Chopped All-Stars Returns With New Stars and an Action-Packed Season

Show: Chopped

Host Ted Allen checks in with Sunny Anderson, as seen on Food Network’s Chopped All Stars, Season 14.

Photo by: Janet Rhodes ©2012, Television Food Network, G.P.

Janet Rhodes, 2012, Television Food Network, G.P.

Chopped All-Stars returns for Season 3 with a new line-up of culinary contenders, vying for the title of All-Stars champion. The winner will receive a $50,000 donation to his or her chosen charity. The competition is broken down into four themed rounds. In each round four chefs will cook head-to-head, with the single winner advancing to the finale, where one chef will be crowned the All-Stars Champion. The competition will be judged by a rotating roster of familiar Chopped judges, including Maneet Chauhan, Marcus Samuelsson, Aarón Sánchez, Chris Santos and Geoffrey Zakarian.

Competitors include Food Network and Cooking Channel personalities, famous restaurant chefs, Chopped judges and celebrities who have a love for food.

Here is a breakdown of the Chopped All-Stars episodes and participating stars:

"Food Network vs. Cooking Channel": Jeff Mauro, Sunny Anderson, Gabriele Corcos, Nadia G.

"Mega Chefs": Chuck Hughes, Elizabeth Falkner, Gavin Kaysen, Richard Blais

"Chopped Judges": Amanda Freitag, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marc Murphy, Scott Conant

"Celebrities": Joey Fatone, Johnny Weir, Judy Gold, Laila Ali

Watch a Sneak Peek of Season 3 Below:

Tune in to Round 1 of Chopped All-Stars on Sunday, April 7, at 9pm/8c to find out which of the first four competitors will make it to the finale. Who are you most excited to see compete?

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