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Big Kitchens explores the mind-boggling logistics, colossal cuisine and extraordinary characters behind the world's biggest, most extreme kitchens and restaurants. Each episode visits a different restaurant to reveal its secret workings – from the world's biggest truck stop to the US Army's largest dining area…from a jumbo jet catering facility, to the biggest kitchen cruising on the open ocean. We visit these monster kitchens on one of the busiest days in their calendar when they cook their biggest banquets.We find out what makes each kitchen tick – the larger than life characters – the cooks and chefs; the bespoke technology behind the cooking; the dazzling logistics involved in seating so many people; the overwhelming volume of ingredients, and the power needed to cook it all. We discover the secrets behind their finest dishes and uncover the facts and stats that keep each extreme restaurant running.
In San Antonio, Big Lou's Pizza and pasta restaurant proves everything really is bigger in Texas; serving burgers 15 times bigger than a Big Mac and a pizza five feet wide.
Bob Chinn's Crab House cooks up 900 king crabs and 1500 steaks every week, feeding over 12,000 guests.
One of the largest floating kitchens is dishing up fine dining for over 350,000 cruise ship passengers.
Cheesecake fans head to Brooklyn by the thousands for the biggest Cheesecake player in town, the mighty Juniors Restaurant and Cheesecake Factory.
The Royal Nawaab in Manchester, UK, is one of the biggest curry houses in Britain; two huge events are booked in the banquet halls and the buffet is maxed-out all day and all night.
El Pinto is hosting a pig roast with a 150-lb seasoned pig, cooked to perfection in their Native American clay oven.
Brooklyn Bowl; from oyster egg shooters and potato knishes to their now legendary fried chicken, Brooklyn Bowl's customers enjoy fine dining cuisine in a party-atmosphere.
Emirates Airline Catering facility is the size of 10 American football fields and in its eight year history, it has served over 265 million meals.
In the heart of the Las Vegas strip, the award-winning MGM Bellagio houses one of the biggest buffets in the world, feeding a full house of 4,000 hungry diners.
In Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the Falcon Inn is one of the US Army's largest dining facilities; this monster cafeteria is run with military precision. Today, the team is dealing with a breakfast crush, as soldiers cram into the dining faciliy.
Just outside Austin, Texas, is a drive-thru dishing out doughy delights on an extreme scale; at Round Rock Donuts; guests are drawn from far and wide for the world-famous 14-inch orange glazed titan of the donut world, the Texan.
In New Orleans, it's Mardi Gras; Commander's Palace, one of the oldest and most iconic restaurants in America, has expanded into a 400-seat gourmet castle renowned for its exquisite Southern seafood cuisine and fine dining.
Bracing for the busiest day of the year; powering out four hundred breakfasts, including the gargantuan trademark breakfast, the Hungry Man.
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