Want to Be on Food Network? Apply Now to Get Cast on Future Shows

by in Community, Shows, April 4th, 2013

Tyler Florence on The Great Food Truck RaceIf you’ve ever found yourself watching Food Network in your living room and thinking, “I can do that, too,” or, “I want try what they’re doing on television,” now is your chance to go from Food Network viewer to on-air contestant.

We’re currently accepting applications for the fourth season of Tyler Florence‘s The Great Food Truck Race — the multi-week showdown that challenges food truck teams to outsell one another in a coast-to-coast road trip — plus an all-new competition series hosted by Tyler, Food Court Wars. Whether you’re an experienced restaurant chef or a novice home cook, if you think you have the dedicated passion, enthusiasm and charisma to impress Tyler and a national audience, we want to hear from you.

Cooking Channel is also looking for future guests. Mo Rocca’s My Grandmother’s Ravioli is casting a second season’s worth of grandmas and grandpas with tried-and-true recipes and creative food points of view, while an upcoming food- and travel-focused show is seeking those with prominent online voices related to food or restaurants.

Think you or a family member could be the best fit for these roles? Read on below to find more information about each show and get the latest details on how to apply.

The Great Food Truck Race

The Great Food Truck RaceWe are currently searching for teams of three from all walks of life — trained chefs, amateur chefs, line cooks, sous chefs, home cooks and dedicated foodies — to compete for the chance to own and operate their very first food truck.


Apply Now

Food Court Wars

Tyler FlorencePassionate about food? Always dreamed about owning an eatery of your own? Do you have a foolproof idea for a locally inspired, original food court hot spot? We are looking for two-person teams that believe they have the winning formula to successfully run an original food court restaurant. Series hosted by acclaimed chef Tyler Florence.

Apply Now

My Grandmother’s Ravioli

My Grandmother's RavioliCalling grandmas and grandpas who are great home cooks! Mo Rocca (CBS Sunday MorningWait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me!) wants you to teach him your favorite and/or unique recipes. If you caught the first season of My Grandmother’s Ravioli on Cooking Channel, you know that Mo Rocca never had the opportunity to learn the secrets to his grandmother’s famous ravioli. Do you think your grandmother or grandfather could teach Mo how to cook great food? We want to know!

Apply Now

Do You Post Online Food Videos, Blogs or Reviews?

Cooking ChannelAre you a funny food fan with an over-the-top personality who regularly posts food blogs, videos or reviews online? We’re looking for food people with a popular web presence to guest on a new food/travel show. Send us a video of yourself talking about your favorite restaurants, cafes, bistros, food trucks or bars. Please include a contact number and a link to your online profile.

Apply Now

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Comments (48)

  1. sharry says:

    I would love to be a guest and show one of the stars how to make a dobush torte ( 8 layer cake) or I have also make the kit kat cake and a tie die cake

  2. Louis Zinser says:

    Think they should build a show around me, single dad who is mediocre to below cook meeting different cooks celebrity or otherwise who help coach/teach you how to cook quick efficient meals for single parents in fast paced life styles. Or something to that extent.

  3. Sam Peters says:

    I've been trying to apply now to the blog entry – Do You Post Online Food Videos, Blogs or Reviews? It won't let me apply. Is it closed already?

  4. Cyndi says:

    I'm a self-taught cook who has two published cookbooks and a cooking blog at accidentalhomecook.com. My recipes are easy to follow as well as to make.

  5. Maryland Matherne says:

    Dont know if this would ever happen , but i would jump at the chance to go on Iron chef . Just to have the chance to inlightin my palate to some of those dishes, Im just a plain little grandmother tryin to raise 4 grandkids and would love that kind of experience.

  6. Eddie Allen says:

    I clicked on the apply now and nothing happened. My name is Eddie and I have a blog at http://www.edeyethetravelingchef.com

  7. Bree says:

    Hi there! The link for the new food/travel show to apply doesn't work and I would love to apply. Can you update it or email it to me? britak@skinnymommy.com Do you think I can submit a video of me cooking on tv instead of reviewing something? Thanks in advance for your help! Bree

  8. Amy Matthis says:

    how the heck do I sign up?? the link won't go anywhere?

  9. felisi mudyango says:

    i woulk like to be on irone chef i'm 14 years old and can cook any thing

  10. Don Schoenburg says:

    I was hoping to apply for the Great food truck Race, but the apply link does not work, Can you email me a link to C3builder@aol.com so that I can apply
    Thank You

    • Shanedia Hicks says:

      Did you ever find the link cause I'm looking for it to

      • Supermansgirl199 says:

        Same here. The link brings you here which leads me to assume they may have already closed the application window. That really stinks for the rest of us… maybe another station will do something similar. We can all hope.

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