Andrew Talks to Chefs

SPECIAL REPORT #28: Jose Arroyo on Clearing the Board

Episode Summary

Our old friend Jose Arroyo checks in from Southern California to give us a view of how the pandemic is affecting his professional community in Covina and Upland.

Episode Notes

Longtime listeners will remember Jose Arroyo, who was the subject of an interview in summer 2019. On today's show, Andrew catches up with Jose to learn how the pandemic and lockdown are affecting the family restaurants where he works in Covina and Upland, California.

Please consider supporting Andrew Talks to Chefs via our Patreon page–pledge $10 or more per month and gain access to bonus, patron-only episodes, blog posts, polls, and more. 

Our great thanks to S.Pellegrino for making these special reports possible.

For more information on the programs mentioned on this episode, visit Valrhona for details on registering for the Cake Walk, and visit the Korea Society's site to register for Andrew's webcast conversation with chef Hooni Kim Thursday, April 30 at 6:30pm EST.

Andrew Talks to Chefs is a fully independent podcast and no longer affiliated with our former host network; please visit and bookmark our official website for all show updates, blog posts, personal and virtual appearances, and related information.