Best of 2015 #FoodTVChat – Inspiration From TV Chefs

#FoodTVChatTo celebrate 2016, we wanted to share with you inspiration from the #FoodTVChat TV Chefs in what we’re calling Best of 2015 #FoodTVChat. Please enjoy!

Last year we launched the Twitter Chat #FoodTVChat to bring Food TV Chefs and Fans together in digital conversations. #FoodTVChat quickly took on a life of its own. The Chat is network agnostic; our chefs come from  shows on Fox Broadcasting, Food TV Network, Bravo, Travel Channel and more. The Food TV Twitter Community drops by from all over the world; we must say they are the nicest and we appreciate their continued support and participation.

7 Inspirational Thoughts From #FoodTVChat TV Chefs

In addition to lots of  cooking, baking and grilling hints we’ve learned so much from the #FoodTVChat TV Chefs which goes far beyond the chopping block.

  • Stay true to your self, embrace your creativity and trust your instincts.
  • Take a chance on what might be seen as a risk.  Say, “Yes.”
  • Follow your dream and never give it up.
  • Let your passion shine through at 140% of all you do.
  • Food is a way of bringing love to family and friends.
  • Cook with passion, intent, caring and experiment with new flavors and techniques.
  • Above all cook and live life from your heart.

Best of 2015 #FoodTVChat Tweets

Chef Katsuji Tanabe – Food Network Chopped Winner and Bravo Top Chef Boston

Chef Marida Mohammed – Food Network Master Chef Canada Runner Up

Chef Diana Sabater – Food Network Ultimate Chopped Champion/Three Time Winner and Cut Throat Kitchen contestant

Chef Rock Harper – Fox Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen Winner

BBQ Foodpreneur Elliot Mellow – Travel Channel American Grilled

Home cook Sherri Williams – Food Network All Star Academy

Junior chef Logan Guleff – Fox MasterChef Junior Winner

Home cook Sarah Bettendorff – Food Network Worst Cooks in America

Chef Alexis Hernandez – Food Network Next Food Network Star, Cutthroat Kitchen

Getting ready to host #FoodTVChat!

Home cook  Sharon Damante – Food Network All Star Academy

Chef Dwyane Ingraham Food Network Spring Baking Championship, Cutthroat Kitchen Winner

Chef Meghan Gill Fox / Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen Winner of Season 14.

Chef Michelle Karam –  Food Network Star Season 11

Home cook Amanda Saab – Fox / Gordon Ramsay Master Chef Season 6

Home cook Hetal Vasavada – Fox / Gordon Ramsay Master Chef Season 6

Chuck Wagon Cook Kent Rollins – Food Network Throw Down With Bobby Flay – Kent beat Bobby Flay (!), Chopped Grill Masters Season 1, Chopped Redemption

Chef Jernard Wells aka Tha Love Chef  – Food Network 2 times Winner of Cutthroat Kitchen; Chef Wanted

Chef Tommy Walton – Fox / Gordon Ramsay Master Chef Season 6

Restaurateur and home chef Christopher Lu  – Fox / Gordon Ramsay Master Chef Season 6

Home cook Katrina Kozar – Fox / Gordon Ramsay  Master Chef Season 6

Pitmaster Stan Hayes – Food Network Chopped Grill Masters Season 2

Chef Rue Rusike – Food Network Star Season 11

Home cook Claudia Sandoval –  Fox / Gordon Ramsay Master Chef Winner of Season 6

Home cook & Foodpreneur Jay D. Ducote – Food Network Star Season 11

Home cook RosaGraziano – Food Network Star Season 11

Chef Erin Evenson – Food Network Cutthroat Kitchen

Home cook  Jesse Romero – Fox / Gordon Ramsay Master Chef Season 6

Chef Jessica Entzel – Food Network CampCutthroat

Chef Stephen Lee – Fox / Gordon Ramsay  Master Chef Season 6

Chef Nedra Harris  Fox / Gordon Ramsay’s Hells Kitchen

Chef Emily Ellyn “Mother of the Retro Rad Movement” – Food Network CutThroat Kitchen, Food Network Star Season 8, Cup Cake Wars

Chef Terry French – Food Network World Extreme Chef Winner

#FoodTVChat Back Story

Last year we launched the Twitter Chat #FoodTVChat. We had seen, and experienced, the excitement of the FoodTV community as they live tweeted and shared posts from their favorite TV chefs and food TV shows. Marketers call this Social TV.  As often happens in social TV digital conversations are limited. We saw an opportunity for fans to interact with TV chefs in more than a one-off tweet. Our goal was simple… to bring TV chefs and fans together in weekly digital conversations. Although there are lots of great food chats, we were surprised no one had thought to work with Food TV chefs.

We wanted the chat to be extra special and to go a step or two beyond a traditional tweet chat, usually structured by topic. We wanted to create an interview format. The chat would be a unique way to engage with the chefs; but we knew once we opened the format the Food TV Twitter Community would jump in with their own questions. #FoodTVChat would be an interview within an interview within an interview. Would it work?

We took a leap of faith and reached out to a few chefs we had built digital relationships with and invited them to guest host our new chat. Chef Katsuji Tanbe, Top Chef Boston, immediately said yes. We did the happy dance (!) and with the support from some kind people in the Food TV Twitter Community launched #FoodTVChat.

#FoodTVChat quickly took on a life of its own. The Chat is network agnostic; our chefs come from  shows on the Fox Broadcasting, Food TV Network, Bravo, Travel Channel and more. The Food TV Twitter Community comes from all over the world; and we must say are the nicest and we are most appreciative of their support and participation.

2016

Where do we go from here? More great TV Chefs, more interesting conversations, more recipes. Maybe as  Chef Emily Ellyn suggested a pot luck meet up! As the #FoodTVChat Chefs have taught us… the road can lead to surprising adventures. If you’d like to sponsor a chat let’s chat!

Join us 7p Eastern| 6p Central | 5p Mountain| 4p Pacific for 2016’s  #FoodTVChat.

We wish you a Divalicious 2016!

Author: Toby Bloomberg Marianne Richmond

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