Get ready friends, we've got a bumper crop of new fall shows premiering the week of August 27th. Here's a heads up of all the new shows on Food Network Canada. (All times in Eastern).
Food Factory (New) @8PM
This brand new show takes us behind the scenes of amazing production lines to see just how our food is really made. Watch two back-to-back episodes.
Restaurant Takeover (New) @9PM
Good news for all you Restaurant Makeover fans, one of our most popular and long-standing shows is back but with a facelift. Restaurant Takeover (with a T as it's now known) will introduce our audience to a whole slew of fresh faces. That's not all; you'll also see exciting undercover twists, lots of culinary and design challenges and hidden cameras at work. Familiar faces Corbin Tomaszeski and Massimo Capra and designers Cherie Stinson and Cheryl Torrenueva will joined by a cast of new chefs and designers. Many of them will be live-tweeting during the show and writing blog posts so be on the lookout for that. Twitter #RTO
Restaurant Stakeout (New Season) @10PM
Watch New York City restaurant owner Willie Degel go behind the scenes of different restaurants across the country with hidden cameras to examine their service problems.
Restaurant Impossible (New Season) @11PM
Chef Robert Irvine continues his mission of making the impossible possible by renovating a failing restaurant in two days on a $10,000 budget. We caught up with Robert to learn more about the new season, check out the video below and see what he had to say!
Sandwich King (New Season) @12PM
Join Food Network Star Season 7 winner Jeff Mauro as he shares his passion for all things sandwiches. For Jeff, sandwiches are much more than something eaten between two pieces of bread, and you'll quickly see why he's fond of the saying "You can make any meal into a sandwich, and any sandwich into a meal."
Meat Men (New) @9PM
Pat LaFrieda, Jr., the "Magician of Meat," has revolutionized the burger and meat industry. Running a third-generation wholesale meat purveyor business in New Jersey with his cranky dad, Pat Sr., and his smooth-talking cousin, Mark Pastore, Pat and his family have built the company into a meat empire. But with big business comes big problems. Whether it's last-minute requests, creating burger blends and menus for new clients, dealing with difficult customers or navigating the personalities of a 500-person work staff, Meat Men takes viewers on a high-"steaks" ride with a side of humor, served medium rare.
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (New Season) @10PM
We've got a brand new season of one our most popular shows. Join Guy Fieri as he visits classic "greasy spoon" spots, from a roadside shack in Tarpley, Texas to a Las Vegas sports bar with stellar stromboli.
Paula's Best Dishes (New Season) @ 12PM
Tune in to see the queen of Southern cuisine dish up good times and great food with the gang.
Chef Michael's Kitchen (New) @6PM
A brand new show from one of our most beloved hosts. Tune in as Michael Smith prepares basics with a twist.
Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell (New) @8:30PM
When top restaurants are in need of an executive chef, they turn to Anne Burrell. Each week Anne puts four candidates through the toughest job interview of their lives, testing everything from their culinary mettle to business acumen. It all ends with the biggest test of all: running a restaurant.
Top Chef Masters (New Season) @9PM
Host Curtis Stone leads 24 master chefs who are at the pinnacle of their professions, as they play for $100,000 awarded to the winner's favorite charity, and the title of Top Chef Master.
SugarStars (New) @10PM
We're pretty excited about this show here at Food Network Canada HQ. In this new real-life sitcom, zany business partners Elle, Caspar, Yolanda and Antonella create over-the-top ‘sweet tables’ decked out with their show-stopping cakes and delectable goodies for some of the biggest events in town. Watch two back-to-back episodes.
Chuck's Week Off (New) @7PM
Does Chuck Hughes ever get any real time off? It seems not. In Chuck's latest show he heads to Mexico, where he cruises across the country in an open-air jeep looking for culinary adventures. He works a shift at a taco stand, delivers sandwiches in Guadalajara, ropes a cow with a group of Mexican cowboys, goes deep-sea fishing and dives into sinkholes. Watch two back-to-back episodes. Check out the video below and see what Chuck had to say about his new show!
Chopped (New Season) @10PM
Ted Allen is back with another season of Chopped, a cooking competition show that's all about skill, speed and ingenuity. Tune is as four up-and-coming chefs compete before a panel of three expert judges and turn everyday ingredients into an extraordinary three-course meal.
Home for Dinner with Jamie Deen (New) @12PM
Cooking is a family affair in the Deen household, whether Jamie's son Jack helps make hand-churned ice cream or Grandma Ginny (aka Jamie’s mom, Paula Deen) comes over to put the finishing touches on a dish. Watch Jamie as he spends quality time in the kitchen and at the table.
3 Days to Open with Bobby Flay (New) @9PM
With only three days until opening, Bobby Flay offers his expertise to restaurateurs with no prior experience in the high stakes world of food. We caught up with Bobby and here's what he had to say about the show.
The Great Food Truck Race (New Season) @10PM
Join host Tyler Florence as 7 real teams representing the country's best food trucks hit the road. Each week, the teams that sell the most food race on to the next episode. The losing team drives home. In the end, one food truck remains, and the team behind the wheel and the grill win the $50,000 grand prize.
by Catherine Jheon