mack. Wednesday: Beverage Director of Atlanta's Staplehouse, Melissa Davis Thursday: Wall Street Journal best-selling author Fred Minnick Friday: Wine Forum with: Pax Mahle - Winemaker of Pax...

Duration:01:04:36

Episode 52 - Melissa Davis of the Staplehouse ATL @BevCon 2 of 4

9/5/2017
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We took the show on the road to Charleston, South Carolina where we met with some of the best in the food and beverage business. From all of our experiences and interviews, we decided it would be best to release multiple episodes this week. Tuesday: Sommelier, Winemaker and Designer André Hueston Mack. Wednesday: Beverage Director of Atlanta's Staplehouse, Melissa Davis Thursday: Wall Street Journal best-selling author Fred Minnick Friday: Wine Forum with: Pax Mahle - Winemaker of Pax...

Duration:00:39:09

Episode 51 - Andre Hueston Mack @BevCon 1 of 4

9/4/2017
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Episode 51 - BevCon 2017 1 of 4 featuring Andre Hueston Mack We took the show on the road to Charleston, South Carolina where we met with some of the best in the food and beverage business. From all of our experiences and interviews, we decided it would be best to release multiple episodes this week. Tuesday: André Hueston Mack, Sommelier, Winemaker & Designer https://maisonnoirwines.com/andre-hueston-mack/ Wednesday: Melissa Davis, Beverage Director of Atlanta's http://www.staplehouse.com...

Duration:01:03:13

Episode 50 - Chef Ashley Christensen

8/30/2017
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Episode 50 - Ashley Christensen of http://ac-restaurants.com We celebrate our 50th episode in style. Chef Ashley Christensen sits in studio to chat about her life, her family, and why she does what she does...beyond food. We get a little inspirational and tamper it down with some good ol' tales of the business. Ashley is truly the definition of a Raleigh chef and our bellies couldn't be happier. It's clear to hear that being a chef is only the first layer of the onion that is Chef...

Duration:01:26:03

Episode 49 - Fair Game Beverage Company with Chris Jude

8/23/2017
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Episode 49 - Chris Jude of the http://fairgamebeverage.com joins us to talk spirits, bio-fuel, sorghum and his Jetta. Listen to hear about the beautiful things coming out of Pittsboro, NC and we discuss the art of making Brandy, Calvados and the technique of distilling Carolina Agricole Rum. We also announce the winner of the 2 tickets to the premiere party for A Chef's Life Season 5! Download the CurEat App for free in iTunes & Android! This episode sponsored in part by Food-Seen.com and...

Duration:01:07:05

What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur | NCRLA Expo 2017

8/21/2017
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Episode 48 - What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur | NCRLA Expo 2017 http://www.ncrla.org North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association We went LIVE at the 2017 NCRLA Expo in front of thousands (maybe 40) people. In the hour before the solar eclipse, we speak with 3 entrepreneurs from different walks of life but whom all share the drive to make their own way in the food & beverage industry. Panelists include: • Felicia Perry-Trujillo of https://www.food-seen.com, (Professional...

Duration:00:52:28

Episode 47 - Slingshot Coffee

8/17/2017
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Episode 47 - Slingshot Coffee Wife-Husband team of Jenny & Jonathan Bonchak chat with us about their widely popular cold-brew coffee, https://www.slingshotcoffeecompany.com. We learn about the drive to succeed without pretense. They collaborate across the nation while negotiating nationwide distribution decisions. With a new facility on the way, Slingshot is shooting for the moon, and we're drinking it in. This episode sponsored by Food-Seen.com & the cureatapp.com

Duration:01:17:33

Episode 46 - Gallo Pelon Y Centro

8/10/2017
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Episode 46 - Gallo Pelon Y Centro We sit down with Angela Salamanca & Marshall Davis of Centro, a Mexican Restaurant with South American influence and Gallo Pelon, a Mezcaleria. They speak about their business collaborations, the study of Mezcal and their new joint effort coming out next year! http://gallopelon.com http://www.centroraleigh.com To Win 2 tickets to A CHEF’S LIFE Season Five Premiere party, Write a review on iTunes and tag 2 friends in the comment section on our Instagram post...

Duration:01:23:54

Episode 45 - Sono Sushi with Chef Hyun-Woo Kim & James Yang

8/3/2017
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Episode 45 - Sono Sushi with Chef Hyun-Woo Kim & James Yang With Án in their past, both Chef Hyun-Woo Kim and General Manager James Yang take control of Sono in the midst of transition. The sushi menu has been thoughtfully curated and the saké menu is on point. Án was a focal point for business travelers to the triangle area and closed after a 10 year run. In the dark of night, the doors closed and the staff was left to pick up the pieces and figure out the next move. The lifeblood of Án,...

Duration:01:06:11