A few days after I sent in the initial application I got a phone call from the casting agency requesting that me and my Dad do a short Skype interview with them to see if they’d like to come out and film our home and a small spread for two we’d set up for lunch. The whole audition cycle happened very quickly and was a little overwhelming, but also gave me less time to over analyze the situation and become nervous. I’m lucky enough to work for a non-profit organization that loves food, the Institute of Food Technologists, and my supervisors were super flexible through the whole process.
In early August a casting agency reached out to me through my blog to audition for a new Food Network show called “Bobby Flay’s Best Home Cooks” (working title).  Needless to say, I was thrilled about the opportunity. The show’s premise is to have duos of amateur chefs with no formal culinary experience battle against... Read more »