One of Napa's premier chefs, Michael Chiarello, has developed his very personal approach to cooking by combining his experience as a pioneering chef of the Napa Valley with the rich traditions of his family's native Italian roots.
From his home kitchen, set amidst the stunning backdrop of the Napa Valley and its surroundings, Michael Chiarello shares his unique approach to cooking. Taking us on an insider's tour of Napa Valley and beyond, Michael introduces us to the people and ingredients that inspire and influence his unique brand of California-Italian cuisine.
Each show illuminates a different source of inspiration, from chocolate to garlic to gelato. He takes us along to a sturgeon farm to help harvest caviar, introduces us to a local olive oil maker, and forages for mushrooms in the wild.... Read more.