What´s Cooking with Travis and Chef Jet

Travis Rodgers and Chef Jet TilaAM 830 KLAA hears you…

Listeners let us know via social media that they would also like to hear Chef Jet Tila during the week. Now you can every Friday morning at 7:50 a.m. on “The Travis Rodgers Show.” Jet joins Travis to talk about the fun world of food and all its tasty possibilities. Next to sports, food is Travis´ second favorite topic of conversation. It's a close second...You'll hear Jet chat about everything ranging from what's the secret to preparing world class chicken wings to the beer styles that pair well with all the varieties of classic tailgate edibles.

Show 467, March 26, 2022: Chef & Co-Host Andrew Gruel of Slapfish with “Ask the Chef”

Chef Andrew Gruel of the Slapfish Restaurant Group

Our own Chef Andrew Gruel of the Slapfish Restaurant Group provides another timely and informative “Ask the Chef” segment where Chef Andrew responds to listeners thoughtful inquiries.

Is dry-aged fish perhaps a new trend in area restaurants? The Orange County Register’s James Beard award-winning food critic, Brad A. Johnson, considers this (with examples) in a March piece. Chef Andrew, a known seafood authority, provides his insight.

Last year Chef Andrew was set as the lead chef of the prominent culinary team for Outstanding in the Field’s Sustainable Seafood Dinner on the Huntington Beach Pier. A couple of days before the event (as part the Los Angeles Times Food Bowl 2021) the dinner was abruptly cancelled due to the unfortunate aftereffects of the oil pipeline rupture. The better news is that it’s now rescheduled for Thursday, May 12th. Updates from Chef Andrew…

The Makings of a Successful Chef

What are the attributes of a successful chef? What is the difference between an executive chef and a chef de cuisine?

On Becoming a Chef

Chef Jet describes what it takes to become a working chef.


The absolute deliciousness of pizza.

Appreciating Lobster

Everything you’d want to know about enjoying Lobster.

Favorite Herbs and Spices

Chef Jet and Travis talk herbs and spices.

Noise Level in Restaurants

Are restaurants getting noisier? Jet explains why.

Las Vegas Dining

Chef Jet chronicles the vibrant Vegas dining scene.

Guinness World Records

Chef Jet talks about his multiple Guinness World Records for Large Format Food.