Brainchild of Chicago restaurateur Tom Powers, Gastrotommy.com is a cutting edge website that offers unparalleled, bi-monthly food and wine education direct from the best winemakers, chefs, and sommeliers as well as deep discounts on food and wine via an HD web-only show. There are currently 13 episodes on the shot in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Chicago featuring Frank Ostini of The Hitching Post, Rhone specialist Bob Lindquist and Donnie Madia and Paul Kahan of Publican and Blackbird among others. Gastrommy will shoot in the San Francisco Bay area in January, New York in March and New Orleans in May with celebrated guests including Rajat Parr of the Michael Mina group and author of Secrets of the Sommeliers, Sergio Esposito, CEO Italian Wine Merchants, and Mindy Segal, Chef/Owner Hot Chocolate.
After 20 years in restaurants such as KDK group (Marche, Red Light, Gioco and Opera), his own Harvest on Huron, and The Italian Wine Merchants, Tommy was approached by Dan Halfman to create an original Web-only show that will provide the public with insiders’ perspectives on the food and wine industry. Says Powers “The episode segments available on Gastrotommy.com demonstrate a unique opportunity for the enthusiast and professional to really get to know our celebrity guests.
Memberships are $75 per year and include:
-HD movie-quality video production
-Unparalleled, bi-monthly food and wine education direct from winemakers, chefs, and sommeliers around the world.
-Insider discounts at featured wineries and restaurants
-Access to selections of rare, hard-to-find wines
-Recipe and food-and-wine-pairing downloads featured in the shows
For more information visit: http://www.gastrotommy.com