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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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Stage Left
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Jacques Torres

At twenty-six years old Chef Jacques Torres achieved the distinction of becoming the youngest recipient of the Meilleur Ouvrier de France Patissier Award. Since joining The FCI in 1993, Torres has shared his passion for the pastry arts in demonstrations and hands-on classes. He designed and oversees The French Culinary Institute's Classic Pastry Arts Program. Once the executive pastry chef at Le Cirque 2000, Torres is now chocolatier and co-owner of Jacques Torres Chocolates in Brooklyn and hosts "Chocolate with Jacques Torres" on the Food Network.

Jacques Torres has hosted two PBS television series and written the companion books, Dessert Circus: Extraordinary Desserts You Can Make at Home and Dessert Circus at Home: Fun, Fanciful, Easy-To-Make Desserts. Torres is the winner of numerous industry accolades including the James Beard Foundation Pastry Chef of the Year Award and Chefs of America Pastry Chef of the Year Award.

Podcast Date: 2/7/2007

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.