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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

May 10, 2018

You cannot miss this episode. Max and Matt ventured to the Windy City in order to bring you behind the scenes of the 2018 James Beard Awards! This episode takes you into the press room in order to hear from the likes of Dominique Crenn (winner for best chef West region) and her love for North Carolina. Actress Zooey Deschanel chats about her efforts to end food waste with The Farm Project, oh and rapping with Justin Timberlake. The vivacious Vivian Howard makes her 3rd appearance on the show. Max caught up with his old client and newly dubbed Restaurateur of the year Caroline Styne. After Rodney Scott picked up his best chef southeast award he stopped by to talk with us about his brother from another mother Sam Jones and his love for NC! Finally, we got close to canonization when we spoke with José Andrés and he discussed what he does for humanity. Chef José humbly attributes much of his success to simply being at the right place at the right time.

If you’re still reading this, you’re intrigued so just click the listen button already!


Friends & Sponsors:

Social House Vodka

Triangle Wine Company

Food Seen

Happy Hour Vitamins

Hungry Harvest

Larry's Coffee and 42 & Lawrence

Ramona Wine Coolers

Michael's English Muffins

Alley 26 Tonic

Hosts: Matthew Weiss & Max Trujillo

Producer: Max Trujillo

Announcer/House Voice: Brian Hoyle

Music: Max Trujillo

Marketing Management: Food Seen