Get Cast: How to Be on Food Network
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Can You Make the Cut? Or Will You Be Chopped?
Chopped is seeking dynamic and talented professional chefs and amateur cooks to compete in one of Food Network's most-popular shows.
We're also cooking up a host of specials and casting outgoing and passionate contestants for upcoming new episodes themed to:
- Food Truck Cooks
- Father-Child Duos
- And more ...
Calling All Food Truck Wannabes!
We are currently searching for passionate chefs and cooks to compete for the chance to own and operate their very first food truck.
If selected, you and two teammates of your choice will embark on an epic culinary road trip to convince Americans that you have what it takes to make it in the food truck business! The last team standing wins their very own food truck and big cash prize!
To apply, please send us an email with your name, age, phone number, photo, proposed teammates (and their photos), description of your culinary background, and the idea for your food truck!
Food truck newbies only, please! You must have never owned/run your own food truck to be considered.
Now Casting for Kids BBQ Championship
Is your son or daughter an up-and-coming grill master?
We're looking for young grillers who have what it takes to compete for the chance to become the next Kids BBQ Champion!
If you think your child can smoke the competition, apply now!
Now Casting the First Food Network Star: Kids
Does your son or daughter have what it takes to host their own series on FoodNetwork.com?
We’re looking for kids between the ages of 8 and 13 who live to cook, love talking about food and ultimately have the skills to become the first kid Food Network Star.
If you think your child has the chops to compete for their own series, apply now at Food Network Star Kids Casting.
Now Casting The New Season of Food Network Star!
Do you have what it takes to be a STAR on Food Network?
We are in search of those with a creative and unique food perspective!
If you have a captivating personality and believe you are at the top of your culinary game, apply now at JSCasting.com.
Now Casting for Christmas Cookie Challenge
If cookies are your calling, this is the show for you! We are looking for the most-skilled kings and queens of the cookie world who are ready to battle it out to find out once and for all whose cookies take the cake.
If you think you have what it takes to conquer a cookie competition, apply online: Christmas Cookie Challenge Casting
Now Casting for Worst Cooks in America
Are you — or is someone you know — the worst home cook to ever step foot in a kitchen? Do you wish you could turn your dinnertime disaster into a delicious dish?
Food Network stars Rachael Ray and Anne Burrell lead teams of recruits through a culinary boot camp. At the end, the most improved will earn $25,000!
To nominate yourself or someone you know, apply online: Worst Cooks Casting
Now Casting for Worst Bakers in America
Are you outlawed from your own oven? Has your family banned you from baking? Do you wish you could turn your cake fails into pastry perfection?
The team behind Worst Cooks in America is about to take bad to a whole new level with Worst Bakers in America. Two teams of baking-challenged recruits battle it out through a high-stakes baking boot camp and a series of baking challenges for the chance to be the best of the worst.
The recruit with the most impressive transformation will receive $25,000!
To nominate yourself or someone you know, apply online: Worst Bakers Casting
Now Casting for Chopped Junior
Does your kid or teen have the culinary skills of a professional chef? We are searching for young culinary masterminds between the ages of 9 and 13 who have what it takes to compete on Chopped.
Apply now at jscasting.com.
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 must 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!
To apply online or get more information, please visit us here. If you're selected, filming requires three to four days of commitment (though may be subject to change). You must be a legal U.S. resident to be cast.
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 the Best and Most-Versatile Bakers
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, then Spring Baking Championship is the show for you.
Apply today at bakingchampionship.com.
Now Casting for Kids Baking Championship
Was your son or daughter born to bake? Is he or she between the ages of 8 and 13? If so, Food Network is looking for the most-talented young bakers in the country!
Parents*, please apply today at bakingchampionship.com. (*Only submissions sent by parents will be accepted.)
Calling Kids Bakers!
Cooking Channel is seeking talented bakers aged 8 to 12 for special episodes of the competitive baking series Sugar Showdown. If you know a child in the U.S. or Canada who makes great pies, cakes and/or cupcakes, contact us NOW. In each episode, one lucky kid wins $10,000!
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?
To apply, please visit www.JSCasting.com
Now Casting for Cutthroat Kitchen
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.
Tell Guy Where to Go
Do you have a favorite funky spot serving righteous food that Guy just has to try? Send your suggestion now to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Don't forget to include your contact information!