Netflix has renewed High on the Hog for a second season, Shadow and Act has confirmed.
Adapted from food historian Jessica B. Harris’ book of the same name, the docuseries — part culinary show, part travelogue — follows food writer Stephen Satterfield as he reveals an expansive, eclectic culinary history shaped by slavery, the Civil War, Juneteenth, and present day.
“I am so thrilled to announce the second season of High on the Hog with Netflix and to be able to continue this incredible journey through Black food and culture,” said Roger Ross Williams, executive producer and director for the series. “It has been wonderful to see the powerful reaction audiences had to our first season and we hope to further amplify and empower the Black culinary story and experience.”
“We are elated to have the opportunity to share more of the incredibly rich history of African Americans,” said executive producers Fabienne Toback and Karis Jagger. The next chapter of High on the Hog has many more beautiful untold histories. Numerous people reached out to ask us if there would be more and we are incredibly excited that Netflix has agreed to another season. The best is yet to come!”
The series is produced by Shoshana Guy and executive produced by Roger Ross Williams, Geoff Martz, Craig Piligian, Sarba Das, Fabienne Toback and Karis Jagger. It is a One Story Up production.