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Hey Chef!

The podcast where a young aspiring chef learns what it takes to be successful in the culinary world by talking to local Baltimore chefs.

Pandemic, Fermentation, Art, Travel, And More With Chef Helena Del Pesco

Jan 15, 2021

In this episode, Sammy talks with Baltimore Chef, Helena del Pesco, owner and chef of Larder, a globally influenced restaurant featuring organic ingredients sourced from regional farms. We talk about how the pandemic has affected her first year owning a restaurant, our shared love of fermentation, food as art, and her journey to becoming a chef starting from her vegan childhood to her travels around the world!

Wine, Science, Baltimore Food Scene And More With Chef Jerry Pellegrino

Nov 22, 2020

In this episode, Sammy talks with iconic Baltimore Chef, Jerry Pellegrino via Zoom. He is currently the owner of Schola, a hands-on cooking school, and the owner of Strickland Hollow Farm & Distillery. We talk about the pandemic’s impact on the restaurant industry, discuss his WYPR talk show, Radio Kitchen, learn the science of making hard cider and more.

Inspiration, Courage, Education and more with Chef Taueret Thomas

Sep 22, 2020

In this episode, Sammy sits down with Chef Taueret Thomas, the Owner and Chef of Khepera's Kitchen , an elite chef service. Throughout this episode we learn about the influence of her Great Grandmother, how watching cooking shows inspired her to quit her job to go to culinary school, her important role in culinary education and much more!

Family, Perseverance, Seafood And More With Chef Jasmine Norton

Aug 11, 2020

In this episode, Sammy sits down with Chef Jasmine Norton, the Owner, and Chef of The Urban Oyster (www.theurbanoyster.com.) Throughout this episode we learn that Chef Jasmine’s parents are her biggest inspiration behind her love of seafood and her entrepreneurial spirit!

Modern Soul Food, African Diaspora, Chopped And More With Chef David Thomas

Jun 29, 2020

In our second episode, Sammy talks to Chopped Grand Champion and Bite Club Champion, Chef David Thomas (www.chefdavidthomas.com and @chef_dkt), of Baltimore. 

Foraging, Chocolate Chip Cookies, And More With Chef Chris Amendola

Jun 29, 2020

In today’s episode we are talking to Chef Chris Amendola about his restaurant Foraged (www.foragedeatery.com), what exactly foraging is and how it relates to the preparation of his cuisine. 

Hey Chef! Trailer

Jun 26, 2020

The podcast where a young aspiring chef learns what it takes to be successful in the culinary world by talking to local Baltimore chefs.