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The Ithaca model w/ Dr. Luis Aguirre-Torres

This week the Chef Chris has a one-on-one with Dr. Luis Aguirre-Torres to discuss his incredible work with the city of Ithaca and his even more incredible back story. We what it’s really like to be a Latino in America, the barriers to electrifying, and the Ithaca model to transitioning responsibly. This is an incredible…

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Building Efficiency & Reach Codes w/ Misti Bruceri

This week the chefs at Sustainable Overload sit down to discuss the all too important reach code. We’ve heard a lot about them as more and more cities adopt electrification ordinances. This episode we dive deep with someone who writes them for a living and helps make building codes more sustainable in the process. This…

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Earth Day Special! – The case for plant-based foods

This week the chefs at Sustainable Overload sit down to discuss whether or not Plant Based foods are really sustainable. The chefs will breakdown the history of plant-based cuisine, the studies surrounding the topic and what the future holds for the burgeoning sector. Chef Juice even plays a little game with Chef Chris to test…

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Supply chain woes & the future germ warfare w/ Middleby’s Scott Heim

This week the chefs at Sustainable Overload sit down with the Middleby Corporation’s President of ventless solutions Scott Heim to discuss the growing problem of supply chain and the impact current events are having on an already monumental problem. We also discuss the future of germ warfare and what Middleby is doing to create healthier…

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The Building Decarbonization guide Kitchens chapter is out!!!

This week the chefs at Sustainable Overload sit down to discuss the release of the William J. Worthen Foundation’s building decarbonization guide. The release of the kitchen’s chapter marks a monumental shift in the conversation on the roll a kitchen has on the built environment and how kitchens can be a part of the solution….

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State of the Sustainable Union – Season 2 Premier

Welcome back to season 2 everyone! This week Chefs Chris & Juice recap the last 6 months of news and what’s been going on in the world of building electrification and sustainability while giving a few tips on how to make your restaurant or business more sustainable. A Landmark Year for Building Electrification – RMI…

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Episode 15: Riley Redfern – The Un-Sustainability of the Hospitality Industry Pt.2

Trigger Warning: This episode discusses sensitive subjects such as self-harm and is not safe for work. This week Chefs Chris & Juice are joined by Chef Gerard Kenny to interview Riley Redfern, ex-3-Michelin starred pastry chef turned software engineer. We chronical her journey from a teenager with a copy of Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential to…

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Episode 14: Riley Redfern: The Un-Sustainability of the Hospitality Industry Pt.1

Trigger Warning: This episode discusses sensitive subjects such as self harm and is not safe for work. This week Chefs Chris & Juice are joined by Chef Gerard Kenny to interview Riley Redfern, ex-3-Michelin starred pastry chef turned software engineer. We chronical her journey from a teenager with a copy of Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential…

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Episode 13: How to spot fake news & how important is organic farming really?

This week Chefs Chris & Juice explore fake news and how to identify it as well as go through the intricacies of organic farming. What is it exactly and how does it benefit the planet? Rutgers Fake News Resource: Steps and Tools for Evaluating the News – Evaluating News Resources – Research Guides at Rutgers…

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Episode 12: Pandemic Career Change & The Golden Girls Dinner Date

Trigger Warning: This episode discusses sensitive subjects such as suicide. This week Chefs Chris & Juice discuss the remarkable essay written by Riley Redfern and her struggle from 3 Michelin star pastry chef and how the pandemic gave her a new lease on life. We also talk about the golden girls and the meals associated…

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