Hook, Line & Dinner premiered on COOK on June 7, 2011. Best known as the chef and fisherman who ran a successful underground lobster roll business from his Brooklyn basement apartment, lifelong seafood lover Ben Sargent brings boundless knowledge, experience, and passion to his series Hook, Line & Dinner. By bike, boat, car or surfboard, Ben Sargent embarks on the ultimate coastal road trip and uncovers the country's regional seafood specialties and the local joints at which they are served, all while taking viewers on the awesome journey from sea to table. Ben strives to help viewers understand and appreciate seafood in a new way ??? from how its caught, shipped and prepared to the many trials and tribulations that can come along with this demanding and often unpredictable industry.