Friday, March 19, 2010

Nate Appleman shares stories, advice in new CIA podcast

In the latest "Insight from the Inside" podcast from the Culinary Institute of America (CIA), '99 graduate and one of Food and Wine Magazine's Best New Chefs of 2009 Nate Appleman shares the value of learning proper meat fabrication and talks about his experiences at the CIA and his time in Europe, learning the food and culture of Italy. Appleman, former executive chef and partner at A16 in San Francisco, has relocated to New York and is preparing to open an Italian restaurant in Manhattan's Bowery district.

"Insight from the Inside" is a series of chats with graduates who have exciting jobs in the food world. Previous podcasts have featured CIA graduates Grant Achatz, John Besh, Anne Burrell, Scott Conant, Cat Cora, Dan Coudreaut, Steve Ells, Duff Goldman, Johnny Iuzzini, Sara Moulton, Charlie Palmer, Michael Symon and Michael Ruhlman. To hear the 14-minute interview with Appleman or receive future podcasts, visit