Steve’s experience in the food world as an award-winning broadcaster and journalist over more than two decades has given him a unique, insider’s perspective. His frequent trips to both coasts – while maintaining a base in Chicago – allow him to spot trends, ingredients and concepts long before PE and VC funds get involved. He has won an unprecedented 13 James Beard Awards for his TV, radio and podcast work.

Winner of 13 James Beard Awards for TV, radio & podcast