Ryan Seacrest Wants to Produce, Star in Own Show About Cooking


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Ryan Seacrest wants to expand his empire by doing something else he loves — cooking!

“Ryan is looking to produce and star in his own show about food,” a source exclusively reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly. “He loves the Stanley TucciSeries Italy: Searching for it and wants to do a show along those same lines.”

47-year-old radio host has been known to take part in cooking segments on his morning program Live with Kelly and Ryan, enjoys all of the Top Chef TV series and “fancies himself a Gordon Ramsey kinda guy,” the insider adds.

Seacrest, who has “been learning to cook for the last few years” and “loves it,” has dipped his toe into the culinary world once before. The Georgia native won an Emmy Award in 2010 for his production of Jamie Oliver’s Food RevolutionRyan Seacrest Productions, his company. The same company that produced Keeping Up With the Kardashians over ten years will likely be the home of his future cooking show, according to a source. Us.

Seacrest may prefer to stay home to learn his cooking skills, but he also enjoys going out on the town. Seacrest recently made his red-carpet debut with his girlfriend Aubrey PaigeTribeca Film Festival Premiere Jennifer Lopez’s HalftimeDocumentary on June 8.

Ryan Seacrest Wants Produce Star His Own Show About Cooking

Ryan Seacrest.
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UsIn June 2021, it was confirmed that Seacrest is officially dating Paige (24). “[They are] very happy together and doing great,” a source noted at the time, revealing the twosome were “keeping their relationship very private.”

While the two have been notoriously low-key about their love life — and possibly busy cooking at home together — the radio personality couldn’t help but gush over his love after she met Live cohost Kelly RipaShe and her husband. Mark Consuelos.

“Kelly said, ‘We’re all happy you’re here and that you exist because we weren’t sure there was somebody,’” Seacrest joked during an April episode of their joint talk show, explaining that the model attended Consuelos’ 51st birthday party with him. “Mark pulled me aside at the beginning of the night. He said, ‘Can I ask you a question? … She’s really tall. She’s taller than you, and much taller in heels. How does that work?’ I was like, ‘What are you asking me?’”

Ripa, 51 years old, was equally enthusiastic about Paige. The former soap star even told her cohost that she would “go into seclusion” if Seacrest and Paige ever break up. “That’s exactly what she said to her,” the “On Air with Ryan Seacrest” personality quipped. “I said, ‘That’s a compliment.’”

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