Emmy Nominated TV/Radio Host
For more than a decade, Joel Riddell guided millions of savvy listeners to discover the very best of Northern California and far beyond as the host of “Dining Around” on KGO Radio, Talk910, and iHeartRadio. You might recognize him from ABC-7’s television show, “Bay Area Life”, where he introduces us to the people and places that make the Bay Area buzz.
Your Guide To The Good Life
Joel is famous for providing insider’s tips to living the good life – the enjoyment of fine food (from street trucks to haute cuisine), memorable wines, and unforgettable travel experiences around the globe. Anthony Bourdain, Lidia Bastianich, Magrit Mondavi, Thomas Keller, Hubert Keller, Martin Yan, Marcus Samuelsson, and Jacque Pepin are just a few of the culinary stars to have shared their remarkable insights during candid interviews with the ever-inquisitive and always engaging Joel Riddell. Joel won a Copia Award for “Dining Around” and has been nominated for Emmy and Taste Awards. He is a member of the James Beard Foundation and the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP).
Chef Xavier Perez
Xavier Perez reigns as the Executive Chef of the Loews Regency New York. Xavier’s passion for food stems from its connection to memory, comfort and gathering with friends and family.
Coming Soon: Chef Thomas Rhodes
Thomas Rhodes brings 20 years of creating culinary excellence at world-class hotels, including the five-star Hôtel du Palais in Biarritz, France and San Francisco’s legendary Palace Hotel, where he prepared dinner for His Holiness The Dalia Lama, to “Tiny Kitchen Big Flavor”.
Coming Soon: Eddie Blyden
Hailing from Michelin-rated restaurants in the United States and Europe, including Bouley in New York City and Tantris in Munich, Chef Eddie Blyden brings a global perspective to cuisine. His culinary creations honor tradition and reflect the many cultures that have influenced his life.
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