THE FIRST LADY OF THE UNITED STATES, MICHELLE OBAMA, MAKES FIRST APPEARANCE ON ABC'S "THE CHEW," FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3
Gordon Elliott, Executive Producer of ABC's "The Chew," announced today that The First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, will make her first appearance on the show, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3 (1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., ET).
Taped earlier this week, Mrs. Obama joined co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz in the kitchen to discuss improving school nutrition and emphasize the importance of cooking at home as part of her Let's Move! initiative to combat childhood obesity.
Sam Kass, Assistant White House Chef and Executive Director of Let's Move!, also joined "The Chew," demonstrating a recipe that was created by a young chef at The Third Annual Lunchtime Challenge and Kids' State Dinner.
"It was an honor to have The First Lady join us in our kitchen," said Elliott. "Mrs. Obama, along with Sam Kass and their team, are making real strides in the fight against childhood obesity and the nationwide need to improve the nutritional value of school lunches. We commend her for the work she, Sam and the Let's Move! team are doing," he concluded.
About "The Chew":
Celebrating and exploring life through food, "The Chew," is an innovative and groundbreaking daytime series co-hosted by a dynamic group of engaging, fun, relatable experts in food, lifestyle, and entertaining. Produced by Gordon Elliott's Chew Productions for the ABC Television Network, "The Chew" serves up everything food -- from cooking and home entertaining to food trends, restaurants, holidays and more -- all aimed at making life better, fuller and more fun. Featuring celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon, and Carla Hall, entertaining expert Clinton Kelly and health and wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz, "The Chew" is a leap forward into a delicious new kind of lifestyle series. Follow "The Chew" (@thechew) and hosts Mario Batali (@mariobatali); Michael Symon (@chefsymon); Clinton Kelly (@clinton_kelly); Carla Hall (@carlahall) and Daphne Oz (@DaphneOz) on Twitter (TM)