The team behind the podcast presents a one-of-a-kind book exploring the influential relationship between chefs and music
This first-of-its-kind anthology of personal stories from over 75 of the world's most acclaimed chefs chronicles how music has been a constant force throughout their lives, helping to define themselves individually, opening gateways to understanding their cultures and igniting the creativity behind their work. Featuring all-new candid interviews, never-before-published recipes and custom playlists from each chef, this book provides readers with intimate insights and a wholly fresh perspective on some of today's top culinary minds.
Since 2001, Darin Bresnitz has worked in culinary media, focusing on the people in the industry, their stories and the incredible & drinks they provide. He has developed and directed numerous cooking shows, like IFC's Dinner With The Band, always striving to create a fresh approach to the format. In 2014, he created the concept for Refinery29's 29Rooms, helping to usher in the modern era of immersive events. In 2016, he joined Tastemade, where he currently works as the Director of Original Series, creating series like Cooking with Pride and In The Shadow Of. Since 2009, he has Co-hosted and Co-produced Heritage Radio Network's Snacky Tunes with his twin brother, Greg, and their best friend, Khoung. Together, they have interviewed over a thousand chefs, restauranteurs, bartenders, musicians, artists and other culinary cohorts. He lives in Los Angeles and is married to his best friend, Anna, and together they are raising their beautiful daughter, Josephine, and their handsome dog, Meatball.
Raised from an early age of listening to the radio from the back seat on family road trips, Greg Bresnitz stepped into his first on-air booth at the age of 19. Not long after, he discovered his passion for creating experiential events and bringing all types of people together through culture, curiosity, and shared values. After producing IFC's award-winning cooking and music series Dinner With The Band, Greg began a career in hospitality. Working for international brands such as Ace Hotel and Selina, Greg built award-winning cultural programs and launched performance venues, as well as led business development and property conceptualization. For over a decade, Greg has also collaborated with his twin brother Darin and best friend Khoung to host and produce Heritage Radio Network's Snacky Tunes. Together, they have interviewed over a thousand chefs, restaurateurs, bartenders, musicians, artists, and other culinary leaders. Greg lives in New York with his wife, newborn daughter, and pup.
Khuong Phan is co-producer of podcast, Snacky Tunes. He's also currently the head of food and beverage PR/communications for the Ace Hotel Group. Prior to joining Ace, he helmed the West Coast office of Bullfrog + Baum, an agency powerhouse in the hospitality sector. Khuong began his professional career as a newspaper journalist in his home state of Florida, and earned awards from the Florida Press Club and Florida Society of Newspaper Editors. Transitioning to PR/marketing more than a decade ago, he has helped devise and implement strategic campaigns for a bevy of the hospitality industry's most well-respected chefs, restaurants and brands. His former clients include Marc Vetri, Dale Talde, Wolfgang Puck, Bobby Flay, Curtis Stone, STARR Restaurants, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, SLS Hotels, Melissé, n/naka, Acorn and Hinoki & the Bird. His work on behalf of clients has been seen in a variety of media outlets such as GQ, Food & Wine, Esquire, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Bon Appetit, NPR, Saveur and The Wall Street Journal.