We dive into the wild world and chaotic career of catering! Matt and Ted Lee (Hot Box) share tales from inside the food world’s riskiest business. Food historian Michael Twitty (The Cooking Gene) tells us about the underappreciated role of caterers in Black food history. Francis swaps catering horror stories with Beard Award-winning chef Kwame Onwuachi (2019 Rising Star Chef award, author of Notes From a Young Black Chef). And, America’s Test Kitchen brings us the tools and recipes we need to cook for a crowd at home; check out the recipes below.
00:00 - Show Introduction, Matt and Ted Lee
15:39 - Micheal Twitty
28:00 - America's Test Kitchen
38:05 - Kwame Onwuachi
53:05 - Show Credits
Broadcast dates for this episode:
September 6, 2019 (originally aired)
September 25, 2020 (rebroadcast)
August 12, 2022 (rebroadcast)
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