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A Restaurant Guy

“I’ve told so many people that [Restaurant Guys Radio] is basically Car Talk for Food, and I mean that in the most positive way. I don’t know how often you guys listen to Car Talk but that’s quite a compliment.” >> Listen: hi | lo

--Charlie Trotter

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Adam Seger

Adam Seger is the General Manager and Sommelier of Chicago's Nuevo Latino restaurant, Nacional 27. He's a leader in a new movement of mixology that is bridging the gap between the bar and the kitchen. He is called the "Charlie Trotter of Cocktails" using culinary instinct to perfect his provocative beverages. The graduate of Cornell University's school of Hotel Administration is a Certified Culinary Professional who passed the Advanced Exam of the Court of Master Sommeliers on his first attempt. Dubbed a "Beverage Guru" by Wine & Spirits and a "Spirits Guru" by Food & Wine and Fast Company, he has been featured in numerous publications and television programs including a regular feature on Fox News in the Morning in Louisville. He was named one of the '"Top 20 Bartenders in the World" by Bols, The Amsterdam based spirits company founded in 1575. He is the co-founder of Chicago Blind Tasters, a group comprised of sommeliers from TRU, Charlie Trotter's, and NoMi whose primary goal is to help prepare each other for Master Sommelier accreditation.

Podcast Date: 11/29/2006

The Restaurant Guys

Who Are The Restaurant Guys? Every week, Francis Schott and Mark Pascal host the Restaurant Guys, a show that's as informative as it is fun. Francis and Mark own Stage Left Restaurant in the heart of New Brunswick's theatre district, and, along with their expertise in a wide range of fine dining and wine matters, they bring to the table humor and intelligent conversation, perfect for the midday listener. The show includes discussions and interviews with famous chefs, restaurateurs, wine and food writers, critics; and the Guys even give stuff away occasionally.