Sunny's Emotional Message for Her Dear Friend Emeril

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 9:15 AM, February 20, 2015

Aired July 30, 2015

We're reuniting our good friend Sunny Anderson with her idol, Emeril Lagasse, in a television moment that will bring a tear to your eye. Sunny’s telling us all about how she got her start on Food Network with the help of Emeril and how a few small steps led her to be the television icon she is today. “I can’t even tell you what went through my head. It’s Emeril!” says Sunny through tears. “There are only a few moments like that in life where you can really remember them as being not only a defining moment, but a game-changer…He’s a real good guy."

Watch the video above to hear the whole story and see the surprise we have set up for her in our studio audience!