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Cutthroat Kitchen's Janet Ross, Wuz Smith, Finding 'Daughter Of The Dawn'

As sous chef at Café Sebastienne, Janet Ross prepares ruby trout with a root vegetable hash. As a contestant on Cutthroat Kitchen: Tournament of Terror, she uses murder weapons to prepare Halloween-themed meals like liver and brains. How does she transition between the two? 

Plus, a local fashion prodigy who had a luxury label before he even graduated from high school, and the tale of a long-lost film featuring an all Native American cast and the man who found it.


  • Janet Ross, local chef
  • Wuz Smith, clothing designer, ASID Luxury
  • Brian Hearn, art collector, curator
Gina Kaufmann is the host of KCUR’s Central Standard, a talkshow fueled by curiosity and critical thinking. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.
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