Around the World in 80 Plates

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  • TV-PG
  • 2012
  • 1 Season
  • 6.6  (25)

Around The World in 80 Plates is a reality cooking competition. It features 12 different chefs who compete in 10 different countries. In each episode, a chef is eliminated. At the end of the series, only one chef remains as the winner. Around The World in 80 Plates stands out from other cooking shows because the contestants explore different cuisines that they may not have cooked before. In one episode, the chefs go to Thailand. They have to find and grate coconuts and also help plant rice in a traditional style rice paddy. For the competition part of the show, they break into two teams to run a Thai street food cart to see which team can cook and sell the most food. In this way, the chefs are forced out of their comfort zones so that their true talents can shine.

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Seasons
A Winner Comes Home
10. A Winner Comes Home
July 18, 2012
The final challenge has the final three chefs stressed as their dishes must be perfect in order to win it all.
Cry for Me Argentina
9. Cry for Me Argentina
July 11, 2012
The chefs take on the definition of South American cuisine: the Empanada.
Feeding the Demon
8. Feeding the Demon
June 27, 2012
The chefs meet Alvin "The Demon Chef" Leung, famous for his innovative culinary creations.
Thai Breaker
7. Thai Breaker
June 20, 2012
The chefs meander through the marketplace and experience things they don't get to see everyday.
Ciao Down
6. Ciao Down
June 13, 2012
The chefs head north to Bologna where they take on the local favorite, tortellini. Tempers flare between two chefs over past grievances and one of contestants is intent on taking a teammate down. Paul Bartolotta serves as local food expert.
A Tale of Two Villas
5. A Tale of Two Villas
June 6, 2012
The chefs are in Italy and must use their culinary wits as they must solve clues to get to their next location.
In and Out of Africa
4. In and Out of Africa
May 30, 2012
The chefs have all made it to Marrakech and Curtis Stone and Cat Cora shake things up a bit.
Something Smells Fishy
3. Something Smells Fishy
May 23, 2012
In Spain, the chefs must prove their knife skills while working with regional fishermen on the docks of Barcelona. Then they put together Mediterranean cuisine at a nice restaurant. José Andrés serves as the local food expert.
Forget Paris
2. Forget Paris
May 16, 2012
The eleven remaining chefs head to Lyon where The Course will take them through the Beaujolais countryside. For The Takeover, the teams run bistros and serve traditional Lyonnais dishes. Gregory Cuilleron serves as local food expert.
London Calling
1. London Calling
May 9, 2012
Twelve Chefs begin the journey of a lifetime in London, England. On The Course, the chefs race in a pub crawl to win the Exceptional Ingredient. For The Takeover, the teams are sent to Gastropubs where they serve up authentic dishes to the British diners. Nigella Lawson serves as local food expert.
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Around The World in 80 Plates is a reality cooking competition. It features 12 different chefs who compete in 10 different countries. In each episode, a chef is eliminated. At the end of the series, only one chef remains as the winner. Around The World in 80 Plates stands out from other cooking shows because the contestants explore different cuisines that they may not have cooked before. In one episode, the chefs go to Thailand. They have to find and grate coconuts and also help plant rice in a traditional style rice paddy. For the competition part of the show, they break into two teams to run a Thai street food cart to see which team can cook and sell the most food. In this way, the chefs are forced out of their comfort zones so that their true talents can shine.

Around the World in 80 Plates is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on May 9, 2012.

Where to Watch Around the World in 80 Plates

Around the World in 80 Plates is available for streaming on the Bravo website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Around the World in 80 Plates on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, Apple TV and Bravo.

  • Premiere Date
    May 9, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (25)