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Confucius was a Foodie

13 x 60’
Adults aged 18+
Mark Media for NTD Canada.
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Confucius was a Foodie is a documentary series in which celebrity chef and former Food Network host Christine Cushing takes viewers on a voyage of fun and delicious discovery. Christine explores the best Chinese food imaginable and uncovers the fascinating traditions, philosophies and history of Chinese culinary culture and its surprising influence on food culture around the world.

Under the guidance of master chef guides and other experts who have made Chinese cuisine their life’s work,Christine cooks and eats her way through North America, Europe and Asia, visiting kitchens, festivals, celebrations, and award-winning restaurants around the world. It’s a learning adventure she describes as one of the most interesting and enlightening in her entire career as a chef.

Viewers and celebrity guests including Anna Olson, Ming Tsai, Susur Lee and Alvin Leung agree, Confucius was a Foodie offers a compelling, in-depth look at a food culture that is rich, surprising, and everywhere. You just have to know where to look.