Emeril Lagasse has long owned a vacation place in South Walton in the Panhandle.
But a little more than a year ago, Lagasse moved his family from Louisiana to the Sunshine State full-time. It was his new home state that inspired the celebrity chef to take on “Emeril’s Florida,” a 13-part series on the Cooking Channel, premiering 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
His first stop is the Orlando area, where he cooks cobia at the Ravenous Pig in Winter Park before stopping in at his namesake Emeril’s Orlando restaurant to prepare black grouper with sofrito, rock shrimp and avocado toast.
The new series covers the entire state, from...