Celebrity chefs Emeril Lagasse, The Barefoot Contessa Ina Garten and Guy Fieri will hit the stage at the Dr. Phillips Center later this year. In a series designed to give audiences the opportunity to hear these culinary icons share first-hand their passions and experiences in the kitchen, this three-part event is a must for Orlando foodies and Food Network fans.
Emeril Lagasse – Moved to April 21, 2016, Walt Disney Theater, 8pm
As a national TV personality, Emeril Lagasse has hosted more than 2,000 shows on the Food Network, and is the food correspondent for ABC’s Good Morning America. Most recently, Emeril’s Florida entered its third season in January 2015 on the Cooking Channel. Lagasse is a presence in Central Florida through his signature restaurants, EMERIL’S ORLANDO and EMERIL’S TCHOUP CHOP, located at Universal Orlando. Lagasse is the author of 18 bestselling cookbooks including his first, Emeril’s New New Orleans Cooking, which introduced his creative take on Creole cuisine. His 19th cookbook, Essential Emeril is slated to release in October 2015.
Ina Garten – January 21, 2016, Walt Disney Theater, 8pm
Ina Garten’s first book, The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook, was published in 1999 and was one of the best-selling cookbooks of the year. She has since gone on to write seven phenomenally successful cookbooks. In 2002 Food Network approached Ina Garten to do a cooking show based on her cookbooks and her love of entertaining. Today, her Emmy-winning cooking show, Barefoot Contessa, is one of the highest rated shows on Food Network.
Guy Fieri – February 11, 2016, Walt Disney Theater, 8pm
Guy Fieri, chef, restaurateur, author and host of Food Network’s top-rated show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Since the opening of the first Johnny Garlics, his first restaurant based in his hometown of Santa Rosa, CA with business partner Steve Gruber, Guy has gone on to create a culinary empire as a popular TV host, chef of seven acclaimed restaurants and New York Times best-selling cookbook author.
Beginning Friday, August 21 at 10 am, series tickets may be purchased online, by calling the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 844-513-2014 or by visiting the Box Office at 445 Magnolia Avenue, Orlando.
Series tickets start at $144.92 for one ticket to all three events.
For more information, visit: www.drphillipscenter.org/shows-and-events/Packages/20915-chefs-at-dr-phillips-center.stml.