Interview With Chef Holly Chute
Apr19

Interview With Chef Holly Chute

Holly Chute, Senior Georgia Grown Executive Chef Chef Holly Chute’s career journey is truly a farm-to-fork story. A Yankee from New York, Chef is the State of Georgia’s most prominent champion of all things Georgia food from farms and ranches to food makers, restaurants, and chefs. I first met this talented chef a few years ago at a local Atlanta farmers market where she was promoting Georgia foodpreneurs. As you might...

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Ann Nguyen, Hospitality Student & Recipient of LDEI Scholarship
Oct21

Ann Nguyen, Hospitality Student & Recipient of LDEI Scholarship

It is with great pleasure that I introduce you to Ann Nguyen, a hospitality student at Georgia State University and a recipient of an Les Dames D’Escoffier – Atlanta scholarship award. I was curious to understand the challenges she faced as a hospitality major now taking all her classes online. I also wondered what her point of view was about the ‘new hospitality‘ and her thoughts of how these changes would...

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#FoodTVChat Interview With Chef Dorian Hunter
Oct18

#FoodTVChat Interview With Chef Dorian Hunter

Chef Dorian Hunter, MasterChef Season 10 Winner ~ A Twitter Interview It was a great pleasure to have Chef Dorian Hunter guest host Diva Foodies #FoodTVChat tweet chat guest last month. Although at the time of the chat we didn’t know Chef Dorian’s life was about to change we did know that her skills and talents were taking this gracious lady to the MasterChef finale. In our pre tweet chat conversation Chef Dorian shared...

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A Chef’s Story: Chef Sang, Bun Mi Vietnamese Grill
Jun19

A Chef’s Story: Chef Sang, Bun Mi Vietnamese Grill

In between the condos, apartments and retail stores on Peachtree Street, in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta, is restaurant where the chef is passionate about sharing his love of Vietnamese street food or as Chef Sang calls it “working class food.” I was introduced to Bun Mi Vietnamese Grill through a tweet from my pal @SashaEats. [Side note: Social media can work deliciously for restaurants & food makers!] Thank...

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Q. D. Foodie Kitchen Tools Come To Life! 
May21

Q. D. Foodie Kitchen Tools Come To Life! 

Q. D. Foodie Kitchen Tools Come To Life!  About a year ago I ‘met’ Marci Heit, founder of Q.D. Foodie, on Twitter @DivaFoodies. Yes, I said Twitter; but that’s a story for another day. Marci was in the process of a Kick Starter campaign to fund an adorable set of kitchen tools – Q. D. Foodies. I fell in love not only with her playful kitchen tools but with the story of the little, girl character Q. D. aka Quinn...

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