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Let GPB Help You Get Inspired During Culinary Arts Month

Chef Marcus Samuelsson stands in front of the Red Rooster in Harlem.

July is National Culinary Arts Month, so get inspired and get in the kitchen with some of the experts exploring the world of food on GPB Passport.


No Passport Required

Swedish-Ethiopian chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson brings not only his culinary expertise to his new series, No Passport Required, but also draws from his background as an immigrant to highlight some of the many diverse communities, cultures and traditions woven into American cuisine. In the series premiere, Marcus travels to Detroit to meet and eat with the Middle Eastern musicians, poets, chefs, business owners, artists, community leaders and home cooks who have enhanced the city’s culture and cuisine.


The Great British Baking Show

Break out your oven mitts! The beloved competition series The Great British Baking Show has returned for a fifth season, never-before-seen in the US. Original judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood put the baking prowess, creativity and skill of a new crop of amateur bakers to the test with 30 new challenges in the British countryside. The entire season is available for your bingeing pleasure right now.


The Mind of a Chef

The late, great Anthony Bourdain served as Executive Producer and narrator of the Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series The Mind of a Chef, which combines cooking, travel, humor and science to document the passion and creative drive behind some of the culinary world’s greatest minds. If you like your cooking shows served with an edge, look no further.


A Chef's Life

The Peabody Award-winning A Chef’s Life takes viewers into the world of Chef Vivian Howard, head chef and co-owner of the Chef & the Farmer restaurant in North Carolina. The daughter of farmers, Howard left behind a culinary career in New York City to return to her small-town home and put a modern spin on traditional dishes. The series follows her as she delves into the history and her own personal connections to these regional recipes and ingredients.


Have any thoughts about these or any of our other cooking programs? How about some new recipes you're dying to try? Let us know in the comments!