Hello beautiful people! Welcome to Food & Wine Pro’s new weekly Communal Table podcast. Chefs and restaurant workers take great care of everyone else, but often they need a little help themselves. Each week, Food & Wine’s senior editor Kat Kinsman talks with hospitality pros about how they manage their business, brain, and body for the long haul.
Episode 1: Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat author and host Samin Nosrat talks about money, mental health, and living in the public eye.
Episode 2: Beatrice Inn chef-owner Angie Mar talks about money, mentorship, and hustle.
Episode 3. Chef and author Seamus Mullen talks about feeding himself the right foods to feel better—mind, body, and spirit.
Episode 4. Chef and media mogul David Chang talks about insomnia, drive, and Star Wars as a management strategy.
Episode 5. George Mendes talks about yelling in the kitchen, exercise, and Portuguese egg tarts.
Episode 6. Kwame Onwuachi talks about public pressure, representation, and finding peace.
Episode 7. Pete Wells talks about criticism, Sassy magazine, and not taking things personally.
Episode 8. Julia Sullivan talks about kitchen intensity, physical stress, and seeking balance.
Episode 9. Bryan and Michael Voltaggio talk about working with family, Top Chef, and their days as young, broke cooks.
Episode 10. Yasmin Khan talks about Palestinian food, bearing witness, and self care while reporting.
Episode 11: Sam Hellman-Mass talks about extreme opening stress, graceful leadership, and his masa obsession.
Episode 12: Jason Vincent talks about anxiety and depression, the pressures of the spotlight, and making time for family.
Episode 13: Vallery Lomas talks about career pivots, competition TV, and the responsibility of role models.
Episode 14: Laurie Woolever talks about life after Anthony Bourdain, embracing sobriety, and the value of naps.
Episode 15: Billy Durney talks about PTSD, going into the BBQ biz, and feeding a community in crisis.
Episode 16: Marcus Samuelsson talks about '90s fine dining, rule breakers, and the blessings of Blackness.
Episode 17: Chefs, restaurateurs, and writers talk about the impact of Anthony Bourdain on #BourdainDay.
Episode 18: Isaac Toups talks about bullying. mentoring, Emeril, and his end game.
Episode 19: Jamila Robinson talks about feeling welcome in restaurants, media inclusion, and empathetic workplaces.
Episode 20: JJ Johnson talks about entrepreneurship, hustle, and becoming a brand.
Episode 21: Restaurant lawyer Jasmine Moy talks about opening a restaurant, partner pitfalls, and expensive mistakes.
Episode 22: Marco Canora talks about taking risks and sticking around for the long haul.
Episode 23: Pitmaster Carey Bringle talks pursuing passion, using humor, and kicking ass with one leg.
Episode 24: Priya Krishna talks about cookbook writing, working with mom, and defying categorization.
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