Below Deck's new Stew, Elizabeth Frankini, steps Behind The Velvet Rope with David Yontef! She talks the casting process, real charters vs. reality tv charters, and her feelings on Kate Chastain's retirement. Listen now!
Behind The Velvet Rope with David Yontef: Below Deck's Elizabeth Frankini (Meet Your New Stew!): https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/below-decks-elizabeth-frankini-meet-your-new-stew/id1496557812?i=1000498762404
Below Deck's newest Stew, Elizabeth Frankini, steps Behind The Rope. With the epic new season of Below Deck underway, Elizabeth is here so we can get to know her a little better. The woman behind what we have seen on TV these first few weeks of the show. In one of her first interviews, well ever, Elizabeth chats about her freshman season on the hit Bravo show. She explains how she got into yachting and how “Below Deck”, the TV show, is perceived in the yachting industry. Elizabeth explains how she was cast as one of this season's Stews, how the Below Deck Charters differ from Real World Charters, the most high maintenance guests she has ever had, both on and off camera, the biggest tip she has ever received, and what she likes and dislikes most about the job of Yachtie Stew. Elizabeth gives us a few hints on what we can expect this season of Below Deck and how it differs from prior seasons. She hints at a few romantic entanglements but lets us know that we will have to just wait and see. She also hints at a few moments which may make her cringe as the season progresses and she watches along with the rest of us. Elizabeth also discusses the disappointment she experienced when she realized her Chief Stew would not be Icon Kate Chastain. Speaking of Kate Chastain, Elizabeth discusses how new Below Deck Chief Stew, Francesca Rubi, differs from Kate Chastain and whether, after working with Francesca for this past season, she thinks she would still prefer Kate as a boss. Finally, we discuss just how fun it will be to save this interview and check in with Elizabeth toward seasons end, to see just how much she has changed as a person as a result of spending one season abroad one of Bravo TV’s highest rated shows. Welcome Elizabeth! Cannot wait to get to know ya better!
*David's Dish: Where the Stars Eat, Drink, & Dish*
Casa Tua Hotel & Restaurant
1700 James Avenue
Recently visited by Elizabeth Frankini. A European getaway in sunny Miami + an Italian feast?! Waiting for our invite from Elizabeth...;)