Mike Colameco -
Professional Chef, Author, and Radio and TV Host
"Mike Colameco’s Real Food" is one of the most popular and enduring cooking shows in the history on NYC’s iconic PBS Channel 13WNET, Public Television's largest affiliate, content creator, tastemaker and industry leader. In 2020 Mike Colameco's Real Food wrapped it’s 20th season on PBS / CREATE TV as one of the pioneers in food television programing. Since the show launched in 2000, the format has showcased the dynamic New York City restaurant scene, taking viewers behind the scenes in real time to visit with chefs, bakers, cooks, restaurateurs, stores, artisan producers and farms alike. Shot documentary style, it is not reality TV, but a real backstage look at how some of the most influential people in today's restaurant scene are transforming the way we think about food. The program has featured, Daniel Boulud, Thomas Keller, Gabrielle Hamilton, Dan Barber, Alice Waters, Eric Ripert, Alain Ducasse, April Bloomfield, Daniel Humm, Missy Robbins, and countless other industry taste makers.