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Eric Wynkoop - October 12th Open Office Hours
Join Chef and Instructor Eric Wynkoop in his virtual office as he welcomed all questions for this episode of Office Hours from October 12th 2021. Eric opens his discussion with the idea of alcohol in cooking, and substitutions. The links mentioned in this event are https://lms.rouxbe.com/live-events/481 - Ayurvedic Curious Live Event https://lms.rouxbe.com/live-events/487 - Ayurvedic Guidelines Live Event https://lms.rouxbe.com/live-events/771 - October 20th French Pastry School Live Event Eric Wynkoop previously served as a founding faculty member at The International Culinary School, instructor in anthropology at Portland State University, and Senior Instructor at the Le Cordon Bleu program at Western Culinary Institute, in Portland, Oregon. He holds Master’s Degrees in postsecondary education and cultural anthropology, as well as credentials in Ayurveda wellness and cooking. Eric has spent more than twenty years in the food and beverage industry. His experiences include banquet management, catering, personal chef, winery cellar hand, educator, textbook contributor, consultant, and ethnographer. He also brings food and cultural insight from nearly a decade of residence in Japan, studies in Mexico, and research in India as a Fulbright Scholar. After graduating from the University of Oregon with a dual degree in Japanese and Asian Studies, he went on to receive his formal culinary training at Western Culinary Institute, in Portland, Oregon. Eric’s role with Rouxbe is central to enhancing the student experience through quality course content and new course development at Rouxbe. Eric is also the lead instructor in Rouxbe courses, a role which he has enjoyed since 2016. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:26:17
October 18, 2021
Barton Seaver - Autumn Squash
It’s that time of year when the sweaters come out and the harvest gets sweet. Join Chef Barton Seaver as we explore one of his favorite ingredients and learn how to get creative with these culinary gems Barton Seaver is one of the world’s leading sustainable seafood experts and educators. He traded his illustrious career as an award-winning chef leading top seafood restaurants, DC, for traveling the world as an Explorer with the National Geographic Society. Barton translated his experiences into leadership in sustainable seafood innovations, garnering him positions with the United States Culinary Ambassador Corp, the University of New England, the New England Aquarium, and the Harvard School of Public Health. Barton works on initiatives to inform consumers and institutions about how our choices for diet and menus can promote healthier people, resillient ecosystems, more secure food supplies, and thriving communities. An internationally recognized speaker, Barton has delivered lectures, seminars, and demos to a multitude of audiences. He has written seven seafood-centric books, including For Cod and Country and American Seafood and has contributed to dozens of publications, including Cooking Light, The New York Times, and Saveur, among many others. He has appeared on 60 Minutes, CNN, NPR, 20/20 and the TED Talk stage. He is the founder of Coastal Culinary Academy, a multi-platform initiative that seeks to increase seafood consumption through seafood-specific culinary education for all levels of cooks. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:05:41
October 11, 2021
Dan Marek - Ask Me Anything September 28th
Join Chef Dan Marek in her virtual office as she welcomes all of your questions. From cooking techniques to course-specific questions, to how to turn your cooking passion into profit or simply hearing the perspective of a professional chef, Chef Dan tackled all variety of questions!  The links mentioned in this episode were https://tofubud.com/blogs/tips/vegan-butter-substitute https://lms.rouxbe.com/live-events/692 - Dan's Batch Prep live event Dan Marek is a chef educator who has been teaching vegan and vegetarian cooking for over 15 years. At Rouxbe, he is our Director of Plant-Based Culinary and Development where he helps develop content, classes and builds courses for many of our partners. Dan is a board member of Slow Food Austin, the Institute of Child Nutrition, and Conscious Capitalism. He has earned his BA in Journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University and holds certificates in Nutrition from Cornell University. Prior to his role with Rouxbe, Dan worked with Whole Kids Foundation training teachers and food service at schools acroos the country on nutrition and culinary best practices. He also worked as a Healthy Eating Educator at Whole Foods Market’s flagship store in Austin, TX, was a personal chef for some of Austin’s elite business people, taught classes in culinary techniques at Austin Community College, The Natural Epicurean, and Le Cordon Bleu. Dan also regularly volunteers cooking or speaking about nutrition for the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, Marathon Kids, Health Alliance for Austin Musicians, and the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Austin and Central Texas. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:04:55
October 4, 2021
Barton Seaver - Garlic! Garlic! Garlic!
Join Chef and Author Barton Seaver as he discusses this oft used, but little understood ingredient. Learn about different varieties and their culinary qualities, as well as exploring all the ways to use this key ingredient! Barton Seaver is one of the world’s leading sustainable seafood experts and educators. He traded his illustrious career as an award-winning chef leading top seafood restaurants, DC, for traveling the world as an Explorer with the National Geographic Society. Barton translated his experiences into leadership in sustainable seafood innovations, garnering him positions with the United States Culinary Ambassador Corp, the University of New England, the New England Aquarium, and the Harvard School of Public Health. Barton works on initiatives to inform consumers and institutions about how our choices for diet and menus can promote healthier people, resillient ecosystems, more secure food supplies, and thriving communities. An internationally recognized speaker, Barton has delivered lectures, seminars, and demos to a multitude of audiences. He has written seven seafood-centric books, including For Cod and Country and American Seafood and has contributed to dozens of publications, including Cooking Light, The New York Times, and Saveur, among many others. He has appeared on 60 Minutes, CNN, NPR, 20/20 and the TED Talk stage. He is the founder of Coastal Culinary Academy, a multi-platform initiative that seeks to increase seafood consumption through seafood-specific culinary education for all levels of cooks. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:20:07
September 27, 2021
Fran Costigan - Yes, Desserts Can Be Part of a Healthful Diet!
Desserts are treats, there is no question about  it. While more decadent versions are better for special occasions and holidays, everyday treats can be in the mix too. Portion size, presentation and the garnishes all matter. Join Chef Fran for this discussion which is sure to be lively, so make sure you don’t miss it. Join Chef Fran Costigan for a follow up discussion of what happens or might, when you stray from a tested recipe, as well as some secrets for success. Fran Costigan is internationally renowned as the authority on vegan desserts. Trained at the New York Restaurant School and Natural Gourmet Institute, Fran was a chef in both traditional and vegan pastry kitchens before moving into teaching over 20 years ago. A lifelong chocoholic and long time vegan, Fran’s latest book, Vegan Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy Free Desserts, (Running Press 2013) is for all who madly, deeply love chocolate desserts, whether or not dietary considerations are an issue. Her previous cookbook, More Great Good Dairy-Free Desserts Naturally (Book Publishing Company 2006) is the basis of the Costigan Vegan Baking Boot Camp Intensive®. For more information, www.francostigan.com You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
56:04
September 23, 2021
Char Nolan - Ask Me Anything September 14th
Join Chef Char Nolan in her virtual office as she welcomes all of your questions. From cooking techniques to course-specific questions, to how to turn your cooking passion into profit or simply hearing the perspective of a professional chef, Chef Nolan tackled all variety of questions! Char Nolan is a serious crusader for plant-based education, armed with a degree in public health from Philadelphia’s Temple University. She teaches nutrition and plant-based cooking throughout Philadelphia, and in many underserved communities. Char holds a certificate in plant-based nutrition from eCornell and completed Rouxbe’s Plant-Based Professional Certification course in 2015. In 2019, Char completed post-graduate course work in social media marketing at the University of the Arts. When she is not cooking or teaching, she manages social media accounts for several plant-based influencers. Char prides herself on learning everything she knows about cooking from growing up in her grandparents’ Italian restaurant. Her favorite vegetables are Brussels sprouts and kale, of course. Char originally hails from Queens, NY, but has lived in Philadelphia most of her adult life. She is a former Peace Corps Volunteer. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:05:02
September 20, 2021
Barton Seaver - September 9th Open Office Hours
Join Chef and Author Barton Seaver in his virtual office as he welcomes all questions.  Barton Seaver is one of the world’s leading sustainable seafood experts and educators. He traded his illustrious career as an award-winning chef leading top seafood restaurants, DC, for traveling the world as an Explorer with the National Geographic Society. Barton translated his experiences into leadership in sustainable seafood innovations, garnering him positions with the United States Culinary Ambassador Corp, the University of New England, the New England Aquarium, and the Harvard School of Public Health. Barton works on initiatives to inform consumers and institutions about how our choices for diet and menus can promote healthier people, resillient ecosystems, more secure food supplies, and thriving communities. An internationally recognized speaker, Barton has delivered lectures, seminars, and demos to a multitude of audiences. He has written seven seafood-centric books, including For Cod and Country and American Seafood and has contributed to dozens of publications, including Cooking Light, The New York Times, and Saveur, among many others. He has appeared on 60 Minutes, CNN, NPR, 20/20 and the TED Talk stage. He is the founder of Coastal Culinary Academy, a multi-platform initiative that seeks to increase seafood consumption through seafood-specific culinary education for all levels of cooks. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:02:02
September 13, 2021
Eric Wynkoop - August 31st Open Office Hours
Join Chef and Instructor Eric Wynkoop in his virtual office as he welcomed all questions for this episode of Office Hours from August 17th 2021. The two events mentioned by Eric during this episode are Food Costing and Plant Based Milks. Eric Wynkoop previously served as a founding faculty member at The International Culinary School, instructor in anthropology at Portland State University, and Senior Instructor at the Le Cordon Bleu program at Western Culinary Institute, in Portland, Oregon. He holds Master’s Degrees in postsecondary education and cultural anthropology, as well as credentials in Ayurveda wellness and cooking. Eric has spent more than twenty years in the food and beverage industry. His experiences include banquet management, catering, personal chef, winery cellar hand, educator, textbook contributor, consultant, and ethnographer. He also brings food and cultural insight from nearly a decade of residence in Japan, studies in Mexico, and research in India as a Fulbright Scholar. After graduating from the University of Oregon with a dual degree in Japanese and Asian Studies, he went on to receive his formal culinary training at Western Culinary Institute, in Portland, Oregon. Eric’s role with Rouxbe is central to enhancing the student experience through quality course content and new course development at Rouxbe. Eric is also the lead instructor in Rouxbe courses, a role which he has enjoyed since 2016. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:18:14
September 6, 2021
Barton Explores... Sushi with Kazumi Wickenkamp
One of the most popular yet most difficult styles of food to master is Sushi.  Join Chef Barton Seaver and his special guest Chef Kazumi Wickenkamp for this special event exploring the cooking techniques and special skills required to master the art of Sushi! Kazumi Wickenkamp, originally from Japan, is the founder of Master of Japanese Cuisine Academy, the world’s first online academy specialized in Japanese cuisine. The academy's mission is to provide the highest-quality education of Japanese cuisine to international culinary talents and food enthusiasts across the globe. As Japanese cuisine’s center ingredients are seafood, Kazumi has a strong personal interest and concern in the seafood sustainability, and she became one of the first students of chef Barton’s Seafood Literacy class. With an unlimited passion for food and in collaboration with experienced Japanese master chefs, Kazumi started the academy in 2018 in Germany. Through working closely with these master chefs, Kazumi accumulated a broad knowledge of Japanese cuisine including how to handle raw fish. With the greatest passion for Japanese cuisine, Kazumi and her team are continuously offering high-quality programs of Japanese cuisine, not only for individual customers but also the enterprises which seek quality culinary training programs for their employees. In March 2021, the academy received the 2nd prize in the Japanese government-led awards for high-quality programs produced through unique partnerships with international companies. Barton Seaver is one of the world’s leading sustainable seafood experts and educators. He traded his illustrious career as an award-winning chef leading top seafood restaurants, DC, for traveling the world as an Explorer with the National Geographic Society. Barton translated his experiences into leadership in sustainable seafood innovations, garnering him positions with the United States Culinary Ambassador Corp, the University of New England, the New England Aquarium, and the Harvard School of Public Health. Barton works on initiatives to inform consumers and institutions about how our choices for diet and menus can promote healthier people, resilient ecosystems, more secure food supplies, and thriving communities. An internationally recognized speaker, Barton has delivered lectures, seminars, and demos to a multitude of audiences. He has written seven seafood-centric books, including For Cod and Country and American Seafood and has contributed to dozens of publications, including Cooking Light, The New York Times, and Saveur, among many others. He has appeared on 60 Minutes, CNN, NPR, 20/20 and the TED Talk stage. He is the founder of Coastal Culinary Academy, a multi-platform initiative that seeks to increase seafood consumption through seafood-specific culinary education for all levels of cooks. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:17:00
August 30, 2021
Eric Wynkoop - August 17th Open Office Hours
Join Chef and Instructor Eric Wynkoop in his virtual office as he welcomed all questions for this episode of Office Hours from August 17th 2021. Eric Wynkoop previously served as a founding faculty member at The International Culinary School, instructor in anthropology at Portland State University, and Senior Instructor at the Le Cordon Bleu program at Western Culinary Institute, in Portland, Oregon. He holds Master’s Degrees in postsecondary education and cultural anthropology, as well as credentials in Ayurveda wellness and cooking. Eric has spent more than twenty years in the food and beverage industry. His experiences include banquet management, catering, personal chef, winery cellar hand, educator, textbook contributor, consultant, and ethnographer. He also brings food and cultural insight from nearly a decade of residence in Japan, studies in Mexico, and research in India as a Fulbright Scholar. After graduating from the University of Oregon with a dual degree in Japanese and Asian Studies, he went on to receive his formal culinary training at Western Culinary Institute, in Portland, Oregon. Eric’s role with Rouxbe is central to enhancing the student experience through quality course content and new course development at Rouxbe. Eric is also the lead instructor in Rouxbe courses, a role which he has enjoyed since 2016. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:07:58
August 23, 2021
Barton Seaver - Summer Bounty in a Bowl: Cold Soups
Soups are not just for winter fare.  Join Chef Barton Seaver to learn about cold soups and make several easy, elegant and delicious recipes together. Perfect for hot weather and summer garden bounty, Barton highlighted soups that are vegetarian and vegan friendly. The Event Document discussed during this episode can be found at the episode page on Rouxbe. Barton Seaver is one of the world’s leading sustainable seafood experts and educators. He traded his illustrious career as an award-winning chef leading top seafood restaurants, DC, for traveling the world as an Explorer with the National Geographic Society. Barton translated his experiences into leadership in sustainable seafood innovations, garnering him positions with the United States Culinary Ambassador Corp, the University of New England, the New England Aquarium, and the Harvard School of Public Health. Barton works on initiatives to inform consumers and institutions about how our choices for diet and menus can promote healthier people, resillient ecosystems, more secure food supplies, and thriving communities. An internationally recognized speaker, Barton has delivered lectures, seminars, and demos to a multitude of audiences. He has written seven seafood-centric books, including For Cod and Country and American Seafood and has contributed to dozens of publications, including Cooking Light, The New York Times, and Saveur, among many others. He has appeared on 60 Minutes, CNN, NPR, 20/20 and the TED Talk stage. He is the founder of Coastal Culinary Academy, a multi-platform initiative that seeks to increase seafood consumption through seafood-specific culinary education for all levels of cooks. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:11:14
August 16, 2021
Fran Costigan - What If I Used This Ingredient Instead of That? Part 2
One of our most popular episodes has a sequel! Join Chef Fran Costigan for a follow up discussion of what happens or might, when you stray from a tested recipe, as well as some secrets for success. Fran Costigan is internationally renowned as the authority on vegan desserts. Trained at the New York Restaurant School and Natural Gourmet Institute, Fran was a chef in both traditional and vegan pastry kitchens before moving into teaching over 20 years ago. A lifelong chocoholic and long time vegan, Fran’s latest book, Vegan Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy Free Desserts, (Running Press 2013) is for all who madly, deeply love chocolate desserts, whether or not dietary considerations are an issue. Her previous cookbook, More Great Good Dairy-Free Desserts Naturally (Book Publishing Company 2006) is the basis of the Costigan Vegan Baking Boot Camp Intensive®. For more information, www.francostigan.com You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
51:01
August 11, 2021
Fran Costigan - What If I Used This Ingredient Instead of That?
This was one of our most popular episodes of 2021, and we're excited to bring it to you. Our sequel to this episode will come to you later this week. Plant milks vary one from the other, so do fats, sweeteners, replacements for eggs and flours. Join Chef Fran Costigan for a discussion of what happens or might, when you stray from a tested recipe, as well as some secrets for success. Fran Costigan is internationally renowned as the authority on vegan desserts. Trained at the New York Restaurant School and Natural Gourmet Institute, Fran was a chef in both traditional and vegan pastry kitchens before moving into teaching over 20 years ago. A lifelong chocoholic and long time vegan, Fran’s latest book, Vegan Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy Free Desserts, (Running Press 2013) is for all who madly, deeply love chocolate desserts, whether or not dietary considerations are an issue. Her previous cookbook, More Great Good Dairy-Free Desserts Naturally (Book Publishing Company 2006) is the basis of the Costigan Vegan Baking Boot Camp Intensive®. For more information, www.francostigan.com You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:03:51
August 9, 2021
Eric Wynkoop - August 3rd Open Office Hours
Join Chef and Instructor Eric Wynkoop in his virtual office as he welcomed all questions for this episode of Office Hours from August 3rd 2021. Eric Wynkoop previously served as a founding faculty member at The International Culinary School, instructor in anthropology at Portland State University, and Senior Instructor at the Le Cordon Bleu program at Western Culinary Institute, in Portland, Oregon. He holds Master’s Degrees in postsecondary education and cultural anthropology, as well as credentials in Ayurveda wellness and cooking. Eric has spent more than twenty years in the food and beverage industry. His experiences include banquet management, catering, personal chef, winery cellar hand, educator, textbook contributor, consultant, and ethnographer. He also brings food and cultural insight from nearly a decade of residence in Japan, studies in Mexico, and research in India as a Fulbright Scholar. After graduating from the University of Oregon with a dual degree in Japanese and Asian Studies, he went on to receive his formal culinary training at Western Culinary Institute, in Portland, Oregon. Eric’s role with Rouxbe is central to enhancing the student experience through quality course content and new course development at Rouxbe. Eric is also the lead instructor in Rouxbe courses, a role which he has enjoyed since 2016. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:07:38
August 3, 2021
Ana Sortun - Soframiz and Spice
In part 3 of our special Around the Table series, Chef Barton Seaver welcomed award winning Chef Ana Sortun, of Oleana, Sofra bakery & Sarma. They discussed Ana's lauded cookbooks (Soframiz and Spice), their favorite herbs and spices, and their tips for how to eat, cook, and live well.  Hailed as one of the country’s “most creative fusion practitioners,” Ana Sortun was named the Best Chef Northeast by the James Beard Foundation in 2005 and has been lauded as “deeply inventive” by the New York Times, and “a culinary genius” by Boston Magazine and in Saveur. In 2016 and 2017 she was a James Beard semi finalist for Best Chef, general excellence. Ana has won renown for her two cookbooks Soframiz and Spice. Trained at La Varenne Ecole de Cuisine de Paris, Sortun opened Moncef Medebs Aigo Bistro in Concord, and then honed her skills at 8 Holyoke and Casablanca in Harvard Square. She opened Oleana in 2001 where her creative take on the rustic-traditional cuisines of the Middle East and her interpretation of the flavors of Turkey continue to receive rave reviews. Ana and her business partner, Executive Pastry Chef Maura Kilpatrick, opened Sofra Bakery & Café in 2008. Then, in 2013, Ana, with chef Cassie Piuma, opened Sarma, a Turkish-style meze tavern.  Siena Farms, owned by Ana’s husband, Chris Kurth and named for their daughter, provides produce to the restaurants and underscores her commitment to fresh ingredients and healthy food. Ana is also involved with Oldways Preservation Trust which fosters good health by supporting the cultural food traditions of the Middle East and Mediterranean. Barton Seaver is one of the world’s leading sustainable seafood experts and educators. He traded his illustrious career as an award-winning chef leading top seafood restaurants, DC, for traveling the world as an Explorer with the National Geographic Society. Barton translated his experiences into leadership in sustainable seafood innovations, garnering him positions with the United States Culinary Ambassador Corp, the University of New England, the New England Aquarium, and the Harvard School of Public Health. Barton works on initiatives to inform consumers and institutions about how our choices for diet and menus can promote healthier people, resillient ecosystems, more secure food supplies, and thriving communities. An internationally recognized speaker, Barton has delivered lectures, seminars, and demos to a multitude of audiences. He has written seven seafood-centric books, including For Cod and Country and American Seafood and has contributed to dozens of publications, including Cooking Light, The New York Times, and Saveur, among many others. He has appeared on 60 Minutes, CNN, NPR, 20/20 and the TED Talk stage. He is the founder of Coastal Culinary Academy, a multi-platform initiative that seeks to increase seafood consumption through seafood-specific culinary education for all levels of cooks. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:20:08
August 2, 2021
Steven Petusevsky - Adventures of a Traveling Chef
Join the Traveling Chef Steven Petusevsky and Ken Rubin for a discussion of world cuisine and unique flavours! Chef Steven Petusevsky is a pioneer in healthy and creative cuisine, in fact, he is the author of The Whole Foods Market Cookbook (Clarkson Potter; 2002). His most powerful tool is traveling throughout the world and integrating cuisines in areas where there are no labels, only incredibly delicious dishes with bold flavors and the value-added bonus of health and wellness. Join Steve on a virtual culinary tour where healthy cuisine is at the root of the daily diet. Ken Rubin is a nationally recognized chef, educator, food anthropologist and with over 25 years of broad culinary industry experience. He currently serves as the Chief Culinary Officer at Rouxbe, the world’s leading online culinary school that has helped over 600,000 people learn to cook better. Rouxbe delivers technique focused culinary instruction to home cooks, professional cooks and healthcare professionals around the world through leading edge partnerships with organizations such as Marriott International, Compass USA, The James Beard Foundation, Hyatt Hotels, Trilogy Health Services, Wegmans, The American College of Lifestyle Medicine and many others. Ken has also held top-level teaching and executive leadership positions at well-respected culinary academies and training organizations including Le Cordon Bleu Schools North America, Chefs.com, the Art Institute of Portland, and the Natural Epicurean Academy. Ken previously served as the Chair of the James Beard Foundation’s Broadcast Media Awards Committee which oversees the national recognition for television, film, radio, and online food media content, and as a Board Director for the International Association Culinary Professionals (IACP) before joining as Trustee and Chair of The Culinary Trust, IACP’s philanthropic foundation founded by Julia Child. Ken is a regular speaker and presenter at culinary and medical conferences. He received his BA from Colorado College and an MA in anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin. He and his family enjoying cooking and eating in Portland, Oregon. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
40:13
July 26, 2021
Eric Wynkoop - July 21st Open Office Hours
Join Chef and Instructor Eric Wynkoop in his virtual office as he welcomed all questions for this episode of Office Hours from July 21st 2021. Eric Wynkoop previously served as a founding faculty member at The International Culinary School, instructor in anthropology at Portland State University, and Senior Instructor at the Le Cordon Bleu program at Western Culinary Institute, in Portland, Oregon. He holds Master’s Degrees in postsecondary education and cultural anthropology, as well as credentials in Ayurveda wellness and cooking. Eric has spent more than twenty years in the food and beverage industry. His experiences include banquet management, catering, personal chef, winery cellar hand, educator, textbook contributor, consultant, and ethnographer. He also brings food and cultural insight from nearly a decade of residence in Japan, studies in Mexico, and research in India as a Fulbright Scholar. After graduating from the University of Oregon with a dual degree in Japanese and Asian Studies, he went on to receive his formal culinary training at Western Culinary Institute, in Portland, Oregon. Eric’s role with Rouxbe is central to enhancing the student experience through quality course content and new course development at Rouxbe. Eric is also the lead instructor in Rouxbe courses, a role which he has enjoyed since 2016. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:14:36
July 21, 2021
Raghavan Iyer - Finding Your Culinary Path
Raghavan Iyer and Ken Rubin held this Live Event to learn about culinary career paths, leveraging your skill set and 21st century skills for culinary and food professionals. Chef Iyer shared his personal and professional path and answered questions about how to build a career as a culinary professional. Bombay-born Raghavan Iyer, CCP, is a cookbook author, culinary educator, product development expert, and consultant for numerous national and international clients. He has authored 4 award-winning cookbooks and has contributed to the top food and culinary publications. Raghavan served as President of the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) – a leading organization for culinary professionals in a wide variety of disciplines from around the world. Raghavan won the 2004 IACP Cooking Teacher of the Year and was a Finalist for a 2005 James Beard Journalism Award. Ken Rubin is a nationally recognized chef, educator, food anthropologist and with over 25 years of broad culinary industry experience. He currently serves as the Chief Culinary Officer at Rouxbe, the world’s leading online culinary school that has helped over 600,000 people learn to cook better. Rouxbe delivers technique focused culinary instruction to home cooks, professional cooks and healthcare professionals around the world through leading edge partnerships with organizations such as Marriott International, Compass USA, The James Beard Foundation, Hyatt Hotels, Trilogy Health Services, Wegmans, The American College of Lifestyle Medicine and many others. Ken has also held top-level teaching and executive leadership positions at well-respected culinary academies and training organizations including Le Cordon Bleu Schools North America, Chefs.com, the Art Institute of Portland, and the Natural Epicurean Academy. Ken previously served as the Chair of the James Beard Foundation’s Broadcast Media Awards Committee which oversees the national recognition for television, film, radio, and online food media content, and as a Board Director for the International Association Culinary Professionals (IACP) before joining as Trustee and Chair of The Culinary Trust, IACP’s philanthropic foundation founded by Julia Child. Ken is a regular speaker and presenter at culinary and medical conferences. He received his BA from Colorado College and an MA in anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin. He and his family enjoying cooking and eating in Portland, Oregon. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
47:29
July 19, 2021
Fran Costigan - No Oven (needed) Desserts (for Summer)
Join Chef Fran Costigan for a look at desserts that range from the celebratory to everyday treats, with tips and tricks. Sure we can make raw desserts but we can also do so much more! Fran Costigan is internationally renowned as the authority on vegan desserts. Trained at the New York Restaurant School and Natural Gourmet Institute, Fran was a chef in both traditional and vegan pastry kitchens before moving into teaching over 20 years ago. A lifelong chocoholic and long time vegan, Fran’s latest book, Vegan Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy Free Desserts, (Running Press 2013) is for all who madly, deeply love chocolate desserts, whether or not dietary considerations are an issue. Her previous cookbook, More Great Good Dairy-Free Desserts Naturally (Book Publishing Company 2006) is the basis of the Costigan Vegan Baking Boot Camp Intensive®. For more information, www.francostigan.com You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
53:11
July 14, 2021
Whitney Lauritsen - Healthy Eating on a Budget
In this classic episode, healthy living specialist Whitney Lauritsen (EcoVeganGal) joins Plant-Based Chef Chad Sarno to offer detailed tips on how to shop and cook whole foods, and enjoy them while dining out, without spending a lot of money or time. Despite popular belief, organic, plant-based food can be affordable. Learn all about the benefits of swapping expensive, processed foods for nutritious cuisine that costs $5 a day or less! Whitney Lauritsen is the voice behind Eco-Vegan Gal, an online brand created to raise awareness about how to make healthy living choices & develop a planet-friendly lifestyle. Through videos, written articles and social media, Whitney shares simple lifestyle tips, product recommendations, easy recipes, inspirational interviews and more. This has resulted in a wildly successful YouTube channel, TV appearances, cover of Laika Magazine, and the Ed Begly Jr. Environmental Activist Award. She recently released the ebook “Healthy, Organic, Vegan on a Budget” and an accompanying meal plan service as guides on how to eat well with limited money and time. Learn more and join the growing Eco-Vegan Gal community at ecovegangal.com Chad Sarno is co-founder of Wicked Healthy and VP of Culinary at Good Catch Foods. Chad also is the plant-based ambassador for Rouxbe, the world's largest online cooking school, where he has launched multiple courses including the Professional Plant-Based Certification course. He spent several years at Whole Foods Market as Senior Culinary Educator, and media spokesperson for the Global Healthy Eating program. Prior to this, Chad launched a line of boutique restaurants throughout Europe, in Istanbul, Munich and London. Through the intersection of culinary innovation and healthy eating Chad continues to share his passion as a speaker, activist and RnD chef at events and with projects globally. @wickedhealthy on Instagram You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
54:34
July 12, 2021
Matt Haley - Using Food to Enrich Others
In this very special classic episode from 2014, our dear friend Matt Haley joined us to share his culinary journey and his optimism for the world. Chef Haley shared with us his amazing story, and how the people he has helped have touched his life. Sadly Matt passed away a few months after this event, but we will forever be grateful for the time he spent with us, and for all his contributions to the world. The James Beard Foundation’s 2014 Humanitarian of the Year, The National Humanitarian from the International Association of Culinary Professionals and the 2014 Cornerstone Humanitarian from the National Restaurant Association - no chef in history has ever been awarded these three high honors – especially in one year. But with Matt Haley’s focus on using food to support and nurture communities, he garnered this trifecta of awards which has focused a spotlight on the how this incredible man gives back to his global community in immeasurable ways.  Please join us in honoring Matt's legacy through the Chef Matthew Haley Trust. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
53:08
July 8, 2021
Jason Wrobel - Building Your Brand in the Plant-Based Community
Internationally-renowned vegan chef, Cooking Channel TV host and Hay House author Jason Wrobel shared his experience with publishing his bestselling cookbook Eaternity in this 60-minute live event hosted by Rouxbe's VP of Plant-Based Wellness Chad Sarno. They dove deep into the entire publishing process, from writing a killer book proposal, finding a book agent and growing your social media platforms to the actual processes of writing, research, recipe development, food photography and marketing. Plus, Jason got into the differences between self-publishing and traditional publishing while empowering you with expert tools and wisdom to help you actualize your dream of being a published cookbook author! Jason Wrobel dishes up a sublime fusion of food and humor to help you live to 100. He focuses on whole foods and big flavors as the author of Eaternity: More Than 150 Deliciously Easy Vegan Recipes for a Long, Healthy, Satisfied, Joyful Life. Jason turns up the heat on powerful everyday superfood ingredients proven to increase your longevity and serves them up as culinary masterpieces. With an emphasis on radical simplicity and artful presentation, he imbues his ecstatic food creations with the energy of fresh and organic produce. The healing properties and outrageous tastes of his dishes have rendered his recipes hands-down favorites among celebrity clients, and regular folk alike. J-Wro fans Woody Harrelson, Jeremy Piven, Robin Wright, Sigourney Weaver, John C. Reilly, Flea, Steve Buscemi, Isabelle Adjani and Russell Simmons, consistently rave about his delicious and innovative culinary creations. After graduating from the Living Light Culinary Institute and earning certification as Certified Raw Food Chef and Instructor, Jason went onto to apprentice with the industry’s finest and most revered talents in New York City, Detroit and Los Angeles. As Executive Raw Food Chef at the award-winning Café La Vie in Santa Cruz, California, Jason highlighted the amazing local produce from Northern California’s central coast, taking innovative simplicity to soaring new heights. His other career highlights include winning the inaugural World’s Best Raw Ice Cream Competition in Los Angeles and being the first vegan chef ever to present live at the prestigious Pebble Beach Food & Wine festival. Jason hosts the popular YouTube channel The J-Wro Show showcasing healthy recipes, lifestyle transformation tips and epicurean entertainment. His Cooking Channel television series, How to Live to 100, is the first primetime vegan cooking series in TV history, which has taught people worldwide how to prepare easy and nutritious plant-based foods. JasonWrobel.com Chad Sarno is co-founder of Wicked Healthy and VP of Culinary at Good Catch Foods. Chad also is the plant-based ambassador for Rouxbe, the world's largest online cooking school, where he has launched multiple courses including the Professional Plant-Based Certification course. He spent several years at Whole Foods Market as Senior Culinary Educator, and media spokesperson for the Global Healthy Eating program. Prior to this, Chad launched a line of boutique restaurants throughout Europe, in Istanbul, Munich and London. Through the intersection of culinary innovation and healthy eating Chad continues to share his passion as a speaker, activist and RnD chef at events and with projects globally. @wickedhealthy on Instagram You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:00:22
July 5, 2021
Eric Wynkoop - June 29th Open Office Hours
Join Chef and Instructor Eric Wynkoop in his virtual office as he welcomes all questions.  The links related to this episode are https://lms.rouxbe.com/live-events/497 - event on Business Basics and Recipe/Ingredient costing https://bit.ly/3jrihGM - USDA Food Safety and Inspection service https://www.seriouseats.com/homemade-vegan-kimchi-recipe - Eric's favourite Kimchi recipe Eric Wynkoop previously served as a founding faculty member at The International Culinary School, instructor in anthropology at Portland State University, and Senior Instructor at the Le Cordon Bleu program at Western Culinary Institute, in Portland, Oregon. He holds Master’s Degrees in postsecondary education and cultural anthropology, as well as credentials in Ayurveda wellness and cooking. Eric has spent more than twenty years in the food and beverage industry. His experiences include banquet management, catering, personal chef, winery cellar hand, educator, textbook contributor, consultant, and ethnographer. He also brings food and cultural insight from nearly a decade of residence in Japan, studies in Mexico, and research in India as a Fulbright Scholar. After graduating from the University of Oregon with a dual degree in Japanese and Asian Studies, he went on to receive his formal culinary training at Western Culinary Institute, in Portland, Oregon. Eric’s role with Rouxbe is central to enhancing the student experience through quality course content and new course development at Rouxbe. Eric is also the lead instructor in Rouxbe courses, a role which he has enjoyed since 2016. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:07:58
June 29, 2021
Zsu Dever - Aquafaba, the Magical Egg Replacer
In this classic episode, join Essential Vegan Desserts course Lead Instructor Fran Costigan and renowned Vegan author Zsu Dever for a deep dive into the wonders of Aquafaba! Zsu Dever has been involved in the restaurant business most of her life. She hails from a long line of culinary professionals and restauranteurs. Zsu is the author of Everyday Vegan Eats, Vegan Bowls and Aquafaba, (published by Vegan Heritage Press) and publishes the blog Zsu's Vegan Pantry.  Zsu is a passionate vegan and resides in San Diego, CA, with her three wonderful children, her three adorable felines and her one amazing husband.  Fran Costigan is internationally renowned as the authority on vegan desserts. Trained at the New York Restaurant School and Natural Gourmet Institute, Fran was a chef in both traditional and vegan pastry kitchens before moving into teaching over 20 years ago. A lifelong chocoholic and long time vegan, Fran’s latest book, Vegan Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy Free Desserts, (Running Press 2013) is for all who madly, deeply love chocolate desserts, whether or not dietary considerations are an issue. Her previous cookbook, More Great Good Dairy-Free Desserts Naturally (Book Publishing Company 2006) is the basis of the Costigan Vegan Baking Boot Camp Intensive®. For more information, www.francostigan.com You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
45:48
June 28, 2021
Barton Seaver - Aquaculture 101
Aquaculture, the farming of fish and shellfish is a controversial and often not well understood part of our food system. Join chef, author and sustainable seafood expert Barton Seaver in discussion about this increasingly important part of the modern foodscape and professional kitchen. Barton brought it all back to the plate with three dishes/techniques for making the most out of whatever sustainable seafood you choose to use. Barton Seaver is one of the world’s leading sustainable seafood experts and educators. He traded his illustrious career as an award-winning chef leading top seafood restaurants, DC, for traveling the world as an Explorer with the National Geographic Society. Barton translated his experiences into leadership in sustainable seafood innovations, garnering him positions with the United States Culinary Ambassador Corp, the University of New England, the New England Aquarium, and the Harvard School of Public Health. Barton works on initiatives to inform consumers and institutions about how our choices for diet and menus can promote healthier people, resillient ecosystems, more secure food supplies, and thriving communities. An internationally recognized speaker, Barton has delivered lectures, seminars, and demos to a multitude of audiences. He has written seven seafood-centric books, including For Cod and Country and American Seafood and has contributed to dozens of publications, including Cooking Light, The New York Times, and Saveur, among many others. He has appeared on 60 Minutes, CNN, NPR, 20/20 and the TED Talk stage. He is the founder of Coastal Culinary Academy, a multi-platform initiative that seeks to increase seafood consumption through seafood-specific culinary education for all levels of cooks. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:31:60
June 25, 2021
Dr. Scott Stoll - What is the Anti-inflammatory Diet?
Time magazine declared on their cover that inflammation is the root cause of the majority of diseases.  However, inflammation is just a sign pointing to the real cause, diet and lifestyle.   Join Dr. Stoll as he tells the story of inflammation and describes the key triggers of inflammation and foods that effectively reduce inflammation.   Dr. Scott Stoll is a board certified specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and currently serves as the Medical Director and Department Chairman of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Coordinated Health. He graduated with honours in Nutritional Sciences and is a member of the Whole Foods Market Scientific and Medical Advisory Board, and Future of Health Now Advisory Board. Dr. Stoll is also the co-founder of both The Plantrician Project and the International Plant-based Nutrition Healthcare Conference. His practice specializes in treating musculoskeletal injuries through regenerative therapies and improving health through natural treatments, diet, and lifestyle that aid the body in healing chronic diseases and injuries. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:00:10
June 21, 2021
Fran Costigan - Lightened up Summer Desserts
Summer months beg for lighter desserts, and Chef Fran Costigan has the recipe for success! Join Fran for a discussion of her favourite desserts that can be lightened for summer including a few that you would never guess. Fran Costigan is internationally renowned as the authority on vegan desserts. Trained at the New York Restaurant School and Natural Gourmet Institute, Fran was a chef in both traditional and vegan pastry kitchens before moving into teaching over 20 years ago. A lifelong chocoholic and long time vegan, Fran’s latest book, Vegan Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy Free Desserts, (Running Press 2013) is for all who madly, deeply love chocolate desserts, whether or not dietary considerations are an issue. Her previous cookbook, More Great Good Dairy-Free Desserts Naturally (Book Publishing Company 2006) is the basis of the Costigan Vegan Baking Boot Camp Intensive®. For more information, www.francostigan.com You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
57:16
June 17, 2021
Jacquy Pfeiffer & Scott Samuel - Behind the Scenes: Pastry & Bread Baking Arts
Join Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer and Chef Scott Samuel to learn how to trouble shoot some common mistakes as well as a few mind-blowing techniques from our Introduction to Pastry Arts and Bread Baking Arts Courses. From the chemistry of tempering chocolate, laminating doughs and troubleshooting macarons to the cornerstone artisanal bread ingredients and how to master the liquid batter gold of canelés, they will let you in on the secrets and solutions to becoming a master baker! Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer's exceptional career began with an apprenticeship in Alsace at the famous Jean Clauss Pâtisserie. Following his apprenticeship in Strasbourg, Pfeiffer went on to establish himself as a leading figure in the art of pastry working with some world-renowned families and establishments. Some of these include the Royal Family in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; the Sultan of Brunei; the Hyatt Regency, Hong Kong; a prestigious pastry shop in Palo Alto, California; and both the Fairmont and Sheraton hotels in Chicago, Illinois. These experiences led Chef Pfeiffer to teach and consult in numerous of the most prominent properties and companies worldwide, such as the Ritz-Carlton and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the Atlantis Hotel in the Bahamas, and the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas, Texas.  In 1995, Jacquy Pfeiffer along with Sébastien Canonne, founded The French Pastry School where their team is devoted to imparting excellence. Today, The French Pastry School is considered one of the leading pastry institutions in the world. Spanning nearly 30 years, Chef Scott Samuel’s distinguished culinary career has included leadership roles in culinary innovation, instruction, operations and program development. Before joining Rouxbe as the Vice President of Culinary, Scott served as the Director of Culinary Innovation for Zipongo, a digital health company focused on making it easier to eat well. Prior to Zipongo Scott worked with The Culinary Institute of America as the Executive Chef of the college’s Strategic Initiatives Group and as an instructor in the culinary arts degree program where he coordinated the food operations for the culinary college’s industry leadership conferences, including Menus of Change, in partnership with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.   Scott earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel & Restaurant Administration from Washington State University and spent a summer studying at the Cesar Ritz Institute of Hotel Management in Switzerland. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:29:10
June 16, 2021
Julieanna Hever - Demystifying Popular Nutrition Distortion
Let the Myths Stop Here as Rouxbe's Co-Founder and CEO Joe Girard introduces Dietician Julieanna Hever for a thorough debunking of the top Plant-Based myths. Nutrition is one of the most confusing subjects due to mega media hype, competing industries, and differing opinions. People are deeply connected to their food choices. Yet, a deep dive into the science can be analyzed objectively to make healthy food decisions far easier. Join Julieanna Hever as she demystifies common myths and takes questions on all things related to nutrition and health. Julieanna Hever, M.S., R.D., C.P.T. is a Registered Dietitian, the host of the wellness talk show series What Would Julieanna Do? on Veria Living Network, author of the best-selling book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition, the upcoming The Vegiterranean Diet, and the nutrition columnist for VegNews Magazine. Julieanna co-authored The Complete Idiot's Guide to Gluten-Free Vegan Cooking and is a recipe contributor to both New York Time Best-Selling Forks Over Knives books.  She counsels a variety of clients throughout the world from her Los Angeles, California-based private practice including elite athletes, adults, and children with various nutritional and/or medical concerns.  Julieanna received her Bachelors degree from UCLA and Masters of Science in Nutrition at California State University, Northridge, where she also completed her Dietetic Internship. She has taught as part of Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s eCornell Plant-Based Nutrition Certification Program, worked as a clinical dietitian at Century City Doctors Hospital, and consults for numerous organizations.  To learn more, visit Julieanna at her website: PlantBasedDietitian.com. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
53:57
June 14, 2021
Eric Wynkoop - June 8th Open Office Hours
Join Chef and Instructor Eric Wynkoop in his virtual office as he welcomes all questions. Eric also shares some advice on the pace of learning when it comes to cooking. Eric Wynkoop previously served as a founding faculty member at The International Culinary School, instructor in anthropology at Portland State University, and Senior Instructor at the Le Cordon Bleu program at Western Culinary Institute, in Portland, Oregon. He holds Master’s Degrees in postsecondary education and cultural anthropology, as well as credentials in Ayurveda wellness and cooking. Eric has spent more than twenty years in the food and beverage industry. His experiences include banquet management, catering, personal chef, winery cellar hand, educator, textbook contributor, consultant, and ethnographer. He also brings food and cultural insight from nearly a decade of residence in Japan, studies in Mexico, and research in India as a Fulbright Scholar. After graduating from the University of Oregon with a dual degree in Japanese and Asian Studies, he went on to receive his formal culinary training at Western Culinary Institute, in Portland, Oregon. Eric’s role with Rouxbe is central to enhancing the student experience through quality course content and new course development at Rouxbe. Eric is also the lead instructor in Rouxbe courses, a role which he has enjoyed since 2016. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
44:06
June 8, 2021
Dr. Michael Greger - A Year in Nutritional Research
In this classic episode, join Chef Chad Sarno and his special guest Dr. Michael Greger for a presentation and Q&A on A Year in Nutritional Research.  Dr. Michael Greger is a physician specializing in clinical nutrition and was a founding member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. He is a published author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. He has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, the National Institutes of Health, among countless other symposia and institutions, testified before Congress, has appeared on shows such as The Colbert Report and The Dr. Oz Show, and was invited as an expert witness in defense of Oprah Winfrey at the infamous "meat defamation" trial.  You can find all of Dr. Greger's work on his website, NutritionFacts.org. Currently Dr. Greger proudly serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at the Humane Society of the United States.   Chad Sarno is co-founder of Wicked Healthy and VP of Culinary at Good Catch Foods. Chad also is the plant-based ambassador for Rouxbe, the world's largest online cooking school, where he has launched multiple courses including the Professional Plant-Based Certification course. He spent several years at Whole Foods Market as Senior Culinary Educator, and media spokesperson for the Global Healthy Eating program.   Prior to this, Chad launched a line of boutique restaurants throughout Europe, in Istanbul, Munich and London. Through the intersection of culinary innovation and healthy eating Chad continues to share his passion as a speaker, activist and RnD chef at events and with projects globally. @wickedhealthy on Instagram
01:00:42
June 7, 2021
Barton Seaver - June 3rd Open Office Hours
Join Chef and Author Barton Seaver in his virtual office as he welcomes all questions. Barton also discusses some amazing fish preparations, salad dressings and some fantastic spinach alternatives. Barton Seaver is one of the world’s leading sustainable seafood experts and educators. He traded his illustrious career as an award-winning chef leading top seafood restaurants, DC, for traveling the world as an Explorer with the National Geographic Society. Barton translated his experiences into leadership in sustainable seafood innovations, garnering him positions with the United States Culinary Ambassador Corp, the University of New England, the New England Aquarium, and the Harvard School of Public Health. Barton works on initiatives to inform consumers and institutions about how our choices for diet and menus can promote healthier people, resillient ecosystems, more secure food supplies, and thriving communities. An internationally recognized speaker, Barton has delivered lectures, seminars, and demos to a multitude of audiences. He has written seven seafood-centric books, including For Cod and Country and American Seafood and has contributed to dozens of publications, including Cooking Light, The New York Times, and Saveur, among many others. He has appeared on 60 Minutes, CNN, NPR, 20/20 and the TED Talk stage. He is the founder of Coastal Culinary Academy, a multi-platform initiative that seeks to increase seafood consumption through seafood-specific culinary education for all levels of cooks. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:05:26
June 3, 2021
Dr. Julie Briley - Food As Medicine
In this classic episode, join Rouxbe's Chief Culinary Officer Ken Rubin and Rouxbe Wellness Advisory Board member Dr. Julie Briley, ND, as she shared a naturopathic physician's perspective on food and cooking. She spoke about her experience using food to support overall health as well as to help support treatment of specific chronic conditions.  Dr. Julie Briley is a licensed naturopathic primary care physician and co-founder of the Food As Medicine Institute (FAMI) at the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, Oregon. Founded in 1956, NCNM is the oldest accredited naturopathic medical college in North America and an educational leader in naturopathic and classical Chinese medicine, and integrative medical research.   NCNM’s FAMI is dedicated to helping individuals, families and organizations develop healthy relationships with whole foods. FAMI provides curriculum-driven, bilingual nutrition/cooking workshops, classes, webinars and corporate wellness programs. FAMI also produces symposia and webinars for healthcare professionals to deepen their understanding about food as medicine and to assist in the prevention and management of disease in their patients.   FAMI’s community-based nutrition and hands-on cooking programs for children, teens and adults of various cultures and socioeconomic levels reflect Dr. Briley’s longstanding interest in community health education. Her commitment to underserved communities was first sparked when she served in the Peace Corps in Paraguay and other Latin American countries. In teaching villagers how to plant and cook nourishing foods, she gained a profound understanding about the link between nutrition and disease prevention.  Dr. Briley is a faculty member for NCNM’s Master of Science in Nutrition program, and maintains a private practice in Portland where she addresses the underlying cause of disease in patients with acute or chronic health conditions.   Ken Rubin is a nationally recognized chef, educator, food anthropologist and with over 25 years of broad culinary industry experience. He currently serves as the Chief Culinary Officer at Rouxbe, the world’s leading online culinary school that has helped over 600,000 people learn to cook better. Rouxbe delivers technique focused culinary instruction to home cooks, professional cooks and healthcare professionals around the world through leading edge partnerships with organizations such as Marriott International, Compass USA, The James Beard Foundation, Hyatt Hotels, Trilogy Health Services, Wegmans, The American College of Lifestyle Medicine and many others. Ken has also held top-level teaching and executive leadership positions at well-respected culinary academies and training organizations including Le Cordon Bleu Schools North America, Chefs.com, the Art Institute of Portland, and the Natural Epicurean Academy.  Ken previously served as the Chair of the James Beard Foundation’s Broadcast Media Awards Committee which oversees the national recognition for television, film, radio, and online food media content, and as a Board Director for the International Association Culinary Professionals (IACP) before joining as Trustee and Chair of The Culinary Trust, IACP’s philanthropic foundation founded by Julia Child.  Ken is a regular speaker and presenter at culinary and medical conferences. He received his BA from Colorado College and an MA in anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin. He and his family enjoying cooking and eating in Portland, Oregon. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
39:28
May 31, 2021
Eric Wynkoop - May 25th Open Office Hours
Join Chef and Instructor Eric Wynkoop in his virtual office as he welcomes all questions. Eric also shares some advice on food storage. Eric Wynkoop previously served as a founding faculty member at The International Culinary School, instructor in anthropology at Portland State University, and Senior Instructor at the Le Cordon Bleu program at Western Culinary Institute, in Portland, Oregon. He holds Master’s Degrees in postsecondary education and cultural anthropology, as well as credentials in Ayurveda wellness and cooking. Eric has spent more than twenty years in the food and beverage industry. His experiences include banquet management, catering, personal chef, winery cellar hand, educator, textbook contributor, consultant, and ethnographer. He also brings food and cultural insight from nearly a decade of residence in Japan, studies in Mexico, and research in India as a Fulbright Scholar. After graduating from the University of Oregon with a dual degree in Japanese and Asian Studies, he went on to receive his formal culinary training at Western Culinary Institute, in Portland, Oregon. Eric’s role with Rouxbe is central to enhancing the student experience through quality course content and new course development at Rouxbe. Eric is also the lead instructor in Rouxbe courses, a role which he has enjoyed since 2016. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
46:46
May 25, 2021
Deborah Madison - An Onion in my Pocket
In our special Around the Table series, Chef Barton Seaver and award winning author Deborah Madison explore the tastes, colors and recipes that feature the best of vegetable-forward cuisine. They discussed Deborah’s memoir, An Onion in my Pocket: My Life with Vegetables, the rise of vegetable-forward cooking, and their tips for how to eat well. Deborah Madison is the award-winning author of fourteen cookbooks, including The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone and Vegetable Literacy. Her books have received four James Beard Foundation awards and five awards from the IACP; in 2016 she was inducted into the James Beard Foundation Cookbook Hall of Fame. Connecting people to the food they eat, its source and its history, has long been her work, and writing is one way to reveal the deeper culture of food. Deborah’s interests lay with issues of biodiversity, botany, seasonal and local eating, farmers markets, small and mid-scale farming, farmers and ranchers, gardens and gardeners. Deborah's latest book, An Onion in My Pocket is as much the story of the evolution of American foodways as it is the memoir of the woman at the forefront. It is a deeply personal look at the rise of vegetable-forward cooking, and a manifesto for how to eat well.  Deborah has been involved with Slow Food in various capacities from its beginning in the US, served on the board of the Seed Savers Exchange, was co-director of the Monte del Sol Edible Kitchen Garden in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and she is a long term board member of the Southwest Grassfed Livestock Alliance (SWGLA), among other positions. For over thirty years she’s lived in Northern New Mexico with her husband, painter Patrick McFarlin. Barton Seaver is one of the world’s leading sustainable seafood experts and educators. He traded his illustrious career as an award-winning chef leading top seafood restaurants, DC, for traveling the world as an Explorer with the National Geographic Society. Barton translated his experiences into leadership in sustainable seafood innovations, garnering him positions with the United States Culinary Ambassador Corp, the University of New England, the New England Aquarium, and the Harvard School of Public Health. Barton works on initiatives to inform consumers and institutions about how our choices for diet and menus can promote healthier people, resillient ecosystems, more secure food supplies, and thriving communities.  An internationally recognized speaker, Barton has delivered lectures, seminars, and demos to a multitude of audiences. He has written seven seafood-centric books, including For Cod and Country and American Seafood and has contributed to dozens of publications, including Cooking Light, The New York Times, and Saveur, among many others. He has appeared on 60 Minutes, CNN, NPR, 20/20 and the TED Talk stage.  He is the founder of Coastal Culinary Academy, a multi-platform initiative that seeks to increase seafood consumption through seafood-specific culinary education for all levels of cooks.   You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:18:34
May 24, 2021
Dr. Michael Klaper - Salt, Sugar & Oil
In this classic episode, join Chef Chad Sarno and his special guest Dr. Michael Klaper, one of America’s foremost authorities on nutrition and health, as he provides a wealth of information about the effects of the Standard American Diet (S.A.D.), affording a keen understanding of what happens when excessive amounts of Salt, Sugar and Oil are consumed on a daily basis.  Would you (continue to) eat something if you knew it significantly raised your risk of developing the following health conditions?  Tissue aging, high blood pressure, Type II diabetes, cataracts, blindness, kidney failure, stroke, and other degenerative diseases such as arthritis and erectile dysfunction.  Excessive consumption of salt, sugar and oils have been linked with all of these health scourges of modern life.  Could Your Favorite Flavors Be Hurting You?  In this extraordinary presentation, Dr. Michael Klaper tells you what you need to know before you take a bite!  Dr. Klaper is a practitioner of preventative and nutritional medicine. He has additional training in surgery, anesthesiology, orthopaedics  and obstetrics.  Dr. Klaper is a member of the Nutrition Task Force of the American Medical Student Association.    Chad Sarno is co-founder of Wicked Healthy and VP of Culinary at Good Catch Foods. Chad also is the plant-based ambassador for Rouxbe, the world's largest online cooking school, where he has launched multiple courses including the Professional Plant-Based Certification course. He spent several years at Whole Foods Market as Senior Culinary Educator, and media spokesperson for the Global Healthy Eating program. Prior to this, Chad launched a line of boutique restaurants throughout Europe, in Istanbul, Munich and London. Through the intersection of culinary innovation and healthy eating Chad continues to share his passion as a speaker, activist and RnD chef at events and with projects globally. @wickedhealthy on Instagram You can watch the original video version of this podcast on Rouxbe.
01:04:03
May 17, 2021
Fran Costigan - Spring Desserts
As winter turns to spring, desserts are her thing! Join Chef Fran Costigan as she discusses and showcases desserts that she looks forward to making (and eating) each spring. Fran Costigan is internationally renowned as the authority on vegan desserts. Trained at the New York Restaurant School and Natural Gourmet Institute, Fran was a chef in both traditional and vegan pastry kitchens before moving into teaching over 20 years ago. A lifelong chocoholic and long time vegan, Fran’s latest book, Vegan Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy Free Desserts, (Running Press 2013) is for all who madly, deeply love chocolate desserts, whether or not dietary considerations are an issue. Her previous cookbook, More Great Good Dairy-Free Desserts Naturally (Book Publishing Company 2006) is the basis of the Costigan Vegan Baking Boot Camp Intensive®.  For more information, www.francostigan.com You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:01:06
May 12, 2021
Barton Seaver - Seasonal Salads
Spring is the season when our appetites crave dishes to match the warming days. Join Chef Barton Seaver to learn what makes a great salad work: ingredients, textures, dressings, compositions, and more. Barton Seaver is one of the world’s leading sustainable seafood experts and educators. He traded his illustrious career as an award-winning chef leading top seafood restaurants, DC, for traveling the world as an Explorer with the National Geographic Society. Barton translated his experiences into leadership in sustainable seafood innovations, garnering him positions with the United States Culinary Ambassador Corp, the University of New England, the New England Aquarium, and the Harvard School of Public Health. Barton works on initiatives to inform consumers and institutions about how our choices for diet and menus can promote healthier people, resillient ecosystems, more secure food supplies, and thriving communities.  An internationally recognized speaker, Barton has delivered lectures, seminars, and demos to a multitude of audiences. He has written seven seafood-centric books, including For Cod and Country and American Seafood and has contributed to dozens of publications, including Cooking Light, The New York Times, and Saveur, among many others. He has appeared on 60 Minutes, CNN, NPR, 20/20 and the TED Talk stage.  He is the founder of Coastal Culinary Academy, a multi-platform initiative that seeks to increase seafood consumption through seafood-specific culinary education for all levels of cooks.   You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
01:20:51
April 29, 2021
Eric Wynkoop - Nuts about Nut Cheese
Join Chef and Instructor Eric Wynkoop for a discussion about Nut Cheeses. Eric Wynkoop previously served as a founding faculty member at The International Culinary School, instructor in anthropology at Portland State University, and Senior Instructor at the Le Cordon Bleu program at Western Culinary Institute, in Portland, Oregon. He holds Master’s Degrees in postsecondary education and cultural anthropology, as well as credentials in Ayurveda wellness and cooking. Eric has spent more than twenty years in the food and beverage industry. His experiences include banquet management, catering, personal chef, winery cellar hand, educator, textbook contributor, consultant, and ethnographer. He also brings food and cultural insight from nearly a decade of residence in Japan, studies in Mexico, and research in India as a Fulbright Scholar. After graduating from the University of Oregon with a dual degree in Japanese and Asian Studies, he went on to receive his formal culinary training at Western Culinary Institute, in Portland, Oregon. Eric’s role with Rouxbe is central to enhancing the student experience through quality course content and new course development at Rouxbe. Eric is also the lead instructor in Rouxbe courses, a role which he has enjoyed since 2016. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
25:58
October 21, 2019
Dr. Scott Stoll - Ask a Doctor
Join Dr. Scott Stoll as he answers your questions about food and health! Dr. Scott Stoll is a board certified specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and currently serves as the Medical Director and Department Chairman of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Coordinated Health. He graduated with honours in Nutritional Sciences and is a member of the Whole Foods Market Scientific and Medical Advisory Board, and Future of Health Now Advisory Board. Dr. Stoll is also the co-founder of both The Plantrician Project and the International Plant-based Nutrition Healthcare Conference. His practice specializes in treating musculoskeletal injuries through regenerative therapies and improving health through natural treatments, diet, and lifestyle that aid the body in healing chronic diseases and injuries. You can watch the original video version of this episode on Rouxbe.
59:22
June 12, 2018