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Now Casting for Halloween Wars
Calling all pumpkin carvers, cake makers and sugar artists! Food Network’s Halloween Wars is getting ready to shoot a new season.
Fright nights are back as teams of ghouls and goblins compete for a chance to win a share of $50,000. Don’t be afraid of this war. Come ready to put your name among the ranks of Halloween Wars champions!
To submit an application for yourself or someone you think should appear on the next season of Halloween Wars, please email us with the following:
Your name, age and phone number
The city and state where you are located
A photo of you, and five photos of your best-ever work. (Photos of Halloween or “scary-themed” creations are preferred.)
A short paragraph telling us why you should be chosen to compete on Halloween Wars
Now Casting for Cake Wars
We’re seeking the most dynamic and talented cake bakers and decorators for the upcoming new season of Cake Wars!
This new hit series gives professional cake makers the chance to showcase their skills decorating earth-shattering cakes and battle it out for $10,000. If you’re ready to cut, carve, bake and frost your way to $10,000, then it’s time to enter this war and show us that you have what it takes to create some of the largest, most-lifelike cakes we’ve ever seen.
To submit an application for yourself or someone you think should appear on the next season of Cake Wars, please email us with the following:
Your name, age and phone number
The city and state where you are located
A photo of yourself, and five photos of your best-ever cakes
A short paragraph telling us why you should be chosen to compete on Cake Wars
Now Casting for Guy's Grocery Games
Food Network's hit show Guy's Grocery Games is casting for upcoming seasons and giving you the chance to win up to $20,000! This fast-paced culinary competition puts talented chefs and professional cooks to the test in the ultimate supermarket-themed showdown.
To navigate the aisles of this high-pressure competition, you’re going to need clever cooking solutions and supermarket savvy. From shopping on a budget to substituting out-of-stock ingredients, contestants will have to race against the clock to survive.
If you make your living in a professional kitchen and think you have what it takes to be the last chef standing, then Guy Fieri is ready to put you to the test!
Are you a passionate and experienced baker? Are you ready to make amazing fresh fruit tarts, delectable morning muffins and spring's best cakes and cookies? If you have what it takes to outbake the competition, this is the perfect show for you!
Food Network is scouring the country looking for the best and most-versatile bakers for the next installment of Holiday Baking Championship.
Are you a passionate and experienced baker? Do you love the holidays? Do you love to infuse holiday cheer into your cheesecakes, tarts, souffles and cookies? Are your ghost and goblin goodies a Halloween hit? If you think you have what it takes to outbake the competition, then this is the perfect show for you.
In the Holiday Baking Championship showdown, bakers enter our kitchen for a fun baking battle with the chance to win a cash prize and become a baking champion.
Your name, your child's name, your phone number and your email address in the body of the email
A photo of you and your child, and a few photos of their most-impressive baked goods
Lastly, tell us a bit about your young baker and why you think he or she would be perfect for the show.
*Only submissions sent by parents will be accepted.
Now Casting Taco Restaurants and Trucks
Cooking Channel’s Emmy-nominated series Taco Trip, hosted by Aarón Sánchez, is looking for the best tacos around the nation. Have you enjoyed the tastiest tacos at a food truck or restaurant? Whether they were gourmet, unique or authentic Mexican street tacos, we want to hear about them.
Food Network is seeking food truck teams to compete on the sixth season of the hit series The Great Food Truck Race.
Are you a food truck owner wishing our show would feature established food trucks again? Do you run a food truck with your husband, sister, best friend or parents? Are you talented chefs and owners with huge personalities? Well, you’re in luck!
Chef and host Tyler Florence is searching for current food truck ownersto travel across the country and competefor a big cash prize. You should be part of a fun and dynamic food truck team with a competitive spirit to embark on the journey of a lifetime.
If you're selected, you and your two teammates will embark on an epic, coast-to-coast culinary road trip to prove that you've got the best truck in the business. The stakes are high, so your team should include people you trust and know very well. You’ll build relationships, build your brand and hopefully outcook the competition. The last team standing wins the ultimate bragging rights and a big cash prize.
If you are passionate about your food truck and are ready to take your skills on the road, then we need to hear from you today.
To apply, please email us with the following information:
Your city and state in the subject line
Your name, age, phone number and the names of your proposed teammates
A photo of you and a photo of each of your proposed teammates
Your food truck's name and a photo of your food truck
A description of your truck's menu
Now Casting for Rachael Ray's Kids Cook-Off
Does your child cook better than most adults? Food Network is looking for the country's most-talented kid chefs, ages 9 to 13.
Apply now at www.JSCasting.com for the casting opportunity of a lifetime and a grand prize that will kick-start the career of one talented kid chef!
Now Casting Chefs for Beat Bobby Flay
Do you have what it takes to compete against Bobby Flay?
Do you have an iconic dish that could take him down?
Just how far is a chef willing to go to win a cooking competition? Cutthroat Kitchen hands four chefs each $25,000 and the opportunity to spend that money on helping themselves or sabotaging their competitors. Alton Brown, Embassy Row and the producer of Top Chef are seeking professional chefs with the talent, personality and appetite to compete for up to $25,000.
To apply online, visit www.cutthroatkitchencasting.com. Filming requires just two to three days' commitment if selected (subject to change). You must be a legal U.S. resident to be cast.
Mystery Diners: Now Casting
Is your restaurant or bar NOT living up to its full potential? Need help rooting out a problem? Then Mystery Diners wants to hear from YOU!
Food Network is currently seeking independently owned restaurants and bars in Miami, New Orleans, Dallas, Los Angeles, Boston, Baltimore and Philadelphia. Owners must have strong, outgoing personalities and be ready to get down to the root of their problems.
The name and location of your restaurant or bar, the number of employees and the reason for submission
Photos of you and your restaurant or bar (inside and outside)
In order to be selected for Mystery Diners, you must own or work at the restaurant that you are filling out an application for.
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