16 champions go back in time to cook their way through the decades. Starting in the '50s and ending in the '90s, this five-part series highlights iconic dishes and cultural moments of each era.Episode Guide
About the Show
Just how far is a chef willing to go to win a cooking competition? Cutthroat Kitchen hands four chefs $25,000 and the opportunity to spend that money to either help themselves or sabotage their competitors. Ingredients will be thieved, utensils destroyed and valuable time lost when these chefs compete to cook delicious dishes while plotting against the competition. With Alton Brown as the devilish provocateur, nothing is out of bounds when money changes hands and we see just how far one chef will go to ensure they have the winning dish.
Although Alton Brown spent plenty of time in his mom's kitchen growing up, his real interest in food sparked in college when he discovered that girls who said "no" to dates sometimes said "yes" if he offered to cook for them. His social life never ignited, but the food spark did and after spending a decade behind the camera in the TV industry, he headed to culinary school in hopes of one day creating a new kind of cooking show.Read More