Gino and Family’s Italian Adventure (w/t)
ITV commissions new Gino D’acampo series from Studio Ramsay
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Gino D’Acampo will take his family on a personal adventure into the roots of his upbringing and his passion for food in a brand new series commissioned for ITV.
Produced by Studio Ramsay, the 7x30 show will see Gino rediscovering the places and the flavours that shaped him and inspired him to become a chef while sharing them with his family as they immerse themselves in a dynamic Italian adventure. This is a tour of all that Gino loves most dearly about Southern Italy - revealing its food, culture and stunning locations.
Featuring Gino, his wife and their three children, plus in-laws, each episode will yank them out of their comfort zone and propel the chef and members of his family headlong into a mission to experience the source and discover the secrets of vibrant Italian cuisine.
Born and raised in England, Gino’s children visit Sardinia every summer on holiday, but the family rarely ventures further. In this new series, Gino is determined to plunge them into the real Italy and embrace their heritage as he leads them on a series of surprising trips that bring them closer to each other and to the wonderful food he loves.
Viewers will join them, taking in breathtaking Italian scenery along the way, in each episode as Gino shares his love of Italy and its food with his family - some of whom are more willing than others to get hands on in the pursuit of the finest local delicacies!
Gino said: “Food and family are everything to me and I’m so excited to take my family on a journey across Bella Italia. We are going to discover all sorts of amazing places, people and excellent new ingredients together. It's going to be fantastico! Look out Italy, the cooking D'Acampo's are coming!”
The series is commissioned for ITV by Priya Singh, Commissioning Editor Factual Entertainment and Sue Murphy, ITV Head of Factual Entertainment.
Priya said: “We’ve watched Gino go on trips with his mates, but this is Gino the family man, with the people closest to him, taking them back to his roots and the region that influenced his lifelong passion for food. We’ll see how he gets on reigniting his love for the flavours he grew up with and how his family put up with him!”
Gino and Family’s Italian Adventure [WT] is Series Produced and Directed by Ed St Giles and Executive Producers are Tom Willis Lisa Edwards and Gordon Ramsay for Studio Ramsay.
Studio Ramsay CCO Lisa Edwards said: “We are delighted viewers who already love Gino now get the opportunity to meet the whole D’Acampo family. More food, more fun and more D'Acampo's!”
Source ITV Press Centre
May 5, 2021 3:00am ET by ITV Press Centre