May 29, 2001

Michael Ruhlman, journalist, talks with Todd about what is required to become a Master Chef. He talks about the Certified Master Chef examination at the Culinary Institute of America, where participants spend ten consecutive sixteen-hour days preparing foods of all types. His book is "The Soul of a Chef: The Journey Toward Perfection".

Chef Brian Polcyn talks with Todd on location at "The Five Lakes Grill", in Milford, Michigan. Polcyn gives Todd a tour of his restaurant and talks about preparing his favorite dishes.