Take a cannabis-fueled culinary journey in search of bold flavors, colorful characters, and truly high-end eating as Bong Appétit travels the world seeking out those with a passion for food, weed, and merriment.
Runtime: 30 minutes
Bong Appétit - Marcel Vigneron - Netflix
Marcel Vigneron (born May 3, 1980) is an American chef best known as the runner-up of the second season of Top Chef, which aired 2006–2007, placing behind Ilan Hall. In 2011, he had his own television program on Syfy, Marcel's Quantum Kitchen, in which he started and ran a molecular gastronomy catering company; it was cancelled after 6 episodes. He later competed on Top Chef: All-Stars in 2011, on The Food Network's The Next Iron Chef in 2012 and The Food Network's “Superstar Sabotage: Heat 2” on the show Cutthroat Kitchen in 2014.
Bong Appétit - Early life - Netflix
Vigneron is originally from Bainbridge Island, Washington. Vigneron attended the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in New York and achieved his associate degree in Culinary Arts. There, Vigneron met fellow chef Spike Mendelsohn. The two played a lot of frisbee together and became best friends; they would later compete together on the 5th season of The Next Iron Chef. At the CIA Vigneron enrolled in the teaching assistant program, where he served as the sous chef to Dwayne Lipuma at the school’s Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici.
Bong Appétit - References - Netflix