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Jay Ducote

Chef / Writer / Speaker / Entertainer / Hugger, Bite and Booze, Hug Jay D, Gov't Taco in Baton Rouge

Jay Ducote Dishes on Food Network Star

PRESENTED ON MAY 27, 2016
IN BATON ROUGE @ VOL 1

"I learned how to cook by throwing LSU tailgate parties." 

In Jay Ducote Dishes on Food Network Star from PechaKucha Night Baton Rouge Vol. 1Jay Ducote shares the story of when he was on the TV show Food Network Star. Ducote is a food and beverage writer, radio host, culinary personality, professional chef, and self-proclaimed "hugger." He could talk about his numerous television appearances, the fact that he was named one of the top 100 amateur chefs in America by FOX’s MasterChef, his award-winning radio show, his product line, the fact that he has been invited to cook at the prestigious James Beard House in New York City this July, or that he'll be opening his first restaurant, Gov't Taco, in 2017. But we only gave him 400 seconds.

This was "PechaKucha of the Week" on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016. 

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Low Budget & Healthy, the Diet of the Future

BY ALINE PLOEG
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 20, 2013

Aline Ploeg explains her childhood transition to a vegan lifestyle, the benefits such a diet can bring, and the various causes she came to support as she learned more about healthy eating. She talks about being environmentally responsible, and shares a few tips for preparing lowcost vegan dishes.

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Cooking like a Wok Star

BY ELEANOR HOH
@ VOL 21 ON MAR 15, 2013

Eleanor Hoh shares how she learned wok cooking from her mother and adapted it to a western kitchen. She showcases her Wok Star Kit designed to help people be successful by providing the right tools and techniques, heat source and good ingredients.  Eleanor insists when cooking is a creative and fun process, it eliminates the chore of “what’s for dinner?” and shortens the cooking and cleanup time, so anyone can become a Wok Star! 

 

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Mastery Dishes, Jibie Roll!

BY TETSUYA ONISHI
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 30, 2016

Tetsuya Onishi, Cooking entertainer.

Onishi, who worked as a cooking entertainer has acted to cook at home live venue and customers as a business trip cook. The Onishi delicious original burrito healthy using deer meat of interest, has been a presentation about your Jibie roll.

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Worth More Than Gold

BY DIMA GHAWI
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 27, 2016

"Discover what is more valuable, desirable, and beautiful than gold."

Through keynote speeches, workshops, training programs, coaching, and her online global community, Dima Ghawi serves as a catalyst for advancing women in leadership around the world. She has worked across the United States, Middle East, Europe, Africa, and Asia for several Fortune 100 companies, and was a 2014 recipient of the President of the United States' Bronze Volunteer Service Award. Her position of wide-reaching influence becomes even more impressive when you hear the story of what it took for her to get there.

At the first ever PechaKucha Night Baton Rouge, she presented her 400 seconds entitled, "Worth More Than Gold."

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Final Boarding Call

BY JEANETTE PLOURDE
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 27, 2016

"In the in-between land of the airport, what spaces of possibility, defeat, and mystery do we cross as we try to reach our final destination?"

Brooklyn transplant, Jeanette Plourde, creates physically-driven, experimental theatre pieces that explore the places where one art form intersects with another. Part dramatist, and part dancer, Plourde challenges the distinctions between language, movement, and theatre.

Jeanette presented her 400 seconds entitled "Final Boarding Call" at PechaKucha Night Baton Rouge Vol. I

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When the Fat Lady Sings, Does She Wear a Mic?

BY KATHERINE SHERWOOD WHITE
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 27, 2016

"There are at least a few common myths about opera that should be debunked!"

In When the Fat Lady Sings, Does She Wear a Mic? from PechaKucha Night Baton Rouge Vol. 1, mezzo-soprano, Katherine Sherwood White debunks the myths surrounding opera. Sherwood White has performed leading roles with Cincinnati Opera, Central City Opera, Kentucky Opera Theater and Texas Opera Theater. She holds a bachelor of music degree from Northwestern State University, a master of music degree from the University of Texas and a doctor of musical arts degree from the University of Kentucky. In other words, she knows a lot more about opera than the rest of us. And even what we think we know might turn out to be wrong...

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, August 1st, 2016. 

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Food As a Language

BY SHIRLEY KASTON
@ VOL 29 ON DEC 06, 2016

Shirley Kaston, as a chef and information technoligist, co-created the Kök Projekt. She views food as a language for sustainability and social innovation. Together with her partners she aims to create an international network and platform of food entrepreneurs to grow and exchange food related solutions. 

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Mapping Cape Town’s Minibus Taxi Network

BY JOANNE CHEVALIER
@ VOL 42 ON MAR 07, 2017

In collaboration with WhereIsMyTransport, Joanne created a schematic map of Cape Town's informal transport network. The result is a cross between a first-world underground map and something more chaotic. Joanne will talk about the process followed in arriving at unique transport network 

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A Star Has Fallen

BY DERALD J TUCKER II
@ VOL 9 ON MAY 31, 2018

Derald John Tucker II, Long Beach Native
"A Star Has Fallen"
Finding meaning in the cycles of the planet Venus.