Turkey Confidential is The Splendid Table’s annual Thanksgiving show. Francis Lam takes calls and comes to the rescue of Thanksgiving cooks, kitchen helpers, and inner guests during the biggest cooking day of the year.

For 2020, the special may not be live/call-in – more details to come.


Francis Lam
Francis Lam took over the program from long-time host Lynne Rossetto Kasper in January 2018. A regular contributor and frequent guest host on The Splendid Table since 2010, Lam is the former Eat columnist for The New York Times Magazine and is Editor-at-Large at Clarkson Potter, a division within Penguin Random House that is a leader in cookbook publishing. For two seasons, Lam was a regular judge on Bravo's hit show, Top Chef Masters. An award-winning writer, Lam has written for numerous publications, including Gourmet, Bon Appetít, Food & Wine, Lucky Peach, Saveur, Salon, Men's Journal, and the Financial Times. He graduated first in his class at the Culinary Institute of America and holds a bachelor's degree in Asian Studies and Creative Writing from the University of Michigan. He lives with his family in New York City.


TBD, depending on format

Show Clock

TBD, depending on format


Marketing Tools

Digital assets coming soon

ContentDepot File Transfer

Promo spot available: November 16, 2020
Program rundown available: November 26, 2020
Date content will be uploaded: November 26, 2020


Broadcast Window

The program will air during Thanksgiving Day, though the final air window will depend on format.

Broadcast Rights

TBD, depending on format

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