New York, USA (CNN) – Former first lady, Michelle Obama, will appear in a cooking show centered around children on Netflix.
In addition to appearing on the show, Obama will also be an executive producer on “Waffles + Mochi,” which will be available for broadcast beginning March 16th.
The program, aimed at a younger audience, includes two dolls named “Waffles” and “Mochi”, while Obama will appear in the program as the owner of a “supermarket”, where the program will follow the duo’s journey as they try to become chefs.
“With the help of friendly new faces like the owner of the supermarket, Mrs. Obama, and the Magic Flying shopping cart as their guide, Waffles and Mochi embark on a mission to search for global ingredients, as they will travel to kitchens, restaurants, farms and homes all around The world, to cook recipes using everyday ingredients as well as famous home chefs, kids and celebrities. “
This program is one of the many media projects of the former first lady, as her documentary film “Becoming” is currently shown on “Netflix”, and in 2020, she launched a new “Podcast” program. Barack and Michelle Obama’s company, Higher Ground Productions, has a multi-year production deal with Netflix.