Avec Eric is a television show that features world-renown chef Eric Ripert, of the New York City restaurant Le Bernadin. Each episode of the series shows Mr. Ripert cooking a meal with a celebrity guest. Sometimes they are other chefs and other times they are famous movie stars.
Eric Ripert's restaurant in New York is one the top-rated in the world and he is known for serving complex, five-star dishes. The show is Eric's attempt to teach viewers at home how to make his food and create a menu for any dinner party that they may be having. Eric even shows the viewer how to make cocktails that complement the meals. His goal is get the viewer to pair his food perfectly.
Avec Eric also spends time outside of the kitchen, teaching viewers about various different topics in the culinary world. He explores culinary trends and discusses environmental and sustainability issues. Eric teaches the viewer how to build flavors and make dishes that taste complex. He really gets into the science behind food.
Eric also highlights more than just the food. He talks a lot about the pleasure of dining out and enjoying a meal. He says it is so much better for people that this takeout culture that pervades the culture. Avec Eric also depicts the lifestyle of a celebrity chef, showing charity engagements and training sessions. Basically, the show gives you an all-inclusive look at the inner workings of a high-class restaurant while giving you tips and tricks to bring the exquisite cuisine into your home.
Avec Eric Full Episode Guide:
Season 2 (26 full episodes)
Episode 13 - A Dream Dinner
First Aired: December 25, 2010
Episode 12 - Dinner Social
First Aired: December 18, 2010
Episode 11 - Farm to Table
First Aired: December 10, 2010
Episode 10 - Service with Flare
First Aired: December 04, 2010
- Episode 9 - Chef's Table
- Episode 8 - Building Flavors
- Episode 7 - City Harvest
- Episode 6 - Cayman Cookout
- Episode 5 - Cultivating Taste
- Episode 4 - Becoming a Chef
- Episode 3 - Everything is Better with Bacon
- Episode 2 - Catch and Cook
- Episode 1 - Least Deadliest Catch