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Savoring the Sweetness with Chef Jay Ducote

Savoring the Sweetness with Chef Jay Ducote

Savoring the Sweetness

Savoring The Sweetness

Episode #1.6
Your Host: Peggy Sweeney-McDonald
Guest: Chef Jay Ducote, Host of The Bite and Booze Radio Show

View Show Here Peg.Jay.show2 (640x427)Jay is the author of the website Bite and Booze which chronicles his culinary and indulgent cultural experiences as he eats and drinks in South Louisiana and around the world. Bite and Booze celebrates the food and beverage culture of Louisiana and everywhere he travels. Jay’s writing has been featured on various national and global websites as well as print publications around Louisiana. He produces and hosts the “Bite and Booze Radio Show presented by Calandro’s Supermarket” on Talk 107.3 FM in Baton Rouge where he interviews local chefs and other food personalities, discusses restaurants and culinary events. In January 2014, the show won a Taste Award in Hollywood for Best Food and Drink radio show in the country. He also co-hosts a radio program called “Me and My Big Mouth Radio Show” which is a local variety show on 96.9 FM, Baton Rouge Community Radio. Jay is the winner of the Tony Chachere’s Tailgating Cookoff in 2010, as well as the victor in numerous competitive eating contests. In 2011 he was named one of the “Top 100 Amateur Chefs in America” as he competed on the FOX reality show MasterChef with Chef Gordon Ramsay, Chef Graham Elliot, and Joe Bastianich. From July to October 2011 he worked on the opening team for the first ever Viking Cooking School Outdoors in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In November 2011 the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report named Jay Ducote as one of their annual “Top Forty Under 40″ selections. Jay has made other national television appearances as himself including Eat St. on the Cooking Channel and Canada’s Food Network in 2011, as a food blogger on HBO’s Treme in 2012, and as a judge on Destination America’s Last Call Food Brawl in 2013. Video streaming by Ustream JayatBottegaLouie Bite and Booze: Jay’s Website / Blog / Radio Show