Executive Chef Daniel Martello
Season 1 Co Host

Chef Dan earned his Certificate in Culinary Arts from Peter Kumps Culinary School in Manhattan, and interned as a line cook at the Four Seasons Hotel in NYC. He was Executive Chef of Restaurant 2 Vine in Rochester, NY, where he cultivated relationships with local growers at the Rochester Public Market. After 2 Vine, he became Head Chef at Tonic, where he developed wine dinners, pairing innovative cuisine and wines. After its successful opening in 2006, Chef Dan joined the staff of the New York Wine & Culinary Center (NYWCC). At NYWCC, he has enjoyed the opportunity to forge relationships with a number of New York State’s producers and growers, ensuring a fresh, seasonal menu.


Susan Hunt
Season 1 & 2 Series Host

Susan is a seasoned network correspondent, host and producer who has engaged and entertained audiences with her own spirit and style. She launched her diverse 20-year media career in her hometown of Buffalo, NY as host of PM Magazine. She has fronted many of cable’s most successful lifestyle series, most recently as co-host of HGTV’s Designing for the Sexes. Susan also hosted the science and technology series Beyond Tomorrow. Based in Sydney, Australia, she traveled the globe, writing and producing segments. An avid sportswoman, she has served as play-by-play announcer and reporter for ABC Sports, USA, ESPN, and the Travel Channel. She was Executive Producer and Host of the ESPN’s LPGA Magazine, the first women's sports magazine
show on television.