Food News

GSN Seeking Real People For Cooking Competition

If you're a "real person" that loves to cook, GSN is looking for you. 

Their new show, Beat the Chefs, is seeking amateur chef teams consisting of a lead and two sous chefs to compete against "some of the best chefs in the business", specifically Beau McMillan, executive chef of Elements at The Sanctuary Resort in Arizona; Top Chef contestant Antonia Lofaso; and Chris Henderson, author of the New York Times bestseller, Cooked.


Of course, there's no television cooking show without celebrity judges and Beat The Chef has tapped Eric Roberts; Melissa Rycroft; and Julie Powell of Julie and Julia fame, to name a few.

Winning chefs take home $25,000 to share with their team.

If

you think you've got what it takes and have two friends that are down

with taking orders from you on television, fill out the online form here.

If

the thought of cooking on television scares the living daylights out of

you, no problem! An iPhone game based on the show will be available on August 23.



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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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