Dinner Party Wars
Dinner Party Wars invites you to enjoy a delicious hour of wining, dining and undermining as three couples go head to head in a ruthless, no-holds-barred dinner party competition. Hidden cameras capture every hilarious detail as recipes crash, testy guests come to blows, and taste buds are either tickled or tortured. As the battle rages on inside, expert judges Anthea Turner and Chef Corbin determine the winner while serving up a wealth of culinary and etiquette tips from the comfort of their curbside studio.
Raised on a farm outside of Edmonton, Alberta, Corbin Tomaszeski was born to be a chef. His earliest memories include the smell of baking bread in his grandmothers' kitchen. Coming from a large Polish Canadian family, preparing meals was not an easy task for his mother. Corbin worked along side his her, creating wonderful meals including heartwarming soups that have become one of his trademarks.
Corbin is very passionate about both family and food food. He is also very loyal to his food service team, always coaching and mentoring them while having fun at the same time. His creative spirit is woven into everything he does, hence his strong following on Dinner Party Wars, Restaurant Takeover, and Crash My Kitchen on the Food Network and HGTV Canada.
Corbin’s many fans include chefs and pedestrians alike. All those who wish to hone their cooking skills and enjoy Corbin’s general demeanour. A born storyteller, Corbin's personal philosophy is that great food is a means to an end. Food has the ability to connect us all in our daily lives.
An executive chef with a reputation for creating destination eateries, Chef Corbin has been known to right culinary wrongs with charming honesty. He is also known for his ability to rebuild lackluster menus with his signature flair and attention to detail. As an Executive Chef, Corbin has overseen the expansion of many food service outlets. He is an active member of the Canadian Federation of Chefs and Cooks, a Graduate of the Culinary Arts program at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, and volunteers for organizations such as CANFAR, Canadian Heart and Stroke Association, Osteoporosis Canada, Diabetes Canada, and United Way Canada. He travels throughout North America to showcase his talents and endorse products.
Corbin is currently working on many new projects, including his own cookbook, three new restaurants, and a full-service catering & consulting business.
Style and etiquette expert Anthea Turner is one of Great Britain’s best-known TV presenters. Over the years, she has starred in several UK primetime series including Top of the Pops, ITV’s morning show GMTV and the classic children’s show Blue Peter. Renowned for her unbeatable charm and humour, Anthea now presides over DINNER PARTY WARS where she calls out all the dining ‘do’s and don’ts’ while judging the outrageous behaviour she spies around the table.
Most recently, Turner made a huge television splash on BBC3 in Anthea Turner: Perfect Housewife, where as the 'lady of the manor' and with a healthy dose of tough love, she taught disorganized men and women how to clean and run their houses. The hit series was accompanied by three best-selling books.
For more information about Anthea Turner, please visit her website: www.www.Antheaturner.com.