Food Network Challenge

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  • TV-G
  • 2007
  • 12 Seasons
  • 7.1  (215)

The Food Network Challenge is a competitive television series show that will air on the Food Network channel. Each one of the episodes will feature a professional chef who is on a time limit within their own professional specialty. The winner of the challenge will receive a gold medal along with a check for $10,000. The competition is going to be judged by other specialists within the culinary bracket who fit into the specific challenge. The contestants, or rather the chefs, on the show are given an 8-hour window to complete the test where there are specific rules that must be followed. For example, the cake competitions will require that the cake be a maximum and minimum height. The cake must also adhere to a specific theme and has to be moved to be judged without the cake falling or tipping over. At the end of the challenge, the host of the show will say, Competitors, Stop Your Work. The episodes for the show are actually filmed in front of an audience where there is a tourist attraction nearby or filmed at the tourist attraction. The challenges will depend on the exact competition and can range from two people to hundreds of people. There are some competitions that are held to examine which of the competitors is best each week. There are the occasional competitions that are held as championships or even by invitation only. The winner of the competition will receive a check, usually for $10,000, along with the gold medal. In the more invested challenges, the winner will be competing for different levels of medals along with a higher stake of prize money. In these competitions, the winner will generally receive a check for up to $50,000.

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Monopoly Cakes
6. Monopoly Cakes
January 27, 2020
Game on! Challenge celebrates the 85th anniversary of one of the world's most-popular board games, Monopoly. Ian Ziering challenges four skilled cake artists to create iconic anniversary cakes that have it all, from treasured game pieces to Park Place. One Challenger will go bankrupt before the end, but another will pass Go, win $10,000 and take home the title of Food Network Challenge Champion.
Back to the Future Cakes
5. Back to the Future Cakes
January 20, 2020
Challenge celebrates the 35th anniversary of Back to the Future.
Pokemon Cakes
4. Pokemon Cakes
January 13, 2020
Cakes that breathe fire, blast water and shoot electricity -- anything goes as Challenge takes on Pokemon cakes. Ian Ziering welcomes four top cake artists to the kitchen, and the three finalists must find a way to shoot thunderbolts, fire razor leaves and ignite flames on their cakes. The cake and artist with the best battle moves will be crowned the Challenge champion and take home $10,000.
The Wizard of Oz Cakes
3. The Wizard of Oz Cakes
January 6, 2020
Ian Ziering welcomes four cake artists to the kitchen as Challenge celebrates the 80th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz. Winning Food Network Challenge takes courage, brains and a lot of heart, and although four start the journey, only three will continue down the yellow brick road. In the end, one Challenger's ruby red slippers will walk away with $10,000.
Winter Sports Cakes
2. Winter Sports Cakes
December 30, 2019
Ian Ziering hosts a flurry of action in the kitchen as four cake artists hop off the bunny slope and take on a black diamond challenge: winter sports cakes. The judges send one Challenger home after the first round, and the final three skate to the finish line, but only one will take home the gold medal and $10,000.
A Christmas Story Cakes
1. A Christmas Story Cakes
December 23, 2019
Challenge celebrates one of the most-beloved holiday films of all time, A Christmas Story. Host Ian Ziering welcomes four competitors, and there's no shortage of "Oh ffffudge!" moments on this wild ride. One competitor is sent home, and the remaining three go on to vie for $10,000 and the ultimate prestige title, Food Network Challenge Champion.
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The Food Network Challenge is a competitive television series show that will air on the Food Network channel. Each one of the episodes will feature a professional chef who is on a time limit within their own professional specialty. The winner of the challenge will receive a gold medal along with a check for $10,000.

The competition is going to be judged by other specialists within the culinary bracket who fit into the specific challenge. The contestants, or rather the chefs, on the show are given an 8-hour window to complete the test where there are specific rules that must be followed. For example, the cake competitions will require that the cake be a maximum and minimum height. The cake must also adhere to a specific theme and has to be moved to be judged without the cake falling or tipping over. At the end of the challenge, the host of the show will say, Competitors, Stop Your Work.

The episodes for the show are actually filmed in front of an audience where there is a tourist attraction nearby or filmed at the tourist attraction. The challenges will depend on the exact competition and can range from two people to hundreds of people. There are some competitions that are held to examine which of the competitors is best each week. There are the occasional competitions that are held as championships or even by invitation only.

The winner of the competition will receive a check, usually for $10,000, along with the gold medal. In the more invested challenges, the winner will be competing for different levels of medals along with a higher stake of prize money. In these competitions, the winner will generally receive a check for up to $50,000.

Food Network Challenge is a series that is currently running and has 12 seasons (235 episodes). The series first aired on February 3, 2007.

Where to Watch Food Network Challenge

Food Network Challenge is available for streaming on the Food Network website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Food Network Challenge on demand at Philo, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Google Play, Apple TV and Food Network.

  • Premiere Date
    February 3, 2007
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (215)