Food Network Announces Recipe Contest


TORONTO — Amateur chefs have a new outlet to display their creative genius in the Food Network’s new Recipe to Riches series, which is casting next month.

“There is a strong appetite among Canadian viewers for this kind of format and no shortage of culinary talent to be showcased,” said Barb Williams, senior vice-president of Content for Shaw Media, parent of Food Network Canada.

Each week the show’s contestants will compete in one of the seven pre-determined food categories. The dishes will be judged by a panel that will pick the best recipe in each category, which will then become a President’s Choice product. Each category-winning chef will win $25,000, and a grand prize winner will be chosen and awarded $250,000 on the season finale.

There is no news on when the show will air, but open auditions begin in Halifax Feb.5 and end in Toronto Feb. 26.

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