Chef Emeril Lagasse showcases The Fish House, Joe Patti Seafood and McGuire’s tomorrow (Watch preview)

August 14, 2013

On his television show “Emeril’s Florida,” celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse will feature tomorrow restaurants from the Pensacola area.

“This unique series, hosted by Chef Emeril, gives viewers the chance to experience some of the best food Florida has to offer,” said Carol Dover, President and CEO of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, which sponsors the show. “We believe this show will motivate people across the country to visit Florida and taste the state’s vibrant flavors at our wonderful restaurants.”

McGuire’s Irish Pub, The Fish House and Joe Patti’s Seafood are all featured in the show that airs Thursday, August 15, at 8:30 a.m. on the Food Network. P

“Emeril’s Florida” is a 13-episode series highlighting the Sunshine State through the eyes of Emeril and on-location with a focus on food, cooking, events and activities around the state. Throughout the series, Emeril will be visiting Florida’s top restaurants and resorts. He will also prepare some of his favorite recipes which often will feature some of the best seafood Florida has to offer.

The program is sponsored by the FRLA and VISIT FLORIDA. For additional information on the series, including links to previous episodes, please go to the Food Network website.

Here is the preview of the episode:

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  • CJ Lewis August 14, 2013 at 5:41 pm

    It is a good show worth watching. In fact, the whole series makes you want to drive around Florida “grazing” at all the restaurants visited by Emeril. McGuire’s, Fish House and Joe Patti’s are all good for the tourists but the Pensacola Bay Area has some truly exceptional restaurants.

    If Emeril had wanted a real culinary feast, he would have eaten at the Global Grill starting his meal with a Jalapeno Margarita Martini so good you could kick start each morning with one. The food at Global Grill is every bit as good as the food at Jose Andres’ Jaleo in Washington DC where I have eaten many times.

    Next time Emeril comes to town, he should go to Global Grill, The Grand Marlin and H20 at the Beachfront Hilton. He should stay for a week and visit each restaurant multiple times. All are magnificent.

    What Pensacola needs is a world class cooking school to help take the local culinary scene to the next level and beyond.

  • Richard Hawkins August 14, 2013 at 3:46 pm

    I think I’m wrong. I believe the episode was originally shown on the Cooking Channel and this is the Food Network PREMIERE! So let the countdown to the Travel Channel press release begin …

  • Eric Ard August 14, 2013 at 2:50 pm

    so people can catch it the second time around, obv

  • jeeperman August 14, 2013 at 1:47 pm

    It is called free advertising by duping the media into publishing the “press release”.
    The first air date was “press released” also by this blog.
    But hey, I missed it and so no doubt other did too.

    I hope no tourist come to see the featured ferris wheel on PC Beach, LOL.

  • Richard Hawkins August 14, 2013 at 1:21 pm

    Why did someone issue a press release for a rerun (original air date: 2/16/13)?