Welcome to Inside Julia’s Kitchen

Created by The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts, Inside Julia’s Kitchen is your window into the Foundation’s world. Through our podcast, you’ll meet the bright lights of today’s food world, from the organizations the Foundation supports and works with to further Julia’s legacy to individuals at the forefront of cooking, culinary history, and food writing. We’ll be talking to those who are shaping the way we eat, cook and think about food, just as Julia did by inviting the country’s top talent into her kitchen. So, grab a seat at the Foundation’s table and listen in.

Hosted by Todd Schulkin, the Foundation’s Executive Director. Produced by Todd Schulkin and Lauren Salkeld.


  • Eric Riper credit- Nigel Parry

EPISODE 170: Meet Eric Ripert

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, Todd Schulkin welcomes French chef Eric Ripert of New York’s four-star seafood restaurant Le Bernardin. They discuss fine dining in today’s post-pandemic world, the evolution of French food in America, and his work with the food rescue non-profit organization City Harvest. Plus, as always, Eric shares a Julia Moment.  

  • Grace Young on Inside Julia's Kitchen

EPISODE 169: Meet Grace Young Again

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, award-winning cookbook author, culinary historian, wok expert, filmmaker and activist Grace Young returns to discuss receiving the 2022 Julia Child Award. Host Todd Schulkin asks Grace what it means to be the first Asian-American recipient, why saving Chinese restaurants and Chinatowns is so vital and how she’s using the accompanying grant to help these communities in need. Plus, Grace shares a second, very special Julia Moment. (Photo: Dan Ahn)

  • Fabian Bravo

EPISODE 168: Meet Fabian Bravo

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes winemaker Fabian Bravo of The Brander Vineyard in Los Olivos in the Santa Ynez Valley. They discuss Santa Barbara Sauvignon Blanc and wine produced in the region’s seven AVAs, Fabian’s path to becoming a winemaker, and Casita de Bravo, the wine label he runs with his wife, Megan. As always, Fabian shares his Julia Moment.

  • Kevin Morse

EPISODE 167: Meet Kevin Morse

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes Kevin Morse, the founder of Cairnspring Mills in Western Washington State. They discuss how Cairnspring is rebuilding our food system through milling, why we need more mills to thrive, and how he sees local mills as a tool for revitalizing rural communities. As always, Kevin shares a Julia Moment.

  • Julia Child at Oven

EPISODE 166: Happy Birthday, Julia: Part II

In part II of our special Julia Moment double episode, we’re celebrating Julia’s birthday by highlighting Julia’s impact as a teacher, as well as memories of her unforgettable warmth and hospitality. This week’s Julia Moments come from chef, cooking teacher and restaurateur, Lidia Bastianich, New York Times food writer Eric Kim, 2021 Julia Child Award Recipient Toni Tipton Martin, chef Claudette Zepeda, food writer Karen Stabiner, chef Antonia Lofaso, who was the head judge on Food Network’s The Julia Child Challenge, and the creator of the show, Blake Davis.

  • Julia Child, Cookbook Writer

EPISODE 165: Happy Birthday, Julia: Part I

In honor of what would have been Julia’s 110th birthday, on August 15, we’re devoting two episodes of Inside Julia’s Kitchen to some of our favorite Julia Moments from the last few seasons. Part I features “Bread Book” co-authors Chad Robertson and Jen Latham, Chef Sandy D’Amato, Philadelphia Inquirer Food Editor Jamila Robinson, St. John Frizell of Brooklyn’s Gage & Tollner, and Jaíne Mackievicz, the winner of Food Network’s The Julia Child Challenge. Tune in to hear Julia Moments that reflect the joy and inspiration Julia brings to so many, as well as her impact as a talented writer.

  • Christine Tobin

EPISODE 164: Meet Christine Tobin

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, Todd Schulkin welcomes food stylist Christine Tobin, who made the food on HBO Max’s “Julia” look so irresistible and is currently on set in France, filming season two. They discuss styling food for film and television, how the choreography and the food for the scenes come together, and why working in restaurants is good training for food styling in film and television. Plus, as always, Christine shares a Julia Moment.

  • Rebuilding Our Food System

EPISODE 163: Rebuilding Our Food System

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, we’re breaking with our usual format to feature the 2022 Taste of Santa Barbara Rebuilding Our Food System Panel Discussion, which was recorded in front of a live audience in May. Join host Todd Schulkin, along with panelists Sarah Koyo, a food sovereignty activist, Stefan Selbert of Las Cumbres Ranch, Melissa Sorongon of Piedrasassi Wine & Bread and Jessica Vieira of Apeel Sciences, for a discussion of the food system innovations taking place in Santa Barbara County and how they can serve as a model for the nation.

  • Jaíne Mackievicz

EPISODE 162: Meet Jaíne Mackievicz

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes Jaíne Mackievicz, the winner of The Julia Child Challenge, which aired on the Food Network and is now streaming on Discovery+. They discuss Jaíne’s journey from the Brazilian Amazon to Boston to Hollywood and what it will be like to follow in Julia’s footsteps and attend Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. Plus, as always, Jaíne shares a Julia Moment.

  • Jesse Smith

EPISODE 161: Meet Jesse Smith

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, Todd Schulkin talks to Jesse Smith, the Director of Land Stewardship for the White Buffalo Land Trust, which develops and promotes regenerative agriculture systems designed to have a local, regional, and global impact. They discuss how White Buffalo Land Trust is putting regenerative agriculture into practice and the challenges of rebuilding our broken food system. Plus, as always, Jesse shares a Julia Moment.

  • Tiffanie Barriere

EPISODE 160: Meet Tiffanie Barriere

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, Todd Schulkin welcomes Tiffanie Barriere, an award-winning bartender, influencer and educator known as “The Drinking Coach.” They discuss Tiffanie’s path to becoming a sought-after mixologist, how she mixes storytelling with drink-making and how to make cocktails perfect for summer. Plus, Tiffanie shares a Julia Moment.

  • Jeremy Tummel and Pascale Beale

EPISODE 159: Meet Jeremy Tummel and Pascale Beale

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, we’re sharing a live recording from Taste of Santa Barbara. During the week-long event celebrating the region, host Todd Schulkin visited the Santa Barbara Farmers’ Market to interview cooking teacher Pascale Beale of Pascale’s Kitchen and Chef Jeremy Tummel of La Paloma Café, part of the local Acme Hospitality Group. They discussed what makes Santa Barbara such a special food place and treasures from the Santa Barbara Farmers’ Market. Plus, Pascale and Jeremy each share a very special Julia Moment.

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