Top Chefs "Dish" with Julia Child in New Series - Exclusively Streaming February 28
Nine of America’s Most Popular Chefs –
José Andrés, Rick Bayless, Carla Hall, Vivian Howard,
Sara Moulton, Jacques Pépin, Éric Ripert,
Marcus Samuelsson and Martha Stewart –
Pay Tribute to the Original TV Chef in
DISHING WITH JULIA CHILD
New Six-Part Series Available to Stream February 28 via PBS Passport and PBS Living, Available on Prime Video Channels and Apple TV
Broadcast Premiere on Fridays, April 3-17 on PBS
Arlington, VA – February 20, 2020 – When Julia Child’s seminal show The French Chef debuted in 1963, little did anyone know that she would change the way Americans thought about cooking forever. With her distinctive voice and infectious passion for French cuisine, she demystified classic dishes and empowered and inspired millions of home cooks and professional chefs. In DISHING WITH JULIA CHILD, nine of today’s most respected chefs — José Andrés, Rick Bayless, Carla Hall, Vivian Howard, Sara Moulton, Jacques Pépin, Éric Ripert, Marcus Samuelsson and Martha Stewart — gather together to screen — and delight in — favorite episodes of Child’s iconic show. As they watch, they share personal reminiscences, anecdotes and a few laughs as they discuss the immeasurable impact she had on their lives, careers and the American food scene. An affectionate look at a true pioneer, DISHING WITH JULIA CHILD streams exclusively on PBS LIVING , available on Prime Video Channels and Apple TV, and PBS Passport beginning on February 28, 2020. The series then has its broadcast premiere on three consecutive Fridays, April 3-17, 2020,10:00-11:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS Video App.
Part of the PBS 50th anniversary celebration of the iconic personalities that shaped both broadcast history and pop culture, DISHING WITH JULIA CHILD is a delightful look at the one-and-only Julia through the eyes of chefs — many of them PBS personalities — who continue her legacy, bringing a sense of fun and the joy of preparing food into American homes.
Andrea Downing, Co-President of PBS Distribution comments, “We are more than excited to be bringing original content to PBS Living for the very first-time. Julia Child pioneered what cooking shows have become today and to get a once-in-a-lifetime look at how she inspired the master chefs of today is truly a treat.”
“As we celebrate PBS icons like Julia Child during our 50th anniversary, audiences will also get an exciting look at how these legacies will shape and inspire the future of PBS,” Jerry Liwanag, Vice President, Fundraising Programming said. “This nostalgic series is just one example of the rich food and culture programming that PBS makes available to audiences across multiple platforms.”
"DISHING WITH JULIA CHILD showcases how pioneering and timeless Julia Child's television teaching is. The Foundation is thrilled PBS has connected some of Julia's iconic episodes to the streaming age through the eyes of chefs who embody her legacy," said Eric W. Spivey, Chairman of The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts.
Episode Titles/Broadcast Premiere Dates:
#1 “The Whole Fish Story” (April 3, 10:00-10:30 p.m.)
#2 “The Good Loaf” (April 3, 10:30-11:00 p.m.)
#3 “Your Own French Onion Soup” (April 10, 10:00-10:30 p.m.)
#6 “To Roast a Chicken” (April 17, 10:30-11:00 p.m.)
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