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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    Bill Murray, Anderson Cooper, Giada De Laurentiis

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    Marc Summers

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    Julia Child

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    Gordon Ramsay, Neil Farrell, Daniela Bayfield

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    Marc Summers, Lee Anne Wong

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    Christopher Kimball

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    Giada De Laurentiis, Todd Thompson, Igor De Laurentiis

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    Loyd Grossman, John Torode, Donal Skehan

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    Jamie at Home is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Jamie Oliver

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    Jennifer Paterson, Clarissa Dickson Wright

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    Essence of Emeril is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Emeril Lagasse

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    Emeril Lagasse, Gail Simmons, Padma Lakshmi

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    Yan Can Cook is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


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    Gail Simmons, Ruth Reichl

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    Patton Oswalt, Emeril Lagasse

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    Sue Perkins, Mel Giedroyc

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    Dinner: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Michael Symon

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    Robert Irvine, Tom Bury, Taniya Nayak

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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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    Loyd Grossman, Gary Rhodes, Gregg Wallace

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    The Frugal Gourmet is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time

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    Oliver's Twist is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Jamie Oliver

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    Alton Brown, Simon Majumdar, Jet Tila

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    Alton Brown^! Simon Majumdar^! Donatella Arpaia

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    Gordon Ramsay, Jean Philippe Susilovic, Scott Leibfried

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    Bobby Flay^! Stephanie Banyas^! Miriam Garron

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    Guy Fieri

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    East Meets West is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Ming Tsai

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    Semi-Homemade Cooking with San... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
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    Sandra's Money Saving Menus is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Sandra Lee

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    30 Minute Meals is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Rachael Ray

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    The Urban Peasant is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time

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    Beat Bobby Flay is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


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    Paula Deen, Bobby Deen, Jamie Deen

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    5 Ingredient Fix is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


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    Quick Fix Meals with Robin Mil... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Robin Miller

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    Gordon Ramsay

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    Simply Delicioso is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Ingrid Hoffmann

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    Chinese Food Made Easy is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time


    Ching He Huang

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