Cooking on High
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|Cooking on High|
|Directed by||Marcel Fuentes|
|Starring||Josh Leyva (host)|
Ngaio Bealum (weed-expert)
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||12 (list of episodes)|
|Running time||13–15 minutes|
|Production company||Stage 13|
|Original release||June 22, 2018 –|
Cooking on High is an American cooking competition television show that premiered on streaming platform Netflix on June 22, 2018. The show's premise centers around cooking foods that contain marijuana as an ingredient. The guest chefs are professional cannabis cooks whose knowledge of infused food take a center role in their careers as private chefs and medicinal marijuana educators. The show is hosted by YouTuber Josh Leyva. Featuring cannabis activist and comedian Ngaio Bealum, who provides short segments on the science of cannabis cooking and introduces the "strain of the day".
The show's first season has received generally poor feedback from critics, with the Washington Post's Sonia Rao calling it "the worst food show on Netflix". However, Bealum's performance was positively reviewed by Rao and "the one redeeming quality". The program was originally shot as a web series, so the episodes are kept short.
The show was removed from Netflix in June 2021.
|No.||Title||Guest judges||Chefs||Original air date|
|1||"Afternoon Delight"||Mod Sun, Ramon Rivas II||Luke Reyas, Andrea Drummer||June 22, 2018|
|2||"Going Green"||Ray Wright, Serk Spliff, Manu Li, Brad Silnutzer||Andie Leon, Brandon Coates||June 22, 2018|
|3||"Baked Potatoes"||Chris Bryant, Vince Royale||Mike Delao, Jonathan Portela||June 22, 2018|
|4||"French Fried"||Heather Pasternak, Vitaly Zdorovetskiy||Andrea Drummer, Brandon Coates||June 22, 2018|
|5||"Southern Comfort"||Aristotle Georgeson, Wax||Chef Nugs, Brian Vaccarella||June 22, 2018|
|6||"Mexi-Cannabis"||Warm Brew, Vince Royale||Chef Dee, Mike Delao||June 22, 2018|
|7||"Wake and Bake"||Chris Cope, Heather Pasternak||Brady Farmer, Brandon Coates||June 22, 2018|
|8||"Carb Loaded"||Rob Fee, Allen Strickland Williams||Brian Vaccarella, Chef Dee||June 22, 2018|
|9||"Roll 'Em Up"||Mod Sun, Sam Jay||Andrea Dummer, Brady Farmer||June 22, 2018|
|10||"Fast Food Toke Out"||Solomon Georgio, Wax||Chef Nugs, Chef Dee||June 22, 2018|
|11||"Mexicasian"||Chris Cope, Ramon Rivas II||Luke Reyes, Brian Vaccarella||June 22, 2018|
|12||"Munchie Mania"||Brad Silnutzer, Vitaly Zdorovetskiy||Brady Farmer, Luke Reyes||June 22, 2018|
- Cooked with Cannabis, 2020 Netflix series with similar premise
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