Food TV Network to feature ‘Chopped South Africa’

Food TV Network to feature ‘Chopped South Africa’

South Africa

Food Network, the 24/7 food entertainment channel which can be viewed on DStv Channel 175 in South Africa, announced that the TV channel will feature a local version of the popular international show ‘Chopped’ for broadcast in the second quarter of 2014.

Chopped South Africa

The TV series ‘Chopped South Africa’ will follow the same format as the famous internationally acclaimed series. Each episode will feature four chefs who are tasked with turning a selection of ingredients into an extraordinary three-course meal. After each course, a contestant gets
“chopped” until the last person standing claims victory with a cash prize of R40,000.

The food TV series ‘Chopped South Africa’ will be presented by TV presenter and entrepreneur Denvor Phokaners, the co-presenter of the SABC2 travelogue programme, MooiLoop!, and judges will include South African food celebrities Jenny Morris, Siba Mtongana, David van Staden, Lindsay Venn and Rebecca Hurst.

Cooking for Chopped South Africa

Nick Thorogood, SVP Content and Marketing at Scripps EMEA, stated that he is thrilled that ‘Chopped South Africa’ is being produced to meet the needs of the local and passionate foodie scene. “Chopped is the most highly rated and popular series on Food Network in South Africa, and this new, local commission will give more than 40 homegrown chefs the chance to compete for victory in South Africa’s very own Chopped kitchen.”

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