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Cindy Wolf

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Cindy Wolf is the executive chef at Charleston and was a 2006, 2008, and 2014 James Beard Award finalist for Best Chef, Mid-Atlantic.  Chef Wolf's cuisine is backed by French fundamentals and grounded in preparations that emphasize the natural flavors of the very finest products.

A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, Wolf has received notices in Food Arts, Food & Wine, Bon Appetit, The New York Times, The Washington Times, The Washington Post among others. She has also appeared in cooking segments on major local, national, and cable television stations.

In addition to Charleston, Chef Wolf along with her partner, Tony Foreman, owns Petit Louis Bistro, a classic French bistro, Pazo, a refined southern Italian restaurant, Cinghiale, a modern Italian restaurant, and Johnny's, featuring west coast cuisine.

Chef Wolf was awarded the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences 5-Star Diamond Award in 2011, the AAA Four Diamond Award, 4-Star Forbes Travel Guide, Top 5 Restaurants nationwide by Open Table in 2014, ranked No. 1 by Zagat for best food, service and décor in 2014, the 2007 BRAVO business achievement award for professional excellence, the 2008 University of Baltimore Virtuoso award for her contributions to the city of Baltimore, the 2008 Influential Marylanders Award, among many other local awards for culinary excellence.

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Picnics

Jun 12, 2016
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  Tony and Chef Cindy discuss Picnics.

Herbs

Jun 5, 2016
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Tony and Chef Cindy explore the world of Herbs. From everyday staples to exotic herbs from around the world. They address best practices, how to make real herb oils and proper herb and food pairings.

Grilling

May 29, 2016

Tony and Chef Cindy discuss the art of grilling.  

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Tony and Cindy Discuss their favorite French wine and the food that goes with it.

Eat your Veggies

May 15, 2016

Tony and Chef Cindy encourage you to eat your vegetables. With the growing season upon us they discuss the veggies that the love to cook as well as the ones that used to give them nightmares as children. Tony gives some suggestions for wine with veggies and they square off for  a Chef's Challenge based on

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Tony and Chef Cindy discuss two wonderful things: strawberries and whiskey. They tell you how to spot a ripe strawberry and dish out some great recipes. Tony goes over some of the basics for whiskey to help you find which style fits your taste. And  most importantly, how to put strawberries and whiskey together!

This week Tony and Cindy chat with two great guests. John Martin Taylor, author of several low country cookbooks, calls in to discuss southern cooking history and technique. Then Steve Lutz of Lenne Estate Winery stops by the studio to discuss growing Pinot Noir in Oregon.

Cindy tells Tony about a recent dinner party and gives you some tips on how to host a successful one. Tony explains the sometimes complicated world of Central European wine.

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Warmer weather and sunshine mean....Asparagus!  Tony and Chef Cindy discuss what to look for when buying asparagus, best preparation techniques and recipes. They interview local producer Lisa Godfrey of Godfrey's Farm in Sudlersville, MD to get her insights on asparagus.

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  Tony and Cindy go live to take your calls and emails all revolving around the idea of bucket lists. We hear your dream dishes, travel locations and wines while Tony and Chef share some of their own.

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