Jenny Morris and Reza Mahammad join forces in a hot new TV series

Johannesburg – Scripps Networks UK & EMEA (Europe/Middle East/Africa) a division of the world’s leading producer of engaging lifestyle content, has announced a new series commission for Food Network, the global food, entertainment and lifestyle channel.

The series, Jenny & Reza’s Fabulous Food Academy  is Scripps Networks UK & EMEA’s third original series to go on Food Network for the year – other original commissions include: Siba’s Table series 2 and Siba’s Table Fast Feasts.

Both chefs have already starred in successful shows on Food Network that have been among the channel’s top ranking titles in South Africa over the last four years.

Friends from the moment they met, Jenny Morris and Reza Mahammad are now combining their extraordinary knowledge and passion for food by opening the doors of their very own Food Academy.

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Jenny and Reza will be teaching six amateur chefs to create a delicious feast.

Along the way passing on inspired hints, tips and techniques on how to cook like a professional, their aim is to demonstrate that with a little know how, all of us can produce delicious food.

From the beautiful basics, to wonderful Mediterranean and Asian inspired dishes, all will be served up with Jenny and Reza’s unique humour and sheer joy of cooking at their Fabulous Food Academy.

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“We are proud to be launching a new format with Jenny and Reza who have been a huge hit with our audiences across the region.

“Our continued investment in our talent and original commissions has allowed for us to expand our portfolio as one of the world’s leading producers of engaging lifestyle content,” says Phillip Luff, Managing Director, Scripps Networks UK & EMEA.  

The series has been commissioned by Gareth Williams, Vice President Commissioning, Scripps Networks UK & EMEA.

Produced by Okuhle Media in South Africa, the series was filmed in Cape Town and will broadcast on DStv Channel 175 and EMEA later this year.

Louise McClelland of Okuhle Media serves as Executive Producer on Jenny & Reza’s Fabulous Food Academy.

(Photographer: Katelyn Williams)