Giant Fork & Spoon



Conversations with people about their relationship to food and how food traditions and habits are formed. We will talk with chefs, foodies, and just about anyone to gain incite on how we came to be the eaters that we are. Chef Elaina Alexander is your host, leading the explorations of all things food, especially in the Chicago scene.


  • C-CAP Nutrition Camp 2016 Day 1

    C-CAP Nutrition Camp 2016 Day 1

    25/07/2016 Duration: 29min

    Culinary instructors report all about the Summer Camp experience @ Uinversity of Chicago. We have a action packed schedule of activities, work experience, industry exposure, chef instructions, team buliding exercises, team projects, exercise, and socialization. Take a listen about what went on this morning. 

  • Episode #19: Erica Coleman - Caterer

    Episode #19: Erica Coleman - Caterer

    02/07/2016 Duration: 01h10min

    The catering business is not easy as pie, but it can be as sweet. Chef explores the path Erica Coleman has mapped out for her company within the next few years. Pitfalls aside, a dedication to excellence is the main motivator to both these professional women. 

  • Episode: #18 Farhana Pari - Educator and Foodie

    Episode: #18 Farhana Pari - Educator and Foodie

    25/06/2016 Duration: 01h03min

    We weave architecture, education, food, and youth mentoring together to bring a picture to the diet challenges of our American kids. What is the cost, what is the difference between the generations of the yuppies and the millennials in terms of culture and eating. 

  • Episode #17: Pastry Chef Christopher Williams

    Episode #17: Pastry Chef Christopher Williams

    01/05/2016 Duration: 38min

    Chef Elaina an Chef Chris met working the International Housewares Show in Chicago for C-CAP. Chris is an almuni of the program and a great pastry chef who is adding more and more skills to his toolbox. With a bright future ahead of him, Chris will likely soon be a well-known chef. This is a pre-recorded broadcast. Please no phone calls. Direct all inquirie to email, 

  • Episode #16: Maurice Miles, WY Dolphin and Foodie

    Episode #16: Maurice Miles, WY Dolphin and Foodie

    24/04/2016 Duration: 01h04s

    Chef Elaina and Maurice Miles have known each other since the 1980's, as they both attended Whitney Young High School. In our recent past, we have been creating opportunities that will both expand our reach and combine our talents. This ambitious duo have unparreled drive and dedication to the art of food. We will be live on-the-air so we can take questions.