|Keith Young - Fireman, Author, Firehouse Chef|
As well they should, New York firefighters eat well. Especially the folks in FDNY Ladder 156 in Brooklyn, NY. Their chef, Keith Young, is a graduate the prestigious culinary school of Johnson and Wales University, who, himself, is an award-winning chef. No order- in or take out for these firemen -- no fast food. It's hearty comfort food that can be re-heated if the alarm goes off. Young has written COOKING WITH THE FIREHOUSE CHEF, dedicating his book to the memory of 9/11. his recipes come from the heart and the head. Enjoy his story on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Food, Dining
|Nicola Marzovilla - Restaurateur, I Trulli|
Eating dinner as a family is high on the priority list for Nicola Marzovilla, owner of I Trulli Restaurant. And equally high on the list is kids eating the same food as that prepared for adults. No eating overcooked noodles or chicken fingers for the kids at his restaurant. He describes different pastas by their shapes. Funny when he tries to introduce his young patrons to varied foods -- it's the parents who balk. In his restaurant, food isn't dumbed-down. Learn his healthy philosophy as he talks with Judith West on Getting Your Money's Worth.
Themes: Dining, Family, Kids
|Gerry Frank - Author, WHERE TO FIND IT, BUY IT, EAT IT IN NEW YORK|
Gerry Frank in his book, WHERE TO FIND IT, BUY IT, EAT IT, writes about New York. If you're ordering your bagel with a "smear", or stoppoing for a "slice", you're a New Yorker. You don't buy your bagels from a grocer and you give directions to the cabbie. Have a yearning for Greek? See Gerry's book. French, German, Thai, whatever your heart and stomach desires, find it in Gerry's book. Get his dining tips on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Food, Money Tips, Dining
|Belinda Chang - Wine Director, Museum of Modern Art|
All art lovers world-wide flock to MOMA in New York City. Now add wine aficionados. The restaurant, Modern in Moma , has an international wine list directed by wine sommelier, Belinda Chang. And don't be afraid to order a glass. They serve so many patrons wine in a beautiful glass without ordering a bottle. Sommelier Chang tells you herself on Geting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Dining, Food, Wine
|Jennifer 8 Lee - Author, THE FORTUNE COOKIE CHRONICLES|
Is there a General Tso? What's the most popular wedding day in the year for the Chinese? Do you know about the Great Kosher Duck Scandal? How did 110 people win in Powerball. All had the six right numbers? Watch Jennifer 8 Lee on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West and learn the answers.
Themes: Food, Dining
|Jon Vandegrift - General Manager, Shake Shack|
Craving a Chicago style hot dog in New York City? Or a mid-western style ice-cold root beer float? Well, maybe a California style burger with potato bun and mayo. Hear Jon Vandegrift, general manager of Shake Shack, describe this unique food kiosk under Restaurateur Danny Meyer's umbrella on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Dining, Food
|Michelle Jean - Owner, Ginger's Restaurant; Contributor, GO GREEN EAST HARLEM COOKBOOK|
Michelle Jean, owner of Ginger's Restaurant in New York City and contributor to the GO GREEN EAST HARLEM COOKBOOK, explains the connection between healthy eating and the East Harlem Urban Community, a fresh concept fostered by Manhattan Borough President, Scott Stringer.
Themes: Dining, Working Women, Food, Women Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurs
|Dave Melton - Domino's Pizza Franchisee|
Is the American Dream still alive and well? See for yourself as you view Dave Melton, franchisee of five Domino Pizza stores, relate his success and successes of his employees on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Dining, Small Business, Food, Entrepreneurs
| 60 Seconds on Value: "Eat for Less"|
Eat for less and enjoy more when cooking at home. Avoid bottled salad dressings. Instead, mix three parts olive oil to one part vinegar, salt, pepper and Dijon mustard....
Themes: Consumers, Dieting, Dining, Money Tips
More about "Getting Your Money's Worth"
As the title of the show, "Getting your Money's Worth" implies, the show concerns itself with gaining value as a consumer of education, health services or, indeed, as a tax payer. Everyday consumer spending will be included. The dialogue may not present solutions, but certainly will present alternatives in an entertaining and colorful way with experts in their respective fields.
Ms. West, a former educator, is president of Westco, her own privately held company. Westco designs and manufactures fixtures for such blue chip companies as Disney, Universal Studios, the NBC Experience Store and many others. Business people, authors and journalists, educators, politicians and actors will be interviewed in 15-minute segments with civility and dignity. "I don't care what your politics are, if you have a point of view and have a story to tell that is timely, you'll get a chance to freely air your opinion," says the attractive New Yorker.
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