EAT. RACE. WIN. is a behind-the-scenes adventure into the biggest annual sporting event on the planet: The Tour de France. The Queen of Performance Cooking, Chef Hannah Grant, takes you on her race within the race as she sources performance food for Australia’s pro cycling team, Orica-Scott. Hannah shows us exactly what it takes to perform at the edge of human endurance for 21 race days.
Performance Chef Hannah Grant preps her crew for the battle ahead: Feeding Australian cycling team Orica-Scott during the 2017 Tour de France. Orica-Scott’s Sports Director Matthew White and the riders face the challenge of dangerous weather on day one.
In quick succession, Orica-Scott must endure two major blows to their chances at the podium and a death in the team family. Hannah sets out to cook a meal that will both fuel victory and raise morale. The entire team learns that winning comes to those who adapt and fight on.
Orica-Scott must fight to hold onto their gains, even as race fatigue threatens their standing on the leaderboard. Hannah and her crew source from markets in the Medieval town of Troyes, France, and a nearby dairy farm to create a spectacular feast for the weary riders.
Halfway through the tour, team Orica-Scott is off to a rocky start when their riders get knocked around by wind and multiple crashes. Meanwhile, Hannah sets out to source steak from the Pyrenees to celebrate Bastille Day.
Hannah and her crew discover a biodynamic farm with nutrient dense produce. As Orica-Scott's Road Captain Matthew Hayman starts to feel the strain, the team stumbles, and rivals close in on the team’s lead.
Everything is coming to a climax for team Orica-Scott and Hannah and her crew. To prepare for the traditional final dinner, Hannah goes to sea in search of fresh tuna. Meanwhile, Matt White rallies the team for their final battles. It’s all or nothing now.
Go behind the scenes for an on and off-the-bike adventure into the biggest annual sporting event on the planet: The Tour de France. Chef Hannah Grant, the Queen of Performance Cooking, takes you on her race within the race sourcing fuel-packed food across this rich culinary landscape for Australia's pro cycling team, Orica-Scott, as Sports Director Matthew White encourages his riders to victory.