The Meal of Your Life
The Meal of Your Life is a Podcast by two-time Emmy Award-winning TV Personality, Actor, Entrepreneur, Restaurateur, and CEO/Founder of award-winning hospitality and entertainment company, Rockit Ranch, Billy Dec. In each episode of The Meal of Your Life, Billy welcomes a uniquely distinguished and dynamically unforgettable guest, from celebrities to athletes, renowned chefs to intellectuals, politicians to everyday people, and invites listeners to join in on an intimate conversation surrounding the defining meal that forever impacted their life.
Chris Sayegh, Cannabis Infused Fine Dining Chef aka “The Herbal Chef” shares science and health benefits behind cannabis, the future of cannabis sommeliers, the importance of using food to create memories, and why the absence of his Grandma and Mom’s cooking in college made him change his career path.
Tony Abou-Ganim, Author of The Modern Mixologist, The Godfather of Cocktails, discusses the art of hospitality, how his passion for acting lead him to pursuing bartending full-time, the romance behind crafting a drink, and his most memorable meal at Chez Henri in Paris - charcuterie, cassoulet, pomme frites, duck confit and amazing friends.
Paul Adelstein of Scandal, Prison Break, Private Practice, to name a few, is an accomplished actor, producer, musician who chats about his humble beginnings as the worst waiter ever, taking classes Piven Theatre Workshop, how boys camp changed his life, and how family meals took a drastic change in the 80s. So such a blast talking with him, super hilarious- enjoy!
Iron Chef America Judge, TV personality, and Italian culinary expert, Mario Rizzotti, talks about dolce vita (the sweet and beautiful life), the differences between authentic Italian cuisine and American Italian cuisine, and how he considered every single day his Mom cooked as the meal of his life.
Global Bartending Champion and Founder of Crafthouse Cocktails, Charles Joly, talks about the global cocktail movement, the secrets behind great cocktails, how not to crack under pressure, and how he'd break being a vegetarian to have one meal all over again.
James Beard Award Winning Chef, TV personality, cookbook author, Ming Tsai, chats about restaurant feng shui, the foundation of family eating, and his idyllic meal at Les Crayeres.
Billy Dec kicks off The Meal Of Your Life with long time best bud and Actor/Director/Producer, David Schwimmer.
Winner of 2017 James Beard Award - Best Chef, Great Lakes, Sarah Grueneberg, Chef/Partner of Monteverde, talks Top Chef, cooking Italian with a wok, hardest parts about opening a Restaurant, and how her baked potatoes, sausage bread & martinis make her ultimate meal!
James Beard Award-winning Co-owner & Founder of Alinea Group and Founder & CEO of Tock, Inc., Nick Kokonas, digs in to his unique approach to business, the hospitality industry and how he’s changing things up.
Interested in being a guest on The Meal Of Your Life? Please email: TheMealOfYourLife@gmail.com.