The series will premiere on June 4 and will air every Thursday at 9:30 pm
New Delhi, 29 May 2015: TLC will transport you to a whole new world of experimental cooking 
in its new series STAY HOME CHEF with acclaimed Indian chef Rishi Desai. In the new series, 
Rishi Desai will present indigenous home ideas that will fill the dining table with amazing meals. 
STAY HOME CHEF will premiere on June 4, and will air every Thursday at 9:30 pm only on TLC.
In each episode of STAY HOME CHEF, Rishi will present ideas, tips and tricks to excite the guests 
by mixing and spicing up simple cuisines. From adding an international twist to Indian cuisine to 
reinterpreting popular cuisines from across the world, Rishi makes cooking at home simple and 
Rahul Johri, Executive Vice President and General Manager, South Asia and Southeast 
Asia, Discovery Networks Asia Pacific says, “TLC has successfully presented and entertained 
Indian audience with a perfect mix of India and international content. We are delighted to present 
a unique culinary series STAY HOME CHEF in which acclaimed chef of Indian origin Rishi Desai will 
prepare the best of world cuisine that will surprise and impress the viewers.” 
Sharing his experience Rishi Desai, said, “I am delighted to host STAY HOME CHEF on TLC, 
India’s favourite lifestyle channel. The series celebrates cooking at home with ingredients that are 
readily available. I have tried to simplify cooking and make it fun by sharing recipe ideas that will 
enable viewers to cook a great meal for their friends and family.”
It gets challenging when unexpected guests arrive at your door and you are not quite sure what to 
cook. This is where home cooks feel a bit stretched trying to come up with something delicious. 
STAY HOME CHEF will give you easy recipe ideas using everyday ingredients and make cooking 
for friends and loved ones a memorable experience.
Get ready to amaze everyone with your skills in the kitchen. Watch STAY HOME CHEF, starting 
June 4 only on TLC.
 Themes featured in Stay Home Chef:
Low-calorie Dinner 
Stay-home-chef Rishi Desai whips up a delicious 3-course low-calorie meal with Zucchini Fritters & 
Salsa, Keema Koftas with Rice & Minted Yoghurt Souvlaki, and Blueberry Muffins with fresh Berry 
Indian Food with an International Twist 
Stay-home-chef Rishi Desai gives regular Indian food a twist with a Tandoori Chicken and Rice 
salad, Kolhapuri Goat with Cauliflower Purée, and hot Gulab Jamun with Pistachio Praline. 
Five Must-haves 
Chef Rishi uses his 5 favourite must-have ingredients to make a 3-course meal with Tempura 
Chicken with Tartare sauce, a traditional Nasi Goreng, and a Chocolate Ganache Tart with fresh 
Cocktail Night 
Rishi whips up a quick menu for a cocktail night with friends: a spicy Chaat Guacamole with 
assorted papads, Singapore Chilli Prawns with Coconut Rice, and a beautiful Trifle Pudding. 
No Meat 
A middle-eastern meal with no meat! Rishi’s cooking a spread with Hummus and Carrot dips with 
bread to start with, and then Vegetable Tagine with Rice, and a traditional Turkish Basbousa. 
Spanish Food 
Rishi’s cooking up a Spanish storm with Spicy Chicken Empanadas, a Seafood Paella, and 
Cinnamon-flavoured Churros with Chocolate Fondue.
About TLC
TLC is a global lifestyle and entertainment destination, presenting non-scripted and scripted programming 
featuring real life stories and universal themes that resonate with viewers around the world. TLC’s 
programming is told through the lens of larger than life characters and adaptable formats, celebrating 
everything from relationships and life stages, to makeover and transformation to food and travel. Launched 
in Asia Pacific on September 1, 2010, TLC is currently distributed to over 150 million subscribers in the 
About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world’s #1 pay-TV programmer reaching 
nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to 
satisfying curiosity, engaging and entertaining viewers with high-quality content on worldwide television 
networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and Science, as well as U.S. 
joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Discovery also controls Eurosport International, a 
premier sports entertainment group, including six pay-TV network brands across Europe and Asia Pacific. 
Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-
winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education, and a digital leader with a diversified 
online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. In Asia Pacific, 15 Discovery brands reach 669 million 
cumulative subscribers in 38 countries and territories with programming customized in 15 languages and 


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