Podcasts

Jessica Craig of L’Artusi

Having grown up in a large Jamaican family, Jessica Craig always had an interest in food and an adventurous palate. She began helping her mother in the family kitchen from a very young age, and soon became responsible for all family holiday desserts at the age of 12. From there, the next step for Jessica was culinary school to pursue her love of cooking. After stints in the Hamptons and Locanda Verde, she joined the L’Artusi family as Executive Pastry Chef in 2017.

Mike Anthony of Gramercy Tavern

Mike Anthony has been the Executive Chef at Gramercy Tavern for 14 years. If you want to know what’s in the mind of a chef that has kept a restaurant at the highest level during his tenure, listen to his interview with Battman. He is so down to earth it’s weird, but also very nice.

What’s Up With Battman: Episode #2

Battman shares memories from his experience in the music business, and his early days as a photographer in New York. Did you know Battman has recorded 3 albums, and was the lead photographer for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for many years? He's also the only...

Podcast with Pastry Chef Gregory Doyen

Podcast with Pastry Chef Gregory Doyen

Gregory Doyen was born July 1984 into an artistic family in the French countryside of Brionnais Burgundy and experienced the magic of pastry early in his childhood when the family kitchen became his favorite place.

Podcast with Chef Raymond Mohan Chef/Owner of Lolo’s Seafood Shack

Podcast with Chef Raymond Mohan Chef/Owner of Lolo’s Seafood Shack

Raymond Mohan is the Executive Chef and co-owner of LoLo’s Seafood Shack, a critically acclaimed restaurant in Harlem, New York City. I grew up in Guyana, South America, which is part of the Amazon rainforest. In Guyana, we mostly live on the coast, and your backyard...

Chef JJ Johnson of Fieldtrip Harlem

Chef JJ Johnson of Fieldtrip Harlem

Joseph “JJ” Johnson’s love of cooking was sparked by his obliging, hardworking grandmother, who brought Caribbean infl uences into the kitchen and instilled in him a passion for following the rhythm of the seasons.

Podcast Interview with Chef Preston Clark

Podcast Interview with Chef Preston Clark

Known for his emphasis on bold flavors, beautiful presentation and fresh ingredients, Chef Preston Clark has been honing his culinary skills since he was a child. Son of Patrick Clark, the late James Beard Award winning chef, Clark grew up in the kitchen. “Some of my...

Podcast Interview with Antonio Bachour

Podcast Interview with Antonio Bachour

Antonio Bachour grew up in Puerto Rico and was hooked on pastry from a young age, thanks to a childhood spent in his family’s bakery. He dedicated his first few years honing his trade in Puerto Rico as a pastry cook at Sand Hotel and Casino and Westin Rio Mar. In...

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