The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time

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Here are the very best cooking shows on television, ranked from best to worst. Including shows from the Food Channel, Bravo, and the Travel Channel, this list of the greatest cooking shows ever features chefs like Gordon Ramsay, Bobby Flay, Rachael Ray, and many more. Popular cooking TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining cooking show of all time is. Don't let your favorite cooking television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of cooking television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

The list has shows like Chopped, MasterchefGood Eats, and other popular cooking shows. If you see one of your favorite cooking shows missing, add it to the list and vote it up!

This list answers the questions, "What is the best cooking show of all time?" and "What are the greatest cooking shows?"

These are some of the most famous cooking shows of all time!

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    Alton Brown, Vickie Eng, Deb Duchon

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    Masaharu Morimoto, Hiroyuki Sakai

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    Ted Allen, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marc Murphy

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    Guy Fieri, Duff Goldman, Michael Symon

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    Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot, Joe Bastianich

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    Julia Child

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    Marc Summers

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    Bill Murray, Anderson Cooper, Giada De Laurentiis

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    Christopher Kimball

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    Giada De Laurentiis, Todd Thompson, Igor De Laurentiis

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    Gordon Ramsay, Neil Farrell, Daniela Bayfield

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    Jamie at Home is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Jamie Oliver

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    Marc Summers, Lee Anne Wong

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    Loyd Grossman, John Torode, Donal Skehan

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    Gail Simmons, Ruth Reichl

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    Jennifer Paterson, Clarissa Dickson Wright

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    Emeril Lagasse, Gail Simmons, Padma Lakshmi

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    Yan Can Cook is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


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    Essence of Emeril is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Emeril Lagasse

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    Dinner: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Michael Symon

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    Oliver's Twist is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Jamie Oliver

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    Loyd Grossman, Gary Rhodes, Gregg Wallace

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    Sue Perkins, Mel Giedroyc

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    Nigella Feasts is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Nigella Lawson

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    Patton Oswalt, Emeril Lagasse

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    Robert Irvine, Tom Bury, Taniya Nayak

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    Gordon Ramsay, Jean Philippe Susilovic, Scott Leibfried

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    Alton Brown^! Simon Majumdar^! Donatella Arpaia

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    30 Minute Meals is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Rachael Ray

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    Bobby Flay^! Stephanie Banyas^! Miriam Garron

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    East Meets West is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Ming Tsai

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    Guy Fieri

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    The Frugal Gourmet is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time

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    Simply Delicioso is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Ingrid Hoffmann

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    Paula Deen, Bobby Deen, Jamie Deen

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    Semi-Homemade Cooking with San... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
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    Sandra's Money Saving Menus is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Sandra Lee

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    Quick Fix Meals with Robin Mil... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Robin Miller

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    Rachael Ray's Tasty Travels is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
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    Paula's Best Dishes is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Paula Deen

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    Bobby Flay

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    Ramsay's Best Restaurant is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Gordon Ramsay

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    Anne Burrell, Bobby Flay, Tyler Florence

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