Archive for the ‘Movies & TV’ Category

You can be a Food Network star

By
August 12th, 2016



PHOTO COURTESY THE FOOD NETWORK

The Food Network is casting for the next season of "Guy's Grocery Games," open to both professionals and non-pro cooks.

Local firefighters are known for their kitchen as well as fire-fighting skills, and are among the specialty cooks being sought for the next season of Guy Fieri's "Guy's Grocery Games."

The Food Network is searching nationwide for outgoing, skilled chefs and professional cooks from all backgrounds to compete for the $20,000 prize. If you think you have the chops, or know someone who does, applications are being taken at beonguysgrocerygames.com.

grocery games

All applicants must be 18 or older, and residents of the United States.

Producers are casting the following specialty episodes:

Burgers: Open to pro chefs and cooks with unique skills and perspective on burgers.
Bacon: Seeking pro chefs and cooks with unique skills and perspective on bacon.
Cheese: Pro chefs and cooks with unique skills and perspective on cheese.
All in the family: Seeking four family members who are or have been professional chefs/cooks, who will compete against each other.
Mothers Day/Father's Day: Looking for parent and son or daughter, and parent or adult child with some pro cooking experience.
Carnival games: For pro chefs and cooks with unique skills and perspective on carnival eats.
Superfans: Cooks/chefs who are epic fans of the show.
Firefighters: Amateur cooks with skills.
Police officers: Amateur cooks with skills.
Veterans: (Amateur Armed Forces cooks with skills.
Food truck chefs
Station chefs, Chef de Parties, line cooks: Representing from every part of a pro kitchen.

The deadline is Oct. 1 for the following episodes:
Burgers, Bacon, Cheese, Carnival Eats, Father's Day (Chef Father and his daughter or son, 18 or older), Superfan, Firefighters, Police, Veterans

Casting will continue through December for additional episodes that haven't been themed yet.

Pass on the word to anyone qualified.

———
Nadine Kam is Style Editor and staff restaurant critic at the Honolulu Star-Advertiser; her food coverage in print in Wednesday's Crave section. Contact her via email at nkam@staradvertiser.com and follow her on Twitter, Instagram and Rebel Mouse.

'MasterChef' seeks home cooks

By
September 15th, 2015



FOX PHOTO The FOX reality competition "MasterChef" is looking for home chef candidates for Season 7.

COURTESY FOX

The FOX reality competition "MasterChef" is looking for home chef candidates.

If you think you have what it takes to face chef Gordon Ramsay, producers of the popular FOX reality cooking show "MasterChef" are conducting a nationwide search for the best home cooks to participate in its highly-anticipated seventh season.

Here are the basic criteria:

>> Must be 18 years or older on Jan. 1, 2016.

>> Must be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States.

>> Must not currently work or previously worked as a professional chef in any setting.

>> Must not receive main source of income from preparing and/or cooking fresh foods in a professional environment (e.g., restaurants, hotels, canteens, catering, etc).

If you think you have what it takes in the kitchen to compete among the best home cooks in America, visit www.masterchefcasting.com to apply. Completed applications and video submissions must be received by noon Oct. 9.

———

Nadine Kam is Style Editor and staff restaurant critic at the Honolulu Star-Advertiser; her coverage is in print on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Contact her via email at nkam@staradvertiser.com and follow her on Twitter, Instagram and Rebel Mouse.

Recent Posts

Recent Comments

Archives