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Each week on Food Network Obsessed, host Jaymee Sire sits down with your favorite chefs, food influencers and Food Network personalities to dish on all things delicious in the food world. From exclusive behind-the-scenes stories, first (and worst) jobs in food, to cooking fails and culinary triumphs, no topic is off the menu. Whether you’re a super-fan of Food Network or a super foodie you’re going to want to hear this!

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Each week on Food Network Obsessed, host Jaymee Sire sits down with your favorite chefs, food influencers and Food Network personalities to dish on all things delicious in the food world. From exclusive behind-the-scenes stories, first (and worst) jobs in food, to cooking fails and culinary triumphs, no topic is off the menu. Whether you’re a super-fan of Food Network or a super foodie you’re going to want to hear this!

Want even more Food Network? Head to discovery+ to stream some of your favorite Food Network shows. Go to discoveryplus.com/foodobsessed to start your 7-day free trial today. Terms apply.

    Zoë François on the Baking Staple You Must Make Yourself

    Zoë François on the Baking Staple You Must Make Yourself

    Pastry chef Zoë François reveals what it was like to grow up on a commune in the sixties and how formative the experience was to her personal food philosophy.

    • 45 min
    Tabitha Brown On Finding Freedom & Feeding the Soul

    Tabitha Brown On Finding Freedom & Feeding the Soul

    Tabitha Brown talks about why she wanted to be considered “America’s Mom” and what the title means to her. She talks about how striving to manage health issues and chronic pain led her to pursue a vegan lifestyle and the ways it has improved her quality of life and perspective.

    • 26 min
    Dan Pelosi on That Viral Vodka Sauce

    Dan Pelosi on That Viral Vodka Sauce

    Internet sensation Dan Pelosi shares the story behind GrossyPelosi and his journey to being a full-time food influencer and blogger. Dan shares how he brings his unique perspective and family traditions to the table with his annual holiday cookie party and why his 2019 gathering was so pivotal. He describes why the pandemic and renewed focus on home cooking put him on a fast track to social media fame and becoming a voice in the domestic digital space. Dan reveals his most popular recipe he has deemed “The Sawce” and the spirit that makes the recipe sing. He talks about his personal philosophy in the kitchen and why not taking himself too seriously allows his followers to relate to him in an authentic way. Dan shares some special memories with his greatest inspiration, his hundred-year-old grandfather, Bimpi, and the story of cooking for his entire study abroad cohort. He talks about entertaining friends and some impressive recipes that are actually super simple, as well as his top tips for cooking in a vacation rental. Dan and Jaymee share their favorite Brooklyn eateries and Dan explains why second breakfast is a crucial part of his day. He makes a case for divisive ingredients like cottage cheese and sardines and why he is passionate about not yucking other people’s yum.

    • 51 min
    Lee Schrager on the Evolution of the Iconic Wine & Food Festival

    Lee Schrager on the Evolution of the Iconic Wine & Food Festival

    Creator of the New York City and South Beach Wine and Food Festivals, Lee Schrager, shares the humble beginnings of the festival, which started as a fundraiser, and his favorite festival event today.

    • 29 min
    Yia Vang on Hmong Culture & the Art of Preparing Rice

    Yia Vang on Hmong Culture & the Art of Preparing Rice

    Chef Yia Vang shares the remarkable and resilient story of his family, and his journey from being born in a refugee camp to becoming a James Beard award nominee. Yia talks passionately about the pillars of Hmong culture, why balance defines their cuisine, and the childhood initiation of learning to cook rice properly. He shares emotional stories of his desire to assimilate to American culture as a child and why he is so dedicated to celebrating and elevating his family’s culture and stories today. Yia talks about the vision behind his restaurants and how his latest establishment, Vinai, is a love letter to his parents and their strength. He shares the inspiration behind his Food Network digital series, Stoked, and why cooking over an open flame is close to his heart and crucial to the Hmong culture.

    • 53 min
    Andrew Zimmern on His Latchkey Childhood & the Love Language of Food

    Andrew Zimmern on His Latchkey Childhood & the Love Language of Food

    Culinary icon Andrew Zimmern talks about being a birthday week person and what he feels will define the next decade of his life. He shares why he is optimistic about the ever-evolving world and the importance of elevating others to create equity before responding to a statement about being a human food encyclopedia and why he somewhat disagrees with it. He talks through his childhood in New York City and how fear, trauma and too much freedom shaped his perspective. Andrew reminisces on memories traveling the world with his late father and the myriad of cultural experiences he owes to him. He reveals the duplicitous journey to finally pitching a show and panicking to come up with thirty episodes on the spot for Bizarre Foods. Andrew describes the personal premise of his new program, Family Dinner, and why a lifelong desire to be a part of a family drove him to create it. Andrew talks about the mythical, magical power of food to bring people together before settling the great debate - is a hotdog a sandwich?

    • 56 min

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