March 9, 2021

Episode 198: Chopped: David Viens

Episode 198: Chopped: David Viens

In this series we'll take a look at the restaurant industry to ask "What happens when good cooks go bad?".  In this episode, a restaurateur in Southern California is suspected of murder when his wife disappears. What detectives discover would...


In this series we'll take a look at the restaurant industry to ask "What happens when good cooks go bad?".  In this episode, a restaurateur in Southern California is suspected of murder when his wife disappears. What detectives discover would shock and horrify the community.

Resources: 

"Witness: Cliff Jumper Threatened to Kill Wife", Nicole Mooradian for The Patch, Sept 14, 2012. 

"Did California Chef David Viens Kill, Then Cook Wife?", 48 Hours, May 13, 2013. 

"Los Angeles jury finds chef guilty of killing wife", The Associated Press, printed in The Florida Times-Union, September 28, 2012. 

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