For those who’ve ever puzzled what it could be prefer to spend a day with Ina Garten, procuring in farmers’ markets, cooking comforting recipes, and chatting over some outsized cocktails, her new Meals Community present simply would possibly provide you with a style.
Premiering March 26, Garten’s upcoming sequence Be My Visitor will really tackle three totally different codecs: An hour-long model obtainable to stream on Discovery+; a half-hour, food-focused model airing Saturdays at 12 p.m. on Meals Community; and a companion podcast model obtainable on audio platforms.
Whereas we’re used to Ina speaking straight the digital camera, every episode of Be My Visitor will let Ina function de facto speak present host, inviting a particular visitor (or two) into Garten’s East Hampton house “for a day of dialog, connection, meals and enjoyable visits to a few of her favourite native spots.” An announcement from Meals Community reveals that the primary season of tourists will embrace actress Julianna Margulies, broadcaster Willie Geist, chef Erin French, and Hollywood energy couple Rob Marshall and Jon DeLuca. And sure, after all, Jeffery will likely be popping up as properly.
“This present is a dream come true for me,” Garten mentioned. “I’ve invited outdated pals and a few new ones for nice conversations, somewhat cooking, and a private tour of East Hampton. That is going to be actually enjoyable!”
The primary run of Be My Visitor will solely final 4 episodes, however in the event you’re considering that is not sufficient Ina, don’t fret. The announcement says that, even upfront of the premiere date, the sequence has been picked up for 2 further cycles set to movie later this yr.
“With out query, one of the crucial frequent inquiries I obtain is, ‘Are you able to assist me get an invite to Ina’s for lunch?'” Courtney White, President, Meals Community and Streaming Meals Content material, Discovery Inc., mentioned. “Be My Visitor is simply that, an invite from Ina to our viewers to hitch her and a few of her favourite individuals as they share private tales over cocktails and cooking favourite recipes. The multi-platform format permits for prolonged content material, as a result of nobody is able to depart Ina’s backyard after only a thirty-minute go to!”
Talking of beloved meals personalities, Meals Community additionally introduced a brand new sequence this week impressed by one of the crucial iconic TV cooks: Julia Youngster. Additionally debuting this March, The Julia Youngster Problem will pit eight Julia superfans in a contest to prepare dinner by Kid’s recipes and create their very own dishes for a shot on the grand prize of a three-month culinary college expertise in Paris. Learn extra right here.