May 3, 2018
On the cusp of the James Beard Awards 2018 with Chef Katie Button.
Katie Button went from being a PHD candidate in biomedical engineering to becoming a finalist for a James Beard Award as best Chef Southeast! In this episode we identify the “aha” moment when Katie decided it was time to enter the culinary world! We learn about what it’s like to work with Jose Andres, and work at the best restaurant in the world El Bulli.
As if that wasn’t enough we get the skinny on the next project Chef Button is working on and what she will he cooking at the JBF awards this coming Monday! Oh and finally we reveal the gender of her soon-to-be arriving second child.
Wow, this episode has lots of info but, it’s just the beginning of our foray into the James Beard Awards extravaganza. Listen to this episode and follow along with us on all of our social media outlets in order to discover what its like to be a North Carolinian at the JBF awards!
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Hosts: Matthew Weiss & Max Trujillo
Producer: Max Trujillo
Announcer/House Voice: Brian Hoyle
Music: Max Trujillo
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