Press Release: The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) is proud to present this week’s Emeril’s Florida. On Sunday’s show, celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse will feature restaurants in Pensacola.
“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. “We believe this show will motivate people across the country to visit Florida and taste the state’s vibrant flavors at our wonderful restaurants.”
Emeril begins this week’s show at “McGuire’s Irish Pub” in Pensacola, renowned for its freshly brewed beers. He then heads to “The Fish House” restaurant and samples their various dishes. At “Joe Patti’s Seafood,” Frank Patti gives him a tour and shares tips on buying fish. Finally, Emeril and his son EJ head to Pensacola Beach, taking a ride on the Ferris wheel as well as sampling local seafood. The show airs Sunday, March 17th, at 9:30 a.m. CST on the Cooking Channel, and again on Monday, March 18th, at 8:30 a.m. CST. Please check local listings.
Emeril’s Florida is a 13 episode series highlighting 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 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, VISIT FLORIDA and the Florida Association of Broadcasters. For additional information on the series, including links to previous episodes, please go to http://www.cookingchanneltv.com/shows/emerils-florida.html.