WHAT’S ON TONIGHT
Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS:
tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch
it later. But first, we need you to sign in to PBS using one
of the services below. You’ll be able to manage
videos in your Watchlist, keep track of your favorite shows,
watch PBS in high definition, and much more!
tried to select this program as one of your favorites. But
first, we need you to sign in to PBS using one of the
services below. You’ll be able to manage videos in
your Watchlist, keep track of your favorite shows, watch PBS
in high definition, and much more!
To get you
watching PBS in high definition we need you to sign in to
PBS using one of the services below. You'll be able
to manage videos in your Watchlist, keep track of your
favorite shows, watch PBS in high definition, and much more!
Don’t have a PBS Account? Create one nowCreate a PBS account
Already a KQED member? You may have an unactivated KQED Passport member benefit. Check to see.
A Chef's Life
A Chef's Life
Season 5 Preview
Season Five finds Vivian embarking on a stew of new adventures.
Preview: S5 | 30s
Share this video:
Share this video on FacebookFacebookShare this video on TwitterTwitter
Vivian’s plate is full of everything--except tomatoes. Premieres October 7.
Preview: S5 Ep1 | 30s
Vivian visits Warren's farm and discovers a wild tomato patch.
Clip: S5 Ep1 | 3m 35s
Vivian visits an old friend to learn about this local favorite.
Clip: S5 Ep2 | 3m 9s
Preview: Shake, Rattle and Pole (Beans)
With Summer heat high and rain levels low, Vivian struggles to find enough green beans.
Preview: S5 Ep2 | 30s
Vivian visits Warren to pick from his prolific pepper patch.
Clip: S5 Ep3 | 3m 41s
Preview: Prolific Peppers
Vivian preps peppers for Lambstock, a party where chefs, food, and music converge.
Preview: S5 Ep3 | 30s
The Pear Tree
Vivian and her family pluck pears from a tree that’s been in the family for 100 years.
Clip: S5 Ep4 | 2m 42s
Preview: A Food Truck and a Pear Tree
The long-awaited arrival of Vivian's cookbook sparks a well of emotions.
Preview: S5 Ep4 | 30s
Preview: WANTED: Broccoli
Vivian heads to NYC where her book launch means a full itinerary.
Preview: S5 Ep5 | 30s
Preview: Bourbon Country
Dinner at Maker’s Mark in Vivian’s honor turns into an American history lesson.
Preview: S5 Ep6 | 30s
Vivian heads to Kentucky for a primer on bourbon.
Clip: S5 Ep6 | 3m 3s
Preview: Persimmon Style
On a short hiatus from the book tour, Vivian takes the twins to pick persimmons.
Preview: S5 Ep7 | 30s
Vivian takes the twins to pick persimmons and learns about the varieties of the fruit.
Clip: S5 Ep7 | 3m 31s
Preview: Chasing Trout
Vivian plans a respite from the road during the holidays, but finds herself busy at home.
Preview: S5 Ep8 | 30s
Preview: Liver Lover
Vivian visits one of her favorite farmers and a restaurant known for its fried livers.
Preview: S5 Ep9 | 30s
Preview: King Cornbread
Vivian films a segment for a morning TV show where cornbread takes center stage.
Preview: S5 Ep10 | 30s