Afros and Knives

A bi-weekly, award-winning series that highlights the work and thoughtful conversations of Black women working and leading at the intersections of food and beverage, people and culture. We cover everything from the global impact of ...more

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July 01, 2019 00:56:35
Sippin Pretty with Marcia McColl

Sippin Pretty with Marcia McColl

Marcia is a wine and spirits consultant from Silver Spring, Maryland. She is the founder of Bubbles & Bourbon, a tasting soiree’ experience. She is knowledgeable and passionate about wine and spirits and a proud member of the Women In Bourbon Association, DC Chapter and is graduate of the Stave and Thief Society, and has her certification as a bourbon steward from Moonshine University. ...

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June 24, 2019 00:56:33
Fresh Voices with Nina Broadie

Fresh Voices with Nina Broadie

This week we introduce the Fresh Voices series… these are conversations with women who are in the early stages of their life in food, wine, or hospitality. I want to learn about their experiences, get their perspectives, and increase their visibility.  Today’s fresh voice is recent culinary school graduate Nina Broadie…let’s dive in…Nina is the co-founder of the lifestyle brand Matter of Motley, lives in NYC, and is making moves!       Photo credit : @mikhaela_viktoria ...

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June 17, 2019 01:02:28
Millenial Wine Culture with Desiree Brown

Millenial Wine Culture with Desiree Brown

Desiree is a 20-something, self-professed wine lover. Her unexpected entry into the world of wine and spirits started as a part-time gig and transformed into a full-time passion. In true millennial style, she quit her traditional corporate job to pursue a career in wine. The start of her brand was inspired by the lack of representation and diversity in the wine industry. Desiree created Wino Noire to chronicle her experience as a developing wine professional and to share no-nonsense tips. Her mission is to encourage other Millennials of color to enjoy wine minus the snobbery. Desiree has earned a Level One and Level Two certification from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust. She is a Maryland native and a graduate of the University of Maryland.   ...

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June 10, 2019 01:05:05
The importance of being authentic with Elle Simone

The importance of being authentic with Elle Simone

Elle Simone Scott is a culinary maverick. Always drawn to creative food culture, Elle has been dazzling the culinary world since 2003, quickly becoming a highly sought-after Food Stylist and Culinary Producer. Elle has collaborated and contributed her unique styling abilities most recently to America’s Test Kitchen. Also Food Network, Food Network Magazine, The Cooking Channel, CBS, ABC’s The Chew, and Bravo. Her specialties don’t stop with styling and production. As the Founder and CEO of SheChef Inc., a professional networking organization for women chefs of color and allies. Elle shares her passion by mentoring, resource building, business development, and most importantly, Food Social Justice. Elle continues to inspire others and break glass ceilings, as she is currently the resident Food Stylist & On-Air Talent on America’s Test Kitchen on PBS, the host of the food podcast The Walk-In, and the first African-American woman to do so. Most recently she created a beautiful book titled Boards--in which she shares tips for creating photo-worthy spreads, letting you in on trade secrets ranging from plating techniques to how she keeps things looking fresh on set (and all party long). Across 35 boards you’ll find over 150 of ATK’s foolproof recipes to build your board around or add that special homemade touch, from platter-worthy Steak Frites to better-than-storebought dips, and everything in-between. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/afrosandknivespod/message ...

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June 03, 2019 00:20:30
Afros and Knives

Afros and Knives

Afros and Knives is a bi-weekly series that amplifies the stories and profiles of Black women who are working at the intersection of food and beverage, people, and culture. Chef, food writer, and storyteller Tiffani Rozier hosts a series of thoughtful and fun conversations which explore everything from the global impact of soul food to the influence of Black women on global culture. Each episode is like eavesdropping on two Black women sharing their passion for what they do and the impact they want to make. Using Black women's stories as a lens, this show illuminates the past, present, and potential future for food, beverage, and hospitality. Our discussion explores how black women have shaped global culture and how they continue to do so. It aims to deepen our understanding of the impact Black women have on systems that undergird our lives and on the communities impacted by them, at a time when people around the world are increasingly interested in food, dining, wine, and travel.   ...

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