Welcome to the Raw Ingredients podcast, a show that delves into the world of culinary arts with some of the most innovative chefs and food enthusiasts. Hosted by Chef "Panini" Pete Blohme, this episode features a special guest, Eric Rivera, founder of the Vintage Hospitality Group in Montgomery, Alabama.
In this episode, Eric shares his journey as a chef and entrepreneur, from running hotel restaurants to creating one of the most innovative restaurant groups in Alabama. Listeners will hear about Eric's passion for bringing diverse flavors and techniques to the table and how he incorporates his multicultural background into his cooking.
As two chefs who are committed to creating unforgettable dining experiences, Eric and Pete discuss the art of menu planning and the importance of using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. The conversation also touches on how to create a dining experience that not only tastes great but also tells a story and creates a lasting memory.
Throughout the episode, the discussion also delves into Eric's unique approach to hospitality and how he creates a warm, welcoming atmosphere for guests. Listeners will learn about the challenges of running a restaurant group during a pandemic and how Eric has adapted to the changing landscape of the industry.
So join Chef "Panini" Pete Blohme and Eric Rivera on this delicious journey as they explore the raw ingredients of culinary excellence on the Raw Ingredients podcast.