Premiering October 8th, sixteen elite chefs are bringing their all-star power to the Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen: Superstar Sabotage Tournament. Hosted by celebrity chef, Alton Brown, this five-part culinary contest and battle of wits is sure to have foodie fans on the edge of their seats as the sixteen elite chefs vie for ultimate bragging rights and a cash prize of $75,000 for the charity of their choice.
Alton Brown is a great choice to host this battle of cooking chops and sabotage skills. Always wanting to share a few fun facts regarding those I write about, I found a couple of little-known fun facts about Alton Brown, courtesy of the Food Network. Fans of Alton’s will love these:
Alton is addicted to canned sardines
Alton has over 2,000 cookbooks in the library at his office
Alton loves to eat artichokes, however, he HATES to cook them
Be sure to mark your calendar! If you love celebrity chefs and culinary shows with a little bit of cutthroat antics and sabotage thrown in, Cutthroat Kitchen: Superstar Sabotage Tournament may just be your next favourite show!
Check out the five-part series episodes:
“Superstar Sabotage, Heat One” Premieres Wednesday, October 8th at 9pm ET/PT
Chefs Susan Feniger, Jeff Mauro, Michael Psilakis and Aarti Sequeira face off in the first battle, where their sabotages involve a treadmill station, carnival hammer game and conveyor toaster. Judge: Antonio Lofaso.
“Superstar Sabotage, Heat Two” Premieres Wednesday, October 15th at 9pm ET/PT
In round two, Nadia G, Brian Malarkey, Marcel Vigneron and Justin Warner go head-to-head in sabotages including an unusually high prep table, cooking in a popcorn machine and getting a hand stuck in a cookie jar. Judge: Jet Tila.
“Superstar Sabotage, Heat Three” Premieres Wednesday, October 22nd at 9pm ET/PT
Chefs Anne Burrell, Eric Greenspan, Johnny Iuzzini and Damaris Phillips compete in the third tournament episode with sabotages such as a floating prep station, holding hands with another chef and replacing their mixing and cooking vessels with lemons and banana leaves. Judge: Simon Majumdar.
“Superstar Sabotage, Heat Four” Premieres Wednesday, October 29th at 9pm ET/PT
There’s only one more spot in the finale, and Melissa d’Arabian, Elizabeth Falkner, Alex Guarnaschelli and Fabio Viviani each think they have what it takes to get there. They are faced with sabotages including gambling for ingredients and swapping utensils and knives for tools made of cheese and banana leaves. Judge: Antonia Lofaso.
“Superstar Sabotage, Finale” Premieres Wednesday, November 5th at 9pm ET/PT
Winners from prior heats compete to win up to $75,000 for the charity of their choice. Judge: Simon Majumdar
After each episode, viewers can visit FoodNetwork.com/Cutthroat for Alton’s insider take on the week’s sabotages in Alton’s After-Show, along with exclusive behind-the-scenes photos from the competition.
Chop! Chop! Grab a friend, sit down and get ready to watch Cutthroat Kitchen: Superstar Sabotage Tournament premiering Wednesday October 8th at 9PM ET/PT!
Disclosure: Canadian Blog House received compensation for this post. All opinions are our own.