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 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
Jan 26
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Saturday
Jan 28
2:30pm | 1:30c
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!

Thursday
Feb 9
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Saturday
Feb 11
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.

Saturday
Feb 18
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 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.

Friday
Mar 24
10am | 9c
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
Mar 30
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
Apr 7
10am | 9c
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.

Saturday
Apr 29
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
May 4
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.

Friday
Jun 9
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.

Thursday
Jul 6
9:30am | 8:30c

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?