Alton Brown broke thousands of foodie's hearts when his science-heavy cooking show, Good Eats, went off the air back in 2012. The show, which combined food science, pop culture, humor and innovative cooking gave food lovers a look into tried-and-true recipes alongside the show's unique cast of characters. Brown, who wrote, produced, directed and stars in the new season, says he's pleased to "get back to work" on the new show.
"I took a break to work on live tour shows and a game show (Cutthroat Kitchen) and a book that I needed to get out of my system. Now it’s time to get back to work and that work is Good Eats: The Return," said Brown.
Good Eats originally premiered on the Food Network in 1999 where it ran for 13 years. The show combined food science, pop culture, humor and innovative cooking that gave foodies a look into tried-and-true recipes with the show's unique cast of characters.
In the upcoming season premiere (which people can streaming now on the Food Network's site), Alton makes the argument that modern Italian food enjoyed by Americans was actually invented right here in home and Chicken Parmesan is the dish where it all began. Other episodes promise to explore the "ultimate sourdough recipe," shakshuka, and steak tartare.
“Many of our viewers fell in love with food by watching Alton on Good Eats and they are not shy in letting us know they are hungry for more,” said Courtney White, President, Food Network. “We also cannot wait to give the next generation of fans the opportunity to discover the show, which is chock-full of food facts, comedic skits and fantastic recipes, all in Alton’s inimitable style.”
Alton Brown joins KFI's The Fork Report this Saturday Aug. 24 for an exclusive, face-to-face interview about the new show. Subscribe to the Fork Report podcast here so you can hear the interview first!
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