While summer might be coming to a close, Food Network is just beginning to ramp up its schedule with two new shows for September: Crave and Sweet Genius. So after you’ve unpacked after that last trip to the beach, gather the family and check out the latest Food Network has to offer:
Hosted by food critic and journalist Troy Johnson, Crave takes viewers on a cross-country journey for the most perfect versions of the foods he craves like pizza, pork, fried chicken and ice cream. Enthralled by the culinary wonders surrounding him, Troy will travel anywhere and try anything in pursuit of his obsession.
Premieres: Monday, August 29 at 8:30 p.m. Eastern/ 7:30 p.m. Central
Sweet Genius is a sugar-packed competition series that challenges America’s premier pastry chefs to create magical and inventive desserts given inspiration, surprise ingredients and a finite amount of time. The chefs must compete in three unique pastry challenges judged by Ron Ben-Israel (pictured above) — the Sweet Genius himself — who will critique their work and determine who will receive a $10,000 cash prize.
Premieres: Thursday, September 22 at 10 p.m. Eastern/ 9 p.m. Central
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- QUIZ: Which of The Kitchen Co-Hosts Is Your BFF (and Doesn’t Know It Yet)?