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The Mind of a Chef: Season 3

Season 3 Episode 1: Origin (23:10)

Join chefs Magnus Nilsson and Ed Lee as they show viewers what it truly means to cook, think, create and live in the food-obsessed world that is The Mind of A Chef. Narrated by Executive Producer and renowned chef Anthony Bourdain, Season 3 of The Mind of a Chef premiered September 2014. Purchase the DVD »


Episode Descriptions

The Mind of a Chef - Season 3, Episode 1: Origin

Season 3, Episode 1: Origin

Ed returns to his roots in East Brooklyn and the eclectic mix of cuisines that inspired how he cooks today. Watch full episode »

Season 3 Episode 2: American

Season 3 Episode 2: American

Head to Houston, Texas, where a sweat-inducing crawfish dinner exemplifies how flavors can blend together to create an entirely new American cuisine. Watch a preview »

Season 3 Episode 3: Argentina

Season 3 Episode 3: Argentina

Travel with Ed to the foothills of the Andes to explore the most elemental part of cooking: fire. Watch a preview »

Season 3 Episode 4: Louisville

Season 3 Episode 4: Louisville

Taste the food and culture of Louisville, Kentucky, the place Ed now calls home. Watch a preview »

Season 3, Episode 5: Kentucky

Season 3, Episode 5: Kentucky

From the smokehouse to the plate, see why country ham is one of Ed’s favorite ingredients from the Bluegrass State. Watch a preview »

Season 3, Episode 6: Latitude

Season 3, Episode 6: Latitude

What grows together, goes together. Ed explores combining the food of different cultures as culinary borders disappear. Watch a preview »

Season 3 Episode 7: Impermanence

Season 3 Episode 7: Impermanence

The more things change… the more they continue to change. Explore the ephemeral with Ed as he tries his hand at cooking alternative meats. Watch a preview »

Season 3, Episode 8: Bourbon

Season 3, Episode 8: Bourbon

Ed tends bar and serves up a tentacled dish for actress and bourbon-lover Aisha Tyler. Watch a preview »

Season 3, Episode 9: Winter

Season 3, Episode 9: Winter

Explore the ways that the Scandinavian people have survived winter through the practice of preservation and aging with Chef Magnus Nilsson. Watch full episode »

Season 3, Episode 10: Spring

Season 3, Episode 10: Spring

Spring brings new ingredients to the flavors of Magnus’s creations. Watch a preview »

Season 3, Episode 11: Creation

Season 3, Episode 11: Creation

Follow the life cycle of an ingredient as it transforms from an idea into a dish at Magnus’s restaurant. Watch a preview »

Season 3, Episode 12: France

Season 3, Episode 12: France

Return with Magnus to France, a place that had a profound impact on his culinary career. Watch a preview »

Season 3 Episode 13: Traditions

Season 3 Episode 13: Traditions

Examine how the bonds of tradition help to forge the identities of families and individuals. Watch a preview »

Season 3, Episode 14: Locality

Season 3, Episode 14: Locality

Explore how seasons affect a restaurant’s menu when the food is sourced in a 100-mile radius. Watch a preview »

Season 3, Episode 15: Documentation

Season 3, Episode 15: Documentation

Journey with Magnus around the region as he researches and documents Nordic traditions. Watch a preview »

Season 3, Episode 16: Fäviken

Season 3, Episode 16: Fäviken

Experience a day in the life at Magnus’s restaurant, Fäviken. Watch a preview »

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