via press release:
“THE CHEW” DEBUTS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK
Talk, Food, Fun with a Splash of Style and a Dash of Dishing
Is the Recipe for the Tastiest Show on Daytime Television
“The Chew” joins the ABC Daytime lineup on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 (1:00-2:00 p.m., ET). Hosted by “Iron Chef America” stars Mario Batali and Michael Symon, “Top Chef” alum Carla Hall, entertaining expert Clinton Kelly and health & wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz, “The Chew” brings daytime television viewers a daily dose of food, life and fun in which this panel of experts share their experiences and expertise to make peoples’ lives easier, better and, as co-host Clinton Kelly would say, “Just Plain Fabulous!” From dishing about the latest in food news, to sharing tips for easy entertaining, to making meals on a budget, “The Chew” invites viewers into their kitchen weekday afternoons to celebrate and explore life through food.
Signature segments that will be a staple of “The Chew” include:
“The Daily Chew” – A segment that kicks off each show in which the five co-hosts “dish” and demonstrate a favorite recipe.
“Mario’s Simple Italian” – Chef Mario Batali shares his secrets of Italian cooking and easy and affordable recipes the entire family will love.
“Carla’s Gon Be Moments” – Chef Carla Hall helps resuscitate recipes gone wrong and gives useful information and tips on transforming common kitchen disasters into kitchen success stories. As Carla says, “It’s Gon Be OK!”
“Michael’s Five in Five” – Chef Michael Symon creates delicious meals with five ingredients in five minutes for $5 (or less) per serving.
“Clinton’s Pimp My Plate” – Clinton Kelly makes bland exciting again when he shares simple ways to spruce up recipes, turning them from ordinary into extraordinary.
“Daphne’s Things My Dad Taught Me” – As the daughter of Dr. Mehmet Oz, Daphne grew up in one of the most medically-minded households. She now brings her dad’s wisdom by sharing healthy recipes, tips and life lessons from the Oz household.
MONDAY, SEPT 26 – Chef Mario Batali, via satellite from his second annual Swing Session Celebrity Golf Classic, demonstrates his secret for perfect pizza making.
TUESDAY, SEPT 27 – Academy Award™ winner Whoopi Goldberg (“The View”) joins Mario Batali for a personal tour of Eataly, the largest artisanal Italian food and wine marketplace in the world; entertaining tips and tricks and the premiere of “Five for Five.”
WEDNESDAY, SEPT 28 – Comedienne/talk show host Joy Behar (“The View” and HLN’s “The Joy Behar Show”) shares her ultimate lasagna recipe.
THURSDAY, SEPT 29 – Paula Deen drops by and shares her favorite southern comfort recipes; tips on how to cook for two, and a special surprise give-away.
FRIDAY, SEPT 30 – Co-host Daphne Oz’s visit to the Orange County Fair; quick fixes for entertaining nightmares.
Celebrating and exploring life through food, “The Chew” is an innovative and groundbreaking daytime series co-hosted by a dynamic group of engaging, fun, relatable experts in food, lifestyle and entertaining. Produced by Gordon Elliott’s Chew Productions for the ABC Television Network, “The Chew” serves up everything food -- from cooking and home entertaining to food trends, restaurants, holidays and more -- all aimed at making life better, fuller and more fun. Featuring celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon and Carla Hall, entertaining expert Clinton Kelly and health & wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz, “The Chew” is a leap forward into a delicious new kind of lifestyle series.