America's Chefs On Tour
This culinary series visits America's top cities and showcases the hottest local chefs and foods in that region. Hosted by television personality and cookbook author Devin Alexander, it targets foodie audiences and travel enthusiasts throughout the US with a unique focus on local, healthy eating. In each episode, Devin introduces viewers to a city's unique restaurants and 3 of the area's most decorated chefs: from world-famous celebrities to local James Beard-award winners. Each chef demonstrates one of their signature recipes in front of a live audience while viewers receive useful recipes, tips, and techniques along with information on sourcing the freshest ingredients.
America's Chefs On Tour Previous Broadcasts
Seattle: Tom Douglas, Renee Erickson, Jerry Traunfeld (Episode #102H)
KQED 9: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 -- 8:30 AM
The pacific northwest shows off its amazing seafood and talented chefs. Seattle's top restaurateur Tom Douglas creates an updated version of crab foo yung. Renee Erickson of Walrus and the Carpenter restaurant shows off the area's wonderful oysters. Jerry Traunfeld gives us a look at his garden at Poppy restaurant before making a spectacular version of slow roasted salmon.
San Francisco: Rick Bayless, Tanya Holland, Yigit Pura (Episode #101H)
KQED 9: Sat, Jan 5, 2013 -- 8:30 AM
Host Devin Alexander travels to San Francisco to visit three celebrated chefs cooking with fresh, local ingredients. Chef Rick Bayless of Frontera Grill, Topolobampo, and Xoco restaurants makes an elegant ceviche. Tanya Holland of Brown Sugar Kitchen in Oakland makes a spicy version of shrimp and grits. Pastry Chef Yigit Pura of Tout Sweet Patisserie in San Francisco demonstrates his take on cannoli.