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About Brian Theis


BRIAN THEIS is a resident of New Orleans and New York. He is a recipe developer, teacher, and home cooking maestro, with a passion for twentieth-century culinary history. His New Orleans side of the family encouraged his immersion in Creole cooking, and his worldly travels inspire his affinity for international cooks and their fare. Theis is now a regular guest cooking up his recipes on a number of prestigious big city TV shows. He is an honors graduate with an expertise in recipe testing from the International Culinary Center in New York, and can be found on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and TikTok at "The Infinite Feast"! 

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Brian has made dozens of local television, web,

and radio appearances (remote and in-studio),

February 2021 to present:

WGN Chicago's "Lunchbreak"

PIX11 New York City's "Morning News"

PIX11 New York City's "New York Living"

WUPL New Orleans "Eyewitness News"

WWL New Orleans "Great Day Louisiana"

WJLA D.C. "Good Morning Washington"

WTTG Fox 5 D.C. "LION Lunch Hour"

WTTG Fox 5 D.C. "Good Day D.C."

Great American Community, Online

The Well-Seasoned Librarian, podcast, Dean Jones

WOND Radio, Atlantic City, with Dave Delaney

Small Bites Radio, with Derek Timm

Louisiana Eats, with Poppy Tooker

Magic 101.9, with Linda Cassidy

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Brian's culinary advice has been featured in dozens of web and print articles, September 2020 to present:

Martha Stewart

Washington Post

Southern Living


Taste of Home



The Takeout

The Daily Meal

Yahoo! News

Yahoo! Finance

Yahoo! Life

Go Banking Rates

YES Your Essential Shopper

The Inventory

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Favorite Dish to Cook: A tie between chili and gumbo

Favorite Chef: Jacques Pépin, of course

Favorite Restaurant: Galatoire's, French Quarter

Favorite Song: Two for the Road, Henry Mancini

Favorite Decadent Indulgence: Pizza!

Favorite Movie: The Sound of Music

Favorite City: Venice

Favorite Pop Singer: Madonna, naturally

Favorite Historic Figure: Queen Elizabeth II, of course

Favorite Saint: Joseph

Favorite Shakespeare Play: Othello

Favorite Musical: A tie between Gypsy and A Chorus Line

Awesome Thing About Me: I own 100's of vintage cookbooks

Crazy Thing About Me: I am addicted to spinach

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