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Family Cook off is a no holds bar cooking competition like no other!  Think Family Feud with food!   Watch as 24 Canadian families, from kids to grandmas, put their cooking skills and family favourite recipes to the test as they face-off against each other in an over-the-top, outdoor, home cooking extravaganza! 
In each half-hour episode, two Canadian families go head to head in outdoor kitchens.  As the clock counts down, they whip up family favourites in a fiercely fun battle to score top points from celebrity judges.  The winners walk away with the coveted Golden Frying Pan, bragging rights and $1,000 worth of groceries.
Hosted by Entertainment Tonight Canada’s Kim D’Eon, Family Cook Off gives competitors two chances to score: the Main Entrée Round and the Dessert Round.
Each family is represented by a four-person team, which breaks into pairs to tackle each round.
The stakes are high and the pressure higher, as each pair has only 20 minutes per round to prep, cook and plate a complete dish and accompaniments.
Adding pressure and a whole lot of fun to the mix is a Mandatory Ingredient, which must be included in each dish. And if that wasn’t enough, the competition is staring them down from across the counter!
 
Meet The Host 
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As a senior reporter on Entertainment Tonight Canada, Kim D’Eon travels the world interviewing celebrities and artists. Born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Kim holds an honours degree in journalism. She started her broadcasting career in 1998 with the CBC at the award-winning youth consumer show, Street Cents. In 1999, after her first year hosting a national program, Kim earned a Gemini nomination. Over the next three years, the show won three Geminis and an International Emmy. Following that success, Kim went on to report for many other CBC shows including Marketplace and CBC Newsworld. She also contributed to the first season of CBC's The Hour. Outside her hectic TV schedule, Kim has donated her time to bringing awareness to many charitable causes including: Lupus, Sick Kids, Heart and Stroke, the Diabetes Association of Canada, Big Brothers/Big Sisters and Care Canada. She lives in Toronto. 
Meet The Judges 
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A chef, teacher, entrepreneur, lifestyle consultant, and media personality, Trish Magwood has always been passionate about food. After launching Toronto’s innovative dish cooking studio, she went on to create and host Party Dish, a half-hour television series that aired in over 35 countries worldwide. She has written two cookbooks: the award-winning dish entertains, and In My Mother’s Kitchen, which was a Globe & Mail bestseller in its first month. Formally trained at Peter Kump's New York Cooking School (ICE), Trish is a member of the International Academy of Culinary Professionals. In 2009, she received the designation of Fellow of the Ontario Hostelry Institute in recognition of her professional achievements. Trish currently consults for Indigo and lives in Toronto with her husband and three children. 
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Anthony Sedlak discovered his love of food at the age of 13 when he took a shift in a café atop Grouse Mountain ski resort in Vancouver, Canada. Inspired to complete a Culinary Arts program and a four-year apprenticeship, he became a leader in Grouse Mountain’s flagship dining room, The Observatory, by age 19. Anthony eventually went to Europe, working his way up to executive sous-chef at La Trompette, a Michelin Star restaurant in London. In 2006, he represented Canada at the Hans Bueschken World Junior Chef Challenge in New Zealand, returning home with silver. The same year, he competed in and won Food Network’s Superstar Chef Challenge. He hosted four seasons of the series The Main, with his cookbook based on the program becoming a national bestseller. Currently, Anthony is a partner in BASK, a company involved in restaurant consulting and catering. He lives in North Vancouver, B.C. 
 
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