Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking
This series takes viewers on a culinary journey with host Pete Evans, Australia's top celebrity chef, and America's most innovative food artisans. Each episode features a pop-up feast in settings from California's wine country to the bustling skyline of NYC, where Pete and local chefs source the finest ingredients and work against the clock to prepare a multi-course menu for a ravenous group of foodies. Viewers watch as diners sit down to enjoy these spectacular meals hosted in some of the most unlikely places.
Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Previous Broadcasts
Duxbury, MA: Chefs Jeremy Sewall and Barton Seaver and Skip Bennett (Episode #111H)
KQED Life: Tue, Sep 16, 2014 -- 12:30 PM
Set inside the beautiful seaside town of Duxbury, MA, this episode features legendary Boston Chef Jeremy Sewall, sustainable cooking expert Barton Seaver, and Island Creek Oysters owner Skip Bennett, whom Pete Evans joins in foraging for oysters for the feast.
New Orleans Garden District (Episode #201H)
KQED 9: Sat, Sep 13, 2014 -- 8:30 AM
Host Pete Evans explores the land of Tennessee Williams, as we throw a New Orleans fete at the mansion that inspired the playwright to pen Suddenly Last Summer. Cooking for this feast are two of New Orleans' culinary ambassadors. Brian Landry, a Louisiana seafood connoisseur and executive chef at Borgne, and John Folse, whose specialty in Cajun cooking and reproducing the vast variety of regional Louisiana favorites has made him world famous. On the way, we'll source some gorgeous okra from Covey Rise Farms, smoke some iconic NOLA Andouille Sausage, have a Mardi Gras Indian Fire Water Cocktail, and top it all off with a cafe brolo brulee. New Orleans knows how to throw a party!
Sonoma, CA: Chefs Christopher Kostow, Leo Beckerman and Evan Bloom (Episode #110H)
KQED Life: Tue, Sep 9, 2014 -- 12:30 PM
During Pete's trip to Sonoma, CA, he meets up with several culinary artisans to cook brunch for their hungry guests at a picturesque winery. They decide on a delicious breakfast casserole, fig salad and apple balsamic and cheese blintzes to curb hungry appetites.
Seattle, WA: Chefs Tom Douglas and Thierry Rautureau (Episode #101H)
KQED 9: Sat, Sep 6, 2014 -- 8:30 AM
Dungeness crab season is bait for host Pete Evans and Seattle chefs Tom Douglas (Dahlia Lounge) and Thierry Rautureau (restaurant Luc) to throw a Northwest seafood feast. To gather their ingredients, they take to the Puget Sound for a day of crabbing and fishing for sand dabs, then it's on to the famed Pike Place Market ("the heart and soul of the city," says Douglas) for fresh squid, along with veggies Pacific Northwest-style: Walla Walla onions, wild morel mushrooms, crisp asparagus. Back in the kitchen, Rautureau demonstrates the best way to cook crab, Douglas takes viewers to squid school, and Evans gives Puget Sound fish the Italian-French treatment.
Harlem, NY: Chefs Marcus Samuelsson and Jonathan Waxman (Episode #109H)
KQED Life: Tue, Sep 2, 2014 -- 12:30 PM
Pete is joined by two legendary New York chefs to highlight diverse local flavors, after they gather fresh ingredients from the Harlem Farmer's Market. Pete also heads down to Brooklyn to gather pickles from the Brooklyn Brine Company.