The Kitchen

The Kitchen

Premieres: 25 September 2017, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays at 7.00pm (SG), 6.00pm (JKT/BKK)

Spend a fun and food-filled morning in The Kitchen with hosts Sunny Anderson, Katie Lee, Jeff Mauro, Marcela Valladolid and Geoffrey Zakarian. These five talented food experts will bring fun conversation and delicious recipes into your kitchen every week. From simple supper ideas to the "Cookbook Club," we'll cover all things fun in food, so pull up a stool at the counter and join us in The Kitchen!

Hosted By: Sunny Anderson

While Sunny grew up traveling the world as an Army brat, her parents always encouraged her to indulge in the local cuisine. When she joined the Air Force as a radio broadcaster and journalist, she continued her trek through the world for news stories while indulging in culinary finds along the way. After leaving the Air Force as an award-winning broadcaster, she continued her travels as a radio DJ in many cities, culminating in her dream job in New York at a No. 1 rated radio station. There, she began cooking for her friends in the… more

Hosted By: Katie Lee

For Katie Lee, cooking wasn’t just a hobby growing up — it was a way of life. Raised in a modest, tight-knit West Virginia family, each evening centered around the dinner menu. Eager to get involved, Katie began cooking at the tender age of 4 under the guidance of her mentor Grandma Dora. Using fresh vegetables from her grandpa’s garden and meat from the family’s cattle and pig farms, Katie quickly learned the value of seasonal ingredients. Katie’s first cookbook, The Comfort Table , was released in 2008, soon followed by The… more

Hosted By: Jeff Mauro

Born in Chicago, Jeff Mauro was a ham on a roll from the very beginning. Raised in a large family with four kids, he competed for attention not by making his sisters cry, but by making his family laugh. Jeff’s flair for the stage was discovered early, and from that point on, he immersed himself in the performing arts. When Jeff discovered the power of food, all bets were off. After graduating from Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., he opened up Prime Time Deli & Catering in Westmont, Ill., with his cousin and instantly fell in love… more

Hosted By: Marcela Valladolid

Growing up around expert and traditional cooks in Tijuana Mexico, Marcela was raised to be passionate about food. She jumped straight into a culinary life by working her first job at her aunt's cooking school in Baja Mexico. She realized she too wanted to pursue this growing love for food full time and enrolled in the Los Angeles Culinary Institute and later graduated from the Ritz Escoffier Cooking School in Paris as a classical French pastry chef. more

Hosted By: Geoffrey Zakarian

Geoffrey Zakarian, a master of modern American cuisine, has presided over some of the America’s top kitchens in the past 25 years. He opened two New York City restaurants, Town and Country, both of which received three stars from The New York Times. Currently, Geoffrey is chef and partner at The Lambs Club and The National in New York City as well as at The Water Club at Borgata in Atlantic City. Outside of his restaurant ventures, Geoffrey's cookbook, Town/Country: 150 Recipes for Life Around the Table, was widely acclaimed when… more