Chef at Large



On Next: Today at 12|11c PM

Viewers get a backstage pass to the fast-paced hidden world of chefs and world cuisine. Chef Michael Smith travels the world and meets up with other chefs in their kitchens and samples their best fare.



Upcoming Episodes

Today at 12|11c PM

This Episode: Starlight Gala: Six Courses For One Great Cause

Chef Michael and five other celebrity chefs create a fabulous meal at the Starlight Childrens Gala at the International Plaza Hotel and Convention Centre in Toronto. He shows us the preparations, the pressure and the pizzazz of the ultimate cooking challengeto serve a huge, highbrow crowd some very good food, and on time!

Today at 12:30|11:30c PM

This Episode: Raptors Basketball: Big Guys With Big Appetites

Chef Michael shares in the huge challenge, the high pressure and the drama of feeding NBAs Toronto Raptors, and all who surround the team - the powerful owners, the directors and the rowdy fans--during an exciting home game against Memphis. Just what do these big guys eat?!

Tomorrow at 12|11c PM

This Episode: Navy Frigate: Haute Cuisine On The High Seas

Ship ahoy! Chef Michael helps out the three chefs on board the navy frigate, HMCS Fredericton as they cook for 225 men and women. The chefs have other jobs too, and so work under great pressure and at great speed. Having to cook five meals a day while the ship lurches to and fro on the North Atlantic will be an adventure like none other!