Out of the kitchen and into the studio listen to real life experiences of Chefs, Restaurant Owners and Culinary Artists. Sit at the Chef's table and experience stories, secret sauces, signature dishes and kitchen disasters.

Recent Episodes

Oct. 2, 2021

Real and Raw Japanese Culture & Cuisine with Sam Rongve

“A lifelong enthusiast of food of all descriptions, Sam nonetheless developed a special passion for Japanese cuisine. Thanks to a…

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Sept. 4, 2021

Meeting at The Mediterranean Kitchen with Clark Stefani

Today on the show. We'll meet Clark Stefani, The General Manager of a leading Lebanese restaurant in Bellevue, Washington, just o…

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Aug. 7, 2021

Giving back to Seattle with Chef Traci

Today on the show you’ll meet Chef Traci Calderon she runs the Atrium Kitchen and cooking school in Seattle Washington’s Pike Pla…

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July 3, 2021

Adventures with La Spiga Part III

In Episode 5 we conclude with Part III of Adventures with La Spiga. We welcome Executive Chef Sabrina Tinsley from La Spiga. She …

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June 5, 2021

La Spiga Part II

In episode 4 we learn more about Pietro Borghesi, General manager and Co-Owner of La Spiga in Seattle, WA. We open with Pietro’s…

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May 2, 2021

Adventures with La Spiga Part I

In episode 3 we learn about Pietro Borghesi, General manager and Co-Owner of La Spiga in Seattle, WA. He shares a special story …

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About the Hosts

Michael Dugan

Culinary Podcast Host

Michael has degrees in Culinary Arts & Hotel & Restaurant Administration that initially led him to pursue a career in the industry in Seattle, WA & Napa Valley, CA. In 1995, he left the hospitality industry to build a successful technology career, but he never lost his passion for great culinary experiences or his respect for the talented chefs who mentored him. In May 2021, from out of the kitchen and into the studio he launched, The Voice4Chefs Podcast to connect us with innovative chefs and creative culinary artists. Tune in for a fun, interesting and tasty show.

Carrie Dugan

Creative Designer

Experienced human-centered experience Designer and Researcher with 10+ years’ experience who strategically creates experiences, connects data through storytelling from complex customer scenarios, and enables team development leading to new ideas for design and process solutions.