Apple TV+ takes a bite out of René Redzepi-fronted docuseries ‘Omnivore’

Omnivore (Source: Apple TV+)

Apple TV+ has ordered Omnivore, a new documentary series created and narrated by world-renowned chef René Redzepi.

Produced the Fifth Season and Film 45 and premiering on the streamer on 19 July, the eight-part series will explore “the beauty and complexity of the human experience through the celebrated ingredients that connect us all.”

Redzepi is the chef and co-owner of renowned restaurant Noma, with his new series taking viewers on an immersive journey into the world of food.

Each episode of Omnivore celebrates the cultivation, transformation and consumption of eight of the world’s most essential ingredients, including bananas, chilies, coffee, corn, pork, rice, salt and tuna, revealing how they serve as the cornerstones of global cultural heritage.

Redzepi and executive producer Matt Goulding (Anthony Bourdain: Explore Parts Unknown) guide audiences on a globe-spanning odyssey, unveiling intricate stories behind the ingredients that have shaped societies, cultures, beliefs and the course of human history.

The series takes viewers to destinations around the world, including Denmark, Serbia, Thailand, Spain, Japan, Djibouti, Peru, South Korea, France, Colombia, India, Bali, Rwanda and Mexico, as well as locations throughout the United States.

Omnivore is executive produced by Redzepi, Goulding, Chris Rice, Ben Liebmann, Michael Antinoro, Max Wagner, Collin Orcutt and Mateo Willis. Cary Joji Fukunaga developed Omnivore for television.

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