Finding Your Roots

The Melting Pot

Season 2 Episode 5 | 52m 40s | Video has closed captioning.

Three celebrity chefs who cook the food of their ancestors discover family members who have shaped their lives — and America’s cuisine. Tom Colicchio of “Top Chef” learns of the hardships his family endured, Ming Tsai, finds that his roots can be traced back more than 2,000 years, yielding a large family tree and Aaron Sanchez relearns his family’s treasured and diverse Mexican roots.

Aired: 10/21/14

Expired: 12/31/69

Rating: TV-PG

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Finding Your Roots: Season Eight

A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres January 4, 2022 at 8/7c! Tune in for all-new episodes as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores fascinating ancestries and family mysteries for an array of notable guests.

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