A special pre-recorded show with two great ladies in food. Lidia Bastianich is host of an Emmy Award-winning TV series, a bestselling author, successful restaurateur, and owner of a flourishing food and entertainment business.Carol Brock's vision to "break the pyrex ceiling for women in fine food and beverage" launched Les Dames d'Escoffier International, a nonprofit with 42 chapters and 2400 members. Brock's podcast was recorded in February 2019. She died July 27, 2020, at the age of 96.The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).
In 1973, longtime New York food journalist and editor, Carol Brock, set about creating the first organization for professional culinary women, something that did not exist at the time in an industry largely dominated by men. Known as Les Dames d’Escoffier, the group has grown to become the leading international organization for women working in the food, fine beverage and hospitality industry, with 42 chapters in the United States, Canada, Mexico and France and over 2,400 members. www.ldei.orgThis show is brought to you by Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).