Known for his ability to always “kick it up a notch,” Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse spent a few days in sunny Palm Beach County last month filming for his Cooking Channel show, “Emeril’s Florida.” The Breakers’ team got the chance to hang out with the amazing chef for two upcoming episodes.

Celebrity Chef Emeril Cooks with Breakers’ Chefs, Dines in HMF{Behind the scenes with Emeril: Visit our Facebook Page for more photos
of The Breakers’ team filming with Chef Lagasse}

The 13-episode series, which premiered in January, uncovers the authentic cuisine and unbeatable scenery that make the Sunshine State a hotspot for travelers and locales alike.

Emeril’s “Palm Beach” episode airs this Sunday, March 3 at 10:30 a.m. As he explores local, and sustainable food in the area, Emeril ends his day cooking dinner with The Breakers’ team at The Quantum House, which houses the families of children hospitalized at St. Mary’s Medical Center. 

Celebrity Chef Emeril Cooks with Breakers’ Chefs, Dines in HMF{The Breakers partners with Emeril Lagasse to cook dinner for the families at
The Quantum House in West Palm Beach | More Photos }

Emeril joined The Breakers’ Executive Chef of Banquets Jeff Simms and Garde Manager Ralph Figueroa to surprise Quantum House’s children and their families with a delicious Portuguese-inspired feast. (See the menu!) 

Celebrity Chef Emeril Cooks with Breakers’ Chefs, Dines in HMF{Chef Emeril Lagasse with (from left) The Breakers Executive Chef of Banquets Jeff Simms, Director of F&B Catering & Banquet Operations Joan Bever and Garde Manager Ralph Figueroa More Photos }

 In his second Palm Beach episode, Emeril visits The Breakers and chats with Executive Chef of Restaurants Anthony Sicignano inside the new drinking and eating experience, HMF. “Big Night Out” airs Sunday, March 10 at 10:30 a.m.

Celebrity Chef Emeril Cooks with Breakers’ Chefs, Dines in HMF{Emeril Lagasse and The Breakers Executive Chef of Restaurants Anthony
Sicignano enjoy at special tasting at HMF More Photos }

In a recent interview with The Palm Beach Post, Emeril gushed about his experience at The Breakers “…one of the most fabulous hotels in the country,” he said. “Just all of it was fantastic. That’s what makes this area so cool, the diversity. I’m blown away right here.” (Click here to read the full article.)

 Celebrity Chef Emeril Cooks with Breakers’ Chefs, Dines in HMF{Behind the scenes with Emeril: Visit our Facebook Page for more photos of The Breakers’ team
filming with Chef Lagasse}

Special thank you to the Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Recognizing the “Emeril’s Florida” segment was a tremendous opportunity to showcase our destination’s outstanding dining experiences, the Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau happily welcomed the Cooking Channel, assisting their production team to determine the best dining and community partners to feature in the program, and providing on-the-ground support and coordination throughout the filming.

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Keep it locked on the Cooking Channel for these upcoming episodes of Emeril’s Florida:

Premiering Sunday, March 3rd at 10:30amET/7:30amPT
Emeril heads to the Palm Beach area to explore local, sustainable and delicious food. He visits the popular Swank Farms where he and Executive Chef/Owner of Buccan in Palm Beach select produce for the dishes the chef later prepares for him. Over in Delray Beach, Executive Chef Nick Morfogen is on the leading edge of sustainable Florida cuisine and talks a little bit about this with Emeril. Next, Emeril travels to Guanabanas – an open air Caribbean restaurant and bar that’s a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Emeril tries a few of their signature items with Jon Sullivan, who tells of Guanabana’s origins as a sandwich shop. Finally, Emeril takes a trip to The Quantum House in West Palm Beach, where real people are making real impacts in the lives of children with serious medical conditions and their families. Emeril talks with Director Roberta Jurney and Emeril teams up with friends from The Breakers [The Breakers’ Executive Chef of Banquets Jeff Simms and Garde Manager Ralph Figueroa] to prepare a meal for the guests. 

“Big Night Out” – Premiering Sunday, March 10th at 10:30amET/7:30amPT
Emeril’s first stop is the Grand Floridian Hotel at Walt Disney World in Orlando, where he chats with Scott Hunnel, Executive Chef at Victoria & Albert’s, known for its rare culinary experience and fine dining cuisine. Next, Emeril heads to The Maritana Grille inside The Don Cesar hotel – a long standing icon of Floridian luxury. Emeril meets with Chef Kenny Hunsberger to talk about his creative passion and try a few favorites. For the next visit, Emeril heads to Coral Gables to stop by the famous Biltmore Hotel. Inside, the Palme D’or restaurant offers the pinnacle of luxury dining with French-American cuisine done the right way. Finally, Emeril travels up the East Coast to The Breakers in Palm Beach where he talks with Executive Chef Anthony Sicignano inside the new HMF lobby bar.

 

{Behind the scenes with Emeril: Visit our Facebook Page for more photos
of The Breakers’ team filming with Chef Lagasse}

 

 

 

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