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REEL MASTERS

Local Palate
Fish Tales: Bury your nose, whet your appetite
50th Issue | April 2017

Fishing is a primal respite, a break from the noise of our daily lives and even from time itself, often evidenced only by the sun slowly passing overhead. 
 

Louisiana Eats! : NPR
Fishes With The Reel Masters
Poppy Tooker | March 4, 2017

Poppy Tooker takes a look at the role fishing plays in the lives of some of the greatest chefs in the South. We begin with Susan Schadt, author of Reel Masters. Susan went fishing and caught portraits of eight renowned chefs who treasure the sport. Next, we send you a postcard from Susan's book launch event, where chefs and guests gathered together to enjoy incredible seafood dishes. We speak to several of the chefs at the book launch, including John Besh, John Currence, Donald Link and Kelly English.

The Huffington Post
'Reel Masters' Takes Readers Fishin' with Southern Chefs
Regina Varolli | Dec. 19, 2016

What do chefs Donald Link, John Besh, Jeremiah Bacon, and John Currence all have in common? A serious passion for fishing, and a desire to share it with readers in the new book by Susan Schadt, “Reel Masters: Chefs Casting About with Timing & Grace.” Along with chefs Kelly English, Chris Hastings, Walter Bundy, and Kevin Willmann, “Reel Masters” takes you on a captivating personal journey with eight great chefs as they fish their way through the South, sharing stories and recipes in a beautiful book worthy of any coffee-table or kitchen.


Memphis Magazine
Two New Releases are a Feast for the Senses
Richard J. Alley | Dec. 1, 2016

When Susan Schadt felt a tug on her line, what she pulled up wasn't redfish or trout; it wasn't even an old boot or car tire. She'd hooked herself a second career as a book publisher with her own, eponymous press. (page 102)


Choose 901
Memphis in Print: Q&A with Susan Schadt Press
 Audrey Chaney | Nov. 28, 2016

Susan Schadt, owner of Susan Schadt Press, is a native Memphian who previously served as the President and CEO of ArtsMemphis. In her Q&A, she discusses why she decided to Choose901 as the perfect place to open her own publishing house. 


The Gambit
Donald Link, John Besh among chefs featured in
new book
Reel Masters
Helen Freund | Nov. 4, 2016
 

A new book features fishing tales and recipes from a group of acclaimed chefs, including Donald Link and John Besh. 
Part cookbook, part narrative history and guidebook, Reel Masters: Chefs Casting About with Timing & Grace (Susan Schadt Press) chronicles the bounty and sprit of the pastime, culture and traditions surrounding the sport, with personal tales from eight chefs who share their passion for angling in the bayous, backwaters and bays of Charleston, Pensacola, Venice, Grande Isle and Toledo Bend, among others.  

Mississippi Magazine
Heritage & Culture Home Pages
March/April 2017

 

Taste of the South
Fishing Tales: Southern chefs take to the waters
COOKBOOK SHELF | March April 2017

This tale of sea and marsh and bay and bayou and the fisherman they call to is the latest in a series of publisher and editor Susan Schadt's explorations of outdoor sport and culinary convergence. She asked eight Southern chefs to share their favorite fishing spots along the Gulf Coast and the Eastern Seaboard. 


The Memphis Flyer
Now out: Reel Masters and Art of Dining in Memphis 3.
Lesley Young | Dec. 1, 2016

God bless Susan Schadt. As the progeny of a long line of sportsmen, to the level of religiosity, quite literally, Schadt makes Christmas (and birthday and Father's Day) shopping a breeze. The former Arts Memphis head is the visionary behind the acclaimed Wild Abundance cookbook and photo journal First Shooting Light, which documents Mid-South hunting lodges.


WKNO FM
Reel Masters in the Wild...and the Kitchen
Jennifer Chandler | Nov. 1, 2016
 

I have to tell you about a new cookbook that is guaranteed to not only help you make tasty dishes …but also is an interesting read and is so beautiful that you will want to use it as a coffee table book. Susan Schadt, founder of Susan Schadt Press, stopped by to tell us about her newest book.


FEAST Magazine
Kevin Willmann of Farmhaus
Featured in New Book 'Reel Masters'

Sarah Kloepple  |  Oct. 14, 2016

St. Louisans will find a familiar face in Susan Schadt's newest book,
Reel Masters: Chefs Casting about with Timing and Grace.

Farmhaus Restaurant chef-owner Kevin Willmann shares adventures and recipes from his days spent fishing for cobia in Pensacola, Florida, in the book. He's one of eight chefs featured and the only one from Missouri. The book offers a collection of 42 recipes and a guide to fishing on the coastlines and inland shores of the South.


Eater Charleston
Jeremiah Bacon Lands on a Cookbook Cover
Erin Perkins  |  Oct. 21, 2016

Chef Jeremiah Bacon showcases the beauty and bounty of Lowcountry waters in his restaurants The Macintosh and Oak Steakhouse. Now, he will share with the world his love for sea life with the recently released Reel Masters: Chefs Casting About with Timing & GraceThe new book from Susan Schadt Press with foreword by Peter Kaminsky features eight chefs sharing their love of fishing “in the bayous, backwaters and bays and along the coastlines of the sporting South.”


THE CHUBBY VEGETARIAN

Nashville Scene
Books for the Cook on Your Gift-Giving List
Lesley Lassiter | Nov. 29, 2016

In the past, I have carefully selected wonderful cookbooks as gifts for friends and family only to discover they already had the books in their collections. To help you avoid such a mishap, I've assembled a list of recently released titles for gift-giving that should make any cookbook fan very pleased ... and are a lot less likely to already be on their shelves. I've included a number of regional favorites as well as those with broader appeal. 

 

The Washington Post
A vegetarian main so epic, you won't miss the turkey
Jayne Orenstein, Joe Yonan | Nov. 15, 2016

Serve this roast beast at your Thanksgiving, and vegetarians will not feel left out. 

The Washington Post
The vegetarian dish that will make Thanksgiving guests — and their hosts — happy
Joe Yonan | Nov. 14, 2016

When you’re a vegetarian guest at someone else’s house for dinner, you have three choices: You can ask the host (politely, of course) to keep your dietary choices in mind when meal planning. You can keep quiet and hope for the best. Or you can take matters into your own hands and offer to bring something.

WBRC | Fox 6 News
The Chubby Vegetarian brings a Memphis twist to the table
Andrew Kozak | Nov. 4, 2016

Slow-cooked pork shoulder. Gus’s famous fried chicken. Dry-rubbed ribs. Vegan chipotle sweet potato burger. “One of these things is not like the other…” The classic Sesame Street song may be correct, but one Memphis couple is helping to put the city on the map for vegetarian cuisine.

Easy Vegan with JL Fields Podcast
Ep 64 Joe Yonan: Tempeh, beans and a vegetable-forward Thanksgiving
JL Fields | Nov. 1, 2016

Washington Post food and dining editor Joe Yonan joins JL to talk tempeh, beans, and how he created a vegetable-forward Thanksgiving centerpiece.

Memphis Flyer
New food-centric books from Susan Schadt Press
Richard Alley  |  Oct. 25, 2016

Susan Schadt retired as chief executive officer of ArtsMemphis in 2015, and has spent her time since diving into the world of publishing with Susan Schadt Press and two new releases this fall.

The Chubby Vegetarian: 100 Inspired Vegetable Recipes For The Modern Table is the second vegetarian cookbook by Justin Fox Burks and Amy Lawrence. They have endorsements from TV host and author, Lloyd Boston; Chef Bryant Terry, former Memphian and host of two PBS series, Urban Organic and The Endless Feast; and Joe Yonan, food writer; among many others. Their first book, The Southern Vegetarian (Thomas Nelson, 2013), was featured in The New York Times and The Washington Post, and several other national media outlets. The couples’ blog, The Chubby Vegetarian, has had over 3.5 million views.