Sep 252011

Do you want to know why a Charlie Trotter and Grant Achatz disciple moves to Chilhowie, Virginia? Are you interested in what it takes to be named one of Food and Wine Magazine’s 2010 Best New Chefs? Do you want to know what drives one to work 80 hours a week ? Listen in to my interview with John B. Shields, because it’s all here on Chew the fat with Chef Craig. You will find John’s story interesting, inspirational and you will be ready to drive to Chilhowie to feast at The Townhouse!


Produced and recorded in the studios of Charlottesville Radio Group, in conjunction with Chef Craig Hartman, Chew the Fat is the podcast that gives you totally raw interviews with leading chefs, restaurateurs, wine makers and other food artisans. These interviews are unscripted and outside the realm of publicists, conducted by accomplished Chef Craig Hartman. Hartman delivers these interviews with ease, sensitivity and a sense of insider savvy. The goal of these interviews is to expose the heart and soul of these sensitive, artistic and driven people. This podcast is for anyone who loves food and wine, especially those that want to know every aspect about who is behind the artisan food and wine.