interview

Episode 20 Interview with Chris Rivest

In this episode we talk to a Chef whose love for Cambro is literally skin deep.

Chef Chris Rivest is not unlike many foodservice professionals. Started in the industry young, went into broadcasting and advertising, started a comedy YouTube cooking show, got selected to be on Masterchef Canada and is now the sous chef, beekeeper, head butcher and pit master a newly opened restaurant. Well, maybe not quite everyone had the same path as Chris.

Hear all about his varied career thus far and that famous tattoo that got him viral attention.

Episode 18 – Interview with Lamar Moore

In this episode of Cambro Eats, we talk to Chef Lamar Moore.

Chef’s journey through foodservice takes some very interesting turns. From his time at Le Cordon Bleu in Chicago to working on the expansion of McCormick and Schmick’s across the US to working at stadiums all over the country, his experiences are eye opening. Oh and he was on a TV reality show so for more check out the interview.

Guest: Lamar Moore

Host: Felix Bazgan

The Swill Inn: Website | Instagram

Cambro: Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Cambro Eats Website

Episode 17 – Interview with Marc Marrone | Cambro Eats

On this week’s show, we talk to Chef Marc Marrone. After several years of being the Corporate Chef for the Tao Group, known for the Tao Las Vegas venue in the Venetian, he has recently started Graffiti Bao, a Vegas pop-up inspired by Asian street food.

We talked to him about his background, trends in foodservice and of course what he loves about Cambro.

Please listen to the interview and check out the links below to connect.

Guest: Marc Maronne

Host: Felix Bazgan

Graffiti Bao: Website | Instagram

Cambro: Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Cambro Eats Website

Episode 15 Interview with Ameer Natson | Cambro Eats

Ameer Natson logoIn this episode, we talk to Ameer Natson. To say he’s an Executive Chef would be too easy so you’ll have to listen to him describe his journey.

Check out the podcast and here’s the link to Ameer’s website to get all the info on his upcoming adventures.

Guest: Ameer Natson

Host: Felix Bazgan

Ameer Natson: Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter Cambro: Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Cambro Eats Website

Episode 14 – Basant Catering | Interview with Rameez Parveez | Cambro Eats

In this episode, meet Rameez Parveez of Basant Catering.

Rameez started his company with the dream of bringing modern halal American food to the people of Long Island.

Basant Catering has grown into an extremely successful business, with Rameez regularly preparing catering orders for events that serve hundreds of people.

Rameez has an incredible energy and passion for food, life, family—and Cambro products!

He took some time between prepping orders to talk to us – take a listen to the interview and check out the links below toconnect.

Guest: Rameez Parveez

Host: Felix Bazgan

Basant Catering: Website | Instagram | Facebook | YouTube  

Cambro: Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Cambro Eats Website

Episode 13 – Miss BossCat | Interview with Leslie Nguyen | Cambro Eats

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In this episode, we talk to Leslie Nguyen.

Better known as Miss BossCat, Leslie leverages her nickname to a strong brand across multiple foodservice businesses.

If you’re in Houston or Newport Beach, you’re in luck. A Bosscat Kitchen & Libations establishment is nearby.

Or perhaps custom mini donuts are your thing. Good news on that front, Miss Mini Donuts by Leslie has you covered!

And if you’re looking for a club, check out TEN Asian Bistro in Newport Beach.

Can you tell Leslie is busy?

She took time out to talk to us – check out the interview and check out the link below to connect.

Guest: Leslie Nguyen

Host: Felix Bazgan

Bosscat Kitchen: Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

Miss Mini Donuts: Facebook | Instagram

Cambro: Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Cambro Eats Website

Episode 12 – Lunch On Me | Interview with LaRayia Gaston | Cambro Eats

Cambro Cares is committed to supporting organizations that nourish our communities. Recently, Cambro was happy to work with non-profit Lunch On Me to help them reach more of Los Angeles’ homeless community. Lunch On Me reduces food waste by taking would-be thrown away organic food and creating delicious, healthy meals for the homeless.

We talked to LaRayia Gaston, executive director and founder of Lunch On Me, about her organization.

Guest: LaRayia Gaston

Host: Felix Bazgan

Lunch On Me: Website | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube

Cambro: Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Cambro Eats Website




Cambro Eats Episode 8 – Interview with Chef Beverly Kim of Parachute

In this episode, we interview our first Michelin star Chef!

Chef Beverly Kim and Chef Johnny Clark are the husband and wife team who have made Parachute the talk of Chicago.

The restaurant opened in 2014 and they have gotten a lot of well-deserved attention.

Just a few of their accolades:

Michelin Star 2016, 2017, 2018

Bon Appétit Magazine’s # 5 of 10 Best New Restaurants in America 2015

Eater National Essential 38 Restaurants: 2015 and 2016

Thee Stars from Chicago Tribune

On the show, Chef Beverly talks about how she got into foodservice and her journey to opening Parachute.

Guest: Beverly Kim

Host: Felix Bazgan

Parachute: Website Instagram Facebook | Twitter

Cambro: Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Cambro Eats Website

Cambro Eats Episode 7 – Interview with Jacquy Pfeiffer of the French Pastry School

This week’s episode spotlights Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer, President and Co-Founder of the French Pastry School in Chicago.

With the simple goal of training much-needed pastry chefs, the French Pastry School was launched. Since its start, the School has become a mainstay of the culinary hub in Chicago.

In this episode, Chef Jacquy details his early interest in baking, followed by years of international culinary experience.

He also reveals what it was like being a central figure in the 2010 documentary Kings of Pastry. It followed Chef Jacquy through the grueling process of the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France – a nationwide skills-examination for the highest accolade in France.

 

Add to that a best-selling cookbook, “The Art of French Pastry,” and we had a lot to cover in a podcast. Please check out the links below.

Guests: Jacquy Pfeiffer

Host: Felix Bazgan

French Pastry School: Website Instagram Facebook | Twitter

The Art of French Pastry cookbook on Amazon

Kings of Pastry Documentary Link

Cambro: Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Cambro Eats Website

Cambro Eats Episode 6 – Interview with Brian Weavel of Anna’s Pizza and Pasta

Anna's Pizza and Pasta

This week we had the opportunity to talk to Brian Weavel, founder and owner of Anna’s Pizza and Pasta.

Located in Winnebago, Illinois, Anna’s has been around for 23 years.

Anna’s is the epitome of a small business success story and Brian is the perfect example of a small business owner.

His constant focus and engagement with the local community has been the not-so-secret secret to his on-going success. On the podcast, he imparts a lot of great insights all with the underlying message that if you help your community grow, your business will grow.

Guests: Brian Weavel

Host: Felix Bazgan

Anna’s Pizza and Pasta: Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter 

Cambro: Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Cambro Eats Website