Fearlessly innovative artist and Michelin-starred chef Richie Farina is hitting the road in search of cutting-edge culinary competition at carnivals around the country.

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Richie Farina pulls up to the State Fair of Texas for a burger battle.

Season 1, Episode 1

Deep-Fried Burger Battle

Fearlessly innovative artist and Michelin-starred chef Richie Farina is hitting the road in search of cutting-edge culinary competition, and he's found two worthy adversaries at the biggest "carnival" in the country -- the State Fair of Texas. Brothers Brent and Juan Reaves have created a Texas-sized sensation with their "Deep-Fried Bacon Burger Dog Slider on a Stick" and now Richie has 24 hours to come up with his own version of their famous dish. A head-to-head cook-off is judged by real fairgoers and they decide whose burger is really better.

Thursday
Jan 18
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 1

Deep-Fried Burger Battle

Fearlessly innovative artist and Michelin-starred chef Richie Farina is hitting the road in search of cutting-edge culinary competition, and he's found two worthy adversaries at the biggest "carnival" in the country -- the State Fair of Texas. Brothers Brent and Juan Reaves have created a Texas-sized sensation with their "Deep-Fried Bacon Burger Dog Slider on a Stick" and now Richie has 24 hours to come up with his own version of their famous dish. A head-to-head cook-off is judged by real fairgoers and they decide whose burger is really better.

Friday
Jan 19
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 1

Deep-Fried Burger Battle

Fearlessly innovative artist and Michelin-starred chef Richie Farina is hitting the road in search of cutting-edge culinary competition, and he's found two worthy adversaries at the biggest "carnival" in the country -- the State Fair of Texas. Brothers Brent and Juan Reaves have created a Texas-sized sensation with their "Deep-Fried Bacon Burger Dog Slider on a Stick" and now Richie has 24 hours to come up with his own version of their famous dish. A head-to-head cook-off is judged by real fairgoers and they decide whose burger is really better.

Sunday
Jan 21
7pm | 6c

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