New Competitors Bring the Heat to the Chopped Canada Kitchen This Fall
Brand new episodes of the hit series premiere Saturday, September 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Food Network Canada
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(August 22, 2016 – Toronto, Canada) – Twenty-eight chefs from across Canada prepare to compete for the coveted title of Chopped Canada champion in seven new episodes of Food Network Canada’s #1 original series.* In each episode, beginning Saturday, September 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, four skilled chefs put their culinary expertise to the test in a battle against the clock and their fellow competitors as they create three gourmet dishes from daunting mystery basket ingredients.
The chefs featured will cook before a rotating panel of expert judges including Massimo Capra, Lynn Crawford, Eden Grinshpan, John Higgins, Susur Lee, Mark McEwan, Roger Mooking, Antonio Park, Michael Smith and Anne Yarymowich. Course by course, the judges critique each meal and chop the chefs from the competition until only one remains to win the $10,000 cash prize.
The next set of chef competitors vying for the Chopped Canada title are (listed in episode order):
Air date: Saturday, September 17
*Redemption Episode: Past competitors eliminated in the appetizer round return to compete for the Chopped Canada title
Anthony D’Ambrosio, Age 40, Toronto, ON
Michael Luck, Age 43, Toronto, ON
Roary MacPherson, Age 48, Mount Pearl, NL
Elizabeth Philips, Age 55, Midland, ON
Air date: Saturday, October 15
*Food Truck Episode: Food truck chefs leave the confines of their vehicles to win the title of Chopped Canada champion
Levi Biddlecombe, Age 23, Edmonton, AB
Clement Chan, Age 35, Vancouver, BC
Krystian Catala, Age 37, Newmarket, ON
Sousanh Chanthalangsy, Age 33, Yellowknife, NWT
Episodes of Chopped Canada currently air Saturdays at 9pm ET/PT exclusively on Food Network Canada. For competitor biographies, exclusive photos and to watch full episodes online after they’ve aired, please visit foodnetwork.ca/choppedcanada.
*Source: Numeris PPM Data, Jan1-Jul24/16 – confirmed data, Total Canada, Food Network Canada, based on 3+airings, demos include Ind. 2+/A25-54/A18-49/F25-54/F18-49/M25-54/M18-49
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