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#009 The Truths about Perimenopause and Menopause with Ellen Dolgen

Ellen Dolgen This episode is AWESOME! And important for women, of course, but also for the men who love them to better understand the phases and stages women progress through and how to better support them during those stages. To call Ellen Dolgen a women’s advocate seems too small. She’s…
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#008 Laughing our Glass off with Sarah J. Halstead

Sarah J. Halstead Sarah J. Halstead joins Debi in this episode to discuss some of her many passions. Namely, wine and stand up comedy. From performing her way through groundings in her youth in Flint, Michigan to making her way into the wine business, Sarah has always had an indelible spirit…
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#007 Rock and Roll and Wine with Spencer Daley

Spencer Daley Spencer Daley, wine-maker extraordinaire becomes our first male guest on Just Forking Around when he came aboard our boat in Marina Del Rey to talk all things wine with Debi. From a taste of cheap wine snuck at the dinner table with his father, to growing a vineyard…
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#006 Sailing Into the Future of Food Service with Wendy Tuttle

Wendy Tuttle Born to British parents, Wendy Tuttle grew up in Southern California. Her 17-year career in the hospitality industry began at the Rusty Pelican, where she worked while completing her bachelor’s degree at California State University at Fullerton. Click To Tweet After graduation…
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#005 From Hospice to Whole Foods with Carolyn Kates

Carolyn Kates You have the power to change whatever situation you are in right now, by just changing how you think about it. - Carolyn Kates Debi visits with Carolyn Kates, a Delaware native who has spent a decade or more in San Diego. After more than 10 years with…
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#004 Piggies, Bourbon and Beer with Sara Stroud

Sara Stroud Debi catches up with Sara Stroud, co-owner of Carnitas Snack Shack in San Diego. In this episode, they discuss whether you can teach hospitality, bosses good and bad, wages and tips in the restaurant business and the cutest pig in San Diego. [bctt tweet="“A toast to the restaurant…
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#003 Tattoos and the Tasting Room with Jenny Goycochea

Jenny Goycochea Jenny Goycochea is Debi’s guest for this episode of The Just Forking Around Podcast. Jenny is Chef de Cuisine at Tasting Room Del Mar and has competed THREE times on Cutthroat Kitchen. Debi and Jenny discuss tattoos, reality tv, becoming a chef and how mothers who always want what’s…
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#002 Dreaming Big with Restauranteur Marie Petulla

Marie Petulla Marie Petulla, owner of Union Pasadena and Knead and Co. joins Debi to discuss her rise to restauranteur and the highs and lows and running restaurants in LA. You can find more about her restaurants at the links below or if you’d like to contact Marie directly shoot…
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#001 Becoming a Health Resource with Renew Juicery’s Brooke Rewa

Brooke Rewa Brooke Rewa, owner and founder of Renew Juicery and now Made with Love Wellness,  joins Debi to discuss how following her own interests and answering her own questions about health and nutrition led her to create a business with multiple product lines and a purpose and passion for helping…