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 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.

Saturday
Jan 7
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.

Saturday
Jan 21
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.

Friday
Jan 27
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.

Thursday
Feb 2
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.

Friday
Feb 3
10am | 9c
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.

Saturday
Feb 25
2:30pm | 1:30c
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
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
Apr 21
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.

Friday
May 5
10am | 9c
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Thursday
May 11
9:30am | 8:30c
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Saturday
May 20
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.

Friday
Jun 23
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.

Friday
Jun 30
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?