On the Front Burner

17: Sun, Wine, Italy & Elaine

Co-host Elaine Ardizzone recounts her recent experience teaching wine classes aboard a luxury cruise ship off the coast of Italy. Elaine is a certified sommelier and noted wine expert along with being the nationally recognized owner of Sweet Cheeks Baking Company.

16: This is Where the Beef is

Eric Brandt, owner of Brandt Beef and One World Beef will discuss growing up in the meat industry, the history of Brandt and the transition to the One World Beef concept. The discussion will also look at the growing trend of plant-based “meat” products and what that may mean for companies like Brandt.

15: Sushi – It’s All About the Rice, Part 2

This month, we take a brief look at the origins of sushi and the evolution and Americanization of this delicacy in the United States.

We also interview Master Sushi Chef, Jeff Roberto and talk about his past, present and future in a food genre that happens to be captivating audiences around the planet!

14: Sushi – It’s All About the Rice, Part 1

This month, we take a brief look at the origins of sushi and the evolution and Americanization of this delicacy in the United States.

We also interview Master Sushi Chef, Jeff Roberto and talk about his past, present and future in a food genre that happens to be captivating audiences around the planet!

13: The San Diego Wine Culture, Part 2

This month, we look at the explosion of vineyards, wineries and tasting rooms in San Diego County! Meet a celebrated local wine judge and get up close and personal with an award-winning San Diego winemaker!

12: The San Diego Wine Culture, Part 1

This month, we look at the explosion of vineyards, wineries and tasting rooms in San Diego County! Meet a celebrated local wine judge and get up close and personal with an award-winning San Diego winemaker!

11: A Delicious Day at the French Gourmet, Part 2

This month we take a look at a San Diego icon celebrating a significant milestone. June 2019 marks 40 years in business for Michel Malecot, chef/owner of the French Gourmet Restaurant, Bakery, and Catering Company. We’ll look at good times, bad times, his current take on the industry and his legacy.

10: A Delicious Day at the French Gourmet, Part 1

This month we take a look at a San Diego icon celebrating a significant milestone. June 2019 marks 40 years in business for Michel Malecot, chef/owner of the French Gourmet Restaurant, Bakery, and Catering Company. We’ll look at good times, bad times, his current take on the industry and his legacy.

9: Wasting Away, Part 2

Elaine and Don discuss how waste in the food industry contributes to the hunger and food insecurity facing hundreds of thousands of men, women and children in the US, along with the efforts to combat the problem in San Diego.

8: Wasting Away, Part 1

Elaine and Don discuss how waste in the food industry contributes to the hunger and food insecurity facing hundreds of thousands of men, women and children in the US, along with the efforts to combat the problem in San Diego.