Future Food

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  • 2010
  • 1 Season
  • 8.3  (16)

A fun, inspirational, and educational reality show, Future Food follows the work life of two talented and sought after chefs, Homaro Cantu and Ben Roche. Cantu and Roche are chefs at Chicago's world famous restaurant, Moto. Within each show, Chef Cantu and Chef Roche go through a series of different food challenges while also attempting to come up with solutions and positive answers on how to improve environmental issues that are brought upon as a result of working in a kitchen. These two brilliant chefs are on a mission to educate people by changing the conventional way people look at food.

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Edible Packaging
8. Edible Packaging
May 11, 2010
Imagine a world in which Styrofoam packaging peanuts are no longer bad for the environment but are actually edible!
Junk Food
7. Junk Food
May 4, 2010
In this episode, Omar and Ben come up with healthy recipes designed to fool the mind and please the palette. But, the real test comes during a tasting at a local gym when a local news crew shows up to cover the story of healthy junk food.
Burger Wars
6. Burger Wars
April 27, 2010
Omar and Ben try to 'shorten the food chain' by creating a veggie burger made out of what a cow eats.Billy Goat Sam, the cheeboiger, cheeboiger, cheeboiger, king of burgers who was made famous by John Belushi and Dan Akroyd in a sketch on Saturday Night Live is a special guest at MOTO.
Kids Gone Wild
5. Kids Gone Wild
April 20, 2010
Omar, Ben and the staff really need to think outside of the box when they let a bunch of kids come up with menu ideas for MOTO.Vegetables that look like eyeballs, deep fried deer head with tree bark utensils and dirty socks with rocks certainly challenges the kitchen staff's creativity but even harder is getting the...
Miracle Food
4. Miracle Food
April 13, 2010
Having been homeless as a child, this episode deals with hunger, a very personal issue for Omar. At MOTO, the team comes up with several dishes to try out on the diners, using plants, cactus, flowers and weeds that are never eaten because of their bitter components.Later, they hold an event at the beautiful Garfield...
Inedible to Edible
3. Inedible to Edible
April 6, 2010
When a cooking experiment using a paint gun filled with capsicum oil and a flamethrower to cook brats produces a mess of inedible burnt brats, Omar, Ben and the kitchen staff decide to turn foods normally thought inedible, into edible tasty menu ideas for their Restaurant, MOTO.
French Evolution
2. French Evolution
March 30, 2010
A recycling theme begins when Chris & Darrel prepare the staff a meal of French Toast using day old bread.Omar and Ben then recycle the French Toast, turning them into super-crepes which inspires a crepe-off competition with famed French Pastry School head chef Jacquy Pfeiffer, in front of the famed Art Institution of...
Something's Fishy
1. Something's Fishy
March 30, 2010
PFarm raised fish are just not good. Before adding them to the menu, the guys will test their dishes with some of the most discerning seafood palates in Chicago – local folks at Mitsuwa Market, a place known for it's seafood and sushi.
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A fun, inspirational, and educational reality show, Future Food follows the work life of two talented and sought after chefs, Homaro Cantu and Ben Roche. Cantu and Roche are chefs at Chicago's world famous restaurant, Moto. Within each show, Chef Cantu and Chef Roche go through a series of different food challenges while also attempting to come up with solutions and positive answers on how to improve environmental issues that are brought upon as a result of working in a kitchen. These two brilliant chefs are on a mission to educate people by changing the conventional way people look at food.

  • Premiere Date
    March 30, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    8.3  (16)