Starving for Attention, Richard Blais’ culinary adventure podcast


Fans of Top Chef and the Food Network know Richard Blais well. In his new podcast, Starving for Attention, Blais brings listeners into his culinary adventures.

Food television fans know Richard Blais. Before Starving for Attention, Top Chef capitulated him into culinary celebrity. Fans remember Blais as the chef who played with liquid nitrogen before it was common place. His over the top personality matched his creative food. Only Blais would have used an MRE bag in a Top Chef quick fire challenge. The originality kept fans, and foodies, tuning in time and again.

Blais is more than just a television, celebrity chef. His culinary resume is quite long. He has worked at iconic restaurants like French Laundry, El Bulli and Daniel. Blais owns Trail Blais, a culinary company that oversees his restaurants and consults on projects. His restaurants have been praised by critics and fans.

With great success under his belt, Blais expanded his culinary empire. While you can still find him on numerous television shows, he keeps doing more. In addition to his company, cookbooks, and television shows, Blais is now a host of his own podcast. His new podcast, Starving for Attention, gives foodies the ultimate insight to the world of food.

“I’m super excited to take this dive into the food world, and share with our audience the great people in the industry, and work they do, that sometimes go unnoticed,” said Blais.

His first guest is food critic Besha Rodell. Many people want to know how food critics keep their identity a secret. Would you know if there was a famous foodie the next table over? Do you really think chefs cook differently for critics? These questions, both serious and lighthearted, can be expected. Foodies will crave the delicious tidbits from industry insiders.

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Starving for Attention can be heard on, the PodcastOne app and Apple Podcasts. Episodes air on Tuesdays.