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GUESTS PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE

2305, 2020

Chef Adam Hegsted

Chef Adam Hegsted Adam Hegsted, the man behind the Eat Good Group and Crave Northwest, and I talk about the current situation in the Pacific Northwest, how he and his staff of TWELVE CONCEPTS are handling this, and what he foresees for the future of restaurants. I’ve been a fan of Adam’s for the last few [...]

1505, 2020

Chef Brian Malarkey

Chef Brian Malarkey Chef Brian Malarkey! The outspoken chef has been showcasing his culinary talents up and down the West Coast for a few years before settling in the San Diego/Orange County area! His latest venture, Animae, is an interpretation of Pan Asian American cuisine that is inspired by the stunning, modern architecture of the building [...]

805, 2020

Chefs Jen Carroll & Billy Riddle

Chefs Jen Carroll & Billy Riddle Well…she doesn’t live in Philly anymore but I got the bonus of having her partner in crime on as well! Victory! Chefs Jen Carroll & Billy Riddle are a great chat! I loved talking to them about how they share a kitchen, a life, and the insanity of the Coronavirus! [...]

105, 2020

Chef Mike Fucci Of Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen

Chef Mike Fucci Of Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen Fuggeddaboutit! Chef Mike Fucci’s claim to fame was being named Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen champion in 2017 but his story doesn’t start there. This guy started in the kitchen when he was 13 years old with his Uncle Mike, who taught him everything there’s more to know about [...]

2404, 2020

MeatLifeShow.com’s Nick Solares

MeatLifeShow.com’s Nick Solares The man, meat man, meat life, meat great dude, super smart & glad to say a friend. He’s back and this is an all-out chat about NYC during this whole process & what’s going on with his dining habits & the conversation goes into sous vide steaks and reverse searing! Love this guy! [...]

1704, 2020

Chef Ryan Peters of Pittsburgh’s Iron Born Pizza

Chef Ryan Peters of Pittsburgh’s Iron Born Pizza Chef Ryan Peters knew it at age two. He knew he wanted to be a chef at that age! Since then, he’s traveled to and from Key Largo and Pittsburgh. Two very odd cities, two very different cities, but two cities with amazing food programs on all levels. [...]

1004, 2020

Chef Mike Haracz, Former Executive Chef of McDonald’s

Chef Mike Haracz, Former Executive Chef of McDonald’s You have all eaten this guy’s food. EVERY SINGLE ONE OF YOU has at least tried his food before. How do I know that? Chef Mike Haracz was on the executive culinary team for McDonald’s. He’s since left and is now talking about his experience there and what [...]

304, 2020

Financial Guru Sean McGovern

Financial Guru Sean McGovern This week on Duffified Live, Chef Brian Duffy sits down and chats with financial adviser, guru, and friend, Sean McGovern. They discuss some of the financial packages available for restaurants and small businesses, express loans and grants, the stimulus package, and how your business should be doing it’s research and setting up [...]

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 [...]

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