A podcast series hosted by Billy Shore

Big Chefs, Big Ideas

This is the weekly Share Our Strength podcast about people who are changing the world. Each week, Billy Shore, the founder and chairman of Share Our Strength, has a conversation with a guest from the culinary world and an industry thought leader creating a thought-provoking discussion. As much as food has become a source of pleasure and celebration, it’s amazing how food is central to our health, environment, educational achievement, sustainability, and overall quality of life.

Hosted by Billy Shore and Debbie Shore.

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Latest Interviews
Wednesday, January 27, 2021

What’s the key to building a purpose-driven career? Author, business school professor, and social change pioneer Bill Novelli returns to the podcast to talk to Billy Shore about doing well by doing good and his new book, Good Business: The Talk, Fight, Win Way to Change the World. “Tomorrow’s leaders are in our classrooms today… They want […]

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

In this very special episode of Add Passion and Stir, host Billy Shore discusses the Biden Administration’s commitment to ending hunger in America. And, we revisit our conversation with chef and advocate Kwame Onwuachi. Award-winning Washington DC chef Kwame Onwuachi (formerly of Kith/Kin) talks to Billy Shore about the how the crisis of COVID-19 and […]

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

How has the role of the media changed over the last four years? CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper joins Billy Shore to talk about journalism, politics and his work in support of causes like No Kid Hungry and military veterans. “We’re in a war over facts. Right now, two of the biggest […]

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

This week’s episode is taken from the second installment of the Conversations on Food Justice, a collaboration between Share Our Strength and the Aspen Institute’s Food and Society Program. Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-1) moderates the discussion, which features former Obama Administration Secretary of Education (and current Education Trust President and CEO) Dr. John B. King […]

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Why is it so important to restore Native American autonomy? Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Nicholas Kristof and Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health Director Allison Barlow join host Billy Shore to talk about poverty, education, and the struggle for social justice in Native American communities. “The Bureau of Indian Education schools only have a […]

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

How can science inspire better cooking? James Beard award-winning food writer J. Kenji López-Alt joins Billy Shore to talk about what drew him to explore the science behind cooking, finding his voice as a writer, and his two New York Times bestselling books. “Some people think cooking with science is the opposite of cooking with […]

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

How do each of us measure success? Bigger Bolder Baking chef and host Gemma Stafford talks with Billy Shore about her career, what it was like to host an online Bake-A-Thon for No Kid Hungry, and how her views on success have changed during the pandemic. “We’ve been very fortunate with Bigger Bolder Baking and […]

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

This week’s episode is an excerpt from Conversations on Food Justice, a collaboration between Share Our Strength and the Aspen Institute’s Food and Society Program designed to examine the roots and evolution of the food movement and how it intersects with race and class, as well as health, educational, and environmental inequities. Human rights activist, […]

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

How do you get kids from juvenile detention on track for success? Chef and Café Momentum Executive Director Chad Houser talks with Billy Shore about building a new model for juvenile justice that develops career and life skills to overcome recidivism and reincarceration. “The juvenile justice industry calls them ‘throw-away’ youth. We need to be […]

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

How do you raise $1M to feed hungry kids? Celebrity trainer, choreographer and Broadway dancer Isaac Calpito joins Debbie and Billy Shore to talk about using his platform to amplify support for No Kid Hungry. Calpito developed a workout called Torch’d on Instagram TV every day when the pandemic hit and encouraged his followers to […]