• Gone Clamming

    Vivian heads to the Charleston Wine + Food Festival. Her jam-packed schedule includes the prestigious “perfectly paired” dinner at Frank Lee’s High Cotton Restaurant and a clamming trip with lowcountry legend, “Clammer Dave”.

  • Frank Lee's Clam Hash 

    Chef Frank Lee shares his interpretation of Gullah cook, Daisy Smalls' clam hash.

  • Are You Doing it Right?

    Need a little coaching in the kitchen? We're excited to partner with Yahoo Food to bring you exclusive videos on all the basics of cooking. Check back in coming weeks for more how-to lessons from the kitchen.

  • Season 3 Airing Now!

    That's right, A Chef's Life is back with a whole new larder of Southern ingredients! Season 3 is airing on PBS – check your local listing for exact time and date.

  • Chef & the Farmer

    Plan your visit "downeast" at Chef Vivian Howard and Ben Knight's high end, seasonal restaurant in Kinston, NC. 

  • A Chef's Life Wins!

    A Chef's Life is happy to announce we have won the most prestigious award in television. Check out the interview where Vivian discusses the win!

About the Show

A Chef’s Life is a Peabody and Emmy award-winning docu-series that plunges audiences into the kitchen of a high-end restaurant located in the low country of eastern North Carolina. It follows the trials and travails of Chef Vivian Howard and her husband, Ben Knight, and their farm-to-table restaurant, Chef & the Farmer, exploring both traditional and modern applications of quintessential Southern ingredients. Vivian’s skill in the kitchen is an equal match for the charismatic personality, radiating behind her crystal grey eyes. Much more dynamic than a typical cooking show, A Chef’s Life is a character-driven documentary and cooking series that premiered nationally on PBS stations in September 2013. A Chef’s Life is currently in its third season, which features 13 half-hour episodes. READ MORE

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