From Tampa, to Deland, to Longboat Key, in this episode Emeril introduces us to three chefs who have moved to Florida from foreign countries and opened high-end restaurants.
They'll share their stories as well as whet our appetites with some amazing globally inspired, locally sourced dishes. We'll also get to see the talented skills of Florida's 2013 Top High School Chef.
Be sure to tune in and watch the show! Set your DVR to see this season's first episode: "Coming to America" on the following air Dates:
- Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 2:30 p.m. EST
- Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 9:30 a.m. EST
- Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 11:30 a.m. EST
Want to dine at the restaurants you see in the show? Here's a list to help you plan your fun night out:
Restaurant BT (Tampa)
Location: 2507 S MacDill Ave, Tampa, FL 33629
Cuisine: Vietnamese with a European twist
Sample Dishes: Snapper a la Saigon, Peking Duck Burrito, and Hanoi Beef Pho
Location: 103 W Indiana Ave, DeLand, FL 32720
Cuisine: Seasonally inspired local dishes with a global influence.
Sample Dishes: Ricotta & Goat Cheese Fondue with Ocala wildflower honey and toasted walnuts, Ashley Farms Chicken Breast with Cress grits and pineapple habanero reduction.
Maison Blanche (Longboat Key)
Location: 605 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Sample Dishes: Pure golden osetra caviar 1/2oz with potato crisp and lemon sauce, Roasted Mediterranean Sea Bass with baby spinach and meuniere sauce
For more information about Emeril's Florida, check out CookingChannelTV.com/emerils-florida and Emerils.com/emerils-florida