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Leslie Antonoff and Seth Brundle

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Returning to AspireTV is Season 3 of the cooking show BUTTER + BROWN co-hosted by Seth Brundle and Leslie Antonoff. Butter + Brown is a stylish, comical culinary series on elevating everyday ingredients into extraordinary meals. It was created and is hosted by Seth Brundle and Leslie Robinson, produced by Issa Rae (‘ The Mis-Adventures of An Awkward Black Girl’). During the show, the hosts share how to make more sophisticated drinks and great food using ingredients they can relate with and likely already have in their home…all while having a few laughs along the way! Special guests this season include Ludacris, recording artist TeaMarrr, James Bland (creator of the Emmy-winning series Giants), Chef Resha and Chef Piero Premoli. BUTTER + BROWN returns Tuesday, October 1 at 8:00 PM.

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SETH BRUNDLE His parents saw fit to name him Chris. You can call this "fly guy," Seth Brundle. The Morehouse College alum is a television personality, expert lifestyle content creator, chef and fashion professional - having worked with some of the industry's most prominent entertainers, designers, networks and publications. A Los Angeles native, Seth started his career as a celebrity wardrobe stylist in Southern California working with the likes of Issa Rae, Amber Riley and Teyana Taylor. From there, he was tapped to serve as fashion director for 3 LA based magazines including New Culture Society. As Brundle's passions evolved working in front of the camera was inevitable. He created and hosted two lifestyle web series, Butter + Brown and FUNDAMENTAL, for Issa Rae's YouTube network. After one season on the web, Butter + Brown was picked up by AspireTV (along with a preceding mini-series called Big Screen, Small Bites). Brundle didn't hone his culinary skills at a fancy cooking school. Instead, his expert skills were developed watching endless hours of his favorite cooking shows and experimenting in his own kitchen like a mad scientist. Seth credits Chef Michael Symon with changing his perspective on preparing amazing food during an interview when he said, "Learn a recipe and learn how to cook one dish. Learn a technique and learn how to cook a thousand dishes." His goal is to share this philosophy with the Butter + Brown audience in their personal quests to become better cooks! LESLIE ANTONOFF I’m Leslie Antonoff, known around the internet as Hautemommie. A California native, mother of three and wife, who blogs from the city of Long Beach. I’m the co-creator, executive producer, & host of Aspire’s hit culinary series Butter + BROWN; a show about turning ordinary ingredients into extraordinary meals. I’m also a proud woman entrepreneur. I ownSweet Knowledge Clothing Company, an apparel brand dedicated to providing stylish wares for HBCU students, alumni, & For the past 10 years what began as a Twitter handle, Hautemommie has now become synonymous with championing motherhood without limits and bringing an element of chic to everything. I’ve been a contributing writer for Hello Beautiful, Issa Rae’s former, Tea & Breakfast, Ebony Magazine and more. As a digital influencer with comedic flair I created Let Leslie Tell It, one of the first original series on Insecure star, Issa Rae’s YouTube channel. I have been featured in a bevy of publications including Voyage LA, Glitter Guide, Essence, and VIBE. I’ve had the privilege of speaking about my life as a business owner on podcasts like Brown Girls Rising, Talk Thirty To Me, and The Suite Life. I’ve partnered with brands large and small like Clorox, Dude Be Nice, and Cora Women to inspire women to use products in their lives that are impactful. I’ve consulted countless people on how to start their own businesses and become entrepreneurs to give them the futures they desire.

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