Host Marcus Samuelsson Nominated for James Beard Award


To celebrate, watch the first season below or in the PBS App.

Chef Marcus Samuelsson was nominated by the James Beard Foundation Awards for Outstanding Personality for his work as host of NO PASSPORT REQUIRED. Known as the Oscars of the food world, the awards will be presented in April in New York. You can stream the full first season of the show below or in the PBS app.


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No Passport Required: Detroit


Explore the culture and flavor of Detroit’s Middle Eastern community.

No Passport Required: New Orleans

New Orleans

Discover how Vietnamese residents have influenced the city in delicious ways.

No Passport Required: Chicago


Visit Chicago’s Mexican community to learn about its heritage and cuisine.

No Passport Required: Queens, NYC

Queens, NYC

Go inside the Indo-Guyanese community in Queens to explore its roots and cuisine.

No Passport Required: Miami


Explore the cuisine, culture and history of the city’s Haitian community.

No Passport Required: Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C.

Dine, dance and dish with the Ethiopian community in the nation’s capital.


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