"THANKSGIVING LIVE!" CONTINUES ONLINE WITH POST-SHOW GOOGLE+ HANGOUT WITH ALTON, BOBBY, GIADA & INA JOINED BY CO-HOSTS OF UPCOMING DAYTIME SERIES "THE KITCHEN @ FOOD NETWORK"
Sunny Anderson, Katie Lee, Jeff Mauro, and Marcela Valladolid Offer Up Interactive Food Expertise on Saturday, November 23rd at 2pm ET
NEW YORK - November 18, 2013 - Culinary experts and co-hosts of the upcoming daytime series The Kitchen @ Food Network Sunny Anderson, Katie Lee, Jeff Mauro and Marcela Valladolid log-in to hang out with Alton, Bobby, Giada and Ina post-Thanksgiving Live!, continuing to dish out holiday food advice in an exclusive Thanksgiving leftover-themed Google+ Hangout on Saturday, November 23rd at 2pm ET. From the perfect leftover sandwich to creative ways to use those extra mashed potatoes, users will get real-time feedback from these culinary pros. Participants can join the event and interact with the cast at FoodNetwork.com/ThanksgivingHangout. Scheduled to premiere in early 2014, The Kitchen @ Food Network cast also includes Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian as co-host.
In advance of the Google+ Hangout, participants can submit questions via Facebook (facebook.com/foodnetwork), Twitter (twitter.com/foodnetwork, handle @FoodNetwork, hashtag #ThanksgivingLive) and Google+.
The biggest names on Food Network take on the biggest food holiday of the year in the third annual two-hour special Thanksgiving Live!, co-hosted by Alton Brown, Giada DeLaurentiis, Bobby Flay and, in her first Thanksgiving Live! appearance, Ina Garten. On Saturday, November 23rd from 12-2pm ET/PT (west coast will be taped), viewers will help run the action via social media and Skype calls, making this fully interactive event a one-stop destination for the best in expert food advice this holiday season. In addition to doling out their own helpful hints, time-saving strategies and holiday entertaining expertise, each will present their own unique take on a Thanksgiving Turkey. They will also reveal Food Network's Top 20 Thanksgiving Tips from over the past 20 years, in a nod to the network's birthday.
Thanksgiving Live! is produced by IMG Productions.
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