Brad Leone: Chef, Hunter, Outdoorsman

12.08.2021 - By Danger Close with Jack Carr

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Today's guest on Danger Close is Brad Leone. Brad Leone is one of the most exciting names in the world of food. 

In addition to being a popular chef, he’s also an avid outdoorsman who merges his passions in his new bestselling book Field Notes for Food Adventure: Recipes and Stories from the Woods to the Ocean. In it, Brad combines his love for fishing, hunting and traveling with his unique approach to food, emphasizing the use of fire and fermentation. 

Brad also competed in the recent SIG Hunter Games along with Jack and other outdoor enthusiasts including Laura Zerra, Eli Crane, Bo Sandoval, Royce Gracie, Valentina “The Bullet” Shevchenko, and others.

Brad is known for his widely popular online series on Bon Appetit’s YouTube channel, It’s Alive with Brad, and It’s Alive: Goin’ Places, drawing hundreds of thousands of viewers. 

You can follow him on Instagram @brad_leone


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