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.


  • 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.

  • Kimberly Carver

EPISODE 158: Meet Kimberly Carver

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes television producer Kimberly Carver, the force behind both “Julia,” the HBOMax scripted series inspired by Julia’s life, and “The Julia Child Challenge,” a Food Network cooking competition. Todd and Kimberly discuss how both shows came to be, the public reaction and whether we’ve hit maximum Julia or there’s room for more. Plus, as always Kimberly shares a #JuliaMoment.

  • Claudette Zepeda Credit Hope Lee

EPISODE 157: Meet Claudette Zepeda

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes San Diego-based Chef Claudette Zepeda, Creative Director at VAGA, in the Alila Marea Beach Resort in Encinitas, and founder of Viva La Vida, which supports single mothers across Mexico. Todd and Claudette discuss lifting up Mexican cooking, weaknesses and inequities in the food system and being a role model, as well as Claudette’s thoughts on tacos. As always, Claudette shares a Julia Moment.  

  • Candace Nelson

EPISODE 156: Meet Candace Nelson

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes entrepreneur Candace Nelson, who co-founded Sprinkles, the world’s first cupcake bakery and the company behind cupcake ATM machines. Nelson is also the author of the New York Times best-selling cookbook, “The Sprinkles Baking Book,” and was a judge on Netflix’s “Sugar Rush” and Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars.” Todd and Candace discuss turning cupcakes into serious business, how she’s helping other food entrepreneurs and her newest culinary venture, Pizzana, a Neo-Neapolitan pizzeria with three locations in Los Angeles, and Dallas opening soon. Plus, Candace shares her Julia Moment.

EPISODE 155: Meet Shakira Miracle and Sonja Magdevski

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes two women participating in the upcoming Taste of Santa Barbara. Sonja Magdevski is the founder of Casa Dumetz Wines, a boutique winery in Los Alamos, California, and Shakira Miracle is the Executive Director of the Santa Barbara Country Food Action Network, which is working to improve Santa Barbara’s food system. They discuss the region’s rich food and wine scene, as well as how to make it more sustainable. Plus, we get a double Julia Moment.

  • Fiona Glascott and Daniel Goldfarb

EPISODE 154: Meet Fiona Glascott and Daniel Goldfarb

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, we go behind the scenes of “Julia,” the new HBO Max TV show inspired by Julia’s rise to fame and her long-running television series, “The French Chef.” Host Todd Schulkin talks to actress Fiona Glascott, who portrays Julia’s long-time editor, Judith Jones, and Daniel Goldfarb, who helped bring Julia’s story to the small screen. Fiona and Daniel share their perspectives on Julia’s legacy, when the show veers from the truth, and of course, the food. Plus, we get a double Julia Moment.

  • Eric Kim on Inside Julia's Kitchen podcast

EPISODE 153: Meet Eric Kim

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes cookbook author and New York Times food writer and video host Eric Kim. They discuss making a career in food writing; Eric’s first cookbook, the recently published Korean American: Food That Tastes Like Home; and the future of print food media. Plus, Eric shares his Julia Moment.  

  • Antonia Lofaso and Blake Davis

EPISODE 152: Meet Antonia Lofaso and Blake Davis

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin talks to chef Antonia Lofaso and TV producer Blake Davis, two of the people behind Food Network’s new show The Julia Child Challenge. They share how the show differs from typical food competition shows and how it showcases Julia’s enduring legacy. Plus, we get a double Julia Moment.

EPISODE 151: Meet J. Kenji López-Alt

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen host Todd Schulkin welcomes New York Times columnist, cookbook author and YouTuber J. Kenji López-Alt. Todd and Kenji discuss his latest cookbook, The Wok: Recipes and Techniques; when and how he first became interested in food; and how he takes cooking seriously. Plus, as always, Kenji shares his Julia Moment.  

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