The BEST Episodes of Selena + Chef

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Apr 14, 2021

Network: HBO Max

Since social distancing at home, Selena Gomez has been spending more time in the kitchen than she ever imagined. But despite her many talents, it remains to be seen if cooking is one of them. In each episode, Selena will be joined remotely by a different master chef.

Selena + José Andrés

#1 - Selena + José Andrés

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 21, 2021

It’s tapas time as chef, restauranteur, and humanitarian José Andrés shows Selena that sometimes, the most delicious dishes don’t call for precise recipes.

star 8.00
6 votes
Selena + Nyesha Arrington

#2 - Selena + Nyesha Arrington

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 27, 2020

Southern California chef Nyesha Arrington guides Selena through cooking two delicious meals: pan-seared branzino with spiced tomato-coconut sauce (for humans) and home cooked doggy biscuits (for...doggies), allowing Selena to show off all her new skills before toasting her accomplishments with her iconic sous chefs, grandparents, and friends.

star 7.63
8 votes
Selena + Antonia Lofaso

#3 - Selena + Antonia Lofaso

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 13, 2020

Using her signature feel-good cooking style, executive chef and cookbook author Antonia Lofaso helps Selena whip up her first seafood tostada - and while Selena’s a shrimp-peeling natural, she and the octopus may have...creative differences. As Liz and Raquelle cheer her on from the sidelines, Selena musters up the courage to face the tentacles.

star 7.59
17 votes
Selena + Daniel Holzman

#4 - Selena + Daniel Holzman

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 27, 2020

Daniel Holzman, the mastermind behind The Meatball Shop, puts Selena to work with one of the most ambitious (and delicious) meals she’s cooked to date: mini chicken meatballs paired with gnocchi made from scratch. Can she pull off the daunting culinary feat, or will her journey end with her struggle to use the wine opener?

star 7.57
7 votes
Selena + Ludo Lefevbre

#5 - Selena + Ludo Lefevbre

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 13, 2020

Selena welcomes us into her new place - where she’s quarantined with her Nana, Papa, and best friends Liz and Raquelle - as she improves her nonexistent cooking skills with the help of legendary French chef and restaurateur Ludo Lefebvre. While Selena’s housemates act as sous-chefs, Ludo’s wife Krissy steps in as videographer and translator extraordinaire. Selena’s at her house, Ludo’s at his, and they’re attempting to make a French omelet and cheese souffle, together (apart)

star 7.50
24 votes
Selena + Jordan Andino

#6 - Selena + Jordan Andino

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 28, 2021

New York City-based TV chef and judge Jordan Andino lights up Selena's kitchen with a meal that embodies the unique flavor profile of Filipino cooking: chicken adobo with jasmine rice followed by jackfruit and plantain turon for dessert.

star 7.50
6 votes
Selena + Angelo Sosa

#7 - Selena + Angelo Sosa

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 27, 2020

Culinary director and restaurateur Angelo Sosa enrolls Selena in two core classes: Guac 101 and Wok 101. As the duo go back to basics to chef up the perfect guacamole and Baja-style fried rice, Angelo shares a kitchen secret with his skeptical pupil: any three sweet, sour, and salty ingredients can create the perfect flavour profile, as long as the balance is just right.

star 7.33
9 votes
Selena + Nancy Silverton

#8 - Selena + Nancy Silverton

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 20, 2020

The great Nancy Silverton helps Selena craft an ambitious vegetable buffet - but before Selena and her friends can dig into the stunning multi-color bounty, a series of hilarious technical difficulties brings Selena’s kitchen to its knees. Will dinner be served? TBD.

star 7.13
8 votes
Selena + Jon and Vinny

#9 - Selena + Jon and Vinny

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 20, 2020

Selena bows down to two iconic chefs who’ve been behind many, many dinners in her life: restaurateurs, authors, and BFFs Jon and Vinny. Together, they attempt to make roasted chicken with cilantro sauce and a tomato bruschetta appetizer - but will the chicken’s grimy inside bits make this a recipe for disaster for Selena?

star 7.00
11 votes
Selena + Roy Choi

#10 - Selena + Roy Choi

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 20, 2020

Selena teams up with the godfather of the modern food truck movement, Roy Choi, to make some dangerously delicious Korean BBQ breakfast tacos and Hawaiian malasadas. As Roy masterfully incorporates Selena’s suggestions into his recipes in real-time, a surprise guest pops in to cheer Chef Gomez on. Let’s just hope our girl doesn’t get distracted by the cute boy on her line.

star 6.88
16 votes
Selena + Marcela Valladolid

#11 - Selena + Marcela Valladolid

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 4, 2021

On a mission to demystify a traditional mole recipe, chef and author Marcela Valladolid helps Selena connect to her Mexican roots with shredded chicken mole enchiladas.

star 6.83
6 votes
Selena + Tanya Holland

#12 - Selena + Tanya Holland

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 27, 2020

Bay Area legend Tanya Holland connects Selena to her Southern roots with a mouthwatering soul food feast. With crispy, delicious buttermilk fried chicken and fresh-baked cheddar scallion biscuits on the menu, this is not a meal to be missed!

star 6.75
8 votes
Selena + Candice Kumai

#13 - Selena + Candice Kumai

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 13, 2020

“Golden girl of wellness” Candice Kumai heats up Selena’s kitchen with her Japanese grandmother’s special spicy miso ramen recipe, infused with a health-forward California twist. Next, while they talk girl power, boys, and finding love in quarantine, Selena tries not to burn dessert: matcha chocolate chip cookies.

star 6.71
17 votes
Selena + Curtis Stone

#14 - Selena + Curtis Stone

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 21, 2021

Michelin-starred chef Curtis Stone adds perfectly cooked steak sandwiches to Selena’s arsenal. And for dessert? Key lime pie parfaits!

star 6.29
7 votes
Selena + JJ Johnson

#15 - Selena + JJ Johnson

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 21, 2021

James Beard Award-winning author, chef, and humanitarian JJ Johnson leaves Selena’s household speechless with a flavor-packed seafood gumbo.

star 6.29
7 votes
Selena + Evan Funke

#16 - Selena + Evan Funke

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 4, 2021

Two-time James Beard Award-nominated chef and cookbook author Evan Funke hosts a masterclass in handmade pasta.

star 6.29
7 votes
Selena + Graham Elliot

#17 - Selena + Graham Elliot

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 4, 2021

Two-time Michelin-starred chef, TV host, and author Graham Elliott puts his unique spin on a mouthwatering hamburger and deconstructed Caesar salad.

star 6.14
7 votes
Selena + Marcus Samuelsson

#18 - Selena + Marcus Samuelsson

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 28, 2021

Internationally acclaimed chef, restaurant owner, and bestselling author Marcus Samuelsson coaches Selena through a heartwarming salmon dish (and her fear of fish guts).

star 6.00
7 votes
Selena + Kelis Rogers

#19 - Selena + Kelis Rogers

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 28, 2021

Singer/songwriter, cookbook author, and classically trained chef Kelis Rogers dials-in from her sustainable farm in Temecula, CA to introduce Selena to a decadent oxtail yuca poutine recipe and a quick 'n easy fruit buckle.

star 5.50
6 votes