The Front Burner with Jimmy & Andrew
About This Show
Two pro-cooking insiders (a chef and a writer) analyze the week’s biggest industry news and engage in shop talk with a wide variety of guests, ranging from A-list chefs to line cooks, culinary students, writers, and icons. With guests booked just days before each episode, THE FRONT BURNER WITH JIMMY AND ANDREW will help listeners make sense of goings-on in the cooking trade by allowing them to hear directly from newsmakers and experts live and in their own voices. Think of it as Meet the Press, for chefs.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 25: Pasta and Politics
The Front Burner returns after our fall hiatus with Mark Ladner, who's moving on from his perch as chef of the four-star Del Posto to launch Pasta Flyer, a fast-casual concept he's been developing for years. Mark shares the rigors of the fine-dining life, the Kickstarter experience he undertook to fund his new venture, and whether or not he's got butterflies in his stomach as he prepares to take the leap. In our second segment, with one week til inauguration, we discuss the pros and cons of chefs going political.