On the popular O2 Media show All Mixed Up, Executive Chef Ralph Pagano picks several of the culinary world’s brightest talents and offers them an opportunity to compete on a national stage for cash prizes and the chance to become the next All Mixed Up champion. O2 Media credits the program for attracting a wide audience while sharing many of the culinary traditions of our diverse world.
Q: Tell me more about the programming structure of All Mixed Up…
O2 Media: Each of the show’s episodes feature a particular food theme with an assemblage of ingredients. Chef Ralph Pagano presents a challenge by informing contestants that they must use a certain appliance, preparation style or additional ingredient for the completion of the dish.
Q: How has Chef Ralph Pagano influenced the culinary world?
O2 Media: Chef Ralph Pagano is a famed culinary master who has appeared on major TV shows like Hell’s Kitchen and Iron Chef. Before appearing as the lead personality of All Mixed Up, he hosted the popular series Pressure Cook. An acclaimed restaurateur, Pagano’s restaurant, Alba, has been ranked first in the greater Miami area by the Miami New Times and Trip Advisor.