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GAYOT in the Media

In her role as the official spokesperson of GAYOT.com, Sophie Gayot often appears on radio and television. Here you can watch or listen to her interviews and other media appearances.

PRESS
TELEVISION

See what Alain Gayot had to say about his experience with the Bibimbap Backpackers

red triangle Watch Alain Gayot critique his Korean food experience at a Los Angeles Bibimbap Backpackers event on June 28, 2013.


See what Spohie Gayot had to say about California's foie gras ban on Bloomberg TV

red triangle Watch Sophie Gayot discussing California's foie gras ban with French correspondent Caroline Connan of Bloomberg TV on July 2, 2012.


Hell's Kitchen FOX


red triangle Clip from Episode 4.08 (May 20th 2008), featuring Sophie Gayot
red triangle Preview of Episode 4.08 featuring Sophie Gayot (May 13th 2008)
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Sophie Gayot on the set of Hell's Kitchen

Gordon Ramsay with Sophie Gayot on the set of Hell's Kitchen

red triangle Read and watch the segment on which Sophie Gayot was on Hell's Kitchen Episode 8.8, aired October 13th 2010, the 100th episode of the show


CBS Television Distribution

The Insider
with Victoria Recano, Special Guest Critic for GAYOT.com

Sophie Gayot on the set of CBS' "The Insider"

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Find out who made the cut on the December 27, 2008 episode of CBS' "The Insider"


Sophie Gayot with Victoria Recaño of "The Insider"

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Watch what we have to say on the July 30, 2008 episode.





KTLA

Sophie Gayot in Paris with KTLA's Jessica Holmes KTLA Morning Show
Coverage live from Paris with Jessica Holmes:
Leslie Caron Sophie Gayot Interview with Leslie Caron at Fouquet's restaurant (September 24th 2007)
Sophie Gayot Arc de Triomphe From the most beautiful avenue in the world, the Champs-Élysées (September 24th 2007)
Sophie Gayot Eiffel Tower Interview with the Eiffel sisters at their restaurant, Café de l'Homme (September 25th 2007)
Sophie Gayot Versailles At the stunning Versailles Palace (September 26th 2007)
Sophie Gayot chef Gilles Epie Interview with Chef Gilles Épié in his restaurant, Citrus Étoile (September 27th 2007)
Sophie Gayot Stephane Rolland
Interview with Haute-Couture designer Stéphane Rolland (September 28th 2007)
Sophie Gayot Paule Vasseur
Interview with designer Emmanuelle Nagel from Paule Vasseur (September 28th 2007)

Read and watch the KTLA The Morning Show coverage of the Flavors of Los Angeles show gala (May 24th 2007)
Read and watch the KTLA The Morning Show segment of July 13th 2007

Read and watch KTLA's farewell to L'Orangerie, aired during the 10 o'clock news with Hal Fishman (December 14th 2006)


Sophie Gayot with Christian Vettraino Warmup
An exclusive interview with show host Christian Vettraino, about the Nissan Murano in The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey.


Travel & Escape Channel


Sophie Gayot
In October 2008, Sophie Gayot appeared on the ÜberGuide show broadcast on the Travel & Escape Channel and CTV, a major Canadian television network. She discussed Unusual/Unique Restaurants, Ultimate Las Vegas, and Lavish Honeymoons in a series of episodes.




RADIO

KNX 1070 News Radio

KNX 1070 is one of the most respected and honored stations in the nation and has been broadcasting its all-news format for more than 44 years. KNX 1070 has joined forces with the most trusted CBS RADIO stations in Southern California.


Sophie Gayot and Frank MottekFrank Mottek's Business Hour (Monday-Friday, 1:00-2:00pm PST):
Sophie Gayot Frank Mottek Read and listen to the interview of April 6th 2012
Sophie Gayot Frank Mottek Read and listen to the interview of February 14th 2012
Sophie Gayot Frank Mottek Read and listen to the interview of February 14th 2011
Sophie Gayot Frank Mottek Read and listen to the interview of March 2nd 2010
Sophie Gayot Frank Mottek Read and listen to the interview of August 7th 2009
Read and listen to the interview of December 26th 2008
Read and listen to the interview of June 30th 2008
Read and listen to the interview of May 9th 2008
Read and listen to the interview of November 9th 2007
Read and listen to the interview of August 30th 2007
Read and listen to the interview of December 29th 2006
Read and listen to the interview of October 19th 2006
Read and listen to the interview of August 14th 2006
Read and listen to the interview of June 23rd 2006
Listen to the interview of April 4th 2006
Read and listen to the interview of December 2005


Chef Jamie Gwen Food & Wine with Chef Jamie Gwen

KFWB News Talk 980

A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in New York and a certified sommelier, Chef Jamie Gwen shares her culinary know-how through television spots and her live radio show, "Food & Wine with Chef Jamie Gwen" on KFWB News Talk 980 every Sunday morning at 8:00am.

Read and listen to the interview of March 3, 2013
Read and listen to the interview of October 10, 2011
Read and listen to the interview of December 19, 2010
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of July 18, 2010
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of November 8, 2009
Read and listen to the interview of August 30th 2009
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97.1 Free FM


Chef Jamie Gwen
shares her culinary expertise during her new show on 97.1 Free FM every Sunday morning at 9:00am.

Read and listen to the interview of October 26th 2008
listen to the interview of August 24th 2008


Talk Radio 790 KABC

Read and listen to the interview of January 5th 2008
Read and listen to the interview of March 17th 2007
Read and listen to the interview of December 2nd 2006
Read and listen to the interview of October 28th 2006


Grape Encounters Radio

Sophie Gayot Frank Mottek Read and listen to the interview from December 1, 2012, in which Sophie Gayot calls into Grape Encounters Radio to chat with host David Wilson on the subject of French wine drinking habits and other hot topics.

Sophie Gayot Frank Mottek Read and listen to the interview from June 23, 2012, in which Sophie Gayot makes an intercontinental phone call from Paris discuss the subject of corks versus screw-cap wine tops.


A Fork On The Road radio show

Read and listen to the interview from May 8, 2013, in which host Mark DeCarlo interviews Sophie Gayot at the end of the American Liver Foundation's seventh annual Flavors of Los Angeles culinary gala on the subject of eating healthy.


Talk 910 AM KKSF

Sophie Gayot Frank Mottek Read and listen to the interview from March 16, 2013, in which Sophie Gayot calls in to discuss the Northern California Winners of GAYOT 2013 Restaurant Issue with Joel Riddell.


Talk Radio 790 KABC The Bikini Chef
The Bikini Chef Susan Irby and Denice Fladeboe with Sophie Gayot

The Bikini Chef with Susan Irby on KABC Talk Radio 790.
Sophie Gayot Frank Mottek Read and listen to the interview on April 22, 2012
Sophie Gayot Frank Mottek Read and listen to the interview on September 11, 2011
Sophie Gayot Frank Mottek Read and listen to the interview on October 2, 2010


KFWB News Talk 980 The Bikini Chef
The Bikini Chef Susan Irby

The Bikini Lifestyle celebrates healthy living through fitness, food, and overall wellness. Each week Susan Irby the Bikini Chef features celebrity guests, chefs, fitness experts, Bikini Chef recipes...all the tools you need to live your bikini lifestyle on a fun, entertaining level. Tune in Sundays at 4pm to KFWB News Talk 980.


Read and listen to the interview of June 20, 2010



The Kiki Vale Show airs every Friday from 10:30am-noon on WJJG AM 1530 in Chicago. Kiki Vale loves to discuss with her guests what's happening locally and around the world on this popular talk/entertainment program.


Read and listen to the interview of May 7th, 2010




Los Originales

La X Mas Musica 103.9

On February 9th, 2011, Colombian journalist Jaime Sanchez Cristo interviewed Sophie Gayot during his daily program Los Originales airing on La X 103.9 F.M. from Bogota. They discussed the GAYOT.com 2011 Top 10 New Restaurants in the US.

Read and listen to the interview in Spanish or English.


Indie 103.1

On September 11th 2008, Sophie Gayot appeared on the L.A. and O.C. radio station Indie 103.1, where she discussed the latest L.A. restaurants with morning show host Joe Escalante.

Read and listen to the interview.

RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.

FIESTA TIMEAt the Top 10 Mexican Restaurants in the U.S., you can tuck into handmade tacos, Tex-Mex classics or haute interpretations from celebrity chefs.