Chef Michel Nischan (S5/Ep.13)

He is a chef, author and food equity advocate residing in Fairfield, Connecticut. Michel Nischan has hosted a dinner for the Dalai Lama and owned a restaurant with the late Paul Newman. He is the author of three cookbooks and was honored by the James Beard Foundation as the 2015 “Humanitarian of The Year.” In […]

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Beyond the Drink: Lynn House’s Bloody Mary (S5/Ep.12)

Lynn has a long and extensive career in the beverage industry, currently serving as National Spirits Specialist and Portfolio Mixologist for Heaven Hill Brands and Deep Eddy Vodka. She served as Chief Mixologist at Blackbird Restaurant in Chicago, among many other coveted establishments. She’s received numerous accolades throughout her career and was an inaugural member […]

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Chef JJ Johnson (S5/Ep.11)

He is a chef, dad, author and TV host based in Harlem, NY. JJ Johnson is a James Beard Award-winner for his cookbook “Between Harlem and Heaven: Afro-Asian-American Cooking for Big Nights, Weeknights, and Every Day.” He is the chef/owner of FIELDTRIP restaurant in Harlem (with other locations), which recently received the coveted title as […]

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Chef Jet Tila (S5/Ep.09)

He is a chef, restaurateur, TV personality, author, educator and so much more. Jet Tila is internationally celebrated for his culinary expertise. In this episode we discuss how he launched his culinary career by hosting cooking classes in his backyard, how he executes his culinary vision, how he deals with obstacles both in and out […]

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Chef Vivian Howard (S5/Ep.07)

She is a mom, cook, author and tv personality from Deep Run, North Carolina. In this episode we discuss Chef Vivian Howard’s journey growing up on a farm, what she learned in and out of kitchens in NYC, and her move back to Eastern North Carolina (ENC), where she has been shining a national spotlight […]

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