ABC's "The Chew" Invites Viewers to Share Favorite Recipes and Tips

December 2, 2012

ABC Television's cooking and home entertainment show The Chew - hosted by Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz - invites fans to share, exchange and store their favorite recipes, crafts, and tips through new features on their site. These features include "Recipe Box", "My Bites", and "Recipe Wall" (details below).

"Cooking has always been about more than just eating.  Many people cherish their favorite recipes – they hold on to them over the years, share them with friends and family, and are always looking for new and different ideas to add to the mix,” said Karin Gilford, SVP of Digital Media, ABC Television Network. “Today’s digitally savvy audience wants to do those same things, but online and through their mobile devices. ‘Recipes’ is by far the most popular section of the site.  Now with these new features, fans have unprecedented ability to personalize their site visit with not only their favorite ‘The Chew’ recipes, but those that are most important to them."

The "Recipe Box" feature allows viewers to log on and create a personalized "Recipe Box" of their very own complete with personalized tabs. The "Recipe Box" is an excellent place for viewers to save the recipes featured on the show or found on “The Chew” website’s "Recipe Wall", additionally, users will be able to add and save recipes from other cooking websites making their “Recipe Box” a one stop destination.  The Chew "Recipe Box” makes searching for, saving and accessing recipes simple.

The "Recipe Wall" is a feature designed to help find inspiration. All of the recipes highlighted on the show from the hosts and celebrity chefs are posted to create an exciting collage offering myriad ideas.  Recipes found on “Recipe Wall” can also be saved for future use in the individuals customized “Recipe Box”.

"My Bites" is dedicated to the viewer, the food enthusiast and fan. “My Bites” allows users to post their own recipes, be it family or newly found favorites. Viewers simply log onto "My Bites" to access the feature.

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.

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The Chew Cookbook