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Big Kitchens

Big Kitchens explores the mind-boggling logistics, colossal cuisine and extraordinary characters behind the world's biggest, most extreme kitchens and restaurants. Each episode visits a different restaurant to reveal its secret workings – from the world's biggest truck stop to the US Army's largest dining area…from a jumbo jet catering facility, to the biggest kitchen cruising on the open ocean. We visit these monster kitchens on one of the busiest days in their calendar when they cook their biggest banquets.

We find out what makes each kitchen tick – the larger than life characters – the cooks and chefs; the bespoke technology behind the cooking; the dazzling logistics involved in seating so many people; the overwhelming volume of ingredients, and the power needed to cook it all. We discover the secrets behind their finest dishes and uncover the facts and stats that keep each extreme restaurant running.

Show Info

Network: United States FYI, (2015 - 2015)
Schedule: Thursdays at 14:00 (30 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Reality
Genres: Food

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Previous Episode

Mega Truck Stop

Episode 1x13; Oct 15, 2015

Bracing for the busiest day of the year; powering out four hundred breakfasts, including the gargantuan trademark breakfast, the Hungry Man.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x13: Mega Truck StopOct 15, 2015
1x12: Monster Mardi Gras MansionOct 8, 2015
1x11: Donut Drive-ThruOct 8, 2015
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