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The Kitchen

The Kitchen

  • Premiered: 
    January 4, 2014
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  • Network: Food Network
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Talk
  • Type: Live Action
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  • Tags: food, celebrity

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Plot Synopsis

Hosts Sunny Anderson, Katie Lee, Jeff Mauro, Marcela Valladolid and Geoffrey Zakarian discuss food trends, reveal family-meal tips, play trivia games, answer viewer tweets, and dish on what they're "Into and Over." In each one-hour episode of THE KITCHEN, these five celebrity chefs participate in multiple segments, including: "Personal Faves," as each host cooks with a loved one; "Cookbook Club," as the group introduces authors and their cookbooks, such as Jenny McCoy's "Desserts for Every Season"; a cocktail hour, as Geoffrey mixes up a new cocktail each week, like Red Velvet Cocktail and The Perfect Manhattan; how-to lessons, showing how to make no-bake desserts, Creamy Kale and Eggs for breakfast, or dishes using the most searched ingredients on -- chicken, kale and quinoa; and other fun segments, like the chefs peeking inside each other's pantries and debates about the merits of several kitchen gadgets versus a good paring knife.

THE KITCHEN returned for its second season on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 11am ET/PT on Food Network. In the Season 2 opener, "Spring Show," Sunny kicked off THE KITCHEN's spring celebration with a spring Pan-Sagna and Katie gave Pork Chops some left over l'oven. The hosts prepared asparagus five different ways, and welcomed guest Marc Summers from REWRAPPED. Geoffrey created a fresh spring Gin Fizz while the gang chatted about different uses for hard boiled Easter eggs.

On Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 11am ET/PT, Food Network premiered the fourth season on THE KITCHEN. In the Halloween-themed season opener, "Sweets and Treats," the gang discusses a strange new food trend and Katie makes a delicious Pumpkin Roll Up. The Maniac Pumpkin Carvers teach a few carving basics and the hosts get even more creative with Pumpkin A-Ha. Plus, a supermarket fix with an eerie twist, the gang gets crafty with food, and Jeff and Sunny transform Halloween candy. Geoffrey mixes up a spooky sangria and The Maniac Pumpkin Carvers reveal The Kitchen Pumpkin!

Food Network premiered the seventh season of THE KITCHEN on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 11am ET/PT. In the season opener, "The Kitchen Reveal," THE KITCHEN set is revealed with its new fall colors, and Marcela Valladolid makes a seasonal vegetable lasagna. Then, slow cooker hacks, Geoffrey Zakarian demonstrates a classic vinaigrette, and Katie Lee makes her classic summer crab cakes. The hosts offer foolproof cocktail party tips, and actress Erin Cummings from the ASTRONAUT WIVES CLUB stops by for a classic cocktail.

Season 8 of THE KITCHEN premiered on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 11am ET/PT on Food Network. In the season opener, "Deck Your Halls with Delicious," the show is decking the halls for the holidays, starting with Jeff Mauro's affordable and impressive Porcini-Rubbed Roast Beef and two potato sides -- perfect for a holiday party. Actress Regina King stops by to help make Marcela Valladolid's Cheesecake with Pomegranate Sauce, and see how to switch up traditional party mix. Plus, DIY holiday wreaths made with household items, fresh design ideas for holiday parties, and Geoffrey's crowd-pleasing Cranberry Lemonade Punch cocktail.

THE KITCHEN returned for its ninth season on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 11am ET/PT on Food Network. In the season opener, "Restaurant Favorites," learn how easy it is to make your favorite restaurant food, including Stuffed Crust Cast Iron Pizza with Smoked Mozzarella and Crispy Fish Tacos. Cooking Channel's Judy Joo stops by to make Pork Belly Cheesesteak, then find out restaurant secrets that will make your food taste better. Plus, the Kitchen Helpline is open to answer viewer questions about take-out favorites, Jeff Mauro learns some bartending tricks from a bartender with flair, and Geoffrey Zakarian shows how to make a beer-garita.

Season 10 of THE KITCHEN premiered Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 11am ET/PT on Food Network, with an episode that kicks off summer with Marcela Valladolid's Grilled Pork Tenderloin with an Apricot Serrano Salsa, then Katie Lee shows how to make recipes from leftovers with her Pork Tenderloin Quesadillas. Learn how to keep produce fresh all summer long and how to better your backyard with DIY tips and tricks. Plus, author and nutritionist Joy Bauer joins the fun with her healthy Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream, food and lifestyle expert Chadwick Boyd makes Radish and Snap Pea Bites with Brown Butter Rosemary Drizzle, and Geoffrey Zakarian whips up a Pina Perfected cocktail.

The twelfth season of THE KITCHEN premiered on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 11am ET/PT on Food Network. The season opener, "Fix Up Your Favorites," starts of the New Year healthy, as Jeff Mauro shares his recipe for a lightened-up Stuffed Mushroom Lasagna and Katie Lee makes her delicious Cauliflower Fried Rice. Learn about the new healthy trends that are sweeping the nation, including a new vegetable toast. Then, the Pass the Burrito Bowl is jam-packed with healthy and delicious ingredients before the gang finishes with a guilt-free Superfood Milkshake.

Food Network premiered the thirteenth season of THE KITCHEN on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 11am ET/PT. In the season opener, "Spring Feast," Marcela Valladolid celebrates spring by making a Savory Spring Roasted Rack of Lamb. Viewers can learn new and natural techniques for decorating Easter eggs and making food-inspired bouquets. It's time to Pass the Carrot Cake Trifle made with store-bought cake mix, and Chef James Briscione stops by to make a Spring Vegetable Salad. Finally, Geoffrey Zakarian toasts the season with a refreshing Rhubarb Lemonade.

Season 16 of THE KITCHEN premiered on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 11am ET/PT on Food Network. In the season opener, "Game Day Grub," THE KITCHEN is gearing up for Sunday's big game with Food Network's Eddie Jackson. Jeff Mauro kicks things off with BBQ Pork Slow-Cooker Chili, and Eddie and Katie Lee share two new ideas for wrapped appetizers -- a Cubano in a Blanket and a Meatball Parm in a Blanket. Eddie tackles a game day favorite, Molasses Gochujang Chicken Wings, and Sunny Anderson gives the play-by-play on her Meaty Cheesy Slider Casserole. The hosts share their best tips for the ultimate game day dips and take it to the end zone with a party cup keg cooler and Geoffrey Zakarian's Super Shandy.

The 20th season of THE KITCHEN premiered on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 11am-Noon ET/PT on Food Network. In the season opener, "Opposites Attract," love is in the air for a Valentine's Day filled with out-of-the-box flavor combinations and opposites-attract recipes. Sunny Anderson and Jeff Mauro share their take on surf and turf with Sunny's Cumin-Rubbed Steak paired with Jeff's Honey Tequila Lime Shrimp. Katie Lee heats things up with Roasted Beet and Beet Green Salad with Warm Pistachio Salsa Verde, and Geoffrey Zakarian marries two cultures in Penne with Spicy Sun-Dried Tomato "Pesto." Two 49th Pillsbury Bake-off Finalists share their easy-to-love sweet recipes, and Sunny's Black and White Petit Fours are the perfect treat for any sweetheart.

Food Network premiered the 24th season of THE KITCHEN on Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 11am-Noon ET/PT on Food Network. In the season opener, "Childhood Comforts," the hosts are reinventing their favorite childhood comfort dishes and sharing special memories. Geoffrey Zakarian kicks things off with his mother's Shepherd's Pie. Katie Lee and Sunny Anderson give their childhood snacks a grown-up makeover for Katie's Apple with Almond Butter Yogurt Dip and Sunny's Bugs on a Log. Jeff Mauro makes Italian Unstuffed Shells, a spin on his aunt's signature dish, and Sunny upgrades fish sticks with her Fried Tuna Sticks with Wasabi Mayo Sauce. Then, Katie shares one of the first desserts she ever learned to make, Cherry Pie, and Jeff makes his favorite Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cereal Treat.

Season 25 of THE KITCHEN debuted on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 11am ET/PT on Food Network. In the season opener, "Family Style: Summertime Faves with a Twist," Jeff Mauro fires up the grill for his Boneless Riburger, and Sunny Anderson shares her Easy Grilled Garden State Salad inspired by her favorite New Jersey produce. Geoffrey Zakarian makes his summertime seafood staple, Fish and Chips with Spicy Tartar Sauce. Alex Guarnaschelli and Katie Lee put two twists on watermelon with Alex's Lime Cocktail with Watermelon Ice Cubes and Katie's LA Fruit Stand Fruit Salad. The hosts make cupcakes inspired by classic ice cream truck treats, from Jeff's Strawberry Shortcake Cupcake to Katie's Drumstick Cupcake, and take a look back at The Kitchen's favorite summertime games!

On Saturday, January 2, 2021 from 11am-Noon ET/PT, Food Network premiered the 27th season of THE KITCHEN. In the season opener, "Food Forecast," THE KITCHEN hosts share their predictions for which supermarket veggies will rocket from staple to superstar this year. Jeff Mauro makes Village Pie with Celery Root Puree, and Sunny Anderson slices up her veggie pick for a Quick Wilted Cabbage Salad. Then Katie Lee Biegel sails into the new year with Eggplant Parmesan Boats, and Geoffrey Zakarian turns the tables on turnips with his Pan-Seared Pork Tenderloin with Braised Turnips and Parmesan. Alex Guarnaschelli makes Vegetable Top Salad with Walnut Dressing, too. Finally, actress Maureen McCormick stops by to chat, and the hosts go head-to-head with their product predictions.

THE KITCHEN kicked off its 28th season on Saturday, April 3, 2021 from 11am-Noon ET/PT on Food Network. In the season opener, "Switch Up Your Spring Feast," Jeff Mauro puts a spicy spin on Easter ham with his Jalapeno Honey Ham, and Sunny Anderson serves up her Easy Rosemary Deviled Potatoes. Then, Geoffrey Zakarian cooks up a Roasted Split Chicken with Dill Salsa Verde that's perfect for Passover. Katie Lee Biegel switches up the sides with her Layered Pea Salad with Creamy Herb Dressing, and Alex Guarnaschelli makes Chocolate Matzoh Bark for dessert. Plus, the hosts craft beautiful and simple Metallic Easter Eggs.
Season 29 of THE KITCHEN premiered on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 11pm ET/PT on Food Network. In the season opener, "Summer Checklist," the hosts create the ultimate summer checklist filled with must-have dishes to enjoy before the season ends. Katie Lee Biegel kicks things off with her Sticky Tamarind Ribs and Sweet and Spicy Kale Mango Slaw. Alex Guarnaschelli throws a Pickle Palooza and shares how to stretch summer produce. Geoffrey Zakarian wows with his Triple Tomato Salad, and Sunny Anderson hits the grill with her Char-Grilled Oysters with Green Garlic Butter. Jeff Mauro brings home dessert with his Plum and Black Cherry Buttermilk Shortcake with Cardamom Ginger Whipped Cream, and the hosts chat with the one and only Robert Irvine.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by BSTV Entertainment