KSCU 103.3 FM Season 2 Episode 15 School Nutrition Program

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RECORDING OF LIVE RADIO SHOW 3/1/20 on KSCU 103.3 FM Sunday Supper, Chef Gigi Food Talk Radio in the San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley.

Chef Gigi & guest co-host Chef Jeff Tachibana from the Epicurian Group host two Bay Area School Nutrition Superheroes! Chef Jason Hull Director of Food Services, Executive Chef and Co-Director of The Culinary Farm, a seed to table program at Marin Country Day School & #SuperWoman Karen Luna, Director of Nutrition Services from our local Santa Clara Unified School District Combine-these two are feeding kids 45,000 pounds a year of organic produce, and serving over 10,000 meals a day!

This weeks Featured Musical Artist – Mike Xavier 

Tonights Curated Playlist on Spotify

Mentions: 
8:00 Minute Mark.Food Talk Opens 
22.05 Wilcox School- Black Garlic Ice Cream on Valentines Day
22:44 Independent Artist,Mike Xavier
43:00 Chef Nancy Vasquez – Marin Country Day School 
44:13 Kathy Power & Lisa Feldman Healthy Kids Colab ( Culinary Instiute of America / Napa ) 
50:00 Chef Debbie Austin & Mountian Views Free Summer Feeding Program
58:00 Chef Chau
 
My Guests Social Media Links 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

#Food #Family #SchoolLunch #Organics #SeedtoTable  #ittakesavillage

KSCU 103.3 FM Season 2 Episode 14 Tablehopper Marcia Gagliardi / MyMilligram

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Copy of LIVE 90/60 Minute Talk Radio show on KSCU 103.3 FM 
Food Talk Begins at the 19 minute mark on tape with Tablehopper Marcia Gagliardi and Guest Co- Host Sommelier Mellisa Smith from Enotrias
 
Enjoy the shows playlist here on Spotify. A mix of 1960-1970 musical artists.
 
Marcia Gagliardi

Is the Founder of San Francisco’s long standing, food guide that has an extraordinary cult following. Tablehopper is an institution that’s been around longer than #Eater, #Twitter, or #Instagram.

 
She is a larger-than-life social influencer and the mastermind behind “mymilligram”, a microdoser media brand & educational platform featuring low-dose, high-quality cannabis products even your Madre would approve!
This boss babe is a regular contributor on KQED radio, has moderated panels with Chef Jacques Pépin, and author of #Tablehopper’s Guide to Dining and Drinking in #SanFrancisco. See her reccommended product list here.
 
She’s a repeat SFweekly “Best of San Francisco” award winner. Not to mention her over-the-top, after-hours dinner parties for #chefs are an industry legend!
 
Join myself and guest co-host Enotrias Sommelier Melissa Smith as we stream worldwide tonight on KSCU.org !
Hit the and listen button cause we are turning up tonight, it’s all about California’s latest Gold / Green Rush–The Cannabis Food and Beverage Industry. 
 
 
 

KSCU 103.3 FM Season 2 – Episode 13 Ashley Reinke- Hawk – Nutrition Expert

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RECORDING OF LIVE SHOW ON 2/2/2020
 
Did you make a News Years’ resolution to eat better or turn up personal self-care this year? If so, we might be just-in-time to give you a boost! Join KSCU’s Chef Gigi on Sunday, Supper Food Talk Radio this week after the Superbowl- and meet her guest, Miss Arizona, 2018! Ashley Reinke-Hawk, Certified Nutritionist and On-Camera Wellness and Lifestyle Host. She is here to encourage us to stay on track with her campaign that contains only five ingredients or less and for less than five dollars! Ashley is a certified nutritionist with a concentration in sports nutrition and is currently earning her Master’s in Nutritional Science.
 
As a modern professional, Ashley knows how time-consuming and browbeating it is to study or work all day and then come home and cook. Especially healthy meals based on a regime of plant-based options. To demonstrate how eating healthful can be manageable, economical, and enjoyable, Ashley created her “Five Ingredients, Under Five Dollars a campaign where she demonstrates various delicious recipes and gives healthy tips that don’t break busy schedules or tight budgets. 
 
Ashley regularly appears on morning talk shows from California to Arizona. Ashley’s “Anti-diet” approach to eating and living well comes from her experiences as Miss Arizona 2018 and as a professional model for over the past decade. She has seen hundreds of people try various fad diets, yet they never achieve lasting results. Ashley’s 5 Minute Food Hack goals are simple, to make cooking fun and tangible. 
 
Passionate about philanthropy and giving back to her community, Ashley launched Chomp Out Cancer, a program that partners with food banks to promote nutrition education for disease prevention. She also works with various non-profit organizations, including Teen Cancer America, The Susan G. Komen Foundation, Second Harvest Food Bank, and Ronald McDonald House Charities. 
 
To work with Ashley or get in touch- follow her on social media at @ashleyareinke or visit her website ashleyreinke.com So excited to have her on Chef Gigi’s Food Talk Radio right here on KSCU! Don’t miss it! 
 

KSCU 103.3 FM Season 2 Episode 11 MycoKind LLC “The Fun-Guys”

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#Recording of LIVE show on January 26,th 2020. Recordning begins at the 2 minute mark. 
 
KSCU 103.3 FM Silicon Valley, Chef Gigi’s Sunday Suppers Chef Gigi hosts a tiercé of food scientists.Co-founders of MycokindLLC, a lifestyle brand that incorporates food, culture, and education through the love of fungi and food science! This trifecta of food fanatics emerged on the Bay Area culinary scene in 2018 and are now lovingly referred to as, “The Fun-Guys”- as they share a passion for all things mycological! Ha!
 
We love them already! Be sure to tune in and meet this colony of super-humans behind the mushroom veil! You dont want to miss these guys! 
 
We LOVE these guys! Super heros of the Fungi world— Check them out! 

KSCU 103.3 FM Season 2 Episode 10 Far West Fungi

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Recording of LIVE show 2/19/20 =  KSCU 103.3 FM 
 
My first guest of 2020 this week are the founding family of The Far West Fungi Co. LIVE ! Tune in this Sunday, Jan 19th, 6-7 PM PST / 9-10 PM EST on my Food Talk Radio Show on KSCU 103.3 FM Santa Clara in Silicon Valley – this week on Sunday Suppers. Food Talk Radio with Chef Gigi, meet the whole Garrone family – founders of, Far West Fungi Company.
 
They will all be in the studio chattin it up with me about their premium focus on organic, high-quality cultivated, as well as wild foraged mushrooms and their journey to being the best! Don’t worry- I won’t forget to ask about the magic ones! All of a sudden Psilocybe have burst back onto the scene and has become the answer to many peoples enlightenment experiences!
 
Get questions about basic science of these magic fungi and the role in the environment, their interest in chemistry, and where they occur! Taking questions from you! Drop in a DM or call into the show!
 
 
Far West Fungi Click link to Learn More:
 
#FoodForging KSCU 103.3 FM Santa Clara
 
 

KSCU 103.3 FM Season 2 Episode 9 Chef Wanda Blake

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Chef Gigi Gaggero and her guest co-host, Chef Robert Edwards heats up the KSCU studio with guest Chef Wanda Blake Founder of Wanda’s Cooking. Wanda came hot on the food scene in 2015 as a Pop-up Restaurant in Oakland, California. Chef Wanda events are an expression of her culture, and her passion for food. Pop-up themes you would usually only dream about attending.
 
Chef Wanda makes it real for everyone in the Bay Area to share in these iconic traditions of favor profiles. Her themes include warming comforts of Sunday Supper- Grandma’s house on Sunday, Wanda’s Cooking loves New Orleans, Black Eyed Pea Festival and Gumbo Trinity to name a few.
 
Her cuisine will make you have all the feels!Don’t miss this great show!Chef Wanda’s Cooking a bright light shining in #Oakland, Californa! Chef Wanda was just featured in

 

KSCU 103.3 FM Season 2 Episode 8 Chef Simone Miller – Gluten Free / Paleo Expert

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Copy of LIVE Show – Starts 0.48. Chef Gigi’s Sunday Supper, Food Talk Radio this Sunday, December 15th, 6- 7 PM PST / 9-10 EST, and get your Zen on! Chef Gigi will be chatting with Bay Area’s premier gluten-free / paleo-living expert, Chef Simone Miller.
 
Miller first set foot on the culinary scene two decades ago, but her passion for extraordinary food stems back to early childhood where she began to learn from one of the best kitchens in America – her Mother’s. Miller went on and pursued her passion and fine tuned her skills working in top New York and Connecticut area-restaurants.
 
In 2007, Miller relocated to San Francisco, where she continued to develop her distinct style and build her career as a personal chef while simultaneously launching her catering company she called, Zenbelly. Miller quickly developing a reputation as an elite local Bay Area chef. Having battled with a variety of health problems following the launch of Zenbelly, discovered she had food allergies, specifically a very serious sensitivity to gluten.
 
Today, Miller is an accomplished gluten-free chef, and owner of Zenbelly, a catering and recipe development company in San Francisco, California. Miller is the author of three successful cookbooks: The ZenBelly CookbookThe New Yiddish Kitchen and her most recent Paleo Soups & Stews.
 
Join KSCU’s resident Chef, Gigi Gaggero and learn more from her guest, Simone Miller, The Bay Area’s premiere gluten-free, paleo lifestyle chef!
 
Music Playlist : 
 
 
 

KSCU 103.3 FM Season 2 Episode 7 Charles Duque

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CHEF GIGI’S GUEST THIS WEEK IS CHARLES DUQUE, MANAGING DIRECTOR FOR THE CENTRE NATIONAL INTERPROFESSIONNEL DE L’ÉCONOMIE LAITIÈRE. USA’S NATIONAL CHEESE BOARD!

Join KSCU’s resident Chef, Gigi Gaggero this Sunday on Sunday Suppers, LIVE Food Talk Radio from 6-7 PM PST / 9-10 EST.  Chef Chats cheese with Charles Duque, Managing Director of the Americas for the CNIEL The centre national interprofessionnel de l’économie laitière, also known as The French Dairy Board.

Charles, an industry veteran with more than 20 years of critical experience and the authority on artisan cheese. He also oversees the French Cheese Board, a retail and event space that champions French cheeses in NYC. Charles is eloquent and confident with infinite knowledge and enthusiasm for the specialty food industry.

Chef Gigi will also discuss the the cheese plate — or board as it’s sometimes called — is the perfect way to end a wonderful meal for cheese lovers around the globe. Did you know that there are over 1,300 different varieties of cheese – just in France? Entertaining can get overwhelming, and then there’s the systematic approach to actually building a cheese board— yes, there really is a method – who knew?
 
Creating a cheese plate that is balanced visually and in terms of flavors and textures is a skill that’s easy to learn and always useful. Duque will also offer tips for creating a cheese board with style according to the master himself, and just in time for the upcoming holiday season!

 

 Don’t miss this informative show!

KSCU 103.3 FM Season 2 Episode 6 Women of Wine – Riverstar Vineyards Angela Reinertson

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Sunday Supper, Chef Gigi’s Food Talk Radio on KSCU 103.3 FM Santa Clara host Angela Reinertson, owner of Riverstar Vineyards- someone everyone loves & wants to be like! Angela is fun loving, warm-hearted and draws you into her magnetic, effervescent personality- it’s really no surprise she is the now mastermind of Riverstar Vineyards! Listen in as she gives us all the details on her new venture with crackin monthly music events, a vacation house on site, oversized games for visitors to includes a life sized Yatzee and Wine Pong games next to the tasting room and grazssy Knoll for Picnics and BBQ’s what more does anyone need? Riverstar has something for everyone! Mention Chef Gigi or KSCU 103.3 FM and recieve 20% off this years harvest.

Riverstar, is a gorgeous 80 acre boutique, family-owned and operated winery on the Pleasant Valley Wine Trail just east of Paso Robles in San Miguel, California. With over fifty-eight of those acres grapes, they make some of the most delicious Central Coast blends from Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel, Merlot, Syrah, and Petite Sirah. Don’t miss this!

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#WomenInWine #Winemaker #FoodTalkRadio #ChefGigi #RiverstarVineyards #WomenOfWine #SupportFamilyBusiness

KSCU 103.3 FM Season 2 Episode 5 Sommilier Melissia Smith

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Chef Gigi’s Food Talk Radio Hosts Distinguished Bay Area Wine Expert
 
Tune in this Sunday, October 20th, from 6–7 pm PST, on Chef Gigi’s Food Talk Radio. Gigi will be LIVE in studio with her distinguished guest, Melissa Smith – certified Sommelier and founder of Enotrias Elite Sommelier Services.  
 
Smith, a trusted news source for the wine industry, has been building her profile as “The Sommelier to the Silicon Valley Stars,” providing in-home and corporate wine tasting seminars and fun classes to all wine lovers. Smith also affords private cellar services to top collectors and also served as lead Sommelier for K&L Wine Merchants.The most significant online wine and spirits retailer in the country.
 
Smith’s legacy includes the developed the first iPhone app for wine pronunciation, and she is also the first person certified by the California State Bar Association for her seminar on the Valuation of Wine Collections. Her reputation for providing cellar services has to lead to a series of workshops, where she works directly with Family Law and Trust attorneys as a valued resource for legal cases, and her appraisals are USPAP compliant.
 
Culinary Institute of America trained chef, Smith has spent over a decade in some of the top kitchens in the United States as well as Japan, including stints at the famed French Laundry in Napa, as well as Terra, under chef Hiro Sone. Spending years roaming the country with her knife bag and an unbridled sense of adventure from a Relais & Chateaux dude ranch in Montana, to a hunting camp in Idaho, or charter yacht in Southeast Alaska, and pineapple seasons in Maui, she has finally settled down in the San Francisco Bay Area to pursue a career in wine and hospitality.