Chefs Must Satisfy the Most Particular of Palates in Brand-New Competition Series





Chefs Must Satisfy the Most Particular of Palates in Brand-New Competition Series “It’s CompliPlated” Hosted by Vegan Foodie Tabitha Brown
The series premieres Thursday, August 11 at 10:00/9:00c on Food Network and streaming on discovery+.
[via press release from Food Network]
CHEFS MUST SATISFY THE MOST PARTICULAR OF PALATES IN BRAND-NEW COMPETITION SERIES “IT’S COMPLIPLATED” HOSTED BY VEGAN FOODIE TABITHA BROWN

From Plant-Based Dishes to Gluten-Free Menus, Fresh Format Features Tricky Food Requirements in Six-Episode Season Premiering Thursday, August 11th on Food Network and discovery+

NEW YORK – June 29, 2022 – It has never been harder to make one meal to satisfy all the people at the dining table and the new series It’s CompliPlated, hosted by vegan foodie and New York Times best-selling author Tabitha Brown, tackles that challenge with incredible results. In each episode, four chefs compete in three rounds of cooking challenges to create dishes that will please judge Maneet Chauhan (Chopped, Tournament of Champions) and a rotating panel of guest judges, each with a very particular palate and tricky food requirements. From a taste of Southern hospitality using only plant-based ingredients and a comfort food gluten-free noodle dish to an Instagram-worthy dinner party without fruits or vegetables, these unique cooking battles showcase how to make delicious food under any circumstance. It’s CompliPlated premieres Thursday, August 11th at 10pm ET/PT on Food Network and streaming on discovery+.

“It’s CompliPlated reflects what it’s actually like to make a meal the whole family will love – it’s not easy to make one dish for everyone and this series makes it fun,” said Jane Latman, President, Home & Food Content and Streaming, Warner Bros. Discovery. “Tabitha Brown’s energy, sense of humor and real-life journey to becoming vegan make her the perfect host to take us on this adventure.”

“Becoming vegan changed my life and the way I cook – and I know folks can relate to the daily challenge of making the whole family happy with one meal, so we decided to make a game of it,” said Tabitha Brown. “These chefs cook from the heart and their food is mind-blowing – viewers are sure to have a blast and be inspired for their next family dinner.”

Tabitha Brown satisfies the hunger of millions with her unique approach to veganism and her wholesome, comedic personality on the daily. She is a home base for learning new recipes, acquiring imparted wisdom, or enjoying a good laugh. Now a New York Times best-selling author of her debut book “Feeding the Soul (Because It’s My Business),” the North Carolina-born actress, vegan lifestyle personality, mother and wife has also taken various business ventures by storm. Alongside her legendary partnership with Target, making her own healthy haircare line called Donna’s Recipe, being named Equity Partner of Orro, developing a Calm Sleep Story, partnering with McCormick on her signature Sunshine Seasoning, and working on her second book, she has continuously grown her craft as an actress. She has landed notable theatrical features on major network shows such as Will & Grace, The Chi and The Conners in addition to co-creating and starring in her own children’s show with YouTube Originals, Tab Time. Having earned the coined title of “America’s mom” with her 12 million plus followers across platforms, Tabitha teaches all of us about having faith, perseverance, paving our own unique path to achieving dreams and being our authentic selves.

Fans can join the conversation using #ItsCompliPlated and go behind the scenes with Tabitha by following Food Network’s social pages. Get exclusive tips from Tabitha on vegan essentials, check out insider photos from set, and watch sneak peeks each week at FoodNetwork.com/ItsCompliPlated.

It’s CompliPlated is produced by World of Wonder for Food Network and discovery+.

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Alex Guarnaschelli Returns to Battle Chefs in the Culinary Arena in New Season





Alex Guarnaschelli Returns to Battle Chefs in the Culinary Arena in New Season of “Alex vs America” Hosted by Eric Adjepong
In each one-hour episode, Alex simultaneously takes on three talented and brave chefs from across the United States – all experts in the same culinary specialty.
[via press release from Food Network]
ALEX GUARNASCHELLI RETURNS TO BATTLE CHEFS IN THE CULINARY ARENA IN NEW SEASON OF “ALEX VS AMERICA” HOSTED BY ERIC ADJEPONG

New Season Premieres Sunday, July 31st at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network All Episodes Available to Stream on discovery+

NEW YORK – June 23, 2022 – Will Chef Alex Guarnaschelli’s winning streak continue? Food Network will find out when Alex returns with more intense and action-packed culinary battles on the new season of Alex vs America, premiering Sunday, July 31st at 9pm ET/PT. In each one-hour episode, Alex simultaneously takes on three talented and brave chefs from across the United States – all experts in the same culinary specialty. Acclaimed chef Eric Adjepong hosts Alex and the competitors in two rounds of challenges that put their culinary specialty skills to the test as they attempt to defeat Alex for ultimate bragging rights and a cash prize. Will the competitors prevail at beating Alex in her own arena or will she send all the ambitious chefs home with nothing but their disappointment? New episodes of Alex vs America are available to stream weekly on discovery+, beginning July 31st.

“I am so excited to step back into the arena to take on a new batch of chefs from across the country,” said Guarnaschelli. “These competitors are pulling out all the stops to showcase their culinary talent to try and bring me down. They have a lot on the line, but I don’t like to lose so they better bring their A-game.”

At the start of each battle, Eric Adjepong presents Alex and the competitors with the culinary theme for their dishes. In the first round, the competitors can work together to select ingredients and even decide how much time goes on the clock. Each dish undergoes a blind tasting from two judges well-versed in the episodic theme. Only the top three chefs advance to the next round, with the least successful challenger sent home, even if it is Alex. The chef who wins the first round earns the right to select all the variables for the second culinary challenge, with the remaining chefs’ final plates determining who comes out on top. During the season Alex and the formidable competitors are faced with creating masterful dishes from varying culinary disciplines, including French cuisine, dessert, vegetarian, modernist cuisine and more. Fans of Alex can also see how she prepares different recipes and techniques inspired by the challenges in the digital companion series, Alex vs America Prep School.

“Alex Guarnaschelli is one of the most feared chefs in any culinary competition. She has taken on the best of the best and triumphed, and now has her sights set on a new crop of supremely talented chefs that share the same culinary specialty and drive to best Alex,” said Jane Latman, President, Home & Food Content and Streaming, Warner Bros. Discovery. “This season of Alex vs America will have viewers feeling like they are in the arena with Alex, as she attempts to keep her streak alive.”

Go behind-the-scenes with Alex during the competition at FoodNetwork.com/AlexVsAmerica. Plus, follow along with the cooking battles on social media and check out exclusive content from Alex and Eric using #AlexVsAmerica.

Alex vs America is produced by Knuckle Sandwich Productions and Lando Entertainment.

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FOOD NETWORK (www.foodnetwork.com) is a unique lifestyle network, website and magazine that connects viewers to the power and joy of food. The network strives to be viewers’ best friend in food and is committed to leading by teaching, inspiring, empowering and entertaining through its talent and expertise. Food Network is distributed to nearly 100 million U.S. households and draws over 46 million unique web users monthly. Since launching in 2009, Food Network Magazine’s rate base has grown 13 times and is the No. 2 best-selling monthly magazine on the newsstand, with 13.5 million readers. Food Network is owned by Warner Bros. Discovery (NASDAQ: WBD) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates and distributes the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of content and brands across television, film and streaming. Available in more than 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Warner Bros. Discovery inspires, informs and entertains audiences worldwide through its iconic brands and products which also include: Discovery Channel, discovery+, CNN, CNN+, DC, Eurosport, HBO, HBO Max, HGTV, OWN, Investigation Discovery, TLC, Magnolia Network, TNT, TBS, truTV, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros. Television, Warner Bros. Games, New Line Cinema, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others. For more information, please visit www.wbd.com.

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Jeff Mauro Hits the Suburbs to Surprise Neighborhood Block Parties





Jeff Mauro Hits the Suburbs to Surprise Neighborhood Block Parties with the Ultimate Outdoor Culinary Competition on the Return of Food Network’s “Kitchen Crash”
On each of the four hour-long episodes, three professional chefs head to an unsuspecting local neighborhood block party on a suburban street and surprise the residents with an outdoor cook-off.
[via press release from Food Network]
JEFF MAURO HITS THE SUBURBS TO SURPRISE NEIGHBORHOOD BLOCK PARTIES WITH THE ULTIMATE OUTDOOR CULINARY COMPETITION ON THE RETURN OF FOOD NETWORK’S “KITCHEN CRASH”

New Season Premieres Tuesday, July 12th at 10pm ET/PT

New York – June 9, 2022 – Host Jeff Mauro brings a new twist to outdoor culinary competitions on the return of Kitchen Crash, premiering on Tuesday, July 12th at 10pm ET/PT on Food Network. On each of the four hour-long episodes, three professional chefs head to an unsuspecting local neighborhood block party on a suburban street and surprise the residents with an outdoor cook-off. These professional chefs must turn on the charm, with only 10 minutes on the clock, to convince the residents living on the block to hand over food from their fridge and provisions from their pantries to use in the competition. The residents of each household must gather all the ingredients from their kitchens for the competing chefs, who can only use the items that the homeowners fit into one bin. With no additional pantry items and no option to restock, the chefs must ration what they are given for the entire competition. The chef that can make world class dishes in their curbside kitchen will earn a cash prize to split with the family who provided the ingredients.

“No two pantries or fridges in America are alike, making the ingredients in the bins as varied as they can possibly be. The chefs must be able to communicate effectively with the family to get everything they need, and they need to be creative and resourceful with what they get. It really is difficult, but fun and exhilarating to watch,” said Mauro.

“The exciting and hysterical outdoor neighborhood cooking competition, Kitchen Crash is sure to entertain audiences, as Jeff Mauro’s charisma and wit along with all the surprising kitchen raids make for a must-see combination,” said Jane Latman, President, Home & Food Content and Streaming, Warner Bros. Discovery.

With their bins full of ingredients, the chefs must prove their skills in curbside kitchens. They will be tested in three rounds of challenges, including savory surf and turf, French bistro fare, an elevated prom night dinner, and more. Jeff Mauro along with one special guest judge, including Cliff Crooks, Marc Murphy, Julian Rodarte, and Justin Sutherland will decide who crushed the competition. In the end, one winning chef will split a $10,000 cash prize with their lucky host family!

Fans can get Jeff’s cooking tips, how-tos and recipes at FoodNetwork.com/KitchenCrash. Plus, follow all the action using #KitchenCrash.

Kitchen Crash is produced by Big Fish Entertainment for Food Network.

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FOOD NETWORK (www.foodnetwork.com) is a unique lifestyle network, website and magazine that connects viewers to the power and joy of food. The network strives to be viewers’ best friend in food and is committed to leading by teaching, inspiring, empowering and entertaining through its talent and expertise. Food Network is distributed to nearly 100 million U.S. households and draws over 46 million unique web users monthly. Since launching in 2009, Food Network Magazine’s rate base has grown 13 times and is the No. 2 best-selling monthly magazine on the newsstand, with 13.5 million readers. Food Network is owned by Warner Bros. Discovery (NASDAQ: WBD) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates and distributes the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of content and brands across television, film and streaming. Available in more than 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Warner Bros. Discovery inspires, informs and entertains audiences worldwide through its iconic brands and products which also include: Discovery Channel, discovery+, CNN, DC, Eurosport, HBO, HBO Max, HGTV, OWN, Investigation Discovery, TLC, Magnolia Network, TNT, TBS, truTV, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros. Television, Warner Bros. Games, New Line Cinema, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies, Discovery en Español, Hogar de HGTV and others. For more information, please visit www.wbd.com.



Michael Symon Gives Viewers Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Toughest Barbecue Competitions





Michael Symon Gives Viewers Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Toughest Barbecue Competitions in New Food Network Series “BBQ USA”
All episodes of BBQ USA are available to stream weekly starting July 11 on discovery+.
[via press release from Food Network]
MICHAEL SYMON GIVES VIEWERS BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT THE TOUGHEST BARBECUE COMPETITIONS IN NEW FOOD NETWORK SERIES “BBQ USA”

Six-Episode Series Premieres Monday, July 11th at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network

All Episodes Available to Stream on discovery+

NEW YORK – June 8, 2022 – Food Network star, award-winning restaurant owner and New York Times best-selling author, Michael Symon is headed to the biggest and toughest barbecue competitions across the country to bring viewers a front row seat to all the action in the new primetime series, BBQ USA, premiering Monday, July 11th at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network. Through six one-hour episodes, Michael showcases the talented teams that work tirelessly at honing their craft to prove they are the best in the barbecue world, while also talking with the most diehard BBQ fans, and of course tasting all the delicious ‘cue from all over America, including fall off the bone ribs and smoked brisket. All episodes of BBQ USA are available to stream weekly starting July 11th on discovery+.

Year-round, barbecue competitions are continually launching the careers of new grilling experts and pitmasters, as well as endearing a new generation of fans to the culinary art form. In Tifton, Georgia, Michael Symon visits the Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival where 60 teams compete for cash prizes. During the competition, longtime friends and rivals, The Rescue Smokers and Off The Chain BBQ, are battling for awards and bragging rights to see which team scores highest with the judges. Meanwhile, newcomers Pate’s Pit and Atomic City Smokers are ready to take on the big boys and show that they can win it all. In another episode, Michael travels to the Lone Star state for Cedar Fest, where the teams compete in ribs, chicken, and pork but the real star is the brisket. A Missouri team, Gettin’ Basted, is ready to beat the local boys at their own game, while a pair of father-son teams, Fat Boys BBQ and Smokin’ Coles, are keeping the competition in the family. And in Memphis, Tennessee, Michael visits the Memphis in May International Festival to see some of the biggest names in BBQ go head-to-head in the whole hog category at the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest. With over 200 teams competing in the biggest BBQ competition in America, including barbecue legends Myron Mixon and Melissa Cookston defending their titles, the winner walks away with a record cash prize and ultimate bragging rights. Other episodes feature Michael visiting BBQ competitions in Alabama, Kansas and New Jersey.

“Having the chance to travel the country and watch these ‘cue stars compete on the grandest BBQ stage was a dream come true,” added Symon. “I love a good old-fashioned culinary showdown. It doesn’t matter if it’s pork, chicken or ribs, there is nothing better than getting over the grill or smoker in the summertime to show off your skills, while interacting with the dedicated fanbase that bring these BBQ contests to life.”

“Michael Symon is no stranger to cooking competitions, having competed in the toughest contests known to a chef. And with his love for barbecue, Michael hits the road to visit some of the premier BBQ competitions in America, talking with the passionate pit and grill masters who devote their life to different styles of ‘cue,” said Jane Latman, President, Home & Food Content and Streaming, Warner Bros. Discovery. “Michael is not only an award-winning and world-renowned chef admired by his peers, but also beloved by fans, which makes him the perfect guide for viewers as he tastes his way across the country.”

Head to FoodNetwork.com and Food Network’s social platforms to learn exclusive barbecue how-tos from Michael Symon and join him on the road as he explores America’s hottest ‘cue contests. Viewers can join in on the conversation all season long at #BBQUSA.

BBQ USA is produced by Simple Alien for Food Network and discovery+.

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FOOD NETWORK (www.foodnetwork.com) is a unique lifestyle network, website and magazine that connects viewers to the power and joy of food. The network strives to be viewers’ best friend in food and is committed to leading by teaching, inspiring, empowering and entertaining through its talent and expertise. Food Network is distributed to nearly 100 million U.S. households and draws over 46 million unique web users monthly. Since launching in 2009, Food Network Magazine’s rate base has grown 13 times and is the No. 2 best-selling monthly magazine on the newsstand, with 13.5 million readers. Food Network is owned by Warner Bros. Discovery (NASDAQ: WBD) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates and distributes the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of content and brands across television, film and streaming. Available in more than 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Warner Bros. Discovery inspires, informs and entertains audiences worldwide through its iconic brands and products which also include: Discovery Channel, discovery+, CNN, CNN+, DC, Eurosport, HBO, HBO Max, HGTV, OWN, Investigation Discovery, TLC, Magnolia Network, TNT, TBS, truTV, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros. Television, Warner Bros. Games, New Line Cinema, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others. For more information, please visit www.wbd.com.

discovery+ discovery+ is the definitive non-fiction, real life subscription streaming service from Warner Bros. Discovery. With the largest-ever content offering at launch, discovery+ features a wide range of exclusive, original series across popular passion verticals including lifestyle and relationships; home and food; true crime; paranormal; adventure and natural history; as well as science, tech and the environment, and a slate of high-quality documentaries. For more, visit discoveryplus.com, or find the discovery+ app on most mobile and connected TV devices.



From the Producers of “90 Day Fiance” Comes the New High-Stakes, High-Drama Food Network Series





From the Producers of “90 Day Fiance” Comes the New High-Stakes, High-Drama Food Network Series “Me or the Menu”
A new twist on the relationship docu-series, “Me or the Menu,” finds four couples trying to beat the odds of ending up in divorce court, while also navigating the unique challenges of the cutthroat restaurant industry.
[via press release from Food Network]
FROM THE PRODUCERS OF “90 DAY FIANCÉ” COMES THE NEW HIGH-STAKES, HIGH-DRAMA FOOD NETWORK SERIES “ME OR THE MENU”

WITH THE ODDS STACKED AGAINST THEM, THE RELATIONSHIPS OF FOUR COUPLES ARE PUT TO THE TEST AS THEY WORK TO FULFILL THEIR RESTAURANT DREAMS

New Docu-Series Premieres Thursday, June 30th at 10pm ET/ PT on Food Network and discovery+

NEW YORK – May 23, 2022 – A new twist on the relationship docu-series, Me or the Menu, finds four couples trying to beat the odds of ending up in divorce court, while also navigating the unique challenges of the cutthroat restaurant industry. From the producers of the mega-hit franchise 90 Day Fiancé, this new Food Network series premieres Thursday, June 30th at 10pm ET/PT and will also stream on discovery+. Me or the Menu shines a spotlight on some of the reasons that approximately 60 percent of restaurants fail and nearly 50 percent of marriages end in divorce, and while some of the featured couples have just opened the doors of their new restaurants, others are diving-in headfirst hoping to make it to opening day. Despite being at different stages of their journeys, each couple feels the pressure to make their business and their relationship a success, but balancing a stressful restaurant start-up and the needs of a significant other may prove to be the ultimate test. These couples know that if they want to keep their restaurant dreams alive it won’t be easy, but they hope it will be worth it.

“Me or the Menu gives audiences an intimate look at the lives of four restaurateur couples chasing their dreams of owning a restaurant, but the stress it creates is like a pressure cooker as they navigate obstacles, conflicts and tough decisions affecting their businesses and relationships,” said Jane Latman, President, Home & Food Content and Streaming, Warner Bros. Discovery.

The Me or the Menu couples include:

Kathleen Murray and Nate Albert (Lombard, IL)

Kathleen is the owner of Saucy Kat Food Truck and has a lofty goal of turning her food truck into a restaurant. She needs the help and support of her younger fiancé Nate, often causing her to treat him like an employee rather than a partner. Everything hinges on their success serving lunch at a big food truck event, but Nate’s mistakes cause them to lose hundreds of dollars and his attitude drives a huge wedge in their relationship. Nate’s lack of motivation causes Kathleen to have doubts about his commitment to her, and he must earn back Kathleen’s trust by proving he is just as committed of a business partner as he is a romantic partner.

Randi Lee and Jeanette Zinno (Brooklyn, NY)

Working long hours puts pressure on Randi, an industry veteran and first-time restaurant owner, and his fiancée, Jeanette. They have put their wedding plans on the back burner until Randi can pay back his restaurant investors. Jeanette has invested thousands of dollars into the business and has put her own career on hold to help. She fills in as the hostess, washes dishes, and does whatever is needed at the restaurant so Randi doesn’t have to pay another full-time staff member. Now, Jeanette is finally ready to step back from the restaurant, but Randi questions whether he can really run the restaurant without her.

James Martin and Jessica Neal (Chicago, IL)

James is a rising culinary star, and his wife Jessica, argue about finances both at home and at the restaurant. James isn’t taking home a paycheck and Jessica feels the pressure to be the sole breadwinner working two jobs. But despite being overworked, Jessica refuses to relinquish control of her responsibilities at the restaurant to pay extra money for help. Will the financial strain be too much on their relationship?

Nicole Baldwin and Alan Yuhanna (Houston, TX)

Nicole, a self-taught cook with big dreams of opening a vegan restaurant, needs the help and support of her boyfriend, Alan. Neither one of them have any experience in the restaurant industry, so they are starting from scratch to learn the ropes. The pair clash over power dynamics as they must come up with a menu and find a location they can afford. It all comes to a head when Nicole loses her cool when they host a pop-up to test their concept with customers and investors.

Fans can get to know the couples risking it all in the restaurant business at FoodNetwork.com/MeOrTheMenu. Follow along with the drama on social media using #MeOrTheMenu and tell us which couples will stick together or fall apart.

Me or the Menu is produced by Sharp Entertainment for Food Network and discovery+.

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FOOD NETWORK (www.foodnetwork.com) is a unique lifestyle network, website and magazine that connects viewers to the power and joy of food. The network strives to be viewers’ best friend in food and is committed to leading by teaching, inspiring, empowering and entertaining through its talent and expertise. Food Network is distributed to nearly 100 million U.S. households and draws over 46 million unique web users monthly. Since launching in 2009, Food Network Magazine’s rate base has grown 13 times and is the No. 2 best-selling monthly magazine on the newsstand, with 13.5 million readers. Food Network is owned by Warner Bros. Discovery (NASDAQ: WBD) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates and distributes the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of content and brands across television, film and streaming. Available in more than 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Warner Bros. Discovery inspires, informs and entertains audiences worldwide through its iconic brands and products which also include: Discovery Channel, discovery+, CNN, CNN+, DC, Eurosport, HBO, HBO Max, HGTV, OWN, Investigation Discovery, TLC, Magnolia Network, TNT, TBS, truTV, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros. Television, Warner Bros. Games, New Line Cinema, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others. For more information, please visit www.wbd.com.

discovery+ discovery+ is the definitive non-fiction, real life subscription streaming service from Warner Bros. Discovery. With the largest-ever content offering at launch, discovery+ features a wide range of exclusive, original series across popular passion verticals including lifestyle and relationships; home and food; true crime; paranormal; adventure and natural history; as well as science, tech and the environment, and a slate of high-quality documentaries. For more, visit discoveryplus.com, or find the discovery+ app on most mobile and connected TV devices.



HGTV and Food Network Tout Dozens of Fresh Series and Returning Favorites





HGTV and Food Network Tout Dozens of Fresh Series and Returning Favorites Under New President Jane Latman
Top-performing cable networks HGTV and Food Network – which together attract more than 55 million total viewers per month and feature some of the biggest hits on television – will amp up their 2022 schedules with more than 70 new series and hundreds of episodes of popular titles this year.
[via press release from Discovery, Inc.]
HGTV AND FOOD NETWORK TOUT DOZENS OF FRESH SERIES AND RETURNING FAVORITES UNDER NEW PRESIDENT JANE LATMAN

New York [May 16, 2022] Top-performing cable networks HGTV and Food Network – which together attract more than 55 million total viewers per month and feature some of the biggest hits on television – will amp up their 2022 schedules with more than 70 new series and hundreds of episodes of popular titles this year. HGTV, which dominated 2021 as the #1 cable network for W25-54 and delivered its best yearly share in network history for Total Day, Sales Prime and Standard Prime with P25-54 and W25-54 audiences, will produce more than 570 hours of new original programming in 2022, including 33 new series and specials, and 27 returning programs. Food Network, which wrapped up 2021 as the #1 overall cable network in Weekend ITK among W25-54, has roared into 2022 with year-to-date ratings up among W18+ in both Prime (+8%) and Total Day (+3%), as well as for P18+ in Prime (+2%). Food Network is planning for more than 660 hours of new programming for the year, including 40 new series and specials, and 30 returning fan-favorites. The powerhouse nets, which rank as Top 10 cable networks among A25-54 and W25-54 every night of the week, are now helmed by new president, Jane Latman.

“HGTV and Food Network are two of the biggest, most influential brands in television with programming that more than 25 million viewers seek out and watch live weekly,” said Jane Latman, President, Home & Food Content and Streaming, Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc. “We are the established leaders in the home and food genres, and our top priority remains developing, producing and promoting new series that fill our bench with even more talented experts with star power. You also will see us generating fresh ideas that keep our existing fan-favorite series top of mind with this passionate audience.”

HGTV and Food Network will roll out a robust lineup of new programming this summer across both linear networks and discovery+, including these exciting new titles:

Buy It or Build It
Premieres on HGTV Wednesday, May 18, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Buy It or Build It stars Dallas-based twin brothers and contractors Chris and Calvin LaMont as they help clients decide whether to renovate an existing home to fit their lifestyle or build a new home that is completely customized to their needs. Based on each clients’ budget, Chris finds properties with potential and shares how he’ll use the budget to give the home a fresh look, while Calvin wows them with designs of a newly built home at the same price point. Once clients decide whether to buy or build, the siblings and business partners deliver the perfect dream home for each family.

Guy’s All-American Road Trip
Premieres on Food Network Friday, June 3, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Guy Fieri, his wife Lori, and his sons Hunter and Ryder, load up their RV and hit the road with a caravan of campers for family and friends on a trip they will never forget. The monster journey up the coast is filled with big adventure, fun competitions, and unbelievable meals, as the Fieris and their friends make their way from Northern California through Oregon and into Washington. From surfing sand dunes to a jet-boat excursion down the Rogue River, and from feasts featuring ceviche made from the day’s fresh catch to whole-hog barbecue, fans won’t want to miss their front-row seat to this epic road trip full of mouthwatering meals and iconic destinations.

Trixie Motel
Launches on discovery+ on Friday, June 3
Glamorous drag superstar, Trixie Mattel, expands her outrageously fun empire into the hospitality industry, erecting the “gaggiest, most iconic motel that has ever existed” in Trixie Motel. The technicolor eight-episode series follows Trixie, her life and business partner and property co-owner, David Silver, and her team as they tackle the massive overhaul of a ramshackle mid-century motel in Palm Springs, California. After spending nearly two million dollars to buy the dilapidated property, Trixie and David recruit a slew of spectacular helpers to complete the project in time to kick off Pride Month with a grand opening extravaganza. To help out with the epic undertaking, Trixie secures “free labor” from friends, including hospitality mogul Lisa Vanderpump, comedian Nicole Byer, actor and musician Zooey Deschanel, Property Brother Jonathan Scott, and drag queen/partner in crime Katya. More famous friends lend a hand during the season, including award-winning actor Leslie Jordan, musician and model Iggy Azalea, actor and television host Jonathan Bennett, and musician Belinda Carlisle.

Hungry for Answers
Premieres on discovery+ Wednesday, June 8
In Hungry for Answers, scholar, award-winning writer, restaurateur and cookbook author Caroline Randall Williams travels the country uncovering the often untold Black stories behind some of America’s classic and emblematic food and spirits. From the spicy, crisp flavors of Nashville Hot Chicken to the warm, dulcet taste of Tennessee Whiskey, Williams is out to uncover the origin stories of these quintessential American offerings, as well as surface the truth when it comes to the equity, or in most cases inequity, regarding the recognition and reward, for the true founding contributors throughout history. Hungry for Answers is a food show, but it is not just a food show, it is a Black food show with an ambitious endeavor to serve up a healthy dose of history with each delicious bite and sip explored.

The Great Giveback with Melissa McCarthy and Jenna Perusich
Premieres on HGTV and launches on discovery+ Monday, June 13, at 9 p.m. ET
The Great Giveback follows Melissa McCarthy, the multi-Academy Award(R) nominee and Emmy(R) Award-winning actress, producer, fashion designer and flea market enthusiast, and her cousin and fellow actress, Jenna Perusich, as they learn the heartwarming stories of exceptional people who were nominated for a home transformation by their loved ones. After that, the home reno obsessed cousins roll up their sleeves, grab sledgehammers, revamp rooms and astonish the recipients with remarkable reveals.

Beachside Brawl: East Coast vs. West Coast
Premieres on Food Network and launches on discovery+ Sunday, June 19, at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Summertime is the best time of year – the sun, the fun and especially the food! From fish tacos to lobster rolls and funnel cakes to elote, Beachside Brawl: East Coast vs. West Coast aims to find out which coast does summer food the best! Representing the west, acclaimed chef Brooke Williamson handpicks four premier beach chefs to put their skills to the test, while elite chef Tiffani Faison lines up her top picks to join the brawl and represent the eastern coast. In this highly anticipated return to battle for these two TOC champs, both captains will cook alongside their teams and mentor them throughout the competition with one goal – prove that their coast does it best! Overseeing this beachside showdown, Antonia Lofaso, who was born in Long Island, NY and now lives in Venice, California, is the perfect host to preside over this battle for the best beach eats. Get ready for this delicious new competition just in time for summer!

Me or the Menu
Premieres on Food Network and launches on discovery+ Thursday, June 30, at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Sixty percent of restaurants fail. Fifty percent of marriages end in divorce. New series, Me or the Menu, follows four couples as they try to beat both odds. Set in the cutthroat world of the restaurant industry, four restaurateurs navigate the challenges of opening their first restaurant with their significant others. Some couples have already opened their doors, while others are diving in headfirst, trying to make it to opening day. The stress of running their first restaurant will put these relationships to the test as these couples strive to keep their dreams and restaurants alive. Will their restaurant and their relationship survive?

Steal This House
Premieres on HGTV Saturday, July 9, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Cristy Lee (All Girls Garage on MotorTrend TV and MotorTrend+) stars in the Detroit-based home renovation series Steal This House. While she is known for her expertise fixing cars, trucks and bikes, Cristy’s heart is in home improvement. She sees the potential in the most unexpected, inexpensive properties and works to turn them into astonishing homes. For her clients, Cristy proves that it’s worth the risk to buy a lower-priced house that needs work, create a smart renovation budget and invest in a renovation to transform the place into the home of their dreams.

BBQ USA
Premieres on Food Network and launches on discovery+ Monday, July 11, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
It’s the most competitive game in food – BBQ! And in this new series, chef and restaurateur Michael Symon is headed to the biggest BBQ competitions across the country to bring viewers right into the action as he showcases the most elite competitors and top-notch BBQ talent as they battle for the ultimate barbecue bragging rights and prizes. From Georgia to Kansas to Texas, and points in between, Michael takes viewers behind the scenes to join in all the cooking action including a look at the most diehard devotees of this culinary spectacle, and of course, the most drool-worthy, mouthwatering ‘que that you’ve ever seen!

Rehab Addict Lake House Rescue
Premieres on HGTV and launches on discovery+ Wednesday, July 13, at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Nicole Curtis, the home renovation star best known for her hands-on restoration of crumbling old houses in Rehab Addict and Rehab Addict Rescue, returns to her Lake Orion, Michigan, hometown to finish the massive renovation of a historic waterfront cottage in Rehab Addict Lake House Rescue. Nicole revisits the charming 1904 property that she loved at first sight and saved from impending demolition. Now seven years later, she will complete the project – the most difficult, expensive and complicated of her career – to create a stunning lakeside retreat for her family.

Flip to A Million
Premieres on HGTV and launches on discovery+ Monday, Aug. 1, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
In Flip to A Million, HGTV conducts an edge-of-your-seat house flipping experiment as never seen before. The series follows two couples who are both successful house flippers in their respective markets: Jonathan and Danielle Wrobel of Long Island, New York, and Jason and EJ Williams of Chicago, Illinois. The pairs are dropped in an unfamiliar city – Dallas, Texas – where they set out to prove that in the world of real estate, it’s possible to start out with almost nothing and turn it into a fortune. With an initial budget of only $1,000, each couple works the real estate and flipping market to buy and sell properties. Their goal: build to a $1 million house sale in just six months. To try to make it happen, the duos must go to any length to flip to a million.

It’s CompliPlated
Premieres on Food Network and launches on discovery+ Thursday, August 11, at 10 p.m. ET/PT
It’s CompliPlated is a hilarious new cooking show that has determined chefs attempting to please the most particular panel of eaters with the same plate of food. Hosted by New York Times bestselling-author, actress, vegan foodie and inaugural Food Network Hot List designee, Tabitha Brown, this series is for all the home cooks out there who are looking for ways to make the delicious dishes we all love, while accommodating all the different diets, food allergies and tastes in their household. Chopped judge and Tournament of Champions II winner, Maneet Chauhan, joins the action each week as the competing chefs pull out all the stops to see who can make the best, universal meal for their complicated, picky preferences and walk away with $10,000!

First Home Fix
Premieres on HGTV Saturday, August 27, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
First Home Fix spotlights design duo and real-life couple, Austin Coleman and Raisa Kuddus, as they create custom one-of-a-kind renovations for eager millennial clients. Austin and Raisa show these first-time homeowners how to best stretch their tight budgets using sweat equity and strategic, uniquely personalized design decisions. In the end, the pair helps their young clients transform their dated properties into a home they never dreamed would be possible.

Bobby and Sophie on the Coast
Premieres on Food Network and launches on discovery+ Monday, August 22, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Get ready to hit the road with Bobby Flay and his daughter, Sophie, as they set off on an incredible food tour across the sunny California coastline to explore the Los Angeles spots, old and new, that are part of the city’s exploding food scene. Together, they are on a mission to visit amazing restaurants and inspired chefs and enjoy the delectable and inventive cuisine created from the best the area has to offer. From glamorous Hollywood establishments to the urban revival of Downtown LA’s hot new eateries, to fresh seafood in sunny beach-towns, Bobby and Sophie give us a front row seat as they share what they enjoy most, tracking down and trying the most extraordinary eats around. And with so much inspiration from their culinary travels, Bobby can’t resist using the very local ingredients to cook up his own delicious dishes that perfectly reflect what LA cuisine is all about.

Guy’s Ultimate Game Night
Premieres on Food Network Wednesday, August 31, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
If you put a game show and a food competition show in a blender, you get Guy’s Ultimate Game Night. Hollywood celebrities and their closest friends and family join host Guy Fieri in the Flavortown Lounge for an evening of food, drinks and off-the-hook food-related games and trivia like “Dish Pics,” “The Guy-Q Test,” and “Charade the Pantry,” as well as hands-on food challenges like “Blind Baker” and “Omelette Offs.” It’s all fun and games as the guests must stay on their toes as they battle for crazy prizes, and the best part is, it’s all in the name of charity!

For the latest announcements on these new upcoming series, fans are invited to stay connected across digital platforms at HGTV.com and via @HGTV on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok, and at FoodNetwork.com and via @FoodNetwork on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok.

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Antonia Lofaso Heats Up the Summer Sand with New Culinary Competition Series “Beachside Brawl”





Antonia Lofaso Heats Up the Summer Sand with New Culinary Competition Series “Beachside Brawl”
The new series premieres Sunday, June 19 at 10:00/9:00c on Food Network and discovery+.
[via press release from Food Network]
ANTONIA LOFASO HEATS UP THE SUMMER SAND WITH NEW CULINARY COMPETITION SERIES “BEACHSIDE BRAWL”

After Going Head-To-Head on Tournament of Champions III Finale, Tiffani Faison and Brooke Williamson Return to Battle and Prove Their Coast’s Beach Food Is Best

New Series Premieres Sunday, June 19th at 10pm ET/ PT on Food Network and discovery+

NEW YORK – May 12, 2022 – From fresh west coast fish tacos to buttery east coast lobster rolls, beach bites coast to coast are undeniably delicious. On Sunday, June 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT Antonia Lofaso challenges the foremost cooks from both coasts in the ultimate battle to determine which coast does summer food best on Beachside Brawl on Food Network and discovery+. Acclaimed East Coast chef Tiffani Faison and elite West Coast chef Brooke Williamson lead teams of four cooks in this beachside showdown. Both captains will mentor and cook alongside their teams throughout the competition with one goal – prove that their coast does it best. One team member will be crowned Best of the Beach and win a dream beach getaway worth up to $25,000.

“Antonia Lofaso’s culinary expertise and ties to both coasts, makes her the ideal host to preside over this coast vs. coast battle for the best beach eats,” said Jane Latman, President, Home & Food Content and Streaming, Warner Bros. Discovery.

“With my strong connection to both coasts – being born on the east and growing up on the west – I’m so thrilled to oversee this competition as my two talented friends, Tiffani Faison and Brooke Williamson brawl on the beach to prove their coast is best,” said Antonia Lofaso. “Audiences will love cheering for their favorite beach foods and rooting for their coast.”

Tiffani Faison will lead the team of talented East Coast chefs, including Jared Brown (Long Branch, NJ), Edward Lordman (Pensacola, FL), Ben Porter (Cape Cod, MA), and Jada Vidal (Tampa Bay, FL). Brooke Williamson will guide the accomplished chefs of the West Coast, including Kaleena Bliss (Seattle, WA), Brian Madayag (Edmonds, WA), Joshua Mazoukes (San Diego, CA), and Jessica Roy (Newport Beach, CA).

On the premiere, Antonia challenges the teams to create a menu of boardwalk stand dishes that represents their coast to be served to beachgoers. The menu must include an item on a stick, a fried item, as well as something in a bun, something cheesy, and something sweet. Throughout the six-week competition the teams will be tested in summer-themed showdowns from seafood banquets on a budget to tropical destination dinners, and from million-dollar yacht meals to boardwalk bake sales. Joining Antonia each week will be a rotating guest judge, including Stephanie Boswell, Noah Cappe, Tim Hollingsworth, Rashida Holmes, Sabin Lomac, Jeremy McBryde, and Ben Robinson to help determine the winner. Only one will be able to take the heat and win bragging rights and the ultimate beach getaway.

Fans can get to know Antonia Lofaso and team captains, Brooke Williamson and Tiffani Faison, by following #BeachsideBrawl on social media. Plus, find exclusives from the competition, catch sneak peeks of new episodes, as well as Antonia’s best tips for seafood shopping. Head to FoodNetwork.com/BeachsideBrawl for more.

Beachside Brawl is produced by Lando Entertainment for Food Network and discovery+.

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Guy Fieri Hits the Road for an Epic RV Adventure Through the Pacific Northwest





Guy Fieri Hits the Road for an Epic RV Adventure Through the Pacific Northwest on the New Series “Guy’s All-American Road Trip”
The four-episode series will premiere on Friday, June 3 at 9:00/8:00c on Food Network.
[via press release from Food Network]
GUY FIERI HITS THE ROAD WITH HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS FOR AN EPIC RV ADVENTURE THROUGH THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST ON THE NEW SERIES “GUY’S ALL-AMERICAN ROAD TRIP”

Stops Include Locales in Northern California, Oregon, and Washington

The Four Episode Series Will Premiere on Friday, June 3rd at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network

NEW YORK – May 5, 2022 – On Friday, June 3rd at 9pm ET/PT, Guy Fieri, his wife Lori, and his sons Hunter and Ryder load up their RV to hit the road, along with a caravan of campers full of family and friends, for a road trip they will never forget on Guy’s All-American Road Trip. The monster journey up the coast will be filled with big adventure, fun competitions, and unbelievable meals, as the Fieris and their friends make their way up the coast from Northern California through Oregon and into Washington. From surfing sand dunes to an exhilarating jet-boat excursion down the Rogue River, and from camping feasts featuring fresh ceviche from crab and cod right out of the water and a whole-hog barbecue, this road trip is full of mouthwatering meals, iconic destinations, and lots of action-packed activities.

“Guy takes audiences on the ultimate summer adventure on Guy’s All-American Road Trip, giving them an up-close-and-personal look at his incredible family vacation. And with Guy at the wheel, audiences know they can expect a wild and fun ride filled with over-the-top camp side meals and some crazy competitions,” said Jane Latman, President, Home & Food Content and Streaming, Warner Bros. Discovery.

“I’m stoked to hit the open road with my friends and family for an unforgettable trip where we’ll experience all the flavors, people, and places that make the West Coast so special. And of course, I’m throwin’ in a little bit of competition to keep them all on their toes!” said Fieri.

Before they hit the highway, the Fieris meet up with the five other families coming along for the adventure. Notorious for surprises, Guy reveals to the group that this isn’t an average vacation as there will be family vs. family competitions at each stop along the way. First up is Alexandre Family Farms, an organic, regenerative farm in Crescent City, CA, where they learn firsthand how to milk cows, and one family creams the others with the most amount of milk. The farm fun doesn’t stop there, as they head over to the chicken coop for a dizzying egg relay race. Then they head to Gold Beach, Oregon for a wild 64-mile long jet-boat excursion. After working up an appetite on the water, the Fieris and friends go back to the campsite to enjoy a real deal, homemade Mexican feast with Al Pastor, Carne Asada, and Achiote Chicken Fajitas.

With hundreds of miles to cover, and incredible roadside eats to enjoy, including campground curry, homemade pork eggrolls, and fresh Dungeness crab boil, the Fieris continue to lead the way up the West Coast. In Florence, Oregon, Guy and his buddies go on an epic ride in the sand dunes in Honeyman State Park, while the kids try sand boarding. Plus, the families go head-to head in mini golf and go-carting. Back at the campsite, Ryder gets a lesson on how to make the crispiest fried chicken.

Next up, they stop in Leavenworth, Washington to check out a Bavarian village for some traditional treats at a bakery known for their gingerbread. It’s game on as the families compete to decorate the most impressive gingerbread house. Then, there’s more thrills and competition as the families go ziplining. Before heading to the campgrounds, they make a pit stop for outrageous milkshakes at a retro stainless-steel diner in the middle of the mountains.

Ending the trip on a high note, Guy and Hunter visit Jim Belushi at his family’s Oregon farm to cook up Albanian Belushi-family recipes, as well as American favorites like ribs and pizza – done with Guy’s special touch. Then, there is one last challenge as the families battle it out in their final game to determine who is winner.

Fans can see photos from the road trip at FoodNetwork.com/GuysRoadTrip and can get ideas for their own vacation. Plus, they can share their own trip highlights using #GuysRoadTrip.

Guy’s All-American Road Trip is produced by Citizen Pictures for Food Network.

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“The Great Food Truck Race” Is Back with Hottest Season Ever Premiering Sunday, June 5th





“The Great Food Truck Race” Is Back with Hottest Season Ever Premiering Sunday, June 5th at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network and discovery+
In the eight-episode season, nine teams of aspiring food truck owners with specialties ranging from fresh pasta to plant-based Cuban dishes must prove their cooking chops, marketing savvy and selling skills in high-stakes challenges to beat their rivals and stay in the race.
[via press release from Food Network]
“THE GREAT FOOD TRUCK RACE” IS BACK WITH HOTTEST SEASON EVER PREMIERING SUNDAY, JUNE 5TH AT 9PM ET/PT ON FOOD NETWORK AND DISCOVERY+

Hosted By Tyler Florence, Eight-Episode Season Brings the Heat to Southern California with Brand-New Roster of Aspiring Food Truck Owners, Outrageous Challenges and Sun-Soaked Coastal Locales

NEW YORK -May 2, 2022 – The Great Food Truck Race heads to the beach for the hottest season ever this summer with a brand-new action-packed culinary road battle along the sunny Southern California coast, premiering Sunday, June 5th at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network and streaming on discovery+. In the eight-episode season hosted by Tyler Florence, nine teams of aspiring food truck owners with specialties ranging from fresh pasta to plant-based Cuban dishes must prove their cooking chops, marketing savvy and selling skills in high-stakes challenges to beat their rivals and stay in the race. Kicking off in Laguna Beach with a spicy hot pepper challenge, the route then hits beach locations for intense cooking rounds and selling challenges, from Venice for a visit from Chef Antonia Lofaso and a hemp-inspired menu challenge to a selling competition at The Grand Prix of Long Beach. Other stops include Los Angeles where the teams compete against two-time Race winners The Lime Truck, Redondo Beach for a lunch-on-the-go challenge judged by Race alumni Seoul Sausage, serving beach volleyball players in Manhattan Beach and a visit to the Glamis Dunes, culminating in a head-to-head finale in San Diego where only one team is awarded the life-changing $50,000 grand prize.

“The Great Food Truck Race’s innovative teams, mind-blowing food and beautiful locales make this show a perfect way to celebrate summer,” said Jane Latman, President, Home and Food Content & Streaming, Warner Bros. Discovery. “The only thing hotter than the food is the rivalries – these teams are truly in this competition to change their lives and move forward in their quest to have their own business.”

The teams competing are: Amawele’s – San Francisco, California (Pamela Drew, Wendy Drew, Emma Januarie); Eso Artisanal Pasta – Morristown, New Jersey (AJ Sankofa, Kristina Gambarian, Matt McFadden); Food Flight – Atlanta, Georgia (Kate Schulz, Betsy Wallace, Grant Stevens); Girl’s Got Balls – Fox River Grove, Illinois (Shauna Fetterman, Lizzy Scudder, Carrie Jones); Maybe Cheese Born With It – Toledo, Ohio (David Gedert, Mahogany Reign, Keith Logue); Salsa Queen – Salt Lake City, Utah (Salsa Queen Zapata, Jim Birch, Missy Workman); Sauté Kingz – Daytona Beach, Florida (Count Foreman, Jessica Foreman, Jesshuan Foreman); Señoreata – Los Angeles, California (Evanice Holz, Adri Law, Chelly Saludado) and Southern Pride Asian Fusion – Colorado Springs, Colorado (DJ Williams, Houston Greenlee, Gio Palacio).

In the season premiere, the competitors meet Tyler and see their food trucks for the very first time in Laguna Beach. Things get spicy very quickly in the first challenge as Tyler reveals a table stocked with colorful hot peppers – and the teams must create their hottest dish to impress Tyler. In the selling round, rivalries and alliances are quickly born as the teams battle to get customers and one truck is sent home. Upcoming episodes visit Los Angeles where the trucks must sell against two-time Race winners The Lime Truck, a high-energy Venice Beach challenge inspired and judged by Chef Antonia Lofaso and on-the-go lunch delivery in Redondo Beach with Race alumni Seoul Sausage. In the finale on Sunday, July 24th at 9pm ET/PT, the two remaining teams go head-to-head in San Diego and the last truck standing is awarded the $50,000 grand prize.

Fans can get to know the competing teams and find out where Tyler likes to eat when he’s on the road at FoodNetwork.com/GreatFoodTruckRace. Follow along with the competition on social media and tell us which truck is serving up the best grub using #GreatFoodTruckRace.

The Great Food Truck Race is produced by Critical Content for Food Network and discovery+.

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FOOD NETWORK (www.foodnetwork.com) is a unique lifestyle network, website and magazine that connects viewers to the power and joy of food. The network strives to be viewers’ best friend in food and is committed to leading by teaching, inspiring, empowering and entertaining through its talent and expertise. Food Network is distributed to nearly 100 million U.S. households and draws over 46 million unique web users monthly. Since launching in 2009, Food Network Magazine’s rate base has grown 13 times and is the No. 2 best-selling monthly magazine on the newsstand, with 13.5 million readers. Food Network is owned by Warner Bros. Discovery (NASDAQ: WBD) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates and distributes the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of content and brands across television, film and streaming. Available in more than 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Warner Bros. Discovery inspires, informs and entertains audiences worldwide through its iconic brands and products which also include: Discovery Channel, discovery+, CNN, DC, Eurosport, HBO, HBO Max, HGTV, OWN, Investigation Discovery, TLC, Magnolia Network, TNT, TBS, truTV, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros. Television, Warner Bros. Games, New Line Cinema, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies, Discovery en Español, Hogar de HGTV and others. For more information, please visit www.wbd.com.

discovery+ is the definitive non-fiction, real life subscription streaming service from Warner Bros. Discovery. With the largest-ever content offering at launch, discovery+ features a wide range of exclusive, original series across popular passion verticals including lifestyle and relationships; home and food; true crime; paranormal; adventure and natural history; as well as science, tech and the environment, and a slate of high-quality documentaries. For more, visit discoveryplus.com, or find the discovery+ app on most mobile and connected TV devices.



Ambitious Chefs Battle for Their Future and Dream Job





Ambitious Chefs Battle for Their Future and Dream Job in Food Network’s “Chopped: Desperately Seeking Sous Chef”
The five-part tournament premieres Tuesday, May 31 at 9:00/8:00c.
[via press release from Food Network]
AMBITIOUS CHEFS BATTLE FOR THEIR FUTURE AND DREAM JOB IN “CHOPPED: DESPERATELY SEEKING SOUS CHEF”

Five-Part Tournament Premieres Tuesday, May 31st at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network

Sixteen Chefs Compete for Job Offer from the Chopped Judges

NEW YORK – April 14, 2022 – Talented and ambitious sous chefs step into the Chopped Kitchen for a chance at securing a life-changing opportunity in the new five-part tournament, Chopped: Desperately Seeking Sous Chef, premiering Tuesday, May 31st at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network. Hosted by the venerable Ted Allen, each episode of the tournament features four chefs showcasing their culinary skills over three rounds – appetizer, entrée, and dessert – as they are challenged to utilize the mystery basket of ingredients and create breathtaking dishes to impress judges Maneet Chauhan, Scott Conant and Chris Santos. The judges are critiquing the chefs’ cooking skills along with their attitude, leadership, and ability to multitask to determine who has what it takes to make it to the finale for a chance at winning the title of grand champion and a job offer by Scott, Maneet or Chris to join their restaurants as a sous chef.

Never have the Chopped judges had so much to lose and the chefs so much to gain. To succeed, the 16 chefs must have the stamina and strength to handle the pressure of the most prominent kitchens in America with just one chance to prove they are worthy of this opportunity. After the final elimination, the victorious chef gets to choose which enticing path to take from either Scott, Maneet and Chris. There hasn’t been a moment like this in Chopped history, with every part of the competition being the toughest job interview of these chefs’ lives.

“Chopped continues to push the boundaries with its competition format, with viewers tuning in each week for its compelling challenges, expert critique and pulse-racing entertainment,” said Courtney White, President, Food Network and Streaming Food Content, Discovery Inc. “The winner walking away with a life-altering opportunity from Chris, Maneet or Scott, all titans in their industry, is the ultimate Chopped prize.”

Throughout the competition the hungry chefs bring everything they have to the kitchen to show off their culinary techniques for their dream job. During the preliminary battles, the chefs must tackle an appetizer basket that includes fish-shaped cakes and a whole plant-based chicken, while a cut of meat proves problematic to work with in the entrée round that have the chefs scrambling to get dinner on the table for a potential future boss. In a dessert round, the judges wonder what to expect when they bite into caponata and galaxy gelatin cake as ingredients. Tensions are high as the four chefs who make it to the finale open the appetizer basket and find a fusion pasta and a delicacy from the sea. A specialty of Naples is the curveball ingredient of a difficult entrée basket, then, in the dessert round, a stinky fruit and a spicy ice cream are a part of the culinary puzzle.

Fans can get to know the competing chefs and get a sneak peek at some of the mystery basket ingredients at FoodNetwork.com/Chopped. Follow along with the competition on social media and tell us who you think should win the grand prize using #Chopped.

Chopped: Desperately Seeking Sous Chef is produced by Notional Entertainment for Food Network.

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