A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
The show demonstrates that even if you think you're not good at something, you can learn and become better.
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Cocktails are prepared as part of dinner.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that in each episode, a chef walks up to a "random" shopper in a grocery store and offers to take care of the cooking that night. They then agree on a menu, gather the ingredients, and return to the shopper's home to cook. While it's obvious that this is a controlled environment, parents who watch with young kids might want to remind their children that talking to strangers isn't OK, no matter how friendly or responsible they seem.
Is It Any Good?
Foodies will appreciate the insider tricks that Stone divulges. For example, in one episode, he suggests spearing grilled shrimp with slices of sugarcane rather than plain wood skewers to make the food sweeter. Viewers looking for compelling reality fare may be disappointed -- Stone's energy and useful tips help keep viewers' attention, but the episodes feel a bit weak without the surprises, challenges, or suspenseful moments inherent in most reality TV -- but fans of cooking shows will likely find Take Home Chef tasty enough.
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