Vivian hits the road in a food truck to support her first cookbook, a 500-page "culinary love letter." While on the road, she discovers Jefferson’s small batch whiskey in the heart of Bourbon Country, fishes for trout at a farm in the North Carolina mountains, and prepares peppers at a clandestine gathering for chefs in the Virginia hills.
A Chef's Life: Season 5 Season Five finds Vivian embarking on a stew of new adventures. Chef & the Farmer, the farm-to-table restaurant that prompted her return home, celebrates its 10th anniversary. As if that's not enough excitement, Vivian's first cookbook is hot off the press and she sets out on a book tour with a temperamental food truck in tow. In between serving up Tom Thumb and greeting hordes of fans across 30 cities, Vivian discovers small batch whiskey in Bourbon Country, Kentucky, fishes for trout at a farm in the North Carolina mountains, and prepares peppers at a music-and-food-filled gathering for chefs in the Virginia hills. Back in Kinston, broccoli, pears, and rattlesnake beans make an appearance and Vivian gets schooled on persimmons by a familiar friend. This season, the ride is an unpredictable one, explored with good humor, friendly folks, and Southern ingredients - a recipe the viewers have come to know and love.
Producer: Amy Schumaker, Cynthia Hill, Vivian Howard
Production Company: Markay Media
Production Year: 2017
Copyright Year: 2017
Host: Vivian Howard, Ben Knight
Talent: Vivian Howard, Ben Knight
Writers: Vivian Howard
Number of Discs: 2
Length: 260 minutes
Subtitle Languages: English
Language Track: English
Audio Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen