Self-Care and Kitchen Culture with Baltimore Chef Sarah Acconcia

The Chefs Without Restaurants Podcast – Episode 25 Self-Care and Kitchen Culture with Baltimore Chef Sarah Acconcia

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On this episode we have chef Sarah Acconcia. Sarah is currently employed as an in-home personal chef for a professional athlete, and is also the owner of Juniper Culinary Apothecary.  Prior to that, Sarah spent many years working in Baltimore restaurants. She is a self-described service industry wellness advocate, and has started a Facebook group called Self Care for the Service Industry.

In this episode we talk a lot about kitchen culture and self-care for those who work in food service. If you’d like to learn more about Sarah and her work, you can go to her website https://www.sarahacconcia.com/

Recommended Book: You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero

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Outro music provided by podcast guest Dylan Ubaldo (check out Toyomansi)

Katrice Scott of Frederick, Maryland’s Two Sweet Bakery

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On this episode we have Katrice Scott. Katrice is one half of Two Sweet, the custom confections business she started in Frederick, Maryland with her twin sister Karin.

On this episode:

Transitioning for baking at home, to cooking out of a commercial kitchen

The impact of Covid-19 on life and business

Finding time to be creative

The cookie business

Businesses Mentioned: Canapes Catering, Frederick Community College,  Djs Catering, Dutch’s Daughter, Lazy Fish, and Jerk n Jive

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Outro music provided by podcast guest Dylan Ubaldo (check out Toyomansi)

Thanks to this week’s sponsors: Tyler Wright, Little Fig Bake Shop in Baltimore, Maryland, and Café Bueno in Frederick, Maryland.

Chef Terence Tomlin on Returning to Cooking After Partial Paralysis

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On this episode we have chef Terence Tomlin. He was the executive chef at the restaurant Hawthorne in Washington DC. In November 2017 he suffered two strokes while working at the restaurant, leaving the right side of his body paralyzed. He has been able to regain much of his strength, though he has still not regained full use of his right side. Since then, he’s gone on to compete in Baltimore’s Mason Dixon Master Chef Tournament, and won the seafood competition at The Maryland Foodie Fest. Terence current lives and works in Chesapeake, VA, and does both private and public dinner parties under the name Terence Tomlin Powered by Dinner with the Hortons. This episode is one of our Covid Zoom Sessions.

In this episode we discuss his road back to cooking after the stroke, making amends, continuing to cook during the Covid pandemic, cooking competitions, his ice cream company and cooking at home during self-isolation. You can find his YouTube channel here.

Chefs & Businesses Mentioned: Chef Stiletto, Justin Holloman, Chef Cat, Just Call Me Chef, Modernist Pantry.

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Outro music provided by podcast guest Dylan Ubaldo (check out Toyomansi)

Thanks to this week’s sponsors: Tyler Wright, Little Fig Bake Shop in Baltimore, Maryland, and Café Bueno in Frederick, Maryland.

Drew Pumphrey of The Smoking Swine BBQ Truck

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On this episode we have Drew Pumphrey. Drew is the owner of The Smoking Swine BBQ and smoked meats emporium. His food truck is based out of Baltimore, Maryland, and services the surrounding areas. He recently began working on a brick and mortar restaurant, which is currently operating on limited hours, but will be fully operational soon. 

In this episode:

·         BBQ

·         Food truck life

·         His appearance on the Guy Fieri  show Diners, Drive-Ins’ and Dives

·         Guerrilla marketing

·         Hospitality, customers and customer service

·         Not overthinking it

·         Vegetarian BBQ

Favorite Culinary Tool: Continuous Feed Robot Coupe Food Processor

Recommended Book: Setting the Table by Danny Meyer and Burn the Ice by Kevin Alexander

Favorite Chefs: Guy Fieri and Jesse Sandlin

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Outro music provided by podcast guest Dylan Ubaldo (check out Toyomansi)

Mark Vierthaler of Tenth Ward Distilling Company

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On this episode we have Mark A. Vierthaler. Mark is the head distiller at Tenth Ward Distilling Company in Frederick, Maryland. Some of the spirits they produce are a genever style gin, absinthe nouvelle, caraway rye, and a smoked corn whiskey. On this episode:

·         Support and collaboration within the craft spirits community

·         The history of absinthe and Maryland rye

·         An in-depth look at how the spirits world operates

The distillers and distilleries mentioned: Privateer RumLeopold BrothersFew SpiritsOrchid Cellar Meadery & Winery, and McClintock Distilling.

This episode was recorded prior to the spread of Covid-19. Because of the current situation, Tenth Ward founder Monica Pearce has decided to begin producing both hand sanitizer and surface disinfectant

Books MentionedLiquid Intelligence by Dave Arnold (and check out Dave’s podcast Cooking Issues), Neurogastronomy by Gordon Shepherd, and the popular favorite The Flavor Bible.

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Chefs Without Restaurants Founder Chris Spear of Perfect Little Bites

If you want to support the show, our Venmo name is ChefWoRestos and can be found at https://venmo.com/ChefWoRestos. If you enjoy the show, have every received a job through one of our referrals, have been a guest, been given complimentary Chefs Without Restaurants swag, or simply want to help, it would be much appreciated. Feel free to let us know if you have any questions.

Outro music provided by podcast guest Dylan Ubaldo (check out Toyomansi)

Thank you to this week’s sponsors Tyler Wright, Little Fig Bake Shop in Baltimore, MD and Café Bueno in Frederick, Maryland. Thanks so much for the support.

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