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At Teofilo's

At Teofilo's

By At Teofilo
Welcome to your second bahay--or home--the At Teofilo's Podcast. Here we have conversations about our passions, life, and we share our own experiences in trying to get the shit. We care about what you're doing, and this is the place to express that.

My name is Ron Dizon and I'm the janitor of our sponsor Teofilo Coffee Company where "the journey is never over".
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Episode 1 meet Chef Bev
A Filipino American Chef that has been in the restaurant industry since the age of 16, has trained under many amazing chefs including Food Networks “Too Hot Tamales,” chefs Susan Fenigar, Mary Sue Milliken, and Gordon Ramsay. Attended LBCC Culinary Arts, worked at the Disney Resorts, Slapfish Truck and restaurant with Chef Andrew Gruel, Stagiare for Great Food Truck Race Winner Jason Quinn, Chef consultant for 99 Ranch, was Executive Chef for Wine Lab in Costa Mesa, and Consulting Chef for various restaurants in Los Angeles, Orange County, and Ketchikan, Alaska. Chef and owner for Reina De Fuego Hot Sauces, and currently Sous Chef for Feed Folks LLC/Border Grill commissary in Los Angeles. Was a contestant on Hell's Kitchen season 12, Cutthroat Kitchen Season 10 episode 'Vide, Vedi, Cevichie.' Man Vs. Child chef showdown season 2 episode 'Cake Walk. Was Co-Host for S.E. Alaskas KPU TV “Taste of South East Alaska.”
01:10:33
March 07, 2022
Episode 12 Dr. Christina Vivit, PT DPT
Dr. Christina Vivit, PT DPT is a multifaceted, community-driven, and passionate Filipina-American based in the Greater Los Angeles Area. She serves as a transformational coach and consultant, physical therapist, community health researcher, and podcast creator/host of BIPOC Rising. As a daughter of Philippine immigrants, she strives to elevate education, livelihood, and opportunities for minority communities in the US. She is also the owner of Empowered Comm[you]nity, LLC, a home where self-care meets community care.
02:13:59
December 17, 2021
Episode 11 Hue Nguyen GDBRO Burgers
Mr. Hue Nguyen has over 20 years experience in the financial services industry. Mr. Nguyen began his career as a Staff Accountant and Securities Examiner with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) New York Office of Investment Management. Since leaving the SEC, Mr. Nguyen has held positions as a Principal Consultant and CPA with PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Regulatory and Compliance Group where he worked under the former Chief Accountant and Commissioner of the SEC. He subsequently joined Advisers Compliance Group (ACA), a start up venture that expanded to 16 locations throughout the US & Europe, specializing in regulatory compliance and risk management consulting for private equity/hedge funds, mutual fund companies, and investment management firms. He has worked on various routine & enforcement investigations with respect to assisting clients on trading and best execution analysis, Ponzi Schemes-insider trading, Mock SEC examinations and guiding financial institutions through the SEC’s Compliance Program mandates. Mr. Nguyen was also a Chief Compliance Officer and VP of Compliance for Ares Management LLC, and Dimensional Fund Advisors, an SEC registered investment advisor and broker dealer, serving as its Deputy Compliance Officer. Since leaving the Financial Services industry & taking a 180 degree turn into the food and hospitality space, he co-founded Globally Delicious Burgers (GDBRO), an artisan burger establishment, as the day-to-day Managing Partner of operations and public relations. GDBRO has been able to position itself as a fast casual burger concept with little-to-no outsourced marketing. With the birth of its Orange County Food Truck and competing on the Food Network’s Amazing Food Truck Race, GDBRO has created an early cult following and evolution due in part to an organic word of mouth and social media awareness. Most importantly, GDBRO's mission is to engage and create an emotional connection to its community and campaign around supporting local small businesses/at-risk youth, young entrepreneurs for sustainable growth.
43:25
September 24, 2021
Episode 10 Ryzza Coffee Co
Ryzza Coffee Co. Is an online store thats sells filipino coffee. Ryzza is named after his mom, Rizalinda, who introduced Lawrence to coffee. She would drink coffee in the morning when Lawrence was younger and dip "saw saw" her pan de sal into her mug. Lawrence mission is to provide you with good filipino coffee to help assist in rising above te obstacles of the day.
01:55:30
May 25, 2021
Episode 9 Jeanelle from Jeanelleats
Jeanelle is a full-time Content Creator and Recipe Developer for Jeanelleats, a YouTube channel spotlighting Filipino food and culture. The Jeanelleats mission is to empower millions around the world to reconnect with their Filipino roots and make their own food at home. She was born in the Philippines, and immigrated to California when she was 8 years old. She taps into her memories to share the incredible food she used to have, and commemorates the dishes that her parents and grandparents miss.
01:52:21
May 11, 2021
Episode 8 Brian from Home brewed Bar
At Home Brewed Bar they are focused on two simple ideas: Provide amazing guest service and serve quick and quality drinks. There mission is to be an amazing part of our guest's day.  Whether it be delivering a delicious drink or putting a smile on your face, they aim to serve and delight. Specialty in 20hour cold brew teas and coffees making them less acidic and less bitter.  Partnerd with Art of Tea and have created our own special roasted coffee blend from Jones Coffee Roasters.
01:24:21
May 07, 2021
Episode 7 Mike Beck Venture Coffee Company
Venture Coffee Company is to import specialty coffee beans to the United States from small farming communities in the Philippines.  We engage in fair trade ethics with our coffee farmers, their communities and cooperative processing organizations, and create and utilize sustainable farming practices to protect the health and well-being of our farmers, their families and the environment. 
01:33:14
May 06, 2021
Episode 6 Kym owner of San & Wolves Bakeshop
Kym Estrada is the owner of San & Wolves Bakeshop. She creates traditional and new vegan Filipinx baked goods. Her mission is to provide fellow vegan Filipinos food they grew up eating and to also introduce others to flavors of the motherland. Get a look at behind the scenes of this Long Beach based pop-up!  
02:04:29
April 27, 2021
Episode 5 AC Boral is the Chef and Owner of Rice & Shine Events, founder of Bebot community kitchen
AC Boral is the Chef and Owner of Rice & Shine Events as well as the Founder of Bebot Community. Kitchen in Long Beach, CA. His mission is to make the world a better place through food.
01:45:31
January 15, 2021
Episode 4 Rowena Similar Filipina author of Rom-Rom and Lola
Rowena Similar spent her childhood days in Sampaloc, Manila before moving to Southern CA at the age of 11. She values the importance of preserving the Filipino language and culture. With the birth of her son, she always knew that passing on this knowledge would be part of their lifestyle. She wrote this story with the hopes of inspiring other parents to explore other cultures with their children.
01:47:05
November 09, 2020
Interview with Bea Reyes
With October being Filiipino American heritage month, Bea Reyes picked us to share our passion. Since we are about to go into Filipino American heritage month about lets share our Filipino  coffee and of course the culture. This is the month to share what we Filipinos have to offer. https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=rJW3MuqVrK8#dialog dont forget watch buzz with Bea her YouTube channel episode 4
25:05
September 28, 2020
Episode 2 feat. Aerides General Store
Welcome to our second episode of the At Teofilo's Podcast! For this show we have Ron Dizon and Jaydee Dizon talking about life and the beginnings of Aerides General Store. She handcrafts premium soaps and conceptualizes these soaps with a deeper meaning. Jaydee is a Filipina American photographer, an artist, and truly cares about her craft. Learn more about her journey by listening in! Instagram. & Facebook: @aeridesgeneralstore www.aeridesgeneralstore.com | www.etsy.com/hk-en/market/aerides_store - Follow us at @at.teofilos & @teofilocoffeecompany Teofilo Coffee Company is located at 10525 Los Alamitos Blvd, Los Alamitos, CA 90720. Come through to hang out and for some Filipino Coffee!  
01:42:10
September 21, 2020
Episode 1 feat. buhnbee
Welcome to our first episode of the At Teofilo's Podcast!  Here we have Ron Dizon and buhnbee (Beatriz Lugtu) reflecting on where their journeys are at today. Everyone has a story and there are a ton of ways to express that. buhn is a Filipina American who has spent some time with heavy hitters like Diamond Supply Co and Dime Piece, and she ended up figuring out that her profession in the streetwear clothing industry wasn't for her. Make sure to listen in for the full story! Instagram: @buhnbee - Follow us at @at.teofilos & @teofilocoffeecompany Teofilo Coffee Company is located at 10525 Los Alamitos Blvd, Los Alamitos, CA 90720. Come through to hang out and for some Filipino Coffee!
01:21:04
September 16, 2020