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Vivian Howard of ‘A Chef’s Life’ to appear on ‘Rachael Ray’

Chef Vivian Howard, author of “Deep Run Roots.”
Chef Vivian Howard, author of “Deep Run Roots.” Stacy Van Berkel

Vivian Howard, chef/owner of Chef and the Farmer restaurant in Kinston and star of the Peabody Award-winning TV show “A Chef’s Life,” will appear on the syndicated program “Rachael Ray” on Tuesday.

Howard just released her first cookbook, “Deep Run Roots.” (She has some local book events this month and into November.) She runs the Chef and the Farmer restaurant and the Boiler Room Oyster Bar with her husband, Ben Knight.

According to the “Rachael Ray” website, Howard will introduce viewers to “southern favorites like a Peanut, Pepsi and Bourbon Float.”

“Rachael Ray” airs locally each weekday morning at 10 a.m. on WTVD.

“A Chef’s Life” airs on UNC-TV at 9:30 p.m. Thursdays. In addition to the 2014 Peabody Award, “A Chef’s Life” won a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Directing in a Lifestyle/Culinary/Travel Program in 2015, and earlier this year, Howard won Outstanding Television Personality in the annual James Beard Foundation awards.