A CHEF’S LIFE
Prickly Business

Air date: Wed., Dec. 2, 7:30 pm

 

A Chef’s Life is a cooking and documentary series that takes viewers inside the life of Chef Vivian Howard, who, with her husband Ben Knight, opens a fine dining restaurant in her small hometown in Eastern North Carolina. Each episode follows Vivian out of the kitchen and into cornfields, strawberry patches and hog farms as she hunts down the ingredients that inspire her menus. Using a chef’s modern sensibilities, Vivian explores Southern cuisine, past and present – one ingredient at a time. A celebration of true farm-to- table food, the series combines the action and drama of a high-pressure business with the joys and stresses of family life.

 

Prickly Business
Vivian’s mentor, Scott Barton, stops by the restaurant and shares the story of the African roots of okra. Vivian learns that picking okra can be a prickly business.

 

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