Carnival Kings

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  • 2018
  • 1 Season

Fearlessly innovative artist and Michelin-starred chef Richie Farina is bringing his creative chops to one of the most imaginative and competitive food arenas - carnival fairgrounds. At carnivals, the more out-there a dish is, the more people seem to like it, and the competition amongst the carnival chefs to create the most imaginative dish is fierce. On Carnival Kings, Richie wants in on all the action, as he travels to fairs across the country challenging carnival chef royalty in their own kingdoms to a cook-off featuring their famous fare. Real fairgoers determine whose version is better, earning the winning chef bragging rights and the throne. Get ready for a thrilling competition on Carnival Kings!

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Captain's Chicken Sandwich
9. Captain's Chicken Sandwich
August 30, 2018
Richie Farina takes on the "Captain's Chicken Sandwich" at the Alameda County Fair near the San Francisco Bay.
Donut Burger? Bombs Away!
8. Donut Burger? Bombs Away!
August 23, 2018
Richie Farina has found an over-the-top burger battle at the Sacramento County Fair in Northern California! Al and Bobbie Sensano of Al's BBQ Pit created an all-out Asian-inspired assault on the senses with their "Kanak Attack" Burger that has people lining up to try it. Richie now has just 24 hours to make his own version of their burger before going to a competition judged by fairgoers.
Frozen Treat Tag - You're It!
7. Frozen Treat Tag - You're It!
August 16, 2018
Richie Farina has found a dessert titan near the San Francisco Bay! Matt Holguin of Fabe's Churros and Gelato has taken over the Alameda County Fair with his Bacon Caramel Gelato Milkshake and now Richie has just 24 hours to come up with his own spin on that refreshing concoction. He'll then face a head-to-head cook-off where actual fairgoers will determine whose dessert is the best.
What's Your Queso-DILLA, Man?
6. What's Your Queso-DILLA, Man?
August 9, 2018
Richie Farina hits the road to Southern California where he may have met his match at the San Bernardino County Fair. Jessica and Daniel Lopez of Orale Taco Grille created a Deep-Fried Quesadilla they call the "Queso Loco" and it's the food sensation of the fair. Now, Richie only has 24 hours to come up with his own version of their crazy concoction before battling it out in a head-to-head cook-off judged by fairgoers.
What Came First, The Burger...or the Egg?
5. What Came First, The Burger...or the Egg?
August 2, 2018
Richie Farina is rolling the dice at the Great American Foodie Fest in Las Vegas, Nevada! Robert Magsalin's Fukuburger Food Truck was voted the Best in Las Vegas and his fried egg "Tomago Burger" is tearing up the food scene in Sin City. Now, Richie has 24 hours to come up with his own version of Robert's big-time burger before a head-to-head cook-off where the fairgoers decide on a winner.
It's Nacho Business, Dude
4. It's Nacho Business, Dude
July 26, 2018
Fearless Chef Richie Farina hits the road in search of cutting-edge culinary competition, and he finds it at the Pima County Fair outside Tucson, Arizona. He takes on Nate Janousek of Texas Steak Out and his deep-fried carnival twist on nachos supreme. Richie has just 24 hours to come up with his own version of Nate's insane nachos before a head-to-head cook-off, judged by fairgoers, decides the winner.
We All Scream for Ice Cream! And Waffles!
3. We All Scream for Ice Cream! And Waffles!
July 19, 2018
Chef Richie Farina hits the road in search of cutting-edge culinary competition, and he's found it at the Great American Foodie Fest in Las Vegas, Nevada. He takes on Adam Terry of Waffle Love and his fluffy, ice cream-covered Dulce de Liege Waffle. Richie has just 24 hours to come up with his version of Adam's decadent dessert before before fairgoers pick a winner in a head-to-head cook-off.
Duck, Duck...Sliders
2. Duck, Duck...Sliders
July 12, 2018
Michelin-starred Chef Richie Farina hits the road in search of innovative culinary competitions, and he's found one at the Pima County Fair outside Tucson, Arizona. He takes on Dominic Palmieri's Duck Sliders with Flaming Hot Cheetos and Caramel Apple Slaw, served with a side of bacon fat tater tots. Richie has just 24 hours to come up with his own version of Dominic's crazy concoction before a head-to-head cook-off, judged by fairgoers, decides the winner.
Deep-Fried Burger Battle
1. Deep-Fried Burger Battle
January 18, 2018
Fearlessly innovative artist and Michelin-starred chef Richie Farina is hitting the road in search of cutting-edge culinary competition, and he's found two worthy adversaries at the biggest "carnival" in the country -- the State Fair of Texas. Brothers Brent and Juan Reaves have created a Texas-sized sensation with their "Deep-Fried Bacon Burger Dog Slider on a Stick" and now Richie has 24 hours to come up with his own version of their famous dish. A head-to-head cook-off is judged by real fairgoers and they decide whose burger is really better.
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Fearlessly innovative artist and Michelin-starred chef Richie Farina is bringing his creative chops to one of the most imaginative and competitive food arenas - carnival fairgrounds. At carnivals, the more out-there a dish is, the more people seem to like it, and the competition amongst the carnival chefs to create the most imaginative dish is fierce. On Carnival Kings, Richie wants in on all the action, as he travels to fairs across the country challenging carnival chef royalty in their own kingdoms to a cook-off featuring their famous fare. Real fairgoers determine whose version is better, earning the winning chef bragging rights and the throne. Get ready for a thrilling competition on Carnival Kings!

Carnival Kings is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (9 episodes). The series first aired on January 18, 2018.

Where to Watch Carnival Kings

Carnival Kings is available for streaming on the Cooking Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Carnival Kings on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    January 18, 2018
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