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Conversations with people about their relationship to food and how food traditions and habits are formed. We will talk with chefs, foodies, and just about anyone to gain incite on how we came to be the eaters that we are. Chef Elaina Alexander is your host, leading the explorations of all things food, especially in the Chicago scene.

Conversations with people about their relationship to food and how food traditions and habits are formed. We will talk with chefs, foodies, and just about anyone to gain incite on how we came to be the eaters that we are. Chef Elaina Alexander is your host, leading the explorations of all things food, especially in the Chicago scene.
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Conversations with people about their relationship to food and how food traditions and habits are formed. We will talk with chefs, foodies, and just about anyone to gain incite on how we came to be the eaters that we are. Chef Elaina Alexander is your host, leading the explorations of all things food, especially in the Chicago scene.

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@chef_elaina

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English


Episodes

C-CAP Nutrition Camp 2016 Day 1

7/25/2016
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Culinary instructors report all about the Summer Camp experience @ Uinversity of Chicago. We have a action packed schedule of activities, work experience, industry exposure, chef instructions, team buliding exercises, team projects, exercise, and socialization. Take a listen about what went on this morning.

Duration: 00:31:06


Episode 7.1: Conversation with Foodie Gerald Wallace

2/20/2016
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*This is part two of our conversation, as we experienced some technical difficulty with the live broadcast, we went to a taped version of our show to honor the time that he had set aside for us.* Gerald and I have been friends since the early 1990's when he was studying at Columbia College and I was at Roosevelt University. Since those days, we both married and had children or our own. Over the years, I learned that Gerald loves to cook and often shows off his skills on social media. Let's...

Duration: 01:21:25


Episode #7: Conversation with Foodie Gerald Wallace

2/20/2016
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Gerald and I have been friends since the early 1990's when he was studying at Columbia College and I was at Roosevelt University. Since those days, we both married and had children or our own. Over the years, I learned that Gerald loves to cook and often shows off his skills on social media. Let's find out where that all began for him and if fatherhood has changed him and his cooking.

Duration: 00:03:07


Episode #5: Conversation with Foodie Jessie A. Lyles-Roach.

2/7/2016
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Listen in as we chat with a Chicago Foodie who is created Chi-Town Chefs a great Facebook group promoting networking amoung minority chefs.

Duration: 01:00:37


Episode #3:Conversation with L. Willborn

1/25/2016
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Listen to the conversation between Chef Elaina Alexander and L. Willborn talk about their food cultural history. Willborn's involvement in acultural revolution and martial arts, lead him into new ways to look at food and eating. We explore vegetarianism and microbiotic diets as they intersect the hippie movement.

Duration: 01:40:19


Episode #2: Conversation with Chef L. Franco

1/24/2016
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Listen in on the conversation between these two female professional chefs in the Chicago culinary scene. The discussion includes topics of gender bias in the industry, industry bias from other professionals, cultural impacts, and of course, how they both entered into the industry.

Duration: 01:25:56