Press Release


June 19, 2014, Baltimore, MD - RLTV 'Experience Matters,' the only cable network and online destination for Generation 50+, premieres the second season of the historical cooking series, A Taste of History, on June 25, 2014 at 8:00 PM ET. Hosted by award-winning chef Walter Staib, the half-hour show combines history, culture, and how-to cooking demonstrations to reveal the story of America's culinary beginnings.

A Taste of History showcases Chef Staib's mastery of open-hearth cookery and extensive knowledge of historical cuisine. In the second season, Chef Staib takes viewers on exploration journeys, from Philadelphia's Liberty Bell and Baltimore's Ft. McHenry to Kyoto, Japan and Berlin, Germany. He crisscrosses the globe to explore how food helped shape our country and its relevancy to our culture today.

"Whether learning about the great migration to the American southwest or making roasted veal shank in honor of "The Star Spangled Banner," the new season is full of informative and entertaining historical lessons and delectable recipes that will delight our viewers," said RLTV Chief Content Officer Elliot Jacobson. "As our country celebrates the 200th Anniversary of the national anthem, we are proud to provide programming that inspires our viewers to recreate America's vibrant and flavorful history in their own kitchens."

RLTV viewers can also visit RLTV's website,, for A Taste of History short video clips and recipes.

About RLTV
The only cable network and online destination created specifically for adults 50+, RLTV ( offers unique, inspiring programming that focuses on topics that matter to Generation 50+, from relationships, reinvention, rediscovering passions and retirement, to finances, health, and current events. At RLTV, it's all about rethinking life for 50+. RLTV. Experience Matters.   

About Chef Walter Staib
A third generation restaurateur with over four decades of culinary experience, Staib began his career in Europe. He received formal training in many of Europe's finest hotels & restaurants before coming to the United States. As founder and President of Concepts By Staib, Ltd., Walter Staib is currently the driving force behind one of the nation's most unique dining establishments: Philadelphia's City Tavern. In addition to being a top chef, restaurateur and consultant, Chef Staib has also authored four cookbooks including City Tavern: Recipes from the Birthplace of American Cuisine. His passion for culinary excellence has earned him numerous awards- among them the Colonial Society of Pennsylvania 2011 Contemporary Pioneer Award and the Top Philadelphia Chef in the Conde Nast Cadillac Culinary Challenge.

?Stacey M. Simmons
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