CLEO TV kicks up the flavor this year with the season three premiere of the popular cooking show, JUST EATS WITH CHEF JJ airing on Saturday, January 9 at 9 P.M. ET/8C. With exciting global cuisine, signature cocktails, and riveting conversation. The new episodes feature more of Chef JJ’s celebrity friends and family as he turns up the heat with friendly cook-offs for viewers to enjoy.
In episode one, the famous Harlem-based restaurateur and chef welcomes special guest Chyna Russell. Serving up simple goodness perfect for a small gathering, Chef JJ lays out a Gullah Shrimp Burger served with a Quick Pickled Cabbage Slaw. In a delicious spin on nachos, Chef JJ pulls together Shredded Chicken and Plantain Nacho Platter topped with goat cheese, pickled red onions and spicy harissa yogurt. Chyna and Chef JJ wash it down with a sweet and tropical Rum Runner cocktail.
This season, Chef JJ opens up his kitchen to welcome Media host and social media influencer Kela Walker, husband and wife actor duo Tobias and Michelle Truvillion, Student Loan Doctor Sonia Lewis, LA Basketball Wives Reality TV Star Kristen Scott, Restaurateur sisters Juliet and Justine Masters, Author Aliya S. King, Rapper Slim Thug, Chef Esther Choi, couple and EatOkra app Co-Founders Anthony and Janique Edwards, Fashion Journalist Danielle James, Slutty Vegan Founder Pinky Cole, BMX Champ Nigel Sylvester, Music Producer Rico Love and his protégé Mia Ariannaa. Tune in for more special guest influencers and fun, flavorful eats all season!
JUST EATS WITH CHEF JJ is produced by Powerhouse Productions, with Rochelle Brown and Sonia Armstead serving as Executive Producers. Jason Ryan is the Executive Producer in Charge of Production for TV One; Donyell McCullough is Senior Director of Talent & Casting and Robyn Green Arrington is Vice President of Original Programming and Production.