Chopped Canada fans rejoice! The much-beloved Food Network Canada reality competition show is back for seconds come January 10.
Season two welcomes celebrity chefs Massimo Capra, Eden Grinshpan and Antonio Park to the rotating lineup of judges, and familiar faces Susur Lee, Lynn Crawford, Michael Smith, Roger Mooking, John Higgins and Anne Yarymowich join the rookies for a second spin. Dean McDermott also returns as host of the show.
Joining the star chefs is a fresh batch of 52 hopefuls from British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland. Die-hard fans can get to know each talented competitors ahead of the premiere by visiting ChoppedCanada.ca.
“After a massively successful first season, we can’t wait to bring Canadians a heart-racing, adrenaline-pumping second helping of Chopped Canada,” said Christine Shipton, Senior Vice President of Content, Shaw Media. “Boasting the most impressive lineup of all-star culinary experts Food Network Canada has ever seen, season two delivers nail-biting reviews, agonizing eliminations, and glorious victories that will have viewers at the edge of their seats.”
The show’s second season is punctuated with newly added themed episodes, with the viewer’s choice edition airing February 7. Months ahead of the premiere, fans across Canada submitted challenging ingredient combinations through Twitter and Facebook, including items such as ketchup chips and the daring prairie oyster.
Tune-in to the Food Network Canada for the season two premiere January 10 at 9 p.m ET/PT.