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Radio Guests 2014/2015

June 27:

Guest chef: Josh Jaspan, Hank’s Sauce

Special guests: Ellie Skinner, McCormick and Schmick’s, AC. Marlon and Brandon Herrera, El Guacamole, Millville

Guest host: Carmen Marotta, Tony’s Marts Productions

Also: Sharon D”Angio, The Gala at Seashore Gardens.

June 20:

Guest chef: Jack Cosgrove, Circle Pizza, Vozella’s, and Surf Snack Shack, Avalon

Special guests: Lynn Craytor, Cugini Pizza, Ocean City

Guest host: Arlene Blosch, Mays Landing Merchants Association

June 13:

Guest chefs: Jerry Klause, Peace Pie, Cape May. Chuck Schlager, Avalon BBQ, Avalon

Special guests: Brad Stevens, Grand Luxe Café, King of Prussia. Jack McDavid, Down Home Diner, Jack’s Firehouse, Philadelphia.

Also: Jackie Amadeo Belson, Sunset Wine Series, Pleasantville.

Guest host: Paul Wagner, warden, foodie, philosopher.

June 6:

Special guests: Dustin Norton, No. 7311, Ventnor. Kathy Krulisch, LB1, Egg Harbor Township. Paul Stryker, Arlene’s, Ocean City

Guest host: Mayor Don Guardian, Atlantic City, N.J.

Travel segment: Miriam Elton, Brown Dog Ice Cream, Cape Charles, Virginia.

Also: Wolf Geckler, Professional Chefs Association of South Jersey. Several possible surprise visitors 

May 30:

Guest chef: Sheri and Chun Chu, CHUlicious, Mount Laurel

Special guest: Joe Stewart, Kitchen 519, Glendora; Marco Tarantino, Spiaggetta, Stone Harbor

Guest host: Valerie Berardis

May 23:

Guest chef: Larry Sharott, Sharrott Winery

Special guest: Ray Rastelli, Rastelli Foods.  Philadelphia Distilling

Guest host: David Neff, Neff and Associates, Philadelphia

May 16 :

Guest chef: Mason Augustine, Sidney Gary, Atkinson’s Tavern, Cape May Court House. John Kunicki, Motts Creek Inn, Galloway Township

Special guest: Bill White, Tim Baker, Sullivan’s Steakhouse, Wilmington, Del.

Guest host: David Roantree, Brigantine Farmer’s Market

May 9:

Guest chef: Trevor Lord, The Watering Hull, Stone Harbor

Special guest: Jonathan Hirsch, Montreal Beach Resort, Cape May.

Guest host: Peter Caporilli

May 2:

Guest chef: Debbie Tarsitano, Henrietta Shelton, Tony’s Baltimore Grill (jazz concerts)

Special guest: Alex De Los Reyes and James Feustel, Drexel University. Craig Laban, Philadelphia Inquirer

Guest host: Pau Sandler, GM, The Palm, Atlantic City

April 25:

Guest chef: Jim Gerber, executive chef, Rob Guagliardo, owner, The Hi Point, Absecon

Special guest:  Joe Lautato, Café 2825, Atlantic City. Champps, Marlton, for the ALS Association of Philadelphia..

Guest host: Michael Buchanan, general manager, The Charthouse, Atlantic City

April 18:

Guest chef: George Fisher, Atlantic City Convention Center. Dot Merrill, Merrill’s, Belcoville (age 92, oldest working chef in the Delaware Valley).

Special guest: Jill Weber, Rex 1516, Jet Wine Bar, Café Ynez, Philadelphia.

Guest host: Sheree Bykofsky, author, agent, poker champ

April 11:

Guest chef: Rob Roske, general manager, The Cove, Brigantine

Special guest: Miguel Servellon, beverage manager, Resorts, Atlantic City. Mohamed Bahgat, Golden Pyramid, Mays Landing.

Guest host: John Howard Fusco, writer, foodie, blogger

April 4:

Guest chef: Chip Tumolo, Amici’s Homemade Specialties, Somers Point

Special guest: Peter Chen, Hong Kong Fusion, Cherry Hill

Guest host: Susan Adelizzi Schmidt, Suasion Communications.

March 28:

Guest chef: Michael Williams, executive chef, The Cove, Brigantine

Special guest: Mike Strange, Bassett’s Ice Cream. Bernadette Conte Wasilewski, Funzy’s Place, Hammonton

Guest host: Bruce Skversky, teacher in the Philadelphia School system, and summer camp chef

March 21:

Guest chef: Kristen Hughes, Cori Hansen, Two Mile Inn, Wildwood Crest

Special guest: Gene Gagliardi, Creativators

Guest host:  Carmen Marotta, Tony Marts Productions.

March 14:

Guest chef: Enrico Botto, Botto’s Italian Line Restaurant, Swedesboro

Special guest: Albert Segrest, George Peganos, Blue Heron Pines Country Club, Galloway Township

Guest host: Donna Albano, professor of hospitality, Stockton University

March 7:

Guest chef: Al DiBartola, DiBartola Bakery, Collingswood

Special guest: Bill Copley, Uncle Oogies, Sea Isle and Philadelphia, Pam Green, Ron Kollman, Chefs with a Mission.

Guest host: Paul “Big Paulie” Wagner

Feb 28:

Guest chef: Yianni Siganos, Yianni’s Cafe, Ocean City

Travel segment:

Special guests: Jim Malaby, Blue Plate. Mullica Hill; Mark Smith, Tortilla Press, Collingswood. Al Lewis, Sho Nuf Fish, Mays Landing

Guest host: Michael Buchanan, general manager, The Charthouse, Atlantic City

Feb 21:

Guest chef: Gary Himmelstein, Mystic Islands Casino

Travel segment:

Special guests: Alan Angeloni, Jim Cavanaugh, Angeloni’s, Atlantic City

Guest host:  Dave DeStefano, DeStefano’s Cafe, Hammonton

Feb 14:

Guest chef: Scott and Christine Williams, Sweet Things, Smithville

Travel segment:

Special guests: Tim Schafle, Naomi’s Cafe, Northfield; Aminur Rahman, Mr. Steak, Atlantic City

Guest host:  Hope Cohen, TV personality, author
Feb. 7:

Guest chef: Hannah G’s, Ventnor

Travel segment:

Special guest: Neil Elsohn, Dakota Prime Steakhouse. Vineland

Guest host:  Demetrious Haronis, executive chef, Tropicana, Atlantic City

Jan 31:

Guest chef: Valerie McLaughlin, Carmine’s, Atlantic City

Travel segment: Jordan Jed, Longfellow’s Coffee, Kinnelon

Special guest:  Michael Mastrocola, Philly Roast Pork

Guest host:  Donna Vassallo, Dean of Career Edication, Atlantic Cape Community College

Jan 24, 2015:

Guest chef: Michael Ricca, Ricca Brothers Pizza, Hammonton

Travel segment: Jeffrey Buben, Vidalia, Washington, D.C.

Special guest: Ergi Rakaj, A Modo Mio, Sea Isle City

Guest host:  Al Schettig, Busch’s, Sea Isle City

Jan 17, 2015:

Guest chef: Mia Chiarella, Gia, Wildwood

Travel segment:

Special guest: Terry White, Icona, Wildwood Crest; Linda Taylor, Worldfamousfood blog

Guest host:  Ray Scipione, US Foods

Jan 10, 2015:

Guest chef: Michael Deganis, Osteria, Moorestown

Travel segment:

Special guest: Valentina’s Trattoria, Northfield

Home chef: Michael Mozitis. charcuterie

Guest host: Lancer Besnick 

Jan 3, 2015:

Guest chef: David Maini, Zinburger

Travel segment:

Special guest: Lauren Franchetti, College of New Jersey

Guest host: Bruce Skversky

Dec. 27:

Guest chef: Patrick Howell, Little Negril Restaurant, Cherry Hill

Travel segment:

Special guest: Eric and Jill Bradford, The Paleo Diet; Mary Reyes, Assaggio

Guest host: Dora Dunn

Dec. 20:

Guest chef: Jameson Cesar, Nonna’s, Ocean City

Travel segment:

Special guest: Kasi Comunale, High Heels and Gluten Free

Guest host: Paul Wagner

Dec. 13:

Guest chef: Dawn Robinson, Dawn’s Delight’s

Travel segment: Krispy Creme, Philadelphia

Special guest: Lou Caruso, Hammonton High School

Guest host: Joe Cacia, Cacia Bakeries

Dec. 6:

Guest chef: Valentin Madrid, La Bamba Restaurant, Manahawkin

Travel segment: Travis Gray, Occidental Restaurant, Washington DC 

Special guest: Mohamed Bahgat, Golden Pyramid, Mays Landing

Guest host: David Goldstein, Professional Chefs Association

November 29:

Guest chef: Adrienne Armenia , Sofia, Margate

Special guests: Hiram Quintana and Gino Casaleno, Trattoria Virttoria, Ocean City

Guest host: Big Paulie Wagner

November 22:

Guest chef: Erin Varvaro, Payless Liquors AC, Canal’s Berlin 

Travel segment: Char’s Tracy Mansion

Special guest: Steve Callendar, Tropicana; Steven Lee, Lee Brothers Cranberry Farm

Guest host:  Nancy Adler, nutritionist

In addition: Thanskgiving dinner by Smithville Inn, beer from Tun Tavern, and wine from Bellview Winery

November 15:

Guest chef: Mirko Loefller, Redz Restaurant, Mount Laurel

Travel segment:

Special guest: Joe Sheridan, chef educator, Academy of Culinary Arts

Guest host:  Peter Caporilli

November 8:

Guest chef: Cindy Cartier, home chef

Travel segment: Ryan German, Cafe Gelato, Newark, Delaware

Special guest: Guillermo Pernot, Cuba Libre

Guest host:  Michael Buchanan, general manager, The Charthouse, Atlantic City

November 1:

Guest chef: Tom Biglan, Borgata

Travel segment:

Special guest: Al Maiorani, the new Claridge Hotel

Guest host:  Natalie Bailey, writer, chef

October 25:

Guest chef: Diane Holtaway, Heirloom Bakery, Turnersville

Travel segment:

Special guest: Rocco Gabelli, Innovative Catering Concepts; Bill Hurst, Somers Point Restaurant Week. Angelo Lutz, The Kitchen Consigliere

Guest host:  Demetrious Haronis, executive chef, Tropicana

October 18:

Guest chef: Milly Juarez, Milly’s Restaurant, Vineland

Travel segment: Bootleggers, Rocky Mount, Va.

Special guest: John Polizzi, Tom Gain, Catelli Duo, Voorhees; Ian Smith, Cuisine on the Green, Tuckerton

Guest host:  David Neff, David Neff Associates

October 11:

Guest chef: Alfred Achillies, Grabbe’s, Westville

Travel segment: Hall’s Chophouse, Charleston, S.C.

Special guest: Brendan Sciarra, Dogtooth Grill and Poppy’s Pizza, Wildwood. Also: Angelo Rifici, Japanese Whiskey Dinner at Buddakan, Atlantic City

Home chef: Tracy Allen and his wing recipe

Guest host:  Andrew Latz, Latz by the Bay, Somers Point

October 4:

Guest chef: Tim Hanna, Tuckahoe Brewing;

Travel segment: Trip It

Special guest:   Glenn Gross, Smoke on the Water, Golden Nugget. Chris Maynes, Whole Hog, Cherry Hill

Guest host:  Derek Timm, The Blue Jean Food Critic

September 27:

Guest chef: Brendan Sciarra, Poppys, Dogtooth Grill, Wildwood

Travel segment: Jim Barnebei, Marie Nicole’s, Wildwood; North End Grille, North Wildwood; Concord, Avalon

Special guest: Sherry Amos, The Claridge Hotel, Atlantic City

Guest host:  Demetrious Haronis, executive chef, Tropicana, Atlantic City

September 20:

Guest chef: Anthony Guerrera, 12 year old chef, Absecon

Travel segment: Mary Beth Longona, Charleston, South Carolina food festival

Special guest: Mark Becker, Barista’s Coffee Shop, Northfield

Guest host:  Arlene Blosch, Waterfront Wine and Food Festival, Mays Landing

September 13:

Guest chef: Brian Goode, Centerton Inn

Travel segment:

Special guest: Tony Robideau, Richland Deli; Michael W. Conway, Ref’s Tap House

Guest host:  Paul Wagner

September 6:

Guest chef: Chris Groome, Browne’s Squared, Mays Landing

Travel segment: Hotel Hershey

Special guest: Elsie Melon and Erin Mangano, The Rail, Richland

Guest host:  Lamont Bowling, Atlantic City Fashion Week

August 30:

Guest chef: Sandeep Bharadwaj, Paradise Biryani Pointe, Marlton

Travel segment: Tracy Artus, Miesse Candies.

Special guest: Jimmy Huntzinger, Knife and Fork Inn. Also Wade Cohen and Anthony Picariello, Coffee Works, Voorhees. Stephanie Sierra, beer fest at Resorts.

Guest host:  Donna Albano, professor of hospitality, Stockton College 

August 23:

Guest chef: Mary Ann Costantino, The Flying Cloud, Absecon

Travel segment: Ann Kijewski, Our Family Cafe, Forked River 

Special guest: Steve Tiniakos, The Windjammer, Somers Point; Susan Sauro, Elwyn event, Vineland

Guest host:  BruceSversky, teacher, chef

August 16:

Guest chef: Christine Sofkos, Think Greek, Glassboro

Travel segment: The Burpee compound, Doylestown, Pa. Sheree Bykofsky

Special guest: Mike Snyder, Bacon and Beer Festival, Collingswood

Guest host:  Dora Dunn, chef, writer, marketing guru 

August 9:

Guest chef: Jack Eck, Blue Water Grille, Atlantic City

Travel segment: Mark Frobose, Language AudioBooks. Five words you need to know while traveling abroad

Special guest: Josh Cruz, Pancho’s Tacqueria, Atlantic City

Guest host:  Big Paulie Wagner

August 2:

Guest chef: Priya Malhotra, Viggio’s in Ventnor

Travel segment: Stanley’s, Wilmington

Special guest: Carol and Nick Kafkalas, Lazy Eye Distillery, Richland

Guest host:  Carmen Marotta

July 26:

Guest chef: Susan Bertino, Sue’s Place, Hammonton

Travel segment: Russell Lewis, The Watermark Asbury Park

Special guest: Mary Beth Longona, Barbara Anne’s Downtown Cafe, Clayton

Guest host: Gabe Staino, veteran salesman and pitchman and the voice of the Godfather


July 19:

Guest chef: Chuck Schlager, Avalon Barbecue

Travel segment: Lone Dawg Cafe, Voorhees

Special guests: Megan McNulty, food and beverage director; Jamie Sofia, restaurant manager, Dining on the Fifth Floor, Chelsea Hotel, Atlantic City.  Brett and Chris Wilcox, running across country for GMO awareness, stopping at our show before their final goal. 

Guest host: Dave Delaney

July 12:

Guest chef: Ivar Johnson, Panini Bay Tuckerton 

Travel segment: Deb Lutz, b good, Marlton

Special guest: celebrities Barbie Marshall and Gary Monterosso, Sweet Dreams III. Ava Holly Lewis, agent manager and featuring the singing voice of Chelsea Brumaire, a debut performance.  

Guest host: Dan Anderson, Sandi Point, Somers Point

June 28:

Guest chef: 

Travel segment: Frank Class, Fortescue Grill

Special guest: Craig Laban, Philadelphia Inquirer 

Guest host: Tony Coppola, Smithvi Inn

June 28:

Guest chef: Hilary Keever and Contrano Rosettani, Good Earth Eatery, Cape May 

Travel segment: Betsy Blaine, Cabin Country Store, Rushville

Special guest: Lisa McComsey, author The Vegan Cheat Sheet 

Guest host: Paul Wagner

June 21:

Guest chef: 

Travel segment: Tir Na Nog Irish Pub, Baltimore 

Special guests: Edward Batten, Resorts

Guest host: Arlene Blosch, Mays Landing Wine and Food Festival

June 14:

Guest chef: Ford Phifer, Dan McCabe, Surf Dog, Woodbine 

Travel segment: MarilynSchlossbach, Asbury Park

Special guests: Ricky Fiocchi, Ricky’s Place, Vineland

Guest host: David Goldstein, Professional Chefs Association of South Jersey

June 7:

Guest chef: Josh Miragliotta, Deauville Inn, Strathmere

Travel segment: C’est La Vie French Bakery, New Hope, Pa.

Special guests: Terry White, M’Ocean, Cape May; John and Dolores Dori, Casa Dori, Richland 

Guest host: Dora Dunn

May 31:

Guest chef: Furman Stoop, Bella Luna Restaurant, Brigantine

Travel segment: The Wharf Restaurant, Lewes, Delaware

Special guests: Kimberly Zanni, Gelato Di Babbo; Nicole Gaffney, new Food Network star

Guest host: Paul Wagner

May 24

Guest chef: Ido Shapira, Frescos, Cape May

Travel segment: Tirna Nog Irish Bar and Grill, Baltimore, Md.

Special guests: Jim Quarella, Bellview Winery debuts the new southern New Jersey wine. Mark Stevens, Mott’s Creek Inn, Galloway

Guest host: Demetrious Haronis, executive chef, Tropicana, Atlantic City

May 17

Guest chef: Amy Mangione, caterer

Travel segment: 14 Global, Bethany Beach, Delaware

Special guest: Emily Feinstone, Dooley’s Sub Shop, Northfield

Guest host: Carmen Marotta, Jersey Gumbo Festival


May 10:

Guest chef: Jonathan Hirsch, Harry’s, Cape May

Travel segment: The Cultured Pearl, Rehobeth Beach

Special guest: Jorge Barreto Jr., Assaggio, Pomona (chef of the month, April 2014)

Guest host: Pam Green, executive chef at the Sheraton AC and purveyor of excellent salad dressings.


May 3:

Guest chef: Matt Barycki, Polish Water Ice

Travel segment: Kevin Reading, Abbott’s Grill, Milford, Delaware

Guest host: Ray Scipione, US Foodservice

Special guest: Michael D’Anagelo, Two Mile Crab House, Wildwood Crest

April 26:

Guest chef: Tuckahoe Brewing Company

Travel segment: Bethlehem Brew Works, Bethlehem, Pa.

Guest host: Lancer Besnick

Special guest: Chatterbox Restaurant, Ocean City

April 19:

Guest chef: David Neff, Neff Associates

Travel segment: Rex 1516, Philadelphia

Guest host: Derek Timm, Blue Jean Food Critic

Special guests: Mercato Market, Atlantic City Race Course.

 April 12:

Guest chef: Stanislaw “Stosh” Stachowski,  Royal Cracovia, Magnaolia

Travel segment: Del Frisco’s Steakhouse, Philadelphia

Special guest: Mia Chiarella, Gia, Wildwood Crest

Guest host: Joe Cacia, Cacia Bakery, throughout the Delaware Valley

April 5:

Special guest: Luke Palladino

Guest host: Debbie Gioquindo, New York State Wine Goddess

March 29:

Guest chef: Robert Bell, Ken Trout, Gourmet Italian Cuisine, Galloway 

Travel segment: David Strano, Speranza, Westville

Special guest: John Brenner, and his specialty meatballs.

Guest host: Nancy Adler, nutritionist

March 22:

Guest chef: Kevin Strenger, Brio, Marlton

Travel segment: Sullivan’s Steakhouse, King of Prussia, Pa.

Special guest: Jennifer Cimino, Sophie’s Cafe, Ventnor.

Guest host: Paul Wagner

March 15: Host of the show will be Michael Buchanan, general manager of The Charthouse in Atlantic City. Ed is on special assignment. 

Guest chef: Fireside Smokin’ BBQ, Sewell

Travel segment:

Special guests: Holy Guacamole, Winners of the annual cooking contest sponsored by The Academy of Culinary Arts in Mays Landing and the Atlantic City Convention and Visitors Authority.

Guest host: Donna Vassallo, professor of hospitality at Atlantic Cape Community College.


March 8:

Guest chef: Vito Finizio, Restaurant Revival, Waterford

Travel segment: Tim Schafer, brew chef of Port City Club, Cornelious, North Carolina.

Special guest: Al Maiorani, new owner of Mama Mia Restaurant, Egg Harbor Township

Guest host: Dora Dunn, writer, chef

March 1: 

Guest Chef:  Joe Massaglia, Mama Mia, Seaville

Travel Segment: Chef Katie Button,  Curate Restaurant, Asheville, North Carolina

Special Guests: Ryan Kril, Cape May Brewing

Guest Host: Nancy Adler, nutritionist

February 22: 

Guest Chef:  Calamari Sisters, Brooklyn

Travel Segment:

Special Guests: Gary Schempp, beekeeper

Guest Host: Dave Hochman

February 15: 

Guest Chef:  Jennifer Gallagan, Casa Taco and Tequila Bar, Atlantic City

Travel Segment: Drew Abruzzese,  Pineville Tavern, Pineville, Pennsylvania

Special Guests: Lou Smith,  Blend Restaurant, Manasquan

Guest Host: Evelyn Benton, Community Food Bank

February 8: 

Guest Chef:  Jim Barbour, Funnibonz Barbque, Trenton; Alma George, Jalma Farms

Travel Segment:  Tracie Corsi,  Ragin Cajun, Belmar

Special Guests: Janet Davis, Jade Jamaican Grill, Westhampton

Guest Host: Lorraine Ranale, author, Gravy Wars

February 1: 

Guest Chef:  Ashley & Jeff MacPherson,  Bloom Coffee, Northfield

Travel Segment:  Darren Miles,  Buffalo’s Chicken Shack,  Woodridge

Special Guests: Chris Hubert, Black Duck, Cape May

Guest Host: David Goldstein, Professional Chefs Association

January 25:  (broadcasting from Ventnor Coffee)

Guest Chef:

Travel Segment: John Hrindo, Kristen’s Italian Grill, Lebanon, New Jersey

Special Guests: Charles Coburn, Fire on The Beach, Ocean City

Guest Host: Joe Cacia, Cacia Bakery

January 18:

Guest Chef:  John Papale, Messina Pizza & Pasta, Pleasantville

Travel Segment: Tiffany Repsher, LeRaysville Cheese Factory, LeRaysville, Pennsylvania

Special Guests: John Kunicki, Tom Harris, Vagabond, Atlantic City

Guest Host:  Donna Albano, Professor of Hospitality at Stockton

January 11:

Guest Chef: Chris Dilba, Forno Pizzaria Grille

Travel Segment: Justin Bogle, Avance Restaurant (former site of Le Bec Fin), Philadelphia

Special Guests: Yvette Bonfiglio, Tommy’s Pizza, Red Bank

Guest Host:  Dora Dunn, chef and writer

January 4:

Guest Chef:

Travel Segment: Ian Friedman, Celsius, Bryant Park, New York

Special Guests: Jonathan Raduns, consultant

Guest Host:  Nancy Adler, nutritionist


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