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We've compiled Food Network's extraordinary, five-part Chopped tournaments into mini-seasons.
Competitors race to turn everyday items into extraordinary three-course meals. This competition is all about skill, speed and ingenuity -- and only one chef will impress the judges enough to survive the chopping block.
Two premier chefs work to transform a team of hopeless cooks from kitchen disasters to kitchen masters, and the last recruit standing wins $25,000.
Little chefs with tremendous ambition take over the Chopped Kitchen to make unforgettable meals from mystery ingredients. Each young chef brings energy and originality, but only one will be declared champion.
Food Network stars showcase dishes at the top of their must-try lists. From breakfast to dessert and everything in between, chefs and cooks that have mastered these eats give the low-down on how they're made.
Seven rising chefs from across America battle it out until a single chef is left standing. The winner must try to beat three legendary Iron Chefs in rapid succession to join their ranks and earn the title of Iron Chef.
Move over mom and dad, the barbecue now belongs to a new generation of creative and innovative grillers! Eight kids under the age of 13 compete for $20,000 and the title of Kids BBQ Champion.
To beat Bobby Flay, you're going to have to get to him first! In this brand-new competition series, two talented chefs go head-to-head for the chance to put their culinary skills to the test against Bobby Flay. The winner moves on to the ultimate battle -- facing off against Bobby Flay -- but not without an advantage: our challenger chooses the dish they will both be judged on. Can Bobby come up with the winning dish with no time to prepare? In this competition, the challenger may get to call the dish, but it's anyone's game. Could you beat Bobby Flay?
Some of the most formidable chefs in the country battle to find out whose cuisine reigns supreme. Host Alton Brown determines who will earn the right to face a legendary Iron Chef in the Secret Ingredient Showdown.
Ten home cooks compete for $50,000. Each home cook, with guidance and support of a Food Network mentor, faces intense culinary challenges to earn the prize. Ted Allen, Bobby Flay, Alex Guarnaschelli, Curtis Stone & Michael Symon.
Four grandmas enter, but only one will emerge as champion in this epic granny showdown. With $10,000 at stake, these super-cooks must prove they have what it takes to put together the most delicious comfort food imaginable.
Food Court Wars pits two teams of aspiring food entrepreneurs against one another as they battle to win their own food court restaurant, rent-free for a year. Each week it's a different US city mall. The mall wants to open a brand new "local" eatery in the food court that offers a fresh region-specific menu. Stakes are high as teams must test their concept, market their brand and run their outlet for a full day feeding hungry shoppers. The team whose restaurant makes the most profit wins their eatery space -- a prize worth $100,000! The losing team must vacate the premises.
Kitchen Casino ups the ante of cooking competitions, bringing together four talented chefs in a high-stakes game of chance that is all about skill, speed and adaptability. With one eye on the ticking clock, competitors have to outcook and outsmart their competition in three casino-themed challenges -- slots, poker and roulette -- for a chance to win a $30,000 Jackpot. Top chefs working at the top of their game should be able to make magic with whatever Lady Luck puts in front of them; these competitors will have double-down on their skills or risk being 86'd. Place your bets!
Twelve of the worst bakers in America get drafted into baking boot camp with Chef Duff Goldman and Chef Lorraine Pascale. They have six weeks to go from fakers to bakers as they compete in a series of challenges to win $25,000!
Cooking is going to another level with a brand new celebrity cooking competition for The Food Network! Hosted and mentored by Rachael Ray and Guy Fieri, eight of the biggest names and most interesting personalities from TV, movies, sports and music will compete in an all-out culinary competition and flex their cooking chops to win a ton of cash for their favorite charity! In each episode, guests will decide who the winning and losing teams are at each event, as well as the bottom two celebrities on the losing team. These bottom two celebs will take part in a blind taste-testing challenge where either Rachael or Guy will be the judge. Each week a different star will be eliminated and in the end, one will be crowned the king or queen of the ultimate celebrity cook-off!
Seven wildly talented kid chefs battle their way through culinary and social media challenges to become the next Food Network Star Kid. Hosted by Tia Mowry and Donal Skehan, the winner gets their own digital Food series and more!
Each week, food truck teams roll into a new city and spend a frantic weekend competing to see which group can sell the most food. The last team standing wins the $50,000 grand prize.
Guy Fieri sends talented chefs running through the aisles for the chance to make some serious dough. They face real-world challenges as they compete to be the last chef standing in this high-stakes, high-skills cooking competition.
Iconic snack foods are transformed in Rewrapped, a new competition series hosted by Joey Fatone. From Twinkies to Goldfish to SpaghettiOs, three competitors use their talents to recreate and innovate America's most beloved snacks. First, the challengers attempt to duplicate the original item from scratch. Then it's onto the second round, where they must use the snack food in a completely original dish. Led by head judge Marc Summers and a panel of expert judges, only one can be crowned the Rewrapped champ!
There's friendly competition, rowdy fun and amazing food to be found After Hours in the Chopped Kitchen, when the judges create delectable dishes using the same mandatory basket ingredients that have stumped Chopped competitors. With only 30 minutes to put their culinary skills and creativity to the test, you never know what's going to happen After Hours.
Chefs, food experts and enthusiasts compete in challenges leading to determining the one lucky winner who will receive a contract with Food Network and win their ultimate dream and the title of Food Network Star!
Based on the Japanese cult classic, Iron Chef America pits some of this country's favorite chefs against the inspired food wizardry of Iron Chefs Masaharu Morimoto and Hiroyuki Sakai, with a surprise final battle no Iron Chef fan will forget! As in the Japanese format, a secret ingredient is revealed and an all-star panel scores each dish for taste, presentation, and originality.
When top restaurants are in need of an executive chef -- the critical employee who can make or break a restaurant -- they turn to Anne Burrell. Each week Anne puts four candidates through the toughest job interview of their lives, testing everything from their culinary mettle to business acumen. It all ends with the biggest test of all: running the restaurant. Who will make their dinner service the most profitable and delicious, landing their dream job as the restaurant's new executive chef?
It's time for the country's top bakers to take on springtime treats as eight bakers enter the kitchen to show off their superb baking skills! From Mother's Day brunches and family picnics to birthday parties and weddings, there's a lot of spring baking to do. To survive the challenges from week to week, the bakers must prove their abilities in front of our returning tough-love judges: Duff Goldman, Lorraine Pascale and Nancy Fuller. Hosted by Bobby Deen, this baking championship is the sweetest way to kickoff spring!
For six weeks, eight skilled bakers are challenged to use their style and technical abilities to make stunning, tasty treats. The baker that impresses the judges the most takes home $25,000 and the title of Best Baker in America.
After a nationwide search, eight kid bakers have emerged as contenders for the title of Kids Baking Champion. Hosts and judges Duff Goldman and Valerie Bertinelli lead these talented young bakers through tasty challenges designed to find the most impressive and creative baker. At stake, a sweet prize package that includes a complete bakers' kitchen of Food Network baking products, a profile in Food Network Magazine, an original cake featured at Charm City Cakes and $10,000 in prize money. Only one will rise to become the Kids Baking Champion.
The country’s top bakers battle to create spooky, irresistible desserts. The baker that impresses the judges most will be crowned champion and take home the grand prize.
The Chairman has had a culinary epiphany - he would like to add a new Iron Chef to his roster of gifted and adventurous culinarians. The Chairman invites 8 of the best Chefs in America to engage in culinary combat. The winner of this first-ever series of extraordinary cooking challenges will be elevated to the status of Iron Chef and "his/her name will be known throughout the land." Alton Brown, the Chairman's trusted assistant and culinary commentator will oversee the proceedings and administer the challenges.
While there are plenty of masterful cake makers out there, only few have the skills to win Cake Wars. Jonathan Bennett hosts this grueling competition where four expert bakers go toe-to-toe to see whose mind-blowing cake creation will be the star of a major event, earning them the $10,000 prize. Master pastry chefs and judges Waylynn Lucas and Ron Ben-Israel will determine which cakes are worthy of headlining parties for The Simpsons, The Sound of Music, DC Comics and more! Let the Cake Wars begin.
Two teams of food artists combine cake, sugar and carved pumpkins to bring nightmarish designs to life. The team that gives a wagon full of hayriders the biggest scare takes home $15,000.
Cake decorators, sugar artists and pumpkin carving experts battle it out as they create Halloween-themed edible displays. The last team to scare off the competition will take home a $50,000 grand prize.
Geoffrey Zakarian hosts the next generation of cooking competitions, a battle which asks the ultimate question: could a talented home cook out-cook a pro, or does a true professional have skills that no amateur could match? With the playing ground evened, and no one knowing which cook is which, only a blind taste test will prove which is the best dish. If the professional is victorious, they'll take home $10,000, but if an amateur can beat the odds and take down the pro, they'll walk away with $15,000!
Cupcake Wars pits Cupcake vs. Cupcake in Food Network's tastiest competition yet. Each episode, four of LA's top cupcake bakers will face off for a huge prize opportunity. There will be one major event up for grabs (like a movie premiere or a celebrity wedding) and based off of taste and presentation, only one will win the gig. We are about to put on our helmet, pick up our frosting gun and go to battle. The war is on!
Sweet Genius is a food competition that challenges America's premier pastry chefs to create magical and inventive desserts given inspiration, surprise ingredients and a finite amount of time. The chefs must prove they have what it takes as they compete in three unique pastry challenges. They will face elimination by Ron Ben-Israel - the Sweet Genius himself - who will critique their work and determine who he will award the $10,000 cash prize.
Gordon Ramsay stars in MasterChef, the new series that takes amateur chefs - many of whom simply cook as a hobby - and attempts to turn one of them into a culinary master. Contestants on MasterChef will be put through the paces with various challenges as they compete head-to-head to create delicious dishes.
The World Food Championships take place each year in Las Vegas, and consists of a series of competitions (between pros and amateurs alike), each framed around a theme (Burgers, Desserts, Bacon, etc) - really accessible american food.
Host Rachael Ray is on the hunt for the best rising chefs in the country -- who also happen to be extraordinarily-talented kids. All-star chefs and surprise celebrity guests join Rachael in this special six episode series as they mentor and guide these young competitors through a series of tough cooking challenges and high-pressure obstacles. The junior chef that makes the cut will win their very own series on FoodNetwork.com and the title of Kids Cook-Off Champion.
Game on! Food Network Star winner and former NFL player Eddie Jackson is taking a barbecue battle on the road in BBQ Blitz. In each city, three of the best grillers, smokers, and fire-roasters will cook off for a chance to win $5,000 and the title of best barbecue chef.
The search to find the greatest holiday baker begins as eight bakers enter the Holiday Kitchen where they show off their family traditions and superb baking skills. In order to survive the challenges week-to-week, they must prove their abilities in front of our tough-love judges: Duff Goldman, Nancy Fuller and Lorraine Pascale. Hosted by Bobby Deen, this baking championship is the sweetest way to celebrate this holiday season.
"Top Chef," is a hit reality competition series that celebrates the culinary arts with a fascinating window into the competitive, pressurized environment of world-class cookery and the restaurant business at the highest level. This one-hour series features fifteen aspiring chefs who will put their culinary skills to the test for the chance to earn the prestigious title of "Top Chef." The competing chefs will live and breathe the high-pressure lifestyle that comes with being a master chef, and each week the judges will tell one to "pack up their knives." In the end, only one chef will make it through the spectacular finale episode to take the title of "Top Chef." The winning chef will receive $100,000 in seed money to help encourage their culinary career, be featured in Food & Wine magazine, and most importantly, earn the prestigious title of "Top Chef."
Chef Robert Irvine is on a mission to find America's top aspiring restaurateur ... and in typical Irvine fashion, it's not going to be easy! Each week in the competition, the contestants will travel by bus to real-world locations to be tested on key pillars of the restaurant business. It's the ultimate road trip, and in the end, only one person will remain on the bus and be offered the chance of a lifetime: to help launch a brand-new restaurant in the heart of culinary mecca Las Vegas. All aboard the Restaurant Express!
Hosted by Dean McDermott, Chopped Canada is a high stakes culinary competition series where four chefs compete before an all-star panel of expert judges, including Chuck Hughes, Susur Lee, Roger Mooking and Michael Smith. Armed with skill and ingenuity, chefs race against the clock to turn mystery ingredients into an extraordinary three-course meal. Course by course the chefs will be chopped from the competition until only one remains. There's $10,000 on the line in this cutthroat competition and everybody wants to win. Who will survive the chopping block?
This cooking competition series gives contestants the chance to compete for an opportunity of a lifetime - to have their dish featured on a restaurant's menu the very next day. As host Ty Pennington leads competitors through each of the elimination challenges, seasoned chef Emeril Lagasse provides his expertise as an industry insider.
The recipe for this innovative culinary competition series is equal parts cooking and cunning. Hosted by standup comedian Max Silvestri, "Recipe for Deception" pits four chefs against each other in head-to-head elimination rounds designed to test their abilities cooking with a featured ingredient. Unfortunately for the chefs, the main ingredient is a secret. Before they begin cooking, the competing chefs ask each other three "yes or no" questions to determine their secret ingredients, while the opposing chefs provide two truthful answers and one outright lie. Each chef will be operating on a knife-edge as they attempt to detect the deception and avoid the wrong ingredients.
Valerie Bertinelli is known as a successful actress but she is also a homegrown whiz in the kitchen. Influenced by family recipes, many passed down from one generation to the next, Valerie's cooking is modern, easy, relatable and satisfyingly delectable. Join Valerie as she shares her time-tested passion for cooking delicious meals for her friends and family on Valerie's Home Cooking.