The Smollett Family Is Serving Up Family Fun and Recipes in the New Series Smollett Eats

Smollett Eats is the new Food Network show with the Smollett Family, featuring all six siblings, cooking for and entertaining family and friends.
What's Cooking With The Smollets

What's Cooking With The Smollets

Photo by: Adam Rose ©2016, Cooking Channel, LLC.

Adam Rose, 2016, Cooking Channel, LLC.

Although the Smollett siblings may be most well-known for their acting and musical talents, they reveal another side to their creativity in their new series: cooking for and entertaining family and close friends. Premiering on Saturday, Aug. 20 at 12:30|11:30c, Smollett Eats gives fans a peek into the siblings' food-filled lives. Whether it's putting on a themed kids' birthday party, throwing a late-night cookout or hosting a pop-up dinner, the Smolletts are up for celebrating with food. On the show, Jake, the family chef, is joined by his brothers, Jocqui, Jojo and Jussie, and his sisters, Jazz and Jurnee. The six siblings prove that a family that cooks together stays together, and where there's food, there's love.

In the premiere episode, Jazz, who's also a busy mom, puts her brothers to work, challenging them to plan her daughter Nylah's second birthday party. But the boys' vision might not align with what Jazz has in mind, which is a classy teatime theme. Fortunately Jake takes charge, putting his brothers to work to come up with a kid-friendly menu that's sophisticated enough for the adults. Upcoming episodes of the series will feature brothers Jake and Jojo versus sisters Jazz and Jurnee in a food truck challenge, Jake and Jussie’s pop-up dinner at a Hollywood comedy club, and a special visit from family matriarch Janet.

Tune in to the premiere on Saturday, Aug. 20 at 12:30|11:30c.

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