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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 Food series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (80 episodes). The series first aired on January 24, 2011. It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5.

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 TLC Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Google Play, iTunes, TLC online.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays at 5:30 pm et/pt on TLC
2 Seasons, 80 Episodes
January 24, 2011
Cast: Buddy Valastro
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Kitchen Boss Full Episode Guide

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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

  • 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 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 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.

  • 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.

  • Tonight, Buddy is making his wife, Lisa, a special Anniversary dinner. Buddy is making Saffron Risotto, Veal Osso Buco and a delectable Chocolate Truffle Cake for dessert. Plus, Lisa joins him to enjoy the Anniversary celebration.

  • Buddy has been enjoying Aunt Nina's recipes since he was a kid, and now you can enjoy them too! He is making Nina's Famous Meatless Meatballs, Roasted Leg of Lamb and Stuffed Mushrooms.

  • Buddy is making a fresh Caprese Salad, and then a succulent Mozzarella and Sausage Stuffed Chicken. Plus, don't miss Buddy's cheesy Italian favorite-Fried Bocconcini Balls!

  • Today, Buddy is crafting his favorite hot and spicy foods like Seafood Fra Diavolo, Sauteed Spicy Peppers and Pepper Steak Valastro. Also, Buddy's brother-in-law, Joe, a self-proclaimed spicy food connoisseur, stops by to sample the spicy selections!

  • Buddy is cooking up Pork Loin with Apple Sauce, Fennel and Apple Salad and for dessert a scrumptious Apple Snackin' Cake. Also, Buddy's friend and Chef, Joseph Mattar, stops by to help Buddy with the apple extravaganza!

  • Buddy is making Rack of Lamb and Italian Wheat Pie, a cheesecake made with wheat berries. Also, Buddy's Mother-in-law, Gloria, shows Buddy how to make her delicious Fried Artichokes!

  • Buddy is making a Chicken and Pesto Panini as well as a Pepper and Prosciutto Panini. Also, Aunt Frannie is stopping by to help make a delicious Manhatten Clam Chowder. And to top it all off, Buddy is making Italian style potato chips!

  • Buddy is cooking up Polenta Florentine with Poached Eggs, Sausage Breakfast Strata, Fresh Fruit with Honeyed Mascarpone and a Cappuccino Banana Smoothie. This is an amazing Italian inspired breakfast, Buddy-style!

  • Buddy is cooking up all of his father's favorites: Park Casino's Blue Crabs, Stuffed Eggplant, Smoked Salmon Risotto and Chocolate Mousse. Also, Buddy Senior's good friend, Joe Orecchio, stops by help with this special meal.

  • Aunt Nina is opening up her heart and her famous book of recipes! Buddy is making Nina's Upside Down Mussels, her Sauteed Escarole and for dessert, Nina's mouth-watering Ricotta Cheesecake! Plus, Aunt Nina shares her secret to shucking mussels!

  • Buddy is cooking up a delicious seafood supper of Clams and Chorizo, Breadcrumb-Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp, and a one of a kind Sicilian fish soup. Also, Uncle Larry, an old family friend and fellow fisherman, stops by to sample the seafood selections!

  • Buddy is cooking up some delicious recipes using ingredients you already have at home! Get ready for a flavorful White Bean and Garlic Dip, an Antipasta Salad and Pasta with Peas, Ham and Cream. Plus, Buddy makes homemade funnel cakes for dessert!

  • Wow your guests with Buddy's Italian finger food recipes. Grilled Oregano Chicken Skewers, Polenta Cakes with Goat Cheese and Shiitake, and a kid approved finger food-Sausage Pigs in a Blanket. Plus, Buddy shares his recipe for Classic Biscotti!

  • Buddy is cooking up a meal inspired by the legendary Hoboken native Frank Sinatra. He's making classic Italian dishes like Clams Possillipo, Veal Milanese and a deliciously sweet Lemon Pasticiotti.

  • Everything old is new again! Buddy is re-inventing pasta classics like Pasta Bolognese, Spaghetti Carbonera, Orzo Salad and Pasta Pesto! Also, Mama and Sergio stop by to help with the pasta preparations!

  • Who says Italian food is all about the pasta? Today, Buddy is making some mouth-watering Italian meat dishes like Lemony Lamb Chops, Roasted Pork Loin and Steak Buddy Style. Also, Cousin Vinnie stops by to sample the meaty goodness!

  • Buddy is going all out for this brunch bonanza with Italian French Toast, Basil Omelet's and Roasted Rosemary Potatoes with Pancetta. Hit the snooze button, because there's no reason for breakfast with a brunch menu like this one!

  • The Best Breakfast Ever starts here! Buddy is cooking Fluffy Pancakes with Bacon, Buddys "Hoboken Style" Frittata and Waffles with Hazelnut Spread. Plus, Buddys kids stop by to help their Dad make Homemade Chocolate Milk!

  • Buddy and his sister Maddalena cook up hearty dishes like Mozzarella en Carrozza, Perfect Pot Roast and Rockin' Rice Pudding. These three dishes are warm comfort, Italian style!

  • Buddy's got you covered with these easy and simple family recipes: Chicken Piccata, Sauteed Mushrooms, Roasted Potatoes and for dessert Cocoa-Hazelnut Creme with Berries. With these scrumptious recipes, your guests will think you've been cooking for days

  • It's a kid's themed meal as Buddy is making Kids Cavatelli with Broccoli and Cream and Crispy Halibut Fingers. And for dessert, Buddys kids- Sophia, Buddy Jr. and Marco help their Dad make Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches.

  • Buddy and his sister Mary cook up some family-friendly dishes, starting with a Tomato and Bean Bruschetta. Then continue with Grandma Maddalenas Sausage Lasagna, a family favorite. They finish off the menu with a deliciously sinful Banana Cream Pie.

  • Buddy makes his dream meal - Fettucine Alfredo Buddy Style, Veal Saltimbocca and Buddy's favorite dessert, Tiramisu.

  • Buddy makes a traditional Italian Sunday dinner with assistance from his Aunt Marie. On the menu tonight- Buddy's Sunday Gravy and Grissini with Prosciutto and Blue Cheese.

  • Buddy is making Lisa a romantic Valentine's dinner including King Crab Legs with Garlic Butter, Roasted Prime Rib and Valentine's Vanilla Cupcakes.

  • Buddy creates vegetarian dishes including Grandma Maddalena's Eggplant Parmesan, Zucchini and Yellow Squash Casserole and Buddy's Swiss Chard.

  • Buddy invites Auntie Anna, one of the best cooks in the family, and Uncle Cosmo to share their favorite family recipes like Shrimp Scampi, Tortellini Soup with Short Ribs and Affogatto.

  • Buddy and his good friend and Hoboken chef, Tony, share some of their favorite stuffed stuff...Arancini alla Buddy, Stuffed Artichokes and Stuffed Peppers.

  • Master basic Italian dishes such as Spaghetti Marinara, a Green Salad with Italian Vinaigrette, and Perfect Italian Chicken Cutlet with Buddy. Later Buddy teaches his sister Grace how to make a classic Italian custard - Zabaglione.

  • Buddy and his daughter Sophia have a pizza night making some of their favorites like Margarita Pizza, Prociutto and Arugula Pizza, Four Cheese Pizza and Sophia's Sweet Pizza.

  • The men take over the kitchen when Buddy's brother-in-law, Joey, and Buddy's cousin, Anthony, preparing Fried Calamari, Buddy's Famous Chicken Wings and Joey's Nachos.

  • Buddy prepares his three go-to dishes for company, Caponata Dip, Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli and Buddy's quick and easy Roast Chicken.

  • Buddy and his sister Lisa remember the homemade pasta their grandmothers used to make including Potato Gnocchi with Mushroom Sauce, Rigatoni alla Vodka, and Baked Ziti.

  • Buddy's cooking some of Mauro's favorites including Pasta e Lenticchie and Bananas Foster. They reminisce about the past, Mauro's heritage, and meals they've shared.

  • Buddy goes back to his roots and prepares a Sicilian menu that includes Pasta Alla Norma, Steak Pizzaiola, and Buddy's personal favorite, Granita Lemon.

  • Auntie Anna shares some of her secrets to her homemade Manicotti and her Chicken with Vinegar Peppers recipes.

  • Buddy and his cousin Frankie take a trip down memory lane remembering the sights and food of Italian street fairs. They bring those memories alive with a menu of Sausage and Pepper Sandwiches and cheesy Calzones.

  • A date night at home for Buddy and his wife means compromise. Buddy loves chicken and Lisa loves pasta, so Buddy puts together Chicken Sorrentino with Fusilli.