About the show

Food Quest takes audiences on a global culinary adventure with epicurean lifestyle leader Robin Leach and co-host, model Kim Alexis. Join them as they meet the world's finest chef's, explore their restaurants, and learn the secrets behind producing the world's most exciting and delicious foods.
Season 1, Episode 1

Mexico

For Kim Alexis and Robin Leach, no place on Earth is out of reach when it comes to exploring delicious cuisine. They start their fantastic journey in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico to get an inside look at a $15,000 taco from the luxury of Gran Velas Resort. Viewers then escape to the extraordinary Chateau D'esclans, to learn the secrets to one of the world's most legendary wines. Kim and Robin then travel to California and Spain, to learn about gourmet olives, before finally heading back to Mexico, where they discover the joy of delicious Hass avocados.

Friday
Oct 6
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

Italy

Food Quest heads to the birthplace of modern cuisine, Italy. Hosts Kim Alexis and Robin Leach explore how truffles are hunted in the Italian countryside and eat at one of Rome's most acclaimed restaurants, La Terrazza, located at the famous and historic Hotel Eden. Kim and Executive Chef Oliver Saucy cook with cheese, while Robin explores a popular Italian restaurant chain, and takes a closer look at one of America's most popular grill manufacturers.

Friday
Oct 20
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Farm America

Food Quest embarks on a cross-country journey, to explore the impact of agriculture on modern cuisine. Hosts Kim Alexis and Robin Leach investigate the secrets behind food staples such as tomatoes, rice and wheat. They visit an experimental kitchen based in California's legendary Napa Valley wine country to learn about the techniques behind commercial spice production.

Friday
Oct 27
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

From Burners to Breweries

Robin Leach and Kim Alexis journey to Mississippi to learn how one company is revolutionizing cooking with high-tech appliances. They head north to Vermont for a lesson in maple syrup and then jump across the pond to Scotland, where one of the country's most innovative craft brewers has created a delicious recipe for success. Later, Robin and Kim travel to Concord, Massachusetts, to learn the secrets of the esteemed Concord grape, and back in the Food Quest Kitchen Studio, Executive Chef Oliver Saucy cooks up a surprise with high-quality lamb.

Friday
Nov 3
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

From Steak to Spices

Robin Leach and Kim Alexis set their sights on Italy to explore one of the country's finest makers of provolone cheese. They stop in at one of Miami's best steakhouses, and a trip to California reveals the secrets of a real Italian pizza oven. They visit two commercial production operations -- dairy in Denmark and spices in Albania -- while back in the Food Quest Kitchen Studio, a former NFL star and a famous chef make a delicious game day meal.

Friday
Nov 10
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

American West

Robin Leach and Kim Alexis kick off their journey at America's first Brazilian steakhouse. Later, they explore a famed Las Vegas hotel and stop over in California to check out a gourmet jerky producer and an eco-friendly winery. In the Food Quest Kitchen Studio, Chef Oliver Saucy cooks up classic desserts with condensed milk.

Friday
Nov 17
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

Food Quest Special Episode From the World-Famous Rainbow Room

The Food Quest team hosts a bartending competition featuring vanilla and other delicious extracts from 30 Rockefeller Center's fabulous Rainbow Room. Next, the team cooks with a tasty protein alternative in the Food Quest Kitchen Studio before going to Wisconsin to learn about prime steaks. Finally, we go back to the Food Quest Kitchen to learn from Executive Chef Oliver Saucy about some mouth-watering holiday pie recipes.

Friday
Nov 24
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 8

From Tacos to the Tropics

The Food Quest Kitchen Studio audience learns an innovative way to cook chicken. Next, the Food Quest team goes to Southern California to discover a delicious fast-casual taco restaurant, and explores a lush tropical resort in Captiva. Finally, the team stops by a fantastic Palm Beach mansion where the audience learns how to cook like cowboys.

Friday
Dec 1
9:30am | 8:30c
Friday
Dec 8
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Best of Food Quest

In the Food Quest Kitchen Studio, our chefs kick things off with recipes to satisfy any sweet tooth, and they dig into Paradise Candied Fruit from Florida. In Sonoma County, California, we experience delightful Folie a Deux wine and finish on a nostalgic note by revisiting our most interesting food stories from season one.

Friday
Dec 15
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 11

From the Pacific Rim to the Prairie

Food Quest heads to South Florida, where we visit Rudi's Organic Bakery, the leading producer of certified organic bread in the U.S. and take in stunning sunsets at South Seas Island Resort in Captiva, Florida. In Honolulu, NOH Foods of Hawaii shares their delicious authentic spices and seasonings. Then we're off to the prairie of the Texas panhandle, where Arrowhead Mills continues to reinvent flour and flavor. To wrap up, we get trained in the art of making bubble tea as Kung Fu Tea teaches us the ways of their mystic tea.

Friday
Feb 2
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

Perth, Hawaii, and Nobu 57

Food Quest kicks off this adventure with seafood supplier Mark Foods and a trip to a fishery in Perth, Australia, followed by a visit to Nobu 57 in New York City. Then we're off to Kapolei, Hawaii, to be inspired by rich traditions at Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa. Special guest Chef Dee Lennox dazzles in the kitchen with recipes featuring Kikkoman sauces and seasonings, and our whirlwind trip wraps up at a world-famous chicken restaurant in Texas.

Friday
Feb 9
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

Ocean and Desert

In the Food Quest Kitchen Studios, we cook the catch of the day with Trans-Ocean and find something good on the menu with So Delicious. Then we hit the road to explore the wonders of Scottsdale, Arizona, and head to Plano, Texas, to taste Mediterranean dishes from Zoe's Kitchen.

Friday
Feb 16
9:30am | 8:30c