"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."
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?
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.
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.
On HELL’S KITCHEN, aspiring chefs brave Chef Gordon Ramsay and his fiery command of the kitchen as he puts the competitors through an intense culinary academy to prove they possess the right combination of ingredients to win a life-changing grand prize. The chefs must raise their games if they want to prove to Ramsay that they have what it takes to win. Airs Thursdays at 8/7c on FOX.
One blind spoonful could change everything on ABC's "The Taste." This new cooking competition show is literally all about taste.
Sixteen competitors, from pro chefs to home cooks, whip up dishes attempting to impress four of the world's most notable chefs. The catch is all the dishes will be judged in a blind taste test. In this pressure-packed contest, the taste of a single spoonful can catapult a contender to the top or send him packing.
"The Taste" features no-holds barred chef Anthony Bourdain, British food star Nigella Lawson, expert chef and author Ludo Lefebvre and restaurateur Brian Malarkey. Each of the four culinary superstars and "Taste" mentors -- Bourdain, Lawson, Lefebvre and Malarkey -- will coach a team of four competing pro and amateur cooks chosen from a nationwide casting call as they vie to create the best tasting dish.
In each episode, the groups will face team and individual challenges with a variety of culinary themes through several elimination rounds. At the end of each episode, the mentors will have to judge the competitors' dishes blind, with no knowledge of whose creation they're sampling, what they're eating, how it was prepared or whom they could be eliminating.
CHOPPED is a cooking competition show that's all about skill, speed and ingenuity where 4 up-and-coming chefs compete before a panel of 3 expert judges and take everyday items and turn them into an extraordinary 3-course-meal. Course by course, the chefs will be CHOPPED from the competition until only one winner remains. The challenge? They have seconds to plan and 30 minutes to cook an amazing course with the basket of mystery ingredients given to them moments before the clock starts ticking! And the pressure doesn't stop there. Once they've completed their dish, they've got to survive the Chopping Block where our 3 judges are waiting be wowed and not shy about voicing their culinary criticisms! Our host, Ted Allen, leads this high energy, high-pressure show which will have viewers rooting for a winner and cheering for the losers. CHOPPED is a game of passion, expertise and skill - and in the end, only one chef will survive the Chopping Block. Who will make the cut? The answer is on CHOPPED!
MY KITCHEN RULES pits celebrity duos against each other as they cook and critique each other’s food. The celebrity pairs include *NSYNC member Lance Bass, R&B recording artists Brandy and Ray J, comedian Andrew Dice Clay, country superstar Naomi Judd and reality TV star Brandi Glanville. Chefs Curtis Stone and Cat Cora also will judge the teams. MY KITCHEN RULES airs Thursdays at 9/8c on FOX.
Little chefs with tremendous ambition are taking over the Chopped Kitchen! Each episode of Chopped Junior showcases the talents of children seeking to make unforgettable meals from mystery ingredients under a ticking clock. They'll bring their unbridled energy, big personalities and unstoppable originality, but only one can be the Chopped Junior Champion.
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!
From Daniel Cerone, the executive producer of Dexter and The Mentalist, comes Motive, a thrilling crime drama with a unique twist focusing not on who did the crime, but why the crime was committed in the first place. When murder is committed, Angie Flynn, a loving, single mother and a damned good homicide detective, along with her partner, Detective Oscar Vega, are on the case, looking for clues that will lead them to the killer. But "Motive" turns the tried-and-true crime drama formula on its head by identifying the Killer and Victim at the beginning of each episode.
This competition/elimination series explores the world of special effects make-up artists and the unlimited imagination which allows them to create amazing works of living art. The show incorporates effects make-up, including prosthetics, 3-D design, animatronics, sculpting, eye enhancers, puppeteering, casting, and molding. Each episode concludes with a contestant being sent home by a panel of expert and celebrity judges.
This tournament style competition series inspired by the Top Chef phenomenon features celebrated and established chefs from around the world who face off in cooking challenges judged by top food critics and restauranteurs. Winners go on to face other winners until a victor is named. Taking cooking to the next level, these successful culinary stars vie for the adulation of the world of haute cuisine and for the bragging rights of being named a Top Chef Master.
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.
The stars of Iron Chef share their favorite places to chow down on their days off from the kitchen. From stellar pizza to great burgers, the best chefs in the business celebrate the phenomenal foods they crave after hours.