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GUESTS PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE

2703, 2020

Chef Amanda Freitag of TV’s “Chopped”

Chef Amanda Freitag of TV’s “Chopped” Chef Amanda Freitag is a seasoned chef with 25 years under her belt and knowledge amassed through a series of wise career choices that included long term stints at spots such as Vong, New York, Verbena, under chef Diane Forley. After Verbena, Freitag traveled to France and Italy, working for [...]

2003, 2020

The Coronavirus & The Restaurant Industry

The Coronavirus & The Restaurant Industry With the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic being nowhere near it’s end, the economy is taking a major hit. Arguably, no industry will be hit harder that the bar, restaurant, and service industries. Today on Duffified Live, Chef Brian Duffy explains to you why that’s the case as he explains everything from [...]

1303, 2020

Chef Matthew Mytro Of Cleveland’s Flour Restaurant & Pasta Company

Chef Matthew Mytro Of Cleveland’s Flour Restaurant & Pasta Company Cleveland Chef Matt Mytro started out selling t-shirts and hats under the “Stove Monkey” brand and has since graduated into the Executive Chef of Flour Restaurant & Catering, partnering with Paul Minello. When Chef Minnillo combines his traditional Italian flavors with Chef Mytro’s innovative culinary creations, [...]

603, 2020

Rick Steele of SelectBlinds

Rick Steele of SelectBlinds An encounter in Long Beach, CA brought Chef Brian Duffy and Rick Steele together for what would be a friendship that has been around for the last 8 years. Rick Steele is a self-made man of many things. He is an American entrepreneur and Founder and CMO of Selectblinds, LLC, an online [...]

2802, 2020

Chef Nick Liberato Returns!

Chef Nick Liberato Returns! My dear friend Chef Nick Liberato is back from his travels all over the world and is back here with us to discuss his new Netflix show called, “Restaurants On The Edge.” The show debuts on Friday, February 28th, 2020! On his new show, Chef Liberato travels around the world showcasing a new light [...]

2102, 2020

Hope Cohen

Hope Cohen Hope Cohen is a woman whose passion turned into a career and a full-blown educational experience. Loving food and creating dishes and experiences don’t always come together for most but for Hope, it sure did. She’s a Philly native, a mom, a home chef, an author, a TV host, a recipe developer, a traveler, [...]

1402, 2020

Chef Kevin Des Chenes Returns!

Chef Kevin Des Chenes Returns! Chef Kevin Des Chenes is known for his multiple TV appearances on Food Network and almost every other network there is! Kev D and Chef Brian Duffy talk about the last few weeks on the road during the festival season. Between Mohegan Sun and Ilani Casino events, we both spent a ton [...]

702, 2020

Private Celebrity Chef Manouschka Guerrier

Private Celebrity Chef Manouschka Guerrier Chef Manouschka Guerrier is a bright vibrant force and constant source of energy! This celebrity personal chef has a lot to say. Our conversation goes from her seven month journey across the country in an RV, a fire, some amazing meals, and a rekindling of her youth when she hits a certain [...]

302, 2020

JoAnn Cianciulli

Culinary Producer JoAnn Cianciulli I walked on set for my first episode of Bar Rescue and was greeted by an intense smiling face. Little did I know, twelve years later, she would not only be an integral part of my business but also a friend. JoAnn Cianciulli, a native New Yorker who studied film, made the [...]

2701, 2020

Chef Andrae Bopp

Chef Andrae Bopp Another meeting in the fields of Washington has created yet another friendship. Chef Brian Duffy and Chef Andrae Bopp have some long chats and talk about how they made the decision to keep the feet in the door of this industry, the trials, and pure insanity that this business can create! Andrae Bopp, [...]

2101, 2020

Chef Rocco Whalen

Chef Rocco Whalen Chef Rocco Whalen, if nothing else, is wrapped up in the love of cooking: the idea and vitality of it, the doing of it, the invention and sustainability of it, the day to day enrichment of it, and ultimately and significantly, the memory of learning all about from his mom. Finding success in Cleveland and Charlotte with [...]

1001, 2020

Jennifer McKinnon

Jennifer McKinnon This chick is a badass superhero warrior and she’s also my friend. Jennifer is a strong woman, wife, mom of twins, entrepreneur, survivor, and a Cystic Fibrosis patient. Forty years ago, the doctors told her adoring parents to “take her home and enjoy her for as long as they can.” Jen has defied so [...]

301, 2020

Chef & TV Host Jess Pryles

Chef & TV Host Jess Pryles Jess Pryles is an Australian chef, television show host of Aussie Barbecue Heroes, and a live fire cook. She co-founded the Australasian Barbecue Alliance and is also the author of the book, “Hardcore Carnivore.” Born in Australia and now living in Austin, TX., Jess has amassed quite a resume via her [...]

2712, 2019

Rose Lawrence

Rose Lawrence Rose Lawrence is a huge ball of energy and happiness on a mission to serve REAL food. She is the owner and fermenter behind Red Bread, a social justice organic kitchen offering farm to table food and baked goods with ingredients from sustainable organic farms. She also teaches a variety of private and public classes both [...]

811, 2019

Chef Monti Carlo

Chef Monti Carlo I think Chef Monti Carlo is my new favorite person! We met at a food festival in Washington state and became friends pretty quick. We had a few great convos and I knew I immediately wanted to have her on the show. It’s spectacular to me how people find their path into the [...]

111, 2019

Amy Polinsky Returns!

Amy Polinsky Returns! Amy Polinsky, the tattooed mama from Pittsburgh, is back on Duffified Live to discuss her changes in life and what she’s doing now. A big change in her life has transplanted this strong mom of three back to her hometown and has been given an opportunity to get back in front of the [...]

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