Antoni Porowski, the beloved Polish-Canadian chef known for his role on the hit Netflix series Queer Eye, is set to charm audiences worldwide with his upcoming solo show, “No Taste Like Home with Antoni.” The series, slated to air on National Geographic, promises to captivate viewers with its focus on global celebrities connecting to their rich heritages through the lens of food and culture.
Porowski, celebrated for his culinary expertise and his passion for fostering connections through food, will guide an array of celebrities on an extraordinary journey of cultural and personal discovery. While the lineup of participating celebrities remains confidential, viewers can anticipate thrilling episodes featuring the charismatic chef exploring diverse locales, including South Korea, Germany, Italy, Senegal, Malaysian Borneo, New York, and Texas.
In a statement, Porowski expressed his enthusiasm for the show and collaboration with National Geographic, emphasizing the significance of food in understanding one’s identity and heritage. He said, “Food is such an integral part of understanding who we are and where we come from. I am so grateful for this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, alongside some wonderful friends both new and old, traveling the globe, to explore food traditions and cultures, and am honored to embark on this journey with National Geographic.”
Renowned TV chef Gordon Ramsay, whose production company is producing the series, echoed Porowski’s sentiments, describing “No Taste Like Home with Antoni” as a fascinating and feel-good series that weaves together family food stories from the past and present. He praised the celebrities who joined the journey, allowing the show to delve into their family’s food narratives in a unique way.
Tom McDonald, Executive Vice President of Global Factual and Unscripted Content at National Geographic, highlighted Antoni’s suitability for the role of guiding viewers and celebrities on global culinary adventures. McDonald noted Antoni’s curiosity about the world, deep knowledge of culinary history, and his ability to uncover the emotional connections between places and food.
As anticipation builds, the release date for “No Taste Like Home with Antoni” remains undisclosed, leaving fans eagerly awaiting this exciting culinary exploration of cultural heritage.