A Chef's Life

Episode Guide


Season 2


Shrimp Sells (#202)

Airs: Tuesday, June 9
Vivian and Ben head to the beach for their annual summer vacation with the Howard family. Vivian ...

Blueberries And Boiling Over (#201)

Airs: Monday, June 8
After a year recovering from a restaurant fire and re-opening Chef and the Farmer, Vivian and Ben ...

Season 1


Have Yourself Some Moonshine (#113)

Airs: Friday, June 5
Vivian visits Broad Slab Distillery, where they talk about the art and soul of white lightning. The ...

The Buttermilk Belt (#112)

Airs: Thursday, June 4
Vivian and Ben go to Maple View Dairy to pick up product for the restaurant. They talk buttermilk ...

Collard Green Queen (#111)

Airs: Wednesday, June 3
Vivian spends the morning with her neighbors, the Mills brothers, participating in their ...

Love Me Some Candied Yams! (#110)

Airs: Tuesday, June 2
Vivian introduces viewers to Rob and Amy Hill, proprietors of one of the largest sweet potato farms ...

A Peanut Pastime (#109)

Airs: Monday, June 1
Vivian visits neighbor Marty Harper's peanut farm just before and during harvest. Vivian's dad ...

A Road Trip For Rice (#108)

Airs: Monday, June 8
Vivian travels to Columbia, South Carolina, to meet with Glenn Roberts of Anson Mills and learns ...

Muscadine Time (#107)

Airs: Friday, June 5
Ben, Vivian and the twins pick muscadine grapes at a small local vineyard while learning the ...

The World Is Your Oyster (#106)

Airs: Monday, June 1
Vivian goes to Cedar Island to explore the new culture of farm-raised oysters in the Southeast. She ...

Tomatoes....you Say Heirloom, I Say Old Timey (#105)

Mary Vaughn shows Chef Vivian the old-timey way to can tomatoes. Vivian prepares for a Southern ...

Cracklin' Kitchen (#104)

Vivian goes about christening the restaurant's new "whole animal, no waste" program with two little ...

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