Chef Shota Nakajima (S8/Ep.07)

Shota Nakajima is the chef/owner of Taku Seattle and Kōbo Pizza in Seattle. His restaurants have racked up a number of accolades including “Best New Restaurant” by The Seattle Times and “Top 10 Restaurant” in Seattle Magazine. You may also recognize him from Season 18 of Bravo’s “Top Chef,” where he placed as a top […]

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Will Guidara (S8/Ep.05)

Will Guidara is the former owner of Eleven Madison Park, a restaurant that once held the #1 spot on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list. He is often referred to as a master in hospitality – both in and out of the restaurant industry – which inspired him to write his first book, Unreasonable Hospitality; […]

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Chef Yotam Ottolenghi (S8/Ep.03)

Yotam Ottolenghi is the author of nine bestselling and multi-award-winning cookbooks that have sold millions of copies around the world. He is the restaurateur and chef-patron of five Ottolenghi delis, as well as the NOPI and ROVI restaurants in London. In this episode, Ottolenghi shares why he believes people around the world are attracted to […]

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Beyond the Drink: Shawn Lickliter’s Lemon Verbena (S8/Ep.02)

Shawn Lickliter is considered one of LA’s most respected, talented, and innovative wine and spirits professionals. Since 2014, he has been the Beverage Director for Chefs Walter and Margarita Manzke’s properties including République, Manzke, Bicyclette Bistro, Petty Cash Taqueria, and Sari Sari Store. Shawn often takes inspiration from the Farmers Market, which is reflected in […]

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Chef Daniel Humm (S8/Ep.01)

Photo Credit: Craig McDean Daniel Humm has received numerous global accolades including multiple James Beard Foundation Awards, three Michelin Stars, and the #1 spot on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list. He is the Chef and Owner of Make It Nice, the New York-based hospitality group behind Eleven Madison Park and Eleven Madison Home. In […]

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Chef Ludo Lefebvre (S7/Ep.18)

Ludo Lefebvre is a chef, restaurateur, author, TV personality and twin dad. He is one of the most influential chefs in Los Angeles who is credited with starting the pop-up restaurant phenomenon. You may have eaten in one of his award-winning restaurants such as Petit Trois or seen him on one of the many TV […]

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