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Massimo Capra’s “Gourmet Escapes” coming to Canada

Glassbox Television's Travel+Escape channel has picked up the Canadian broadcast rights for Gourmet Escapes (pictured), a culinary show hosted by celebrity chef Massimo Capra.
October 24, 2011

Glassbox Television’s Travel+ Escape channel has picked up the Canadian broadcast rights for Gourmet Escapes, a culinary show hosted by celebrity chef Massimo Capra.

Premiering on November 2 at 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST, the destination cooking show sends Capra to Switzerland, San Diego and his hometown of Cremona, Italy to partner with local chefs and visit with local growers and markets.

Gourmet Escapes is a TGTV production and is distributed by Filmoption International in Canada and parts of Europe and Asia, Cargo Film & Releasing in the U.S., Bender Media Services in Latin America and Eaton Films in the UK and parts of Europe.

“Even at the top of his game, Massimo still loves nothing more than to get hands on and learn a thing or two,” said Frank Greco, executive producer and director of Gourmet Escapes. “This, for him, has made the experience truly a Gourmet Escape.”

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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