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Food Network increases the heat in “Chopped: Playing with Fire”

Food Network has unveiled another installment in the Chopped franchise, Chopped: Playing with Fire, hosted by Ted Allen. The series, produced by Notional Entertainment, will debut on the network on August ...
July 8, 2021

Food Network has unveiled another installment in the Chopped franchise, Chopped: Playing with Fire, hosted by Ted Allen.

The series, produced by Notional Entertainment, will debut on the network on August 10, with episodes also available on the Discovery+ streaming service along with the entire Chopped library.

Each episode of Chopped: Playing with Fire will feature four chefs showcasing their live-fire skills across three rounds: appetizer, entrée and desert, while using the mandatory mystery ingredients to impress a rotating panel of judges that includes Eric Adjepong, Tiffani Faison, Eduardo Garcia, Alex Guarnaschelli and Chris Santos. The winner will earn a spot in the grand finale for the title of Chopped Grand Champion and a $25,000 prize. 

“There is nothing more delectable and entertaining than cooking over a grill during the summer,” said Food Network and Cooking Channel president Courtney White in a statement. “And these talented chefs are taking it to the next level — Chopped style — working with some of the most primal ingredients over a live flame in the Chopped kitchen.”

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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