There are a few Dallas-based television opportunities that are well worth checking out. The first offers a local chef on Cut Throat Kitchen. The second is the locally produced program that bounces around the city scoping out the best restaurants. Lets check these out.
Cutthroat Kitchen features four chefs faced with three cooking challenges. Each challenge gives the chefs a type of dish to create, expecting them to refine the dish to high culinary standards within a limited amount of time. The typical time allotment is only 30 minutes for cooking, after 1 minute of acquiring ingredients from a pantry. After the dishes are prepared, a guest judge evaluates each dish and the chef with the worst dish is eliminated. In the first two challenges after the chefs have acquired their ingredients, the host presents a number of sabotage elements that are put up for auction to the chefs. The player winning the sabotage items can use it on the other chefs. Continue reading →
We introduced you to chef Eric Shelton some time back. He is the witty chef at the Music Hall known for his creative and whimsical dishes paired paired with each program appearing at the venue. Shelton is a graduate of Johnson and Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island, and has worked as the Executive Chef at the Wyndham Hotel in downtown Dallas, with chef David McMillan at the Nana Grill and Marc Cassel at the Green Room in Deep Ellum. Now you can see one of our favorites on television on January 19, 2014 as he makes his Food Network debut on Cutthroat Kitchen, the program that pits chefs against each other to nab a $25,000 purse and is hosted by Alton Brown. Continue reading →
Tiffany Derry is back on the tube again, this time with Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen which is scheduled to air at 9pm central standard time. There have been several chefs as of late make an appearance on the program which pits the talent up against each other in a battle for a prize that can be significant or meager depending on how much they spend to sabotage the other contestant.
In each episode, four chefs are greeted by show moderator Alton Brown with a briefcase filled with $100,000 in cash and, each contestant receives $25,000 to spend over the course of the game on auction items to help themselves or sabotage their competitors. After each cooking challenge is given, chefs have sixty seconds to gather ingredients in the pantry and then regroup for an auction to bid on culinary curveballs such as the exclusive use of salt or not allowing their opponents to taste their dishes.
A chef will be eliminated after each of the three rounds, and the last competitor to survive wins the money they have left in their bank. Continue reading →