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Conversations with people about their relationship to food and how food traditions and habits are formed. We will talk with chefs, foodies, and just about anyone to gain incite on how we came to be the eaters that we are. Chef Elaina Alexander is your host, leading the explorations of all things food, especially in the Chicago scene.

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Culinary instructors report all about the Summer Camp experience @ Uinversity of Chicago. We have a action packed schedule of activities, work experience, industry exposure, chef instructions, team buliding exercises, team projects,... more

The catering business is not easy as pie, but it can be as sweet. Chef explores the path Erica Coleman has mapped out for her company within the next few years. Pitfalls aside, a dedication to excellence is the main motivator to... more

We weave architecture, education, food, and youth mentoring together to bring a picture to the diet challenges of our American kids. What is the cost, what is the difference between the generations of the yuppies and the millennials in terms... more

Chef Elaina an Chef Chris met working the International Housewares Show in Chicago for C-CAP. Chris is an almuni of the program and a great pastry chef who is adding more and more skills to his toolbox. With a bright future ahead of... more

Chef Elaina and Maurice Miles have known each other since the 1980's, as they both attended Whitney Young High School. In our recent past, we have been creating opportunities that will both expand our reach and combine our talents.... more

We had some trouble today attempting to live broadcast so we went to a recording. From tailgating to big game food flare, we all eat when we watch our favorite match-ups, and Chicago does this up right. Any excuse to have a party,... more

I met Chef Marcos when I first started working for C-Cap. This warm, charming, gifted chef has taken his skills to a new venture while still maintaining that welcoming aurora. His path in culinary isn't too different from Chef Elaina's, so... more

Curis Jones had overseas training in both archeture and culinary arts. Take a listen as they discuss their mutual career loves of art, food, structure. Having many friends in common, these two cross paths often and one day the may... more

Chef Elaina met Chef Santora at a alumni event at their culinary college, since that time they have often discussed issues within the industry and personal matters over the years. These two share in common their culinary training roots... more

From movies to televison and serval documentaries, the topic of food, sustainability, cuisine, chef life, non GMO, organic, farmer's markets, food deserts, and environmental crisis, all speak to a vital element of human life, food.... more