Selena Gomez Celebrates the Holidays with Her Cooking Show on Food Network

Selena Gomez is back in the kitchen with a new holiday special of her cooking show, Selena + Chef. The singer, actor, producer and businesswoman will invite four culinary superstars to her home to teach her how to make festive dishes for the season.

The four-part special, titled Selena + Chef: Home for the Holidays, will premiere on Food Network on Thursday, November 30 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. It is a spin-off of Gomez’s popular HBO Max series, Selena + Chef, where she learned how to cook from different celebrity chefs via video call.

In the Food Network special, Gomez will host Eric Adjepong, Alex Guarnaschelli, Michael Symon and Claudette Zepeda in her home kitchen. Each chef will introduce some of their favorite holiday foods and share their culinary wisdom with Gomez and her best friend, Raquelle Stevens.

Selena Gomez Celebrates the Holidays with Her Cooking Show on Food Network
Selena Gomez Celebrates the Holidays with Her Cooking Show on Food Network

“The holidays have always meant so much to me. It was an honor to have these amazing chefs in my kitchen to introduce some of their favorite foods and what makes the holidays special for them,” Gomez said in a statement.

A Star-Studded Menu

The special will feature a variety of dishes from different cuisines and traditions. In the first episode, Gomez and Guarnaschelli will prepare roast beef and creamy mashed potatoes for a tree-trimming party. In the second episode, Symon will teach Gomez how to make steaks and lobster for a “Surf & Turf” Christmas.

In the third episode, Zepeda will show Gomez how to make a Mexican feast with tamales and a historic salad. In the final episode, Adjepong will help Gomez ring in the New Year with shrimp and banana grits and a South African dessert called malva pudding.

Along the way, Gomez will also be joined by her family members, including her grandparents Papa and Nana and her sister Gracie. They will share their holiday memories and traditions with the viewers.

A Holiday Treat for Fans

Selena + Chef: Home for the Holidays is a holiday treat for fans of Gomez and food lovers alike. The special will showcase Gomez’s personality and charm as she learns new skills and dishes from some of the best chefs in the world.

The special will also highlight some of the nonprofit organizations that the chefs support, such as World Central Kitchen, No Kid Hungry, Feeding America and The Okra Project. Gomez has been a vocal advocate for various causes and has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to different charities through her cooking show.

Selena + Chef: Home for the Holidays will also be available to stream on MAX. Fans can visit Food Network’s social pages for exclusive interviews with Gomez and sneak peeks of each episode. Plus, they can join the conversation and follow along using #SelenaAndChef.

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