Touchdown Taste: "Timeout with Tobias" Scores Big on ESPN+

Jo-Carolyn Goode | 4/9/2024, 11:27 a.m.
Former NFL player Tobias Dorzon isn't just making tackles in the kitchen; he's now scoring touchdowns with his own cooking …

Former NFL player Tobias Dorzon isn't just making tackles in the kitchen; he's now scoring touchdowns with his own cooking show, "Timeout with Tobias," exclusively on ESPN+. With a background in football and a flair for culinary finesse, Dorzon invites viewers on a savory journey where sports and cooking collide in the most thrilling way imaginable.

"Timeout with Tobias" serves up a winning combination of culinary creativity and athletic prowess as Chef Tobias teams up with star athletes to whip up mouthwatering dishes that rival any championship game. From sizzling Seafood Gumbo with NFL's Tanzel Smart to the tantalizing flavors of King Crab Asian Garlic Noodles with NFL draft prospect Kayvon Thibodeaux, each episode promises an unforgettable gastronomic experience.

But "Timeout with Tobias" isn't just about food—it's about the stories behind the dishes and the camaraderie that comes with sharing a meal. Viewers can expect to hear inspiring tales from their favorite athletes, engage in fun cooking challenges, and ultimately, savor dishes that are as memorable as they are delicious.


As the season finale approaches, Tobias joins forces with twelve-year WNBA veteran Ty Young to prepare a Southern feast that celebrates culture, passion, and the joy of good food. With each episode, "Timeout with Tobias" goes beyond the kitchen to capture the essence of sportsmanship and the universal love of great cuisine.

Reflecting on his culinary journey, Tobias Dorzon shares, "My transition from the NFL to the world of cooking has been unexpected but incredibly rewarding. Being able to combine my passion for sports with my love for food on 'Timeout with Tobias' has been a dream come true. This show is for the sports fan who loves to cook and eat, providing game-time recipes and gourmet dishes that are easy to make."

Executive producer Dez White of Orchard Operations echoes Dorzon's sentiment, stating, "The concept for 'Timeout with Tobias' was born out of a desire to blend the excitement of sports with the artistry of cooking. Tobias's background and enthusiasm make him the perfect host to bring this vision to life. This show is more than just a cooking program; it's a celebration of culture, sports, and the joy of sharing a good meal."

In partnership with Andscape & ESPN+, "Timeout with Tobias" is poised to revolutionize culinary television, engaging sports fans and food enthusiasts alike. With its innovative format and star-studded guests, the show promises to be a hit among viewers, offering a fresh take on the intersection of sports and cuisine.

Tune in now to ESPN+ and catch "Timeout with Tobias," where every episode is a winning play for your taste buds and your soul.

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