Hey Chef! The podcast where a young aspiring chef learns what it takes to be successful in the culinary world by talking to local Baltimore chefs.
Hey Chef!

Hey Chef!

From WYPR - 88.1 FM Baltimore

The podcast where a young aspiring chef learns what it takes to be successful in the culinary world by talking to local Baltimore chefs.

Most Recent Episodes

The Environment, Cooking In The Media, And Farmers Markets With Chef John Shields

In this episode, Sammy sits down via Zoom with Chef John Shields, co-owner of Gertrude's, located in the Baltimore Museum of Art for over 20 years. They discuss the influence of his grandmother, Gertie, the environmental impact of humans on the Chesapeake Bay, how to write a cookbook, their favorite farmers market on 32nd street, and much more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Environment, Cooking In The Media, And Farmers Markets With Chef John Shields

Pandemic, Fermentation, Art, Travel, And More With Chef Helena Del Pesco

In this episode, Sammy talks with Baltimore Chef, Helena del Pesco, owner and chef of Larder, a globally influenced restaurant featuring organic ingredients sourced from regional farms. We talk about how the pandemic has affected her first year owning a restaurant, our shared love of fermentation, food as art, and her journey to becoming a chef starting from her vegan childhood to her travels around the world! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Pandemic, Fermentation, Art, Travel, And More With Chef Helena Del Pesco

Wine, Science, Baltimore Food Scene and more with Chef Jerry Pellegrino

In this episode, Sammy talks with iconic Baltimore Chef, Jerry Pellegrino via Zoom. He is currently the Owner of Schola (https://www.scholacooks.com), a hands-on cooking school, and the owner of Strickland Hollow Farm & Distillery (https://www.stricklandhollowfarm.com/). We talk about the pandemic's impact on the restaurant industry, discuss his WYPR talk show, Radio Kitchen, learn the science of making hard cider and more See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Inspirations, Courage, Education And More With Chef Taueret Thomas

In this episode, Sammy sits down with Chef Taueret Thomas, the Owner and Chef of Khepera's Kitchen (https://www.kheperaskitchen.com/), an elite chef service. Throughout this episode we learn about the influence of her Great Grandmother, how watching cooking shows inspired her to quit her job to go to culinary school, her important role in culinary education and much more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Family, Perseverance, Seafood and more with Chef Jasmine Norton

In this episode, Sammy sits down with Chef Jasmine Norton, the Owner, and Chef of The Urban Oyster (www.theurbanoyster.com). Throughout this episode we learn that Chef Jasmine's parents are her biggest inspiration behind her love of seafood and her entrepreneurial spirit! She also tells us about the steps she took, from pop up events to farmer's markets that led to opening her restaurant, and how she feels about having the first female and black-owned oyster bar in Maryland. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Modern Soul Food, African Diaspora, Chopped and more with Chef David Thomas

In our second episode, Sammy talks to Chopped Grand Champion and Bite Club Champion, Chef David Thomas (www.chefdavidthomas.com and @chef_dkt), of Baltimore. We discuss his signature cuisine which he calls "Modern Soul Food", his experience on the popular Food Network series Chopped how his Grandmother's tremendous influence led to him becoming a chef and why he is still in awe of her today. We'd love to hear from YOU so leave us a voicemail message with any questions or comments, chefs you'd like us to have on the show, recipes, food puns, jokes, whatever! We will play our favorite messages on the show! Our number is 443-738-5205. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Modern Soul Food, African Diaspora, Chopped and more with Chef David Thomas

Foraging, chocolate chip cookies, and more with Chef Chris Amendola

In today's episode we are talking to Chef Chris Amendola about his restaurant Foraged (www.foragedeatery.com), what exactly foraging is and how it relates to the preparation of his cuisine. We also discuss Chef Chris' theory that there are 52 seasons in a year, why he chose to open his restaurant in Baltimore, and why he has pictures of the animals he cooks throughout the dining area of his restaurant. We'd love to hear from YOU so leave us a voicemail message with any questions or comments, chefs you'd like us to have on the show, recipes, food puns, jokes, whatever! We will play our favorite messages on the show! Our number is 443-738-5205.

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