In the kitchen with Matthew Buschle: Bellevue, Ky. chef cooks up greatness from scratch

BELLEVUE, Ky. - We invite you to dig into our weekly column spotlighting different chefs from the Greater Cincinnati area. Each Sunday, WCPO Contributor Grace Yek takes you into their kitchens and talks to them about their food. The chefs reveal their inspirations, philosophies, and provide a glimpse of their authentic selves.  

You wouldn't know it, but Matthew Buschle was terrified to be on TV. Even as he explained to Guy Fieri, the host of Food Network's "Diners Drive-ins and Dives," how he crafts andouille sausage from scratch, Buschle was a bundle of nerves.  

"I was sweating and taking a drink between takes," he recalled. 

It's been four years since Food Network paid Buschle a visit, catapulting his homegrown restaurant onto the national stage in just six minutes of air time. Buschle is the chef and owner of Virgil’s Cafe in Bellevue, Ky.

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