Dane Neal is a host and creator of both local and national radio programs and food and travel features having aired on hundreds of stations for over 20 years. When when it comes to "Food Radio", for well over a decade Dane Neal has interviewed food favorites from Emeril Lagasse and Bobby Flay to the legendary Jacques Pepin & Wolfgang Puck. From Top Chefs to every Food Network star, acclaimed restaurateurs and industry leaders, Dane Neal has talked to so many of the people who have created, cooked and tasted it all.
Over the years as co-host of the nationally syndicated Restaurant Radio America, Flavor HD and host of "On The Road With Dane" on Chicago's WGN 720, Dane has broadcast live from the Food and Wine Classic at Aspen, the South Beach Wine and Food Fest and has been on the scene covering some of biggest food events in the country. Some of places you've seen Dane include the Live Red Carpet for the James Beard Foundation Awards, Great American Beer Festival, Judge for "The Jack" World Championship BBQ Invitational, featured guest on Food Network's "Diner's Drive Ins and Dives" with Guy Fieri and amazing Food and Wine functions from New York to Napa.
Dane lives with his family in Chicagoland, planning "On The Road" Family Road Trips for radio, BBQ SmokeDown experiences and always sharing top places and personalities from the world of food.