Marc O’Neil – Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Brand Building and Community

On this week's podcast, we have chef Marc O'Neil. Marc discovered his love of cooking at the age of 5 when his brother taught him how to cook bacon. He eventually starting working in kitchens, from Burger King to The Westin at BWI. Now he has his own business, focusing on keto meal prep, and events specializing in upscale comfort food.

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On this week’s podcast, we have chef Marc O’Neil. Marc discovered his love of cooking at the age of 5 when his brother taught him how to cook bacon. He eventually starting working in kitchens, from Burger King to The Westin at BWI. Now he has his own business, focusing on keto meal prep, and events specializing in upscale comfort food. 

In this episode:

·         Being a boss and building your brand

·         Looking at multiple streams of income in the food industry

·         Black Out Fridays pop-ups at Union Kitchen with UrbanChef31 & ChefJBDC

·         Mental health and substance abuse in the foodservice industry

·         Having a community of chefs to lean on, even when you work by yourself

·         Being aware of what you post on social media

·         Support vs consumerism

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Marc O’Neil

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Marc’s Instagram

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Drew Pumphrey of The Smoking Swine BBQ Truck

the chefs without restaurants podcast with drew pumphrey of the smoking swine bbq food truck in baltimore maryland

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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)

Pasta Making and Cooking at Home with Anthony DiGiulian

home cooking and pasta making with dc chef anthony digiulian

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On this episode we have our good friend Anthony on the show. This episode is a little different. Our guest isn’t a professional chef, and doesn’t even work in a foodservice setting. He is a very serious home cook, who’s passions include pasta and Italian food, fermentation, charcuterie and gardening. Last year, he and chef Chris Spear of Perfect Little Bites did a pop-up dinner in downtown Washington D.C that focused on homemade pasta.

Since pasta is one of Anthony’s favorite hobbies, he shares a lot of resources which we’ve listed below.

Chefs to Follow: David Marcelli, Rob Gentile, Anthony Andiario, Todd Stein, Dan Barber, Ben Fatto, Kris Lee, Evan Funke, Luca Donofrio, Michele Forgione

Businesses Mentioned: Inferno Pizzeria Napoletana in Gaithersburg, MD

Row 7 Seeds

Keep Well Vinegar

Rancho Gordo Beans

Hayden Flour Mills

Baldassarre

Cookbooks: Zahav- Michael Solomonov,  Six Seasons- Joshua McFadden, Flour & Water- Thomas McNaughton

If you want to check out Anthony’s pasta work on Instagram, here are individual links to his pasta videos: Trofie, Fusilli, Strascinatii, Orecchiete, Capelleti, Garganelli, Cavatelli, Agnolotti, Tortelloni, Chitarra, Farfalle, Malloredus and Caramalle

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Chefs Without Restaurants Founder Chris Spear of Perfect Little Bites

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