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Hospitality industry veterans, Max Trujillo and Matthew Weiss, get behind the scenes of North Carolina's burgeoning food and beverage culture. Hear from local chefs, sommelier's, distillers, farmers, brewers and the whole lot of them in the NC F&B podcast. 

"Our intention is to create a behind-the-scenes conversation between industry professionals. Whether we are speaking with an advanced level sommelier about their wine program or a chef about breaking down an entire pig, we just want the conversation to be real, unedited and honest. The food and beverage world is a unique industry, and North Carolina's food scene is growing everyday.

Take a listen. We hope to entertain, teach and inspire while offering some specific information about the NC food scene."

 -Max & Matt

Feb 22, 2018

Want to start your own distillery? The first step is to resolve to make at least one bottle of liquor, that’s what the Pinetop Distillery team did. This is the story of how four neighbors with engineering backgrounds created a grain to glass distillery in Raleigh, NC.

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Feb 15, 2018

How does one fuse creative drive with practicality? How about be a ski bum for a few years then decide to go to culinary school? 

Growing up, Sean’s father made Golden Corral a successful national restaurant chain, but that didn’t push Sean into restaurants. Sean worked restaurant jobs to support his skiing habit...

Feb 8, 2018

Learn how to plan your life. Coleen Speaks has it all mapped out. Coleen knew that she wanted to live in New Orleans after high school so she found a university in New Orleans that would accept her and fit her needs. She knew accounting would be a major part of running a business so she decided to major in it in...

Feb 1, 2018

Blake Gotliffe doesn’t stop. After Blake regained consciousness from a heroin overdose to find himself in his mother’s arms and alive he regained control of his life. His near death experience was the catalyst for him to be able to juggle so many businesses and activities.

Whether Blake is curing meat to end up at...