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Sneak Peek- PBS to Premiere THE MINDOF A CHEF Season 3 Pt II, 11/1

Narrated by Executive Producer Anthony Bourdain, and winner of the 2014 Emmy Award for Outstanding Culinary Program, THE MIND OF A CHEF is a rare and beautiful thing: an intelligent television show about cooking. Season Three of the James Beard and Emmy Award-winning series from Zero Point Zero Production and presented by WGBH Boston on PBS goes into the minds of chefs Edward Lee and Magnus Nilsson, and will follow these two great culinary figures from the kitchens they call home to their travels around the world in search of ingredients, inspiration, and the perfect meal.

The second half of season three of THE MIND OF A CHEF will feature chef Magnus Nilsson in eight all-new episodes, to kick off Saturday, November 1 on select PBS stations, and will subsequently premiere in nearly every PBS market this fall and winter (check local listings).

Get a sneak peek at the new season below:

There is no one, absolutely no one, as 'out there' ? figuratively, and quite literally - as Magnus Nilsson,? said Narrator and Executive Producer Anthony Bourdain. ?He sets a new bar for commitment and for creativity. In a room full of the best chefs in the world, all eyes will be on him."

As in season one and season two, which featured chefs David Chang, Sean Brock, and April Bloomfield, season three of THE MIND OF A CHEF continues to combine cooking, travel, history, humor, art, and Science into a cinematic-style journey, with each episode going deep into inspirations and the creative drive behind the greatest minds in the culinary world.

"Magnus Nilsson?s eight episodes on this season of THE MIND OF A CHEF are a great example of how the series pushes the traditional boundaries of food television," said Executive Producer Joe Caterini. "Magnus was able to give us an all-access look at his restaurant Fäviken in Sweden, and allowed us to document his world to help understand what goes into maintaining what some say is the most creative and surprising restaurant on the planet. We are excited to share this unique story.?

Also later in the season, Chef Nilsson will return to Paris and explore how his early cooking experiences there have influenced him, will focus on local ingredients in his Scandinavian homeland Sweden and nearby Norway, will show viewers how to make the most of ingredients at their freshest and preserving them in creative ways, and head deep into the Atlantic Ocean to explore rarely-documented, traditional Nordic culinary techniques in the Faroe Islands.

During the first half of the season, chef Edward Lee had traveled, cooked, and met up with friends and colleagues such as ramen master Ivan Orkin, Pok Pok?s Andy Ricker, TOP CHEF Paul Qui, Actress and Comedienne Aisha Tyler, Pascal Barbot, and more.

"This season we are especially privileged to have the two incredible chefs who open their minds and their kitchens to us,? said Laurie Donnelly, WGBH Executive Producer of Lifestyle Productions. ?Ed Lee brings history and heritage to the table in unexpected new ways, and Magnus Nilsson grants our cameras unprecedented access to film at his world-ranked Fäviken, which will give American viewers a rare dining experience of this remote Swedish gem and the unusual experience he has created there.?

Seasons One and Two of THE MIND OF A CHEF were awarded a prestigious James Beard Foundation Award in 2013 and 2014 for Best Television Program, On Location. Season Two was awarded the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Culinary Program in 2014. The new episodes of THE MIND OF A CHEF are available for immediate download and viewing on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, and Google Play beginning Monday, November 3. The Magnus Nilsson episodes of THE MIND OF A CHEF will also be available to purchase on DVD at ShopPBS.org and other retail outlets starting Tuesday, December 9.

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ABOUT ZERO POINT ZERO PRODUCTION:
Zero Point Zero Production, Inc. is a television and digital production company founded in 2003 by Executive Producers Chris Collins and Lydia Tenaglia, with partner and Managing Director Joe Caterini coming aboard in 2009. Since its inception, the company has produced hundreds of hours of television in over 90 countries around the world, including the three critically-acclaimed and Emmy Award-winning series, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (CNN); ANTHONY BOURDAIN: NO RESERVATIONS (Travel Channel); and Diary of a Foodie (PBS).

In 2009 Zero Point Zero began an expansion into other content platforms including interactive entertainment and publishing. In 2012 they released Pat LaFrieda's Big App for Meat, an interactive encyclopedia chosen as Apple's 'App of the Week' and then named Apple's 'Best APPS of 2012'. In 2013 ZPZ acquired The Food Republic website, one of the launch properties in a new ZPZ-owned digital publishing venture. Other digital projects include branded content for Subaru, Microsoft/BING, TUMI, Weston and Breville.

ZPZ has produced original content for CNN, PBS, Discovery Channel, HLN, History Channel, and Travel Channel and is currently in production on Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (CNN); THE HUNT WITH JOHN WALSH (CNN); City.Ballet (a co-production with Sarah Jessica Parker/Pretty Matches for AOL On Originals); MEATEATER with Steven Rinella (Sportsman Channel); and THE GETAWAY (Esquire/NBC).

ABOUT WGBH BOSTON:
WGBH Boston is America's preeminent public broadcaster and the largest producer of PBS content for TV and the Web, including Masterpiece, Antiques Roadshow, Frontline, Nova, American Experience, Arthur, Curious George, and more than a dozen other prime-time, lifestyle, and children's series. WGBH's television channels include WGBH 2, WGBH 44, and the digital channels World and Create. WGBH TV productions focusing on the region's diverse community include Greater Boston, Basic Black, High School Quiz Show, and Neighborhood Kitchens. WGBH Radio serves listeners across New England with 89.7 WGBH Boston Public Radio; 99.5 WCRB Classical New England; and WCAI, the Cape and Islands NPR® Station.

WGBH also is a major source of programs for public radio (among them, PRI's The World®), a leader in educational multimedia (including PBS LearningMedia?, providing the nation's educators with free, curriculum-based digital content), and a pioneer in technologies and services that make media accessible to deaf, hard of hearing, blind, and visually impaired audiences. WGBH has been recognized with hundreds of honors: Emmys, Peabodys, duPont-Columbia Awards and Oscars. Find more information atwgbh.org.


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