MOVEABLE FEAST WITH FINE COOKING Launches Season 2
You'll absolutely want a seat at this table! Join America's best chefs on a memorable culinary adventure that travels all across America. Hosted by Pete Evans, Australia?s top celebrity chef, home cooks everywhere will catch the spirit of pop-up cooking events watching Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking. In this second season, viewers will travel to New Orleans, Los Angeles, Portland, Chicago, and New York ? all the greatest food destinations. Tune in to take a delectable journey where our talented host teams up with the country's most inspiring chefs and food artisans. Together they cook up a spontaneous, fast-paced feast for friends in stunning and unexpected settings. Produced by WGBH and Fine Cooking magazine, the popular, recently Emmy®-nominated food and travel series will kick off season two in fall 2014 with 13 engaging new episodes on public television.
"This season it's all about harvesting and cooking locally. Host Pete Evans takes viewers along for great trips, from bow fishing for redfish after dark in Louisiana to harvesting California's farm-fresh avocados -- this season's pop-up cooking events will serve up the best ingredients of each region." says Laurie Donnelly, Executive Producer. ?These new episodes successfully combine immensely talented guest chefs, ingredient-gathering adventures, and unexpected dining locations to bring viewers on the feasts of their lifetime.?
?We are delighted to bring back Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking for a fresh new season and entice viewers with fabulous recipes, fresh local ingredients, and inspiring chefs who share their expert tips and techniques on how to create the feasts,? says Maria Taylor, Group Publisher of Fine Cooking. ?The series really captures the creativity that's sparked when our chefs and food artisans collaborate at these spontaneous celebrations."
In each episode, the series follows Pete and his guest chefs as they source the finest ingredients for their feasts. Back in their makeshift kitchens they join forces and work against the clock to prepare a mouthwatering multi-course menu for an eager, eclectic group of friends. Expect to be delighted and surprised by the fabulous meals and the often unlikely places they are hosted. Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking takes viewers on a travel adventure criss-crossing the U.S.--from a Louisiana plantation down on the bayou to the midst of Los Angeles all the way out to an avocado farm in California to a camp on the Michigan lakes, and into the heart of Little Italy in New York City! Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking has put together quite a robust travel itinerary for you chockfull of field trips to vineyards, farms, orchards, fish markets, and an assortment of other food artisans.
This fall on public television and on CREATE TV, make your reservations for Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking!
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Fine Cooking is a nationally known brand where food is the celebrity. In every issue, web page and event Fine Cooking is entirely food focused. Fine Cooking fuels the passion of cooking enthusiasts who love food and entertaining with a lively mix of information and inspiration. Fine Cooking has proven itself in the epicurean magazine category with its 250,000 circulation, 1,500,000 average unique users on FineCooking.com, and numerous accolades. To learn more about Fine Cookingplease visit http://www.finecooking.com/ and www.Facebook.com/FineCooking <http://Facebook.com/FineCooking>
About The Taunton Press
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About Pete Evans
Pete Evans is an award-winning Australian chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, and TV host. Born in Melbourne and raised on Australia's beautiful Gold Coast, Pete is not your average chef ? he's also an avid fisherman, surfer, cookbook author and television personality.
Pete's food career began at the age of 19 when, with brother Dave, he opened their first restaurant, The Pantry, in Melbourne's bayside suburb of Brighton in 1993. It quickly became a much-loved local spot and found devoted fans among city locals, celebrities and critics alike. Since then, Pete has opened six award-winning restaurants, written seven best-selling cookbooks, including the Australian barbecue bible My Grill. He has hosted television shows in Australia for the past decade, and in 2012, his series My Kitchen Rules pulled an audience of more than 3.5 million, making it one of the most-watched shows of the year in Australia. "Moveable Feast" will be his first television series in the U.S.
American Public Television (APT) has been a leading distributor of high-quality, top-rated programming to the nation's public television stations since 1961. APT also has distributed about half of the top 100 highest-rated public television titles for nearly 10 years. Among its 300 new program titles per year, APT programs include prominent documentaries, news and current affairs programs, dramas, how-to programs, children's series and classic movies. America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated, Lidia's Italy in America, Simply Ming, Mexico -- One Plate at a Time, Rick Steves' Europe, Doc Martin, Nightly Business Report, Moyers & Company, NHK Newsline, Globe Trekker, BBC World News and P. Allen Smith's Garden Home join numerous documentaries and performance programs popular with public television viewers