HMF AT THE BREAKERS FINAL PALM BEACH VENUE TO BE FEATURED ON ‘EMERIL’S FLORIDA’ TV PROGRAM

03/07/2013

For Immediate Release:


March 7, 2013


MEDIA ADVISORY


HMF AT THE BREAKERS FINAL PALM BEACH VENUE TO BE FEATURED ON


‘EMERIL'S FLORIDA' TV PROGRAM


EPISODE TO AIR SUNDAY, MARCH 10 HIGHLIGHTING EXCITING, NEW DINING CONCEPT

What:

 This week's episode of ‘Emeril's Florida' television series features HMF at The Breakers, the final Palm Beach location to be featured in the 13-episode series. In his last stop in Palm Beach, Chef Emeril Lagasse visits The Breakers as part of the "Big Night Out" episode. In total, five dining locales, one farm, and one non-profit in Palm Beach County have been featured on the Cooking Channel as part of the series.


Why:

  Recognizing the ‘Emeril's Florida' segment was a tremendous opportunity to showcase the destination's outstanding dining experiences, the Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) happily welcomed the Cooking Channel, assisting their production team to determine the best dining and community partners to feature in the program, and providing on-the-ground support and coordination throughout the filming.

When:

"Big Night Out" episode, featuring HMF at The Breakers

Sunday, March 10, 10:30 a.m.; Monday, March 11, 9:30 a.m.; Thursday March 14, 11:30 a.m.


Episode Overviews:

"Big Night Out" Emeril's first stop is the Grand Floridian Hotel at Walt Disney World in Orlando, where he chats with Scott Hunnel, Executive Chef at Victoria & Albert's, known for its rare culinary experience and fine dining cuisine. Next, Emeril heads to The Maritana Grille inside The Don Cesar hotel - a long standing icon of Floridian luxury. Emeril meets with Chef Kenny Hunsberger to talk about his creative passion and try a few favorites. For the next visit, Emeril heads to Coral Gables to stop by the famous Biltmore Hotel. Inside, the Palme D'or restaurant offers the pinnacle of luxury dining with French-American cuisine done the right way. Finally, Emeril travels up the East Coast to The Breakers in Palm Beach where he talks with Chef Anthony Sicignano inside the new HMF concept at their large lobby bar.


About Emeril Lagasse: 

Chef Emeril Lagasse is the chef/proprietor of 13 restaurants nationwide, with acclaimed restaurants in New Orleans, Las Vegas, Orlando, Bethlehem, Penn., and Charlotte, N.C. He has hosted more than 2,000 shows on Food Network, and is the food correspondent for ABC's Good Morning America. Lagasse also hosted Cooking Channel's Fresh Food Fast and The Originals with Emeril. He is the best-selling author of 17 cookbooks, and his latest cookbook Emeril's Kicked-Up Sandwiches debuted in October 2012. In 2002, he established the Emeril Lagasse Foundation to support children's educational programs that inspire and mentor young people through the culinary arts, nutrition, healthy eating, and important life skills. To date, the Foundation has given over $5 million to children's causes in New Orleans, Las Vegas and on the Gulf Coast. Lagasse joined the Martha Stewart family of brands in 2008; Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (NYSE: MSO) acquired the assets related to Emeril's media and merchandising business, including television programming, cookbooks, the website emerils.com, and his licensed kitchen and food products.

Media Contact:

Carli Smith/Palm Beach County CVB, csmith@PalmBeachFl.com /561-233-3030

Hope Sarzier/Hayworth Creative PR, hope@hayworthcreative.com/386-677-7000


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