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The Mind of a Chef

The Mind of a Chef
From ramen to rotting bananas, Copenhagen to Kansas City, and pork buns to golf clubs, PBS’s new series The Mind of a Chef combines travel, cooking, history, science, and humor into an unforgettable journey. Executive producer and narrator Anthony Bourdain takes viewers inside the mind of noted Korean-American chef and restaurateur David Chang.

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The Mind of a Chef: Restaurateur Air date: 12-21-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365139347/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Chef Bloomfield wrestles with the questions every aspiring new or expanding veteran chef has to confront. April and her business partner, Ken Friedman, explore the challenges of opening their first out-of-state venture in San Francisco: Tosca. April is inspired by a local morning bun, and she’s... /episodes/get/11122 /episode/11122 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef: Restaurateur /episode-player/11122
The Mind of a Chef: Leftovers Air date: 12-21-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365133708/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false This episode aims to prove that nasty bits have been given a bad rap and deserve to be on the kitchen table along with meatloaf and mashed potatoes. In the kitchen, April cooks faggots, bubble and squeak and pig parts; Fergus Henderson works his offal magic on kidneys. /episodes/get/11040 /episode/11040 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef: Leftovers /episode-player/11040
The Mind of a Chef: Farmer Air date: 12-14-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365133664/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false April travels four hours outside London to Cornwall to visit and cook with farmer and chef Tom Adams on his farm. Tom raises the cute, furry and delicious mangalitsa pigs. April and Tom butcher and cook the entire pig piece by piece — loin, shoulder, belly and head. /episodes/get/11041 /episode/11041 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef: Farmer /episode-player/11041
The Mind of a Chef: British Classics Air date: 12-14-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365133551/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Bangers and mash, fish’n’chips, and pies and more pies … these are some of the signature dishes of UK cuisine. In this episode, April and friends prepare their versions of the classics. April eats on the streets of London, and April and Fergus Henderson visit a classic London pie shop. /episodes/get/11042 /episode/11042 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef: British Classics /episode-player/11042
The Mind of a Chef: Italian Air date: 12-07-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365126368/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false April explores her deep love for Italian cuisine and its influence on her cooking. She visits Marcella Hazan and cooks a dish that reinvigorated her love of cooking. Chef Ruth Rogers makes walnut tagliatelle; in San Francisco Chef Mike Tusk makes extruded pasta; and April makes her famous gnudi. /episodes/get/10863 /episode/10863 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef: Italian /episode-player/10863
The Mind of a Chef: Curry Air date: 12-07-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365126270/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In this episode, April explores curry, the originals as well as England’s versions of this historic cuisine. Legendary cookbook author Madhur Jaffrey takes April to her favorite curry spot in New York City, then cooks. In London, April hangs with her chef friend Stevie Perle and makes and eats... /episodes/get/10855 /episode/10855 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef: Curry /episode-player/10855
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The Mind of a Chef, Episode 2: Pig
This episode explores chef David Chang?s relationship to the pig. He travels to San Sebastian to discuss pork bushi. He makes pork belly, and tonkotsu and travels to Montreal with his pal Aziz Ansari for a fried boloney sandwich.
Air date: 11/10/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2300629376/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false This episode explores chef David Chang?s relationship to the pig. He travels to San Sebastian to discuss pork bushi. He makes pork belly, and tonkotsu and travels to Montreal with his pal Aziz Ansari for a fried boloney sandwich. /episodes/get/6166 /episode/6166 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef, Episode 2: Pig /episode-player/6166
The Mind of a Chef, Episode 3: Memory
This episode explores Chang?s past; dishes from childhood, summer eating, his time in Japan, and golf.
Air date: 11/10/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2300685746/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false This episode explores Chang?s past; dishes from childhood, summer eating, his time in Japan, and golf. /episodes/get/6167 /episode/6167 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef, Episode 3: Memory /episode-player/6167
The Mind of a Chef, Episode 4: Spain
This episode is all about Spain?s influence on Chang?s career. He visits with some of his idols- Juan Mari Arzak and Andoni Aduriz, makes fideos, salt cod omelet and a sponge cake from chef Albert Adria.
Air date: 11/10/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2300692183/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false This episode is all about Spain?s influence on Chang?s career. He visits with some of his idols- Juan Mari Arzak and Andoni Aduriz, makes fideos, salt cod omelet and a sponge cake from chef Albert Adria. /episodes/get/6168 /episode/6168 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef, Episode 4: Spain /episode-player/6168
The Mind of a Chef, Episode 5: Rotten
There is something rotten in David Chang?s kitchen and that?s a good thing. Rotten is delicious? katsuibushi in Japan, XO sauce, rotten bananas with Chef Christina Tosi, and Kimchi.
Air date: 11/17/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2303430700/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false There is something rotten in David Chang?s kitchen and that?s a good thing. Rotten is delicious? katsuibushi in Japan, XO sauce, rotten bananas with Chef Christina Tosi, and Kimchi. /episodes/get/6245 /episode/6245 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef, Episode 5: Rotten /episode-player/6245
The Mind of a Chef, Episode 6: Rene
Chang hangs out with one of his best friends- who happens to be the world?s top chef- Rene Redzepi.
Air date: 11/17/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2304531253/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Chang hangs out with one of his best friends- who happens to be the world?s top chef- Rene Redzepi. /episodes/get/6246 /episode/6246 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef, Episode 6: Rene /episode-player/6246
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