Scoop: THE CHEW - Week of 2/10 on CBS
It's "Chocolate Week" at "The Chew" when the food-centric lifestyle show kicks-off a weeklong celebration focusing on the dark and delicious sweet treat. From cocktails and decadently delicious desserts and dishes to inexpensive gift ideas, "The Chew" has everything viewers need to paint the town red on Valentine's Day.
Celebrating and exploring life through food, "The Chew" is an innovative and groundbreaking daytime series co-hosted by a dynamic group of engaging, fun, relatable experts in food, lifestyle, and entertaining. Produced by Gordon Elliott's Chew Productions for the ABC Television Network, "The Chew" serves up everything food -- from cooking and home entertaining to food trends, restaurants, holidays and more -- all aimed at making life better, fuller and more fun. The show features celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon, and Carla Hall, entertaining expert Clinton Kelly and health and wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz.
From now until the champion is crowned February 19, culinary professionals from around the country will appear weekly on "The Chew" to showcase their skills in developing and preparing healthy, delicious dishes for a chance to win $75,000 and a one-year consulting contract with Weight Watchers as the Weight Watchers Chef. This week, the two finalists, Lisa Fontanesi (Los Angeles, CA) and Ryan Hutmacher (Chicago, IL), Face Off in a Valentine's Day Dessert competition.
The week of FEBRUARY 10-14 (subject to change; weekdays, 1:00 p.m., ET; broadcast in stereo):?
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10 - "MAC 'N' CHEESE MONDAY" - "Chocolate Week" kicks-off, Toni Braxton ("Braxton Family Values") teams with Clinton Kelly and Mario Batali to make a gooey, cheesy classic. Daphne Oz heads to Murray's Cheese Shop in NYC to learn the ABC's of Mac and Cheese.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11 - "FEEL GOOD FOOD" - Bobby Deen, (author, Bobby Deen's Everyday Eats) takes The Chew's cameras on a tour of his Savannah, GA home, Mario Batali makes a mouth-watering meal and Michael Symon creates a homemade take on a classic treat, Kit Kat.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12 - "SWEETS FOR YOUR SWEETIE" - Carla Hall makes chocolate tuiles, "Judge Foodie" (Clinton Kelly) rules on crimes of the heart and "The Chew Search for the Weight Watchers Chef" continues with part one of the finals, a battle of desserts.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13 - "THE CHEW'S COOKING CLASS: VALENTINE'S DAY" - Learn how to prepare a romantic dinner to impress as Mario Batali teaches four couples his secret to a heart-warming dish. Legendary chocolatier Jacques Torres creates a dazzling dessert with the help of Carla Hall and Daphne Oz, and Michael Symon teaches four husbands how to make the perfect meal for their significant others.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14 - "BE MY VALENTINE" - Tips for a memorable Valentine's Day. Michael Symon concocts a delicious entrée in less than five minutes. Carla Hall reveals how to make perfect, edible Valentine's Day presents, Mario Batali cooks a decadent delight with amore and Clinton Kelly outlines what "not to do" on the big day.
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