Time to update your must-watch list. 

By Caitlin Petreycik
March 20, 2019
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Nominees for the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards were announced this afternoon, and the list is packed with food-show stars—both in and outside of the "Outstanding Culinary Program" and "Outstanding Culinary Host" categories. But, speaking of those two, it's going to be a tight race, with nominees like Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a Pro, Cook's Country, and Lidia's Kitchen in the first category, and Giada De Laurentiis, Molly Yeh, and Valerie Bertinelli in the second. 

And, as previously reportedlegendary chef, author and TV host Jacques Pepin will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award—making him the first culinary professional to receive that particular honor. See the full list of food show nominees below, and watch the ceremony when it airs on Sunday, May 5. 

Outstanding Culinary Program 

Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a Pro (Food Network) 

Cook's Country (PBS) 

Eat. Race. Win. (Amazon Prime Video) 

Giada Entertains (Food Network) 

Lidia's Kitchen (PBS) 

Valerie's Home Cooking (Food Network) 

Outstanding Culinary Host

Giada De Laurentiis, Giada Entertains (Food Network) 

Molly Yeh, Girl Meets Farm (Food Network) 

Pati Jinich, Pati's Mexican Table (PBS) 

Catherine Fulvio, A Taste of Ireland: Ballyknocken Cookery School (Recipe TV) 

Valerie Bertinelli, Valerie's Home Cooking (Food Network) 

Outstanding Informative Talk Show 

Rachael Ray (Syndicated) 

Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host

Rachael Ray, Rachael Ray (Syndicated) 

Outstanding Children's or Family Viewing Series

Top Chef Jr. (Universal Kids) 

Outstanding Short Format Children's Programming

Sesame Street: Elmo's Food Rap Battle (HBO) 

Outstanding Special Class, Short Format Daytime Programming 

Food Interrupted (Facebook Watch) 

Outstanding Directing for a Single Camera Lifestyle, Culinary, Travel, or Educational and Informational Program 

The Pioneer Woman (Food Network) 

Outstanding Directing for a Multiple Camera Lifestyle, Culinary, Travel, or Educational and Informational Program 

America's Test Kitchen (PBS) 

Cook's Country (PBS) 

The Kitchen (Food Network) 

Milk Street (PBS) 

Outstanding Lighting Direction

Rachael Ray (Syndicated) 

Outstanding Single Camera Editing 

Eat. Race. Win. (Amazon Prime Video) 

Giada on the Beach (Food Network) 

Oustanding Multiple Camera Editing

Top Chef Jr. (Universal Kids) 

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