Chef, cookbook author and entrepreneur Michael Chiarello shows just how simple it can be to throw a memorable, laid back feast. Shot on location in Napa, California’s gorgeous wine country, Easy Entertaining features creative get togethers starring Michael and his signature food – a mix of his Italian heritage and the irresistible wine country lifestyle.
In just it’s first season, Easy Entertaining with Michael Chiarello served up some of Food Network’s highest time-period ratings ever…a piping hot 1.1, doubling the previous year’s average…and improving on its lead-in by over 30%.
Easy Entertaining won 3 Daytime Emmy Awards in 2 years: Outstanding Directing of a Lifestyle Show –2005 -Natalie Gustafson Outstanding Lifestyle Host – 2005 – Michael Chiarello Outstanding Directing of a Lifestyle Show – 2006 – Natalie Gustafson
“THANKS FOR SUCH A GREAT SHOW!!!” Executive VP Programming, Food Network