A Chef’s Life wins Peabody Award

Peabody Award Winners • A Chef's Life

A Chef’s Life wins The Peabody Award • "A Chef’s Life", a television show starring Kinston chef Vivian Howard that airs on PBS, won a Peabody award Wednesday. "I’m so excited," Howard said Wednesday morning about winning the broadcast industry’s equivalent of a Pulitzer Prize. The awards acknowledge excellence in radio, television and web storytelling." ~ Andrea Weigl, The News & Observer

A Chef’s Life is also a finalist for a James Beard Foundation broadcast journalism award.
The broadcast industry’s equivalent of a Pulitzer Prize • "This isn’t the first good awards news related to the show. A Chef’s Life is also a finalist for a James Beard Foundation broadcast journalism award. The women will find out May 2 at another awards ceremony in New York City whether they will take home that award." ~ Andrea Weigl, The News & ObserverRead More

Parts Unknown and A Chef's Life Win Peabody Awards
Parts Unknown and A Chef’s Life Win Peabody Awards • This year’s Peabody Award winners have been announced. Recognizing excellence in electronic media, the Peabody is an extremely high honor in the field of broadcasting. This year two food-related shows have won. The PBS series A Chef’s Life featuring Vivian Howard and CNN’s Parts Unknown with Anthony Bourdain." ~ Hillary Dixler, EaterRead More

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"A Chef’s Life" Wins Peabody Award •  "The show is hosted by Chef and the Farmer co-owner and chef Vivian Howard. It is shot mostly at her Kinston restaurant and features Eastern Carolina cooking. The program is also a finalist for this year’s James Beard Foundation broadcast journalism award." ~ WITN, Eastern Carolina’s Breaking News and Weather Authority

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The Peabody Award • "The George Foster Peabody Awards, named for businessman and philanthropist George Peabody, recognizes distinguished and meritorious public service by radio and television stations, networks, online media, producing organizations, and individuals." • Read More

On Wednesday, the two found out their nationally syndicated show, “A Chef’s Life,” won a Peabody Award, one of the highest honors in the field of broadcasting.
"A Chef’s Life" wins Peabody Award • "Three years ago, Chef and the Farmer owners Vivian Howard and Ben Knight started working on a television show, hoping it would be received well. On Wednesday, the two found out their nationally syndicated show, “A Chef’s Life,” won a Peabody Award, one of the highest honors in the field of broadcasting. Other shows winning a Peabody this year include hit programs such as ABC’s “Scandal” and AMC’s “Breaking Bad.” A Chef’s Life was one of two food-related shows to win a Peabody this year along with Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown.” ~ Junious Smith III, The Free Press

The Mast Farm Inn is honored to be an Official Sponsor of "A Chef’s Life" on PBS
The Mast Farm Inn is honored to be an Official Sponsor of "A Chef’s Life" on PBS • Currently the top rated food series on PBS, A Chef’s Life is Much more dynamic than a typical cooking show, A Chef’s Life is a character-driven documentary and cooking series, broadcasting nationally on PBS stations." • Read More

The Southern Documentary Fund
The Southern Documentary Fund • "Based in Durham, North Carolina, the Southern Documentary Fund was founded in 2002 by two independent filmmakers with a vision: to create a home for Southern documentary artists." • Read More

Official sponsors of A Chef’s Life on PBS
Official sponsors of A Chef’s Life on PBS • "A Chef’s Life plunges audiences into the kitchen of a high-end restaurant located in the low country of eastern North Carolina. It follows the trials and travails of Chef Vivian Howard and her husband, Ben Knight, and their farm-to-table restaurant, Chef & the Farmer, exploring both traditional and modern applications of quintessential Southern ingredients." • Click Here to see the official sponsors of A Chef’s Life on PBS

North Carolina at The James Beard Awards 2014
North Carolina at The James Beard Awards 2014 • The James Beard Foundation has announced the 2014 restaurant and chef semifinalists for the 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards and twelve North Carolina Chefs, Restaurants, and Restaurateurs figure prominently. Congratulations to the following JBF Awards Semifinalists from North Carolina. • Read More

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