Scoop: THE CHEW - Week of 2/18 on ABC
"The Chew" is Oscar Party Headquarters with an all-star lineup of show-stopping dishes, A-list cocktails, award-worthy recipes, red carpet looks for less and easy, fun crafts to set the stage for your own viewing soiree to remember, FEBRUARY 18-22 (weekdays; 1:00 p.m., ET; broadcast in stereo.) In addition, "The Chew" welcomes co-host Clinton Kelly's "What Not to Wear" partners fighting fashion crimes, Carmindy and Ted Gibson. Plus, every Friday in February, "The Chew" will pay an audience member's grocery bill in the Great Grocery Bill Payoff!
For the week of February 18-22 (subject to change):
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18 - "The Chew" celebrates Day with Plates that hail to the chief! Co-host Mario Batali's White House Garden-inspired dish of Cauliflower Sformato, Braised Kale and Roasted Carrot Vinaigrette; co-host Michael Symon's "5 in Five" honors the Presidents with Seared Scallops with Raisins, Piastachios and Spinach; and co-host Clinton Kelly leads the "Chew Crew" in creating their own Oscar Marquee and Ticket Roll Bowl certain to garner raves from partygoers.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 - It's a day filled with Award-Winning Dishes, starting with co-host Mario Batali's classic Veal Oscar; a dessert to garner raves--Blood Orange and Pomegranate Parfait with Graham Cracker Pie Crust, presented by co-hosts Daphne Oz and Carla Hall; and co-host Clinton Kelly pays tribute to the 50th anniversary of James Bond by shaking up his version of the classic martini, named by current Oscar nominees-the Zero Dark Thirsty, Lincoln Sidecar and Silver Linings Paloma.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 - It's Silver Screen Suppers, and co-host Clinton Kelly shows how his dish of the day with old Hollywood flair can make you a star when he demonstrates Clinton's Spicy Chicken and Sausage Stew; co-host Carla Hall travels to the Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn, where viewers can dine deliciously while watching box office hits; and co-hosts Daphne Oz and Carla Hall make an Unforgettable Cannoli Two Ways in celebration of the Oscar-winning film, "The Godfather."
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21 - Co-host Michael Symon kicks off a Taste of Tinseltown with his delicious chili dog inspired by the famous Pink's Hot Dog in Hollywood; co-host Clinton Kelly hosts the fun and informative game, "Clinton's Movie Food Frenzy"; and co-host Mario Batali whips up two pizzas inspired by the Governors Ball -- the official after-party of the Oscars -- Pizza with Smoked Salmon and Pizza with Black Truffle and Parmigiano.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22 - It's Extra Value Friday -- Oscar Party Edition -- when the week-long celebration concludes with Clinton's own Oscar Party Fashions, as he welcomes his "What Not to Wear" co-stars Carmindy and Ted Gibson to show how to take favorite red carpet looks and transform viewers for less; co-host Michael Symon cooks a dinner party of Grilled Pork Tenderloin Two Ways, and co-host Mario Batali makes Chicken with Chocolate and Roses. And, every Friday in February, the hosts will pay an audience member's grocery bill in the Great Grocery Bill Payoff.
About "The Chew":
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. Featuring celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon, and Carla Hall, entertaining expert Clinton Kelly and health and wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz, "The Chew" is a leap forward into a delicious new kind of lifestyle series.
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