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Do What's Right: DTLA Cheese's Maker Philosophy

There are many ways to characterize what it means to be a "Maker," and in this episode, Executive Chef Reed Herrick of DTLA Cheese in Los Angeles shares his philosophy behind turning passion into professional and personal satisfaction. To be a successful maker, he believes that a person has to have a certain level of focus, intensity, follow through, and finesse. Reed's dedication to being true to the ingredients featured in each of his dishes is proof that he embodies the CHOW Maker philosophy. Want to make Reed's Mushroom Melt and Raclette at home? Check out DTLA Cheese's recipes on CHOW.

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The Makers video series for Chowhound is an up-close-and-personal look at some of the innovators in the craft-food revolution as they share techniques and tips for elevating food to the extraordinary. We’ll see their dishes, hear their stories, and glimpse their struggles. Then we'll take you into their kitchens, and show you how to re-create a handful of their dishes at home.

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