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‘Family Ingredients’ scores Emmy nominations

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The made-in-Hawaii show “Family Ingredients” has scored two Daytime Emmy Award nominations, for directing and cinematography.

The PBS show is in its second season, hosted by Ed Kenney, chef/owner of the restaurants Town, Mud Hen Water, Kaimuki Superette and Mahina & Sun’s.

In a Facebook post, Kenney expressed appreciation for the show’s crew: “Such a privilege for this cook to work alongside such a talented team of artists and storytellers.”

Nominations were announced Wednesday by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

“Family Ingredients” was nominated in the categories of Outstanding Cinematography and Outstanding Directing in a Single Camera Lifestyle/Culinary/Travel or Educational and Informational Program.

In the directing category nominees includes another PBS show, “A Chef’s Life,” hosted by Vivian Howard, who was in Honolulu cooking with Kenney for a benefit event Sunday.

The Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony will be held April 27 in Pasadena, Calif.

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