Culinary Ambassador, Chef Staib, Wins Emmy
October 03, 2012 - Sandals Resorts - Dining
And the winner is…Chef Walter Staib. Sandals Resorts Culinary Ambassador, Walter Staib, took home his fourth Emmy Award on Sunday, September 23, 2012 for his show, A Taste of History. This award-winning show is a TV cooking series that explores America’s culinary beginnings from the birthplace of American Cuisine and airs nationally on PBS.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences bestowed the “2012 Best on Camera Talent Program Host” award to Chef Staib for his excellence on the show in front of a hearth fire and in historical locations. This award recognizes Staib’s talent in season three of the show, which includes exotic favorites from the 18th century, including baked stuffed sturgeon, pickled herring bonne femme, curried tofu with shrimp and beef tongue with caper sauce. During season three, Staib cooks at the homes of George and Martha Washington as well as James and Dolley Madison.
Staib also filmed in part of season three in the Caribbean in the south coast of Jamaica and Great Exuma, Bahamas to share the influence that the West Indies had on Colonial culture and dining. Sandals Resorts is proud to be a sponsor of the award-winning show and share the rich culture of the islands we call home. Click here to watch Gordon “Butch” Stewart, Chairman of Sandals Resorts, in a special opening segment for the Emmy® award-winning PBS show.
Chef Staib is a third generation restaurateur with over four decades of culinary experience. In addition to his renowned role at Sandals Resorts International and on A Taste of History, Chef Staib is also the proprietor of City Tavern Restaurant in Philadelphia and author of four cookbooks.
Click here for some Island Recipes and to watch Chef Staib’s culinary creations at Sandals Resorts.