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Meal of Your Life: Chef Mario Rizzotti explains authentic Italian cuisine

“Iron Chef America” judge talks to Billy Dec

Chicago restaurateur Billy Dec is the host of the Meal of Your Life podcast, where distinguished guests — from fellow renowned chefs to athletes and celebrities — discuss a defining meal.

Mario Rizzotti, judge on the cooking show “Iron Chef America” and Italian culinary expert, sits down with Dec in his latest podcast. Rizzotti discusses la dolce vita, or the sweet life, the differences between authentic Italian cuisine and Italian-American cuisine, and how his mother’s cooking is the meal of his life. 

You can subscribe to the Meal of Your Life podcast on iTunes.

Billy Dec is an Emmy Award winning television personality and actor and the founder and CEO of Rockit Ranch, which operates seven restaurants, bars and nightclubs in Chicago. For the past three years, he has served on the White House Advisory Commission on Asian American & Pacific Islanders and the White House Bullying Prevention Task Force. 

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