Michelle Obama will have her own program where in addition to acting she will also produce it. This is Waffles + Mochi, the new Netflix series, which premieres in March. In it Michelle stars alongside two adorable muppet friends, Waffles + Mochi.
The series is aimed at a young audience, Although the former first lady says adults will love it too. Along the 10 chapters, Michelle, Waffles + Mochi they go on international adventures that focus on cooking, the global ingredients and cultural experiences that revolve around food.
“This is something I’ve been working on for a while and I’m so excited to finally be able to tell it all ”Michelle wrote on Instagram.
Let me introduce you to two new friends of mine: their names are Waffles and Mochi. And on March 16, we will launch a new kids’ show on Netflix called Waffles + Mochi. It’s all about good food: discovering it, cooking and, of course, eating it. These two will take us on adventures around the world to explore new ingredients and try new recipes. Kids will love it, but I know adults will get lots of laughs and some cooking tips too, ”she continued.
In the series, Michelle Obama plays the role of a supermarket owner
Waffles and Mochi are best friends who used to live in The Land of Frozen Food. From there they pursued their dream of becoming chefs. However, everything they cooked was made of ice.
But one day the owner of the store, Michelle, hires them as the coolest employees in a fantastic supermarket. “Whether they are collecting potatoes in the Andes of Peru, tasting spices in Italy or preparing miso in Japan, these curious explorers discover the wonder of food and discover that every meal is an opportunity to make new friends ”, explains Netflix in its description .
“This program is an extension of my work as First Lady to support children’s health And to be honest, I wish a show like this had been around when my girls were little, ”wrote Michelle.
“I am hopeful that this delightful show can bring a little light and laughter to homes around the world,” Obama concludes.
The first season of Waffles + Mochi on Netflix premieres on March 16.