Kitchen Boss

Kitchen Boss

  • 2011
  • 2 Seasons
  • 6.4  (121)

This show presents many dishes prepared by Buddy Valastro. He appears in the kitchen, whipping up a variety of culinary creations and useful recipes, including many tempting desserts. Some episodes deal with Louisiana cooking, including an emphasis on Mardi Gras. Others center around special events, such as Mother's Day. There are episodes in which the show depicts food preparations based on special types of food, too, including one segment dedicated to chocolate and another specifically to cheesy items. Viewers who enjoy cooking and the artistry of baking will appreciate the variety of easy to follow recipes.

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Italian Rustic
40. Italian Rustic
March 30, 2012
The queen of Italian cooking joins Buddy in the Kitchen today. Lidia Bastianich shares her Flounder Rollatini with Zucchini & Anchovies, Italian-American Shrimp, and Chocolate Bread Parfait for a perfect Rustic Italian meal.
Mother's Day
39. Mother's Day
March 30, 2012
These recipes will really show your mother that you care. Buddy treats the women in his life to a special meal of their favorites: Breaded Rack of Lamb, Minted Peas with Prosciutto, Cappellini with Crab Rose Sauce, and Tiramisu.
Father P's Favorites
38. Father P's Favorites
March 29, 2012
Buddys preparing his close friend, Father Ps favorite foods today. He is making Seared Scallops in Lemon Butter, Stuffed Leg of Lamb, and Polenta with Portabella Mushrooms. Plus, Father P has a delicious Cheesecake recipe to share with Buddy in return
Mediterranean Flavors
37. Mediterranean Flavors
March 28, 2012
Buddy is dishing up some authentic Mediterranean fare with his Roasted Branzino with a Salt Crust followed by a Spanish-Style Paella. Then Buddys good friend comes over to give Buddy the secrets to his Mediterranean Green Bean Salad.
Viewers Takeover
36. Viewers Takeover
March 27, 2012
Its your turn to take over Buddys kitchen! Viewers from across the country sent their recipes to Buddy and hes making his four favorites: Stuffed Hot Peppers, Moroccan Braised Chicken, Potato & Carrot Cakes, and Nanas Shortbread.
Sausage Show
35. Sausage Show
March 26, 2012
Its nothing but sausage today from start to finish. Buddys cousin, Max, is coming over to show him how to make homemade sausage.
Rome Anniversary
34. Rome Anniversary
March 23, 2012
Buddys feeling nostalgic for Rome, so hes treating his friends and family to some authentic, Roman-inspired dishes. His Stracciatelli Soup, Pizza Bianca, and Shrimp Catalan will bring a one-of-a-kind Roman dining experience to anyones home.
Decadent Dinner
33. Decadent Dinner
March 22, 2012
Buddys pulling out all the stops and making a meal worthy of a five-star restaurant. Bresola, Oven-Braised Short Ribs, Cheesy Polenta, and a Chocolate Orange Budini will leave you so satisfied youll be glad you never had to leave the house.
Light & Airy
32. Light & Airy
March 20, 2012
Who says eating light has to be boring? Buddy and his cousin, Vinny, are putting together some appetizing, calorie-friendly dishes that are sure to be a hit with the weight-conscience. And you wont want to miss his light and airy dessert.
Party Bites
31. Party Bites
March 19, 2012
The best way to entertain is to be sure youve got time to actually talk with your guests! Today, Buddy shows you some of his favorite recipes that are so simple and delicious, you won't have to worry about being in the kitchen when your guests arrive!
Brunch Buddy Style
30. Brunch Buddy Style
March 16, 2012
Buddys up early to prepare a fabulous Sunday Brunch for his family. When the kids wake up hell have the table set with Country Biscuits and Ham, Hash Browns with Eggs, A Melon Salad with Honey and Mint Dressing, and some Funny Face Pancakes.
Cooking With Wine
29. Cooking With Wine
March 15, 2012
Todays dishes feature a little wine in your glass and on your plate. Buddy prepares some classics like Coq au Vin and a Watercress Salad with Port-Braised Figs. Later, his friends stop by to help to pair each dish with its ideal complimentary wine.
Sunday Supper
28. Sunday Supper
March 14, 2012
Buddy continues his familys Sunday supper tradition by serving up Mamas Roast Beef with Onion Gravy, Two Potato and Leek Gratin, and Marys Pasta and Broccoli. Later, Buddys wife, Sister, Mary, and Brother-in-law, Joe, come to help Buddy chow down.
Pig Feast
27. Pig Feast
March 13, 2012
Join Buddy and the guys as they chow down on some delicious pork recipe. Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Scallops, South Jersey Pulled Pork, and Country-Style Pork with White Beans make this one hearty meal.
Sweet and Savory
26. Sweet and Savory
March 12, 2012
Buddy is sharing his pastry tips with his Pepperoni & Mozzarella Quiche and his Bleu Cheese Gougeres with Arugula & Pear Salad. Then Buddys sister, Mary, comes over to learn how Buddy makes these sweet Lemon & Raspberry Napoleons.
25. Chocolate
March 9, 2012
Tune in for some great chocolate recipes from the Cake Boss himself. The Black Forest Roulade and Chocolate Creme Brulee will have your mouth watering. Plus, Mauro and Joey join in to make some decadent Chocolate Profiteroles.
Feast of the 7 Fishes
24. Feast of the 7 Fishes
March 8, 2012
Buddys Aunt Nina is coming over to help make some authentic Italian dishes from the sea. Zuppa di Baccala, Insalata di Frutti di Mare, Crispy Fried Smelts are some of Buddys favorites straight from Italy.
Pizza Buffet
23. Pizza Buffet
March 7, 2012
Pizza night is getting an upgrade! Buddys cousins, Mark and Vinny, come by and lend a hand to make some tasty and unique pizza recipes that are sure to be a hit!
All In the Family
22. All In the Family
March 6, 2012
Everyone in the Valastro family has a specialty, and today, Buddys sisters are coming over to share theirs. Madeline makes her Champagne Mussels and Linguine, while Mary makes her Beef Tenderloin. Lisa and Grace also show us some of their specialties.
Buona Sera Altamura
21. Buona Sera Altamura
March 5, 2012
Buddy is preparing meals from his mothers native town of Altamura, Italy with the help of his Aunt Laura and Uncle Max. Today, we're making fresh Stuffed Focaccia, Mussels with Potatoes and Rice and Shrimp and Zucchini withFarfalle.
Movie Night
20. Movie Night
March 2, 2012
Buddy is sharing his favorites today! First, a light Pasta with Chickpeas followed by some hearty Stuffed Pork Chops. And for dessert, Buddys wife, Lisa, stops by to make her quick and delicious Pudding Pie.
Mardi Gras
19. Mardi Gras
March 1, 2012
If you cant make it down to Bourbon Street this year, Buddys got some recipes that will bring the party home! Try the Oysters Rockefeller, Buddys Muffuletta, Seafood & Sausage Gumbo to start, and finish off with a traditional Kings Cake.
Picky Eaters
18. Picky Eaters
February 29, 2012
When kids dont want to eat whats good for them, its time to get creative. With the help of his three kids, Buddy whips up some of his kids favorites like Baked Chicken Fingers with Curly Fries, Mama's Broccoli and Garlic, and Pastina with Cream Cheese
Everything from Scratch
17. Everything from Scratch
February 28, 2012
Mozzarella is staple in Italian food, and Buddys father-in-law, Mauro, has been making it from scratch for years. Today, we're learning to make fresh mozz for Buddy's Bocconcini in Herbs and Oil, his Tuscan Tri-Colored Salad, and his savory Frittelle.
Cooking for a Crowd
16. Cooking for a Crowd
February 27, 2012
Buddys cousin, Vinny, and sister-in-law, Daniella, are coming over for dinner! Today, hes making a light Pasta Salad with Chickpeas and Olives, an Italian Sausage Boil with Asiago-Garlic Bread, and a mean Dark Chocolate Bread Pudding.
Comfort Food
15. Comfort Food
February 24, 2012
Buddys sister, Grace, stops by to show off her famous meatloaf, while Buddy adds a few of his own staples: Mashed Potatoes and the Ultimate Mac n Cheese. And for a perfect ending to such a comfortable day, dig in to this dreamy Apple Crisp a la Mode.
Beans Baby
14. Beans Baby
February 23, 2012
Looking for a cheap and easy way to get protein in your diet? Buddy shows us the versatility of rich, protein-filled beans with his White Bean Bruschetta, Pasta and Ceci Bean Soup, and finally Pasta with Cannellini Beans and Sausage.
Mainly Meat
13. Mainly Meat
February 22, 2012
Buddy shows you how to bring the steakhouse home. On the menu, hes making an Iceberg Wedge with Gorgonzola, a hearty Rib-eye Steak and Sauce with a side of Creamed Spinach and crispy Buttermilk Onion Rings.
Mexican Fiesta
12. Mexican Fiesta
February 21, 2012
Today, Buddy and his two favorite Lisa's; his wife and his sister, go south of the border. This Mexian fiesta includes sizzling steak fajitas with roasted tomato salsa, double decker quesadillas and decadent churros with chili chocolate sauce. Ole!
Seaside Favorites
11. Seaside Favorites
February 17, 2012
Today Buddy cooks up his seaside favorites for his two favorite Frankies - his uncle and cousin. On the menu is blue fish with garlic, onion and tomatoes, linguini and clams, sea robin soup with orzo and a dreamy strawberry shortcake.
All In The Wrist
10. All In The Wrist
February 16, 2012
Today, Buddy has his brother-in-law Joey for some extra muscle to help whip up a decadent menu that includes beef and mushroom risotto, a green salad with apples and parmesan crisps and a dessert rugelach just like they make it at the bakery.
Take Out Made Fresh
9. Take Out Made Fresh
February 15, 2012
One of Buddy's favorite take out meals is Chinese food, and today he shows you how to make take out at home. Buddy makes salt and pepper shrimp, delicious pork potstickers with dipping sauce, beef with bok choy and, of course, fried rice Buddy-style!
Valentine Bistro at Home
8. Valentine Bistro at Home
February 14, 2012
It's Valentines Day! Buddy turns his kitchen into a French Bistro when he and Mauro make a feast for their special girls, Lisa and Madeline. On the menu: steak au poivre, frisee salad with pancetta and poached egg, a delicious potato gratin and eclairs
Fair Is Fowl
7. Fair Is Fowl
February 10, 2012
Today, Buddy is taking the boring out of poultry! Nothing gets his mouth watering like his tamari and garlic chicken with coconut rice or his sausage-stuffed turkey rollatini. And you won't want to miss how to make his chicken francaise.
Soup & Sandwiches
6. Soup & Sandwiches
February 9, 2012
Theres nothing more satisfying than a delicious soup and a great sandwich. Today, Buddy making a soup and sandwich fiesta with: minestrone and turkey-artichoke panini, french onion soup with croque monsierus and a New Jersey clam chowder with a BLT.
Aunt Anna's Visit
5. Aunt Anna's Visit
February 7, 2012
Buddy makes some of his familys favorite comfort foods with his Auntie Anna and Uncle Cosmo like his bruschetta with olives, tomates and capers and his mamas chicken soup. Meanwhile Auntie Anna makes her famous frittata with onions and peppers.
Buddy's Asian Spin
4. Buddy's Asian Spin
February 3, 2012
Buddy loves to step out of the box to try new things. Today it's Asian Buddy style with a fresh tuna tartare with crispy wontons, a delicious macadamia crusted mahi mahi, garlic-ginger spinach and for dessert, homemade coconut tapioca pudding.
Buddy's Bachelor Night
3. Buddy's Bachelor Night
February 2, 2012
Buddy is whipping up some his favorite dishes for Cousin Anthony & Maurizio. On the menu are finger licking buffalo wings with a gorgonzola dip, sweet barbecue ribs, oven fries with homemade ketchup and a man-sized ice cream sundae with hazlenut crunch.
Italian Classics
2. Italian Classics
February 1, 2012
Food, family, love -- now thats Italian. Buddy and his sister Madeline cook their family favorites: a veal chop parmesan, a traditional ceaser salad, spinach and artichoke stuffed shells and for dessert, it's Madeline's favorite - ice cream tiramisu.
Market Fresh
1. Market Fresh
January 31, 2012
Theres nothing better than vegetables fresh from the farmers market to add some tasty zing to your dishes. Buddy cooks up some of his family favorites like cavatappi with roasted cauliflower and tomatoes, and a creamy whole wheat vegetable lasagna.

This show presents many dishes prepared by Buddy Valastro. He appears in the kitchen, whipping up a variety of culinary creations and useful recipes, including many tempting desserts. Some episodes deal with Louisiana cooking, including an emphasis on Mardi Gras. Others center around special events, such as Mother's Day. There are episodes in which the show depicts food preparations based on special types of food, too, including one segment dedicated to chocolate and another specifically to cheesy items. Viewers who enjoy cooking and the artistry of baking will appreciate the variety of easy to follow recipes.Kitchen Boss is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (80 episodes). The series first aired on January 24, 2011.

Kitchen Boss is available for streaming on the TLC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Kitchen Boss on demand at Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, TLC, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    January 24, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (121)