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 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
Jan 21
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 5, Episode 4

Tampa's New Food Frontier

Chef Emeril Lagasse discovers some of Tampa Bay's best new restaurants, and an oldie but goodie in the city's revitalized Hyde Park district. Travelers are flocking to this historic area, which boasts new restaurants and shops. Then Emeril enjoys lunch at On Swann, a restaurant right in the heart of Tampa Bay's burgeoning world cuisine scene, before he cooks up Paneed Pork Medallions with Herbed Spaetzle and Brown Butter Sauce in the kitchen.

Thursday
Feb 2
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 5, Episode 5

Coastal Happenings

Emeril Lagasse visits St. Petersburg and Clearwater to showcase the area's delicious cuisine, world-class art and historic Greek community. Plus, Emeril takes a tour of the world-famous sponge docks, which are a central part of the community's history. Then he cooks up a special coastal recipe: Salt and Herb Crusted Red Snapper with a Chimichurri Sauce!

Saturday
Feb 4
2:30pm | 1:30c
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 5, Episode 8

Seafood Adventures

Chef Emeril Lagasse searches for Florida's best seafood restaurants. First up is The Rusty Pelican in Key Biscayne, one of South Florida's freshest seafood mainstays with equally amazing views. Then it's off to Tampa/St.Petersburg to spotlight restaurants that pride themselves in serving some the state's best, locally sourced fish. Plus, Emeril incorporates fresh seafood in his recipe for Delicious Fried Rock Shrimp Lettuce Wraps with Sriracha Mayonnaise.

Saturday
Mar 11
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 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.

Saturday
Apr 15
2:30pm | 1:30c
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Saturday
May 6
2:30pm | 1:30c
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
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Saturday
May 20
2:30pm | 1:30c
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.

Thursday
Jun 29
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
Jun 30
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
Jul 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
Jul 6
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Friday
Jul 7
10am | 9c

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?