Emeril's Florida highlights the Sunshine State through the eyes of Emeril on-location with a focus on food, cooking, events and activities around the state. Throughout the series, Emeril will travel throughout Florida and visit the state's top restaurants and resorts. Emeril will also prepare some of his favorite recipes which often will feature some of the best seafood Florida has to offer. Other segments will feature Emeril attending many of the world-class events, festivals and sports venues throughout the state.
Season 5, Episode 2

A South Walton Getaway

Emeril Lagasse visits South Walton on Florida's Gulf Coast. He discovers the area's diverse cuisine, beautiful beaches and world-class art, finding out why it's described as Florida's preferred getaway. Plus, get a first-hand look at a cutting-edge art technique that attracts visitors to the city. Sun, sand, art, mouthwatering barbecue -- and Emeril's recipe for Chili Shrimp Taco with Jicama Slaw.

Friday
Jan 20
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 6

Florida Family Fun

Chef Emeril Lagasse visits restaurants boasting a rich family history as well as restaurants incorporating new ways to be more family friendly. First he stops in one of Florida's oldest steak houses and then a health conscious Cuban hot spot. In South Walton, Emeril reveals one of his personal favorite restaurants, Sushimoto, where rich family history and delicious food has customers flocking to the restaurant nightly. Then Emeril whips up his special Super Stuffed Shells family dish.

Thursday
Feb 23
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 5, Episode 7

Who Says Food Isn't Fun?

Chef Emeril Lagasse uncovers some unique and fun restaurants in Florida. In South Walton, Emeril visits a sidewalk BBQ spot housed in an Airstream trailer, then he heads to Disney Springs for a look inside a Mexican restaurant blending old traditions with new innovation. Plus, Emeril discovers Hungry Harry's in Tampa where the all-you-can-eat specials are attracting big lines and bigger appetites. Chef Emeril prepares his own unique dish of Barbecued Beef Brisket with Emeril's Slow-Cooked Bam-B-Q Beans.

Thursday
Mar 2
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 4, Episode 1

Tampa's Icons

In Tampa, Emeril Lagasse visits Mise en Place, one of the leading restaurants in Florida, where he tries some of Chef Marty Blitz's latest creations, including sous vide venison loin and buttermilk panna cotta. Then, Emeril goes to Cigar City Brewing, where he samples some of their signature beers following a brewery tour. Then Emeril visits one of the most respected and popular steakhouses in the world, Bern's Steakhouse. Emeril tours their restaurant and a peak at their wine collection, the largest of any restaurant in the world. To end the episode, Emeril prepares Marinated Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce, Grilled Smashed Potatoes and Piperade.

Friday
Mar 31
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 10

Emeril's Special Places

From the beautiful equestrian grounds in Wellington to fun fishing on the turquoise waters of the Florida Keys, Emeril Lagasse spotlights some of his personal favorite spots in Florida. Next, Emeril and Chef Art Smith go down memory lane to discuss their beginnings and favorite recipes before leaving the kitchen to crack some stone crabs aboard Chef Emeril's boat! Finally, Emeril fires up some Stone Crabs with Tropical Salsa in the kitchen.

Saturday
Apr 1
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 5, Episode 10

Emeril's Special Places

From the beautiful equestrian grounds in Wellington to fun fishing on the turquoise waters of the Florida Keys, Emeril Lagasse spotlights some of his personal favorite spots in Florida. Next, Emeril and Chef Art Smith go down memory lane to discuss their beginnings and favorite recipes before leaving the kitchen to crack some stone crabs aboard Chef Emeril's boat! Finally, Emeril fires up some Stone Crabs with Tropical Salsa in the kitchen.

Thursday
Apr 6
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 5, Episode 1

Miami Art and Spice

Chef Emeril Lagasse heads to sunny Miami to visit the world-famous Wynwood Art District and dine at nightlife mogul David Grutman's newest endeavor, Komodo. Then he explores Coconut Grove's hidden gem Peacock Garden, a new restaurant celebrating local history with a new cuisine style that attracts customers from all over the world. In the kitchen, Emeril prepares Jumbo Lump Crabmeat and Hearts of Palm Salad on Mache with Tangerine Vinaigrette.

Friday
Apr 14
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 3

Food Meets Fun in Disney Springs

Emeril Lagasse visits the all-new Disney Springs center in Orlando. He gets an exclusive look inside two restaurants, STK and Boathouse, before interviewing renowned American chef Art Smith. The two chefs talk about their lifelong friendship and careers before touring Art's new restaurant Homecoming. Plus, Emeril cooks up Nashville Fried Catfish with Southern-Style Green Beans with Bacon and New Potatoes.

Saturday
Apr 22
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 5, Episode 3

Food Meets Fun in Disney Springs

Emeril Lagasse visits the all-new Disney Springs center in Orlando. He gets an exclusive look inside two restaurants, STK and Boathouse, before interviewing renowned American chef Art Smith. The two chefs talk about their lifelong friendship and careers before touring Art's new restaurant Homecoming. Plus, Emeril cooks up Nashville Fried Catfish with Southern-Style Green Beans with Bacon and New Potatoes.

Thursday
Apr 27
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 5, Episode 3

Food Meets Fun in Disney Springs

Emeril Lagasse visits the all-new Disney Springs center in Orlando. He gets an exclusive look inside two restaurants, STK and Boathouse, before interviewing renowned American chef Art Smith. The two chefs talk about their lifelong friendship and careers before touring Art's new restaurant Homecoming. Plus, Emeril cooks up Nashville Fried Catfish with Southern-Style Green Beans with Bacon and New Potatoes.

Friday
Apr 28
10am | 9c
Season 4, Episode 3

It's So Miami

Emeril Lagasse is checking out some heavy-hitting restaurants in exciting Miami, starting with The Forge in Miami Beach. At this iconic restaurant that attracts A-list diners, Emeril and Executive Chef Christopher Lee sample signature dishes including Jamaican bacon and Alaskan king crab Oscar with forge rub. Next is Joe's Stone Crab, a century-old family run restaurant, where Executive Chef Andre Beinvenu prepares stone crabs with hash brown, seafood cioppino and other best-selling dishes for Emeril to try. His final stop is at Sugarcane in the design district. Executive Chef Timon Balloo shows Emeril some of the restaurant's "shared experience" dishes including scallop crudo with apple and black truffle, Korean Galbi beef short ribs, and bone marrow with veal cheek marmalade. To end his day in Miami, Emeril prepares Jerk Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Stewed Black Beans and Caramelized Sweet Potatoes.

Thursday
May 18
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 4, Episode 7

South Walton: The Hub, a Pub and a Club

Emeril Lagasse is in South Walton in the Northwest Gulf Coast of Florida. His first stop is the outdoor hangout spot The Hub, where he tries over 20 of their offerings. Emeril's next stop is Growler Garage, where Emeril samples some of their 45 craft beers and gets a tour of the owner's motorcycle collection. Then Emeril heads to St. Joe Club and Resorts, a luxury vacation destination, where he tastes a variety of seafood and dessert options - including the Beachside S'More with a Vanilla Marshmallow with Spiced Chocolate Sauce that comes from Havana Beach Bar & Grill at one of their three resort properties. Finally, Emeril prepares Down Home Chili Cheeseburger and Hand Cut Fries.

Saturday
Jun 3
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 5, Episode 9

A Night Out With Emeril

Chef Emeril Lagasse hits the town to showcase Miami Beach's restaurants that are sure to be date night hot spots. First, Emeril visits StripSteak and sits down with world-renowned Chef Michael Mina for a special interview. Then, get a look at two new Florida restaurants that are combining new cuisine with unique dining experiences. In the kitchen, Emeril cooks up Petite Tournedos with Beurre Rouge with Crabmeat and Braised Baby Kale.

Saturday
Jun 17
2:30pm | 1:30c

About the Host

Emeril Lagasse

Who knew that a kid working in the local Portuguese bakery would burst with a bam into the culinary scene, opening a series of successful restaurants, hosting popular TV shows and becoming one of the most recognizable chefs of all time?