Series 3 of The Great American Recipe to premiere on PBS in June

28 February 2024

Series 3 of The Great American Recipe to premiere on PBS in June

Season 3 of PBS’s popular cooking competition series THE GREAT AMERICAN RECIPE premieres Monday, June 17 with eight new home cooks, two new judges and one new location. Award-winning chef and Los Angeles restaurateur Tim Hollingsworth and Francis Lam, host of public radio’s “The Splendid Table,” are new judges for Season 3, joining returning host Alejandra Ramos and judge Tiffany Derry at a new filming location in Nashville, Tennessee. The eight-episode series premieres Mondays, June 17 through August 12, 2024, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS, and the PBS App.

An upbeat cooking competition that spotlights the amazing variety of tastes and traditions found across the country, THE GREAT AMERICAN RECIPE celebrates the roots of America’s diverse cuisine. Season 3 will feature eight new talented home cooks preparing their most beloved recipes. Each week the judges will determine which home cook has the winning dish and, in the final week, the top three will compete for a chance to win this year’s competition.

"Season 3 of THE GREAT AMERICAN RECIPE will introduce audiences to several new faces and provide some fun, unexpected twists,” said VPM Chief Content Officer Steve Humble. “With community, tradition and culinary diversity at the heart of the show, the new season remains faithful to these ideas while highlighting new cuisines and experiences.”

“We are thrilled for the return of THE GREAT AMERICAN RECIPE, featuring new faces and a fresh location for Season 3,” said Zara Frankel, Senior Director of Programming and Development, General Audience Programming at PBS. “Since its start, this friendly competition series has proven itself to be a delicious hit, resonating with audiences across the country. We are excited to welcome Tim and Francis to the family and look forward to meeting a whole new group of home cooks this season.”

Season 3 of THE GREAT AMERICAN RECIPE was filmed at GREEN DOOR GOURMET, a 350-acre farm, on-farm market, and agritourism destination in Nashville, Tennessee. THE GREAT AMERICAN RECIPE is co-produced for PBS by VPM and Objective Media Group America. Steve Humble is the Executive in Charge for VPM. Zara Frankel is the Executive in Charge for PBS. At Objective Media Group America, an All3Media company, Alyssa Hastrich is Showrunner, Layla Smith and Jilly Pearce are Executive Producers and Erin Flynn is Senior Vice President of Current Series.