Celebrity Chefs Compete For Charity During Special “Chopped: All-Stars” Miniseries

Posted by Sharon on Mar 3

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This weekend, the Food Network cooking competition show "Chopped" is about to step it up a notch with "Chopped: All-Stars." Sunday marks the first of five special episodes in which sixteen celebrity chefs will duke it out for a prize of $50,000, which will be awarded to their favorite charity. Competing chefs represent Food Network shows, well-known restaurants and culinary academies, and even the "Chopped" judging panel.

"The Next Food Network Star" alums include Brad Sorenson, Debbie Lee, Lisa Garza, and Michael Proietti, joining "The Next Iron Chef" contestants Nate Appleman, Aaron Sanchez, Maneet Chauhan, and Amanda Frietag. They will be competing against Food Network hosts Anne Burrell of "Secrets of a Restaurant Chef", Claire Robinson of "5 Ingredient Fix", Duff Goldman from "Ace of Cakes", and Robert Irvine known from "Restaurant: Impossible."

To top it all off, these chefs will be joined by renowned celebrity chefs and restaurateurs Anita Lo, Beau MacMillian, Jacques Torres, and "Chopped" judge George Zakarian.

The first "Chopped: All-Stars" showdown airs Sunday, March 6 starring Brad Sorenson, Debbie Lee, Lisa Garza, and Michael Proietti. A finalist will be chosen to compete on the finale, which airs April 3.

Source:  FoodNetwork.com

2 Responses

  1. Karen lotman Says:

    Lisa graces was playing for Avoca Homeless Shelter in Texas
    I know that she was the first chef chopped but her story was very touching to me
    Could you please identify WHICH shelter in Texas she was plannipng to donate to if she won
    I can’t contribute that amount however I can make a considerable donation in g
    Her honor
    Can you help me?????

  2. Richad Douglass Says:

    The Chopped judge that will compete is Jeffrey Zakarian. Not George.