Editor’s Note: Since the publication of this article last Friday, Georgia Pellegrini has since announced that Travel Channel will no longer be airing “Wild Food” on May 14. According to a post on Georgia’s Facebook page, “With the merger of Scripps and Discovery our executives have been replaced and the new ones have decided they don’t want food content,” she writes. “To say I’m stunned is an understatement, we have worked on this for you for 2 years and it is an amazing show that I was so excited for you to see.” Please visit this link for more information.
Friend of Land.com Georgia Pellegrini will be debuting her new TV series, “Wild Food,” on the Travel Channel on Monday, May 14. Premiering at 11 p.m. ET, the show’s first episode will also get a second airing on Sunday, May 20 at 2 p.m. ET. Tune in!
In each episode of “Wild Food”, Georgia will take viewers with her on some wild adventures across the globe to source ingredients for her next great meal, plus of course stop to meet interesting new characters from the cultures she explores along the way. At the end of each episode, she will cook it all up in a delicious feast for her guests and viewers to enjoy.
Two years in the making, Georgia notes in a post announcing “Wild Food” on her website that this is a “show that inspires us to use our hands and think about where our food comes from.”
On the channel that gave us now-instantly recognizable names like Anthony Bourdain and Andrew Zimmern, Georgia will be one of Travel Channel’s first female hosts since Samantha Brown broke into the male-dominated space in the early 2000s.
Georgia’s deep-rooted connection with the outdoors started with a childhood growing up on her family’s farm in upstate New York. After a stint in the finance world following college, she graduated from the French Culinary Institute and began working in Michelin restaurants in New York and France.
Her shared passion for food and the outdoors eventually led her to pioneer her renowned Adventure Getaways, which are a series of bespoke excursions around the country aimed at promoting “manual literacy” and helping participants step outside of their comfort zone and experience life more viscerally. You can read more about Georgia Pellegrini in this profile of the TV personality, chef, author and outdoor adventurer from the premier issue of LAND magazine in 2015!
Follow @georgiapellegrini on Instagram for details about “Wild Food”, posts from her blog and updates about her upcoming Adventure Getaways.