Paul Hollywood will front new series Paul Hollywood City Bakes for Food Network it has been announced.
Scheduled to air in April 2016, the show will feature 10 episodes and be produced by Reef Television. Paul will travel to Madrid, Miami, Munich, Warsaw, London, Naples, New York, St Petersburg and Copenhagen to explore the recipes that have shaped the baking heritage of each city. He will uncover family recipes, hotel delicacies and local favourites before adding his own ‘Hollywood twist’ to a classic.
Paul is best-known for his judging role on BBC phenomenon The Great British Bake Off. He started his career at his father’s bakery and is one of the best known bakers in the world. For Paul Hollywood City Bakes the baker will meet his baking heroes and explore the sights of his destinations.
Viewers, along with Paul, will uncover little known historic pastries and breads still loved by the locals.
Paul Hollywood said: “Food culture can reveal so much about a nation so it’s a privilege to be able to delve into the lives of fellow bakers and discover some really amazing international bakes.”
Phillip Luff, Managing Director, Scripps Networks, UK & EMEA said: “We are so pleased to welcome Paul Hollywood to Food Network. A true master of his field and baker extraordinaire, Paul brings charm and passion to the series which we can’t wait to share with our viewers.”
Richard Farmbrough, CEO Reef Television said: “Spending time with Paul Hollywood on his City Bakes mission will be a real treat for audiences around the world as they get to see a different side of this baking megastar from the man we know from Bake Off. Reef is delighted to be working with both Paul and Scripps on this mouth-watering project.”
Paul Hollywood City Bakes is due to air in April 2016 on Food Network.