The Sporting Chef



APRIL 24 MON - 5:30AM
Scott shows what to do with the ground meat in your freezer. Tasia has a cheesy duck recipe, Stacy makes biscuits, Cee Dub pays tribute to an old friend and Buddy claims his cornbread is the best ever.


APRIL 27 THU - 3:30AM
APRIL 28 FRI - 12:00PM
APRIL 30 SUN - 12:30PM
MAY 1 MON - 5:30AM
Scott Leysath fires up the Camp Chef grill box to show how to grill a variety of venison cuts. Susie has a quail and elk combo, Stacy has something decidedly Southern and Melissa, Cee Dub, Jeff, Buddy and a pair of four-legged pals join in for fast-paced show.


You brought it home, now what? Find out how to transform anything with fur, fins and feathers into delicious table fare in what’s been called “the fastest half-hour on outdoor television.” Veteran wild game cooking expert Scott Leysath leads a pack of professional and home chefs, cookbook authors and outdoor experts on a quest to discover the best recipes, tips and techniques that will make the most of your fish and game from the field to the table. Each week, Chef Leysath is joined by an engaging and diverse group of contributors from award-winning fine dining chefs to down home rednecks. From trophy antlered game to a cooler full of catfish, The Sporting Chef shows the way to make it all taste great.

Host & Bios

Scott Leysath

Scott Leysath

From a strong foundation as a restaurateur and corporate restaurant chain VP, Chef Leysath has built a reputation as one of the leading experts in fish and game cookery. Leysath began his TV cooking career on both sides of the camera in 1998 on HGTV’s “Home Grown Cooking.” A few years later, he became a permanent fixture on outdoor TV with the original “Sporting Chef” TV show. Chef Scott is a cookbook author, columnist, speaker and the Cooking Editor for Ducks Unlimited Magazine.

Leysath lives in northern California, but spends a considerable amount of time on the water and in the woods, hosting TV shows, conducting fish and game seminars and making personal appearances.