About This Show
Shared Lessons on Becoming a Better Chef. Talking Chefs is a podcast where I interview noteworthy Chefs and find out how they realized their achievements. We’ll touch on their defining moments, successful choices and questionable decisions while getting a sense of their favorite techniques, core principals and philosophies.
We’ll find out what resources they used, who they learned from and if they had to redo their journey from apprenticeship to Chef again, what would they do differently.
Most Recent Episode
Episode #8 Shannon Martincic – Huxley Wallace Collective – Persistence Pays Off
Joining me for this episode is Shannon Martincic, Culinary Curator for the Huxley Wallace Collective in Seattle Washington, USA. Shannon shares her amazing story that includes an internship at Alinea in Chicago with renowned Chef Grant Achatz. Once she completed her studies at The Culinary Institute of America in New York, Shannon received a placement at the esteemed Mugaritz in Spain, which included a spot in Mugartiz’s annual 4-month R&D kitchen. Next, Shannon accepted a Sous Chef job at Borago in Chile, another restaurant that is comfortable on “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants” list. We cover a lot of ground in this episode, including the cost of striving for excellence, learning as much as we can from our mistakes, foraging for wild beach herbs and managing a coal base for roasting a whole lamb. I hope you enjoy listen to this episode as much as I enjoyed putting it together for you. Oh and a Heads up to parents, this episode contains a couple of F-Bombs.