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Cindy Wolf

Host, Foreman and Wolf on Food and Wine

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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From labels to history to the many price points, Chef Cindy Wolf quizzes Tony Foreman on Italian wines and many other topics. 


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Chef Cindy Wolf discusses a recent trip to France, her French culinary heroes, and the evolution of French cuisine. And Chef and Tony Foreman share their picks on where to eat and what to drink while in France.   


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Tony Foreman and Chef Cindy Wolf talk about the food, the wine, and the culture of Southern Italy. 


Tony and Chef discuss choosing the right pairings of wine for your food selections.


This is a winery situated in the heart of the historical center of Minervino de Lecce in Puglia, Southeast Italy, otherwise known as the "heel of the boot."

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