908, 2019

Mrs. Pennsylvania America 2019 Rebecca West Hensinger

Mrs. Pennsylvania America 2019 Rebecca West Hensinger I am so stoked to chat with Rebecca West Hensinger, a Pennsylvania native who has transformed her love for education and changing lives and turned it into a platform for her 2020 run for Mrs. America! Rebecca West Hensinger is Mrs. Pennsylvania America 2019. She was awarded the title on April 6, 2019 [...]

406, 2019

Nick Solares

Nick Solares The Meat Life Let’s talk MEAT…….and some restaurant stuff. This conversation with Nick Solares is like having a conversation with a master of their domain. Nick is an Englishman in NYC with a doctorate in the art of meat. We talk about everything from eating to experiencing the multitude that the city has to offer as well [...]

1705, 2019

Compeat’s Kristi Turner

Kristi Turner CMO of Compeat This week on Duffified Live, Chef Brian Duffy is joined by Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat, a restaurant software that wraps everything needed for running a successful shift into one program that is held in her hand. Kristi began her career at a regional advertising agency and moved into marketing and operations with [...]

1005, 2019

The Vesper Brothers

The Vesper Brothers Vesper Bros. Foods Coming from southwest Philadelphia, John and Bill Vesper are Italian twins whose father opened a deli. They grew up in the family business but wanted to take it to the next level. The entrepreneurial spirit takes over and they open two more delis. Then, they make let us make some of Grandma’s [...]

305, 2019

Actress Perri Lauren

Perri Lauren Actress 5’1″, bright red hair, suffered a bit with some pretty hardcore depression. Whaddya do? Become an actress and become a Spartan racer. That’s exactly what Perri Lauren has done. She has taken the groundwork laid by her mother and the supportive guidance of her father, Perri has done all of that and most importantly, she’s winning. Perri [...]

2604, 2019

Denver Mixologist Dylan Holcomb

Dylan Holcomb Denver Mixologist I love a bartender! Who doesn’t?! I love their job. I love their attitude. I love their knowledge. Dylan Holcomb is a true bartender. He is everything you want in a great bartender: a sense of humor, knowledge, informative, and he’s personable. Dylan is that dude! He has worked from corporate to private end to everything in [...]

1904, 2019

Former Eagles WR Draft Pick Freddie Mitchell

Freddie Mitchell Former Eagles WR Draft Pick 4th and 26. Anybody who lives in Philly knows what 4th and 26 means and all other sports fans outside of Philadelphia know the name Freddie Mitchell for his dislike of Donovan McNabb and his hardcore attitude regarding the NFL. Freddie and Chef Brian Duffy sat for a bit to chat about his earlier days in the game, [...]

1204, 2019

The Best Way To Handle A Poor Restaurant Experience

The Best Way To Handle A Poor Restaurant Experience Stop bitching and complaining to an online “evaluation” site. Please. Just stop. Here’s what you don’t realize…. apps like Yelp are a pay to play sites, which means for restaurants to see true reviews in real time, they need to PAY to be on there. What does that mean [...]

2903, 2019

Competitive Eater Moe Train

Moe Train Competitive Eater Hungry? What do you think about eating 350 wings? What do you think about eating them in front of 20k screaming drunk Philly Peeps? Today, we chat with Monty Wiradilaga, better known as competitive eater “Moe Train.” He’s a Philly native who has made a mark on the competitive eating world when he downed massive amounts [...]

2203, 2019

TV & Celebrity Chef David Rose

David Rose TV & Celebrity Chef Chef David Rose and his biceps seem to be all over the place these days and I love seeing it. I am a fan of watching great people do fun things. David is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu and the Four Seasons Atlanta. He’s a a chef who spends time sharing his love [...]

1503, 2019

Raleigh Sadler of LMPGNetwork.org

Raleigh Sadler of LMPGNetwork.org *Just a little warning about this week’s show: It gets very heavy at times and may cause some triggers. Don’t want anyone to be blind sided.* Did you know that 45.8 million people are exploited globally through human trafficking? It’s a 150 BILLION dollar business. These numbers shocked me and even more than that, [...]

803, 2019

“The Plate Princess” Jacqueline Mangione

Jacqueline Mangione "The Plate Princess" Jacquelyn Mangione, aka “The Plate Princess,” and Chef Brian Duffy have been friends for about four years and it was a chance chat in the middle of a food show that brought these two like minded people together! Jacquelyn is an avid traveler and eater with a passion for great meals and beautifully [...]

103, 2019

Clay Cocalis, Foreman of the Lorena Bobbitt Trial

Clay Cocalis Foreman of the Lorena Bobbitt Trial Remember those really weird crimes and experiences we all saw growing up? Things like the Space Shuttle Challenger exploding, the fall of the Berlin Wall, President Ronald Reagan getting shot, the OJ Simpson case, Lorena Bobbitt chopping off her husband’s penis and chucking it out her car window as she [...]

2202, 2019

Tori Lubecki, Former Aerialist of Cirque du Soleil

Tori Lubecki Former Aerialist of Cirque du Soleil Dinner with ten chefs, all good friends, no shortage of personalities, a group of very dynamic individuals all sitting down for a meal of Mongolian hot pot when a five foot tall energy force walks through the door. Tori Lubecki, introduced to me by my dear friend Panini Pete, was [...]

1502, 2019

The Mystery Of Duffy’s Cut

The Mystery Of Duffy’s Cut Irish Style Red Ale A few years ago, my father told me the story of “Duffy’s Cut,” a wild tale of corruption, hidden documents, murder, and the blatant mistreatment of the Irish and what it was like in the 1830s. My father was an avid reader and LOVED history so it was fitting that [...]

802, 2019

Restaurateur & Chef Fabio Viviani

Fabio Viviani Restaurateur & Chef Chef Brian Duffy and Chef Fabio Viviani! Here we go, folks! These two are on a mission to change the hospitality scene and what goes on behind the scenes. They talk about everything from growing up in the business to creating the perfect working environment, plus a few other stories. Chef Viviani has harbored a [...]

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