Ina Garten Signs New Multiyear Food Network Deal, Sets Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Stephen Colbert and Bobby Flay for ‘Be My Guest’ Season 5 (EXCLUSIVE)

“Barefoot Contessa” star Ina Garten has signed a new exclusive multiyear deal at her longtime home Food Network that includes a Season 5 renewal for her latest show, “Be My Guest With Ina Garten

Published Time: 27.06.2024 - 16:31:29 Modified Time: 27.06.2024 - 16:31:29

“Barefoot Contessa” star Ina Garten has signed a new exclusive multiyear deal at her longtime home Food Network that includes a Season 5 renewal for her latest show, “Be My Guest With Ina Garten.”

The next season of Garten’s Emmy-award-winning cooking talk show set at the East Hampton home she shares with her husband Jeffrey will launch in the fall and boast a guest list that includes Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Stephen Colbert and Evie McGee Colbert and fellow Food Network star Bobby Flay, among others.

Previous seasons of “Be My Guest” have featured Emily Blunt, Jennifer Garner, Nathan Lane, Laura Linney, Stanley Tucci, astronaut Nicole Mann, ballerina Misty Copeland, restaurateur and author Danny Meyer and journalist Frank Bruni.

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Garten is a New York Times bestselling author of thirteen cookbooks with her most recent, “Go-To Dinners,” released in October 2022. This October, Garten’s memoir, “Be Ready When the Luck Happens,” will hit shelves.

The Barefoot Contessa’s last deal at Food Network was signed in 2021, before the close of the merger between WarnerMedia and Discovery that birthed -

Warner Bros. Discovery.

“The most coveted invitation is one to Ina’s home to spend time having a meal and hearing all about the extraordinary life she’s had…simply put, Ina is a culinary icon,” Betsy Ayala, head of food content at Warner Bros. Discovery, said. “She has the ability to feed both the mind and body with thoughtful conversations and delicious recipes, and I am thrilled that we will be continuing our relationship and bringing her devoted audience more episodes for years to come.”

“With ‘Be My Guest’ I’m welcoming really fun, interesting people into my barn in East Hampton for good food and conversation,” Garten added. “I am so pleased that you have enjoyed hearing from my guests as much as I have enjoyed hosting them. I cannot wait for you to see the new shows!”

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