Episode 691: Caterers - The Unsung Heroes of Cooking

August 12, 2022
Listen: Caterers - The Unsung Heroes of Cooking

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.

Show Segments

  • 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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