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 →
Local Fare, the TV show created by Free Range Concepts (Kyle Noonan/Josh Sepkowitz) airs every Saturday at 5pm on CBS’s KTVT (Ch. 21). This Saturday is a special re-airing of episode one in honor of Louis Canelakes, our dear friend who recently passed. Louie’s is profiled on this first episode.
Creator, Kyle Noonan says, “One thing I have learned is people who will be truly happy in life are those who have found how to serve others and Louie lived his life by that mantra. He was both an inspiration and a friend and he will be dearly missed.”
Last night we were invited to pre-screen the upcoming television premier of a locally produced foodie show call Local Fare. This is the media foray of restaurateurs Kyle Noonan and Josh Sepkowitz who own a Bowl and Barrel, Mutts and the soon to open The Rustic, which will be this amazing music venue in Uptown Dallas.
The television program will air on Saturday at 5 p.m. on KTXA 21 (CBS), then replay Sunday at 9:30pm. The show revolves around three invited guests who are not related to the restaurant industry or media. These are average people that have a single thing in common they love restaurants. During the program the trio of guests discuss their favorite restaurants and visit them as a group. After each visit they discuss and rate their meals. Continue reading →