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Air Date: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 7:30 PM
In the fifth season of this award-winning series, Vivian hits the road in a food truck to support her first cookbook, a 500-page “culinary love letter.”   Two-Mato As Chef & the Farmer turns 10, Vivian searches for ripe tomatoes to serve at the restaurant’s birthday party. She seeks the wisdom of Ms.
Air Date: Wed, Jun 28, 2017 7:30 PM
Vivian visits Broad Slab Distillery where they talk about the art and soul of white lightning. The restaurant’s mixologist works moonshine into several new drinks while the restaurant staff struggle through the holiday party season.
Air Date: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 7:30 PM
Vivian and Ben go to Maple View Dairy to pick up product for the restaurant. They talk buttermilk with the dairy’s manager; later Vivian’s nieces and nephews try to make buttermilk with their great-grandmother’s butter churn.
Air Date: Wed, Jun 7, 2017 7:30 PM
Vivian introduces us to Rob and Amy Hill, proprietors of one of the largest sweet potato farms in the country and two of the restaurant’s best customers. Vivian and her mom, Scarlett, make her grandmother’s candied yams and Vivian later re-imagines these for the restaurant with texture, sorghum and pecans.
Air Date: Wed, May 24, 2017 7:30 PM
Vivian travels to Columbia, South Carolina, to meet with Glenn Roberts of Anson Mills and learns about Carolina heirloom rice growing in fields on the Savannah River. Glenn explains Anson Mills’ efforts to save heirloom grains and discusses the importance of ingredient biodiversity.
Air Date: Wed, May 17, 2017 7:30 PM
Ben, Vivian and the twins pick muscadine grapes at a small local vineyard while learning the history of this native grape. Vivian visits Mike and Gator, her grape suppliers, and makes homemade wine. Back at the restaurant, Vivian makes a pizza with mulled muscadines.
Air Date: Wed, May 10, 2017 7:30 PM
A Chef’s Life is a documentary and cooking series that takes viewers inside the life of Chef Vivian Howard, who, with her husband Ben Knight, returned home to open a fine dining restaurant in small-town Eastern North Carolina.
Air Date: Wed, May 3, 2017 7:30 PM
A Chef’s Life is a documentary and cooking series that takes viewers inside the life of Chef Vivian Howard, who, with her husband Ben Knight, returned home to open a fine dining restaurant in small-town Eastern North Carolina.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 26, 2017 7:30 PM
A Chef’s Life is a documentary and cooking series that takes viewers inside the life of Chef Vivian Howard, who, with her husband Ben Knight, returned home to open a fine dining restaurant in small-town Eastern North Carolina.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 19, 2017 7:30 PM
A Chef’s Life is a documentary and cooking series that takes viewers inside the life of Chef Vivian Howard, who, with her husband Ben Knight, returned home to open a fine dining restaurant in small-town Eastern North Carolina.
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