Cooking shows are a great medium for connecting people who love eating and cooking. Cooking shows can sometimes be a great source of information for people who love cooking and always watch out for new recipes and ideas to try at home. Many shows feature such innovative dishes that inspire a lot of people.
Cooking shows also update us about new cooking techniques, ingredients, and culinary trends. Some cooking shows also prove to be very entertaining with their talented and charismatic chefs who are incredible in engaging the audience with their humor and amazing hosting skills. In short, they often serve as a great way to relax and unwind after a long day. The soothing sound of chopping, sautéing, and simmering can be very therapeutic.
So if you are a lover of food, cooking, and cooking shows but are confused about what to watch out of hundreds of cooking shows, you have come to the right place. We are here to provide you with a list of the top 5 cookery shows currently available on Netflix.
1. The Final Table
The Final Table is a cooking competition series streaming on Netflix. The show was released in 2018 and had 10 episodes. The completion is amongst 12 teams of two chefs who have gathered around from different parts of the world. They compete in various culinary challenges inspired by different countries’ cuisines. Each episode highlights a different country’s cuisine. The judges are some of the internationally renowned chefs. The show has gotten a number of positive responses for promoting global cuisine and is definitely a must-watch on Netflix.
2. Street Food Asia
The show ‘Street Food Asia’ is a documentary series on Netflix that showcases the behind the scene stories of street food vendors of different cities in Asia. It perfectly shows the triumphs and daily-life challenges that the vendors and their families face. The show features some of the biggest cities in Asia like Bangkok, Osaka, Ho Chi Minh City, and New Delhi. It perfectly showcases the diverse street food scenes and also talks about the history and traditions behind those street foods. The show was praised for the way it told and highlighted the stories of those hard-working vendors. Lovers of street foods should not miss the show.
3. Iron Chef
Iron Chef is a popular Japanese cookery show that has been broadcasted worldwide. The show is basically a one-hour cook-off between two chefs. There is one professional chef who is known as the Iron-Chef and one Challenger chef. The most interesting thing about the show is that the competitors must use one secret ingredient in their food items which is revealed to them at the beginning of each episode. The show has been loved by a number of audiences for its Fast-Pace and Dramatic format as well as for portraying culinary excellence.
4. The Chef Show
The Chef Show is a celebrity cooking show that features actor and director John Favreau and Chef Roy Choi who both cook and share meals with their celebrity friends, guests and other chefs. The show was inspired by John’s Movie ‘Chef’ in which he played the role of a chef and in the series many of the recipes are inspired by the film as well. Each episode highlights a different cuisine or food ingredient like Italian food, bread, barbecue, etc.
5. Chef’s Table
Chef’s Table is a critically acclaimed documentary series that features renowned chefs from all over the world. It features chefs from the biggest cities in the world like Argentina, South Korea, Thailand, and the United States. Each episode focuses on one single chef and the stories of their culinary philosophy, inspirations, and approach to cooking. The show has been a favorite among all the foodies and it has gotten a lot of positive responses for its outstanding cinematography and stunning visuals.