Food Network Dads' Best Recipes: Bobby, Guy, Alton and More
If your dad likes to cook, odds are you have a favorite recipe that you beg him to make you time and time again, even if you left the nest long ago. When the dads in our very own Food Network family aren't cooking on TV or in restaurants, you might find them at home cooking for their own families. This Father's Day, to show some love for the dads of Food Network, we're running down the line of their most-beloved recipes ever.
Bobby Flay has always been known for his love of bold spices and smoky heat, but when the Food Network star and his daughter, Sophie, cooked together onscreen earlier this year, the menu was more along the lines of chocolate chip pancakes and pasta. Treat your own dad to one of Bobby's highest-rated recipes, Chicken Parmigiana (pictured above), and be sure to check out his fleet of fan-favorite dishes, which is jam-packed with his signature flavor profiles — and then some.
The Triple D host has another D he can add to his list of monikers: Dad. When it comes to cooking for his kids, Hunter and Ryder, Guy Fieri is all about getting them involved in the kitchen. And when it comes to his top recipes, they're filled with off-the-hook combinations the whole fam will love, like his top-rated Dragon's Breath Chili, which has racked up a whopping 400-plus rave reviews. Get more of Guy's fan-favorite winners right here.
Tyler Florence, dad to sons Miles and Hayden and daughter Dorothy, is always cooking up crowd-pleasing favorites that everyone in the family can get down with, and he was even known to make homemade baby food for his kids when they were little. But, for the grown-up eater, his ultimate recipes really run the gamut, with his stick-to-your-ribs Smothered Pork Chops being a fan favorite. Load up on more of Tyler's top-rated recipes while you're at it.
Dad to daughter Zoey, Alton Brown has been known to serve up comfort food classics, go-to family dinners, holiday favorites and much more. Though we're months out from Thanksgiving, one thing is for sure: When it comes to holiday dishes, the Cutthroat Kitchen host's Good Eats Roast Turkey is one that countless families carve into each year because it's simply the best. Browse through the full lineup of Alton's top recipes here.
Jeff Mauro, a co-host on The Kitchen and a Chicago native, is dad to son Lorenzo, whom he says is his favorite person to cook with. Cook just like the Sandwich King on Father's Day by slow-cooking his Chicago Italian Beef (Pot Roast Style) or choosing from more of his top recipes.
ITALIAN CHICKEN PASTA SALAD Geoffrey Zakarian The Kitchen/Welcome to The Kitchen Food Network Elbow Macaroni, Olive Oil, Rotisserie Chicken, English Cucumbers, Cherry Tomatoes, Nicoise Olives, Red peppers, Hard Salami, Red Onion, Flatleaf Parsley, Ricotta Salata, Red Wine Vinegar,ITALIAN CHICKEN PASTA SALAD Geoffrey Zakarian The Kitchen/Welcome to The Kitchen Food Network Elbow Macaroni, Olive Oil, Rotisserie Chicken, English Cucumbers, Cherry Tomatoes, Nicoise Olives, Red peppers, Hard Salami, Red Onion, Flatleaf Parsley, Ricotta Salata, Red Wine Vinegar
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Chef Geoffrey Zakarian loves to cook with his children, Madeline, Anna and George, and his most-memorable meals are the ones he shares with them and his wife, Margaret. The Iron Chef and co-host of The Kitchen is known for his fine-dining restaurants, but a lot of his recipes on FoodNetwork.com are crowd-pleasing favorites geared toward the whole family, like Italian Chicken Pasta Salad. Get more of Geoffrey's go-to recipes right here.
As for Aarón Sánchez, he's dad to son Yuma. Chocolate is one of the Brooklyn-based Chopped judge's favorite late-night snacks, and his Mexican Brownies, featured in Food Network Magazine, come with his signature bold flavor profile.
If you ask dad Scott Conant, Chopped judge and restaurateur, he'll tell you his last meal on Earth would be his mom's sausage and peppers, so it's only fitting that we celebrate his special day with his recipe for an elegant, dressed-up hot dog that goes way beyond ketchup and mustard.
Chopped judge, restaurateur and cookbook author Marc Murphy is dad to kids Campbell and Callen. Cook like him on Father's Day by heading outside and making Grilled Corn on the Cob with Chili-Lime Butter and Cotija Cheese.