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About the Chefs Without Restaurants Organization

I’ve tried to keep my businesses somewhat separate, but for those who don’t know, I have an organization, and now a podcast, called Chefs Without Restaurants. Wanting to build a community to help support other food entrepreneurs, Its focus is on sharing gig opportunities and knowledge, as well as doing collaborative pop-up events. This led to the launch of the Chefs Without Restaurants podcast in late 2019, and the show features guests working in aspects of foodservice such as catering, research & development, contract foodservice, and the food truck industry.

About The Podcast

On the podcast I speak with people working in areas of foodservice outside of traditional restaurant settings. The show is a mix of tactical advice, and storytelling. You might learn how to start a BBQ food truck from guest Phil Dell. You’ll also hear pastry chef Lisa Donovan talk about how and why she wrote her memoir. Some of my guests have been Matthew Jennings, Monica Glass, CMC Rich Rosendale, Joseph Yoon of Brooklyn Bugs, Tu David Phu, culinary historian Michael Twitty, and Jamie Simpson of The Chefs Garden. At the time of this writing, I’ve released 90 episodes, so you better go catch up.

Listen to the Podcast

You can find the show on all podcast platforms by searching “Chefs Without Restaurants”. Of course, here are direct links to most of those platforms. You can listen to the show on PodpagePodlink,  BuzzsproutITunesSpotifyTuneInStitcherAmazon MusicPandora I Heart Radio, and everywhere podcasts are found. Also, every week I’ll be sharing the episode on the Chefs Without Restaurants website, along with recipes and posts from our guests. Here’s Vaughn Tan’s recipe for pizza dough. If you enjoy the show, I’d love for you to subscribe on your favorite platform, and if you use Apple Podcasts, a rating would be appreciated.

How to Contact Me and Book a Dinner

If you like what you see, please consider hiring me for an in-home dinner or cooking lesson. I run a personal chef business that services a 70-mile radius from Frederick, MD. That includes Washington D.C, Baltimore, Northern Virginia, southern Pennsylvania, and Eastern West Virginia. Get more information here. Thank you.

You can also find me on Facebook, Instagram (photos and Threads), TwitterTikTokYouTube and on the Chefs Without Restaurants podcast.