Casting: How to Be on Cooking Channel

Check back here regularly for information on how to become a guest or contestant on Cooking Channel shows.

Now Casting: Decadent Home Cooks

Food Network / Cooking Channel are making a new show highlighting decadently delicious family dishes.  Is Grandma's lasagna so ooey-gooey good that just the thought of it puts on five pounds? Are Dad's glazed babybacks putting a hurtin' on your waistline? If you love your family's home-cooked foods but would like to leave Sunday dinner without having to unbutton your jeans, then you're the person we are looking for!  We want you to nominate someone in your family for a recipe makeover.  We're looking for big, dynamic personalities who make unbelievably tasty dishes for a new series where the challenge is to make their dishes lighter, leaner, but just as flavorful. Submit a brief description of yourself, the person you are nominating and the dish that they make. Also include your favorite Food Network/Cooking Channel shows and personalities.  


Wanted: Grandparents Who Cook

Cooking Channel's hit show My Grandmother's Ravioli starring Mo Rocca needs grandmas and grandpas for Season 3! You (or someone you know) could be featured on the series The New Yorker calls "charming" and Media Life Magazine calls "fresh and fun."


Do you Own a Bar, Pub or Tavern?

Does your venue/menu need a professional chef and his team for a free makeover on an innovative new culinary TV series? Let us know how we can help. 


Donut Showdown: Calling All Donut Makers!

You have a one-in-three chance of winning $10,000 in a single day on Cooking Channel's Donut Showdown! North America's sweetest cooking competition is back, and we're looking for food professionals ready to go donut-to-donut to prove theirs are the best. If you live in the U.S. or Canada and your shop, restaurant, food truck, catering company or market stall sells a killer donut, we want to meet you!


Now Casting: Restaurant Owners

The Cooking Channel is looking for restaurants which feature Asian and/or American cuisine across the U.S. that are in need of an overhaul for an exciting new television series starring our culinary expert, Ching-He Huang.

If you are a restaurant owner, or you'd like to nominate a restaurant in your town, please apply below!

Please include your contact info, phone number, the name, location and type of restaurant, a short paragraph of why you need our help and a few pictures of the interior and exterior of your establishment.


The Great Food Truck Race

We are currently searching for teams of three from all walks of life — trained chefs, amateur chefs, line cooks, sous chefs, home cooks and dedicated foodies — to compete for the chance to OWN and operate their very first FOOD TRUCK.





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