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. Robert says:

    I'm currently a sous chef at 5 diamond resort looking to move forward here in hawaiis big island and ideas??

  2. FOOD COURT WARS – Application page is down!!! Do you have an alternative way to apply? We have an incredible product and back story and started operating in local markets and state fairs and crushing it!!!! We are ready to open in Malls across America. Our NEW website will be live in coming weeks with film footage in the mean time like us on Facebook- Jafflz

  3. Ruth Treadwell says:

    I have always had a dream to own my own business whether it be a food truck or a diner. I cook home cook meals and make my own recipes at times. I would love to apply for the food truck race. I cannot find a link for the application.

  4. jennifer taylor says:

    I am nurse with 3 children and just started culinary school. I would be great for a reality show. www,jennifertaylor0234@gmail.com

  5. Bett Porta says:

    I own 5 organic butcher shops in Vancouver BC. We have recently opened " THE MEATERY" attached to our second shop. We feature amazing meat sandwiches and are becoming a source to be reckoned with!!! Come and try our Porcetta, braised short rib, pulled pork sandwich with all the fixings!! All meat is prepared through the butcher shop, including inhouse sausages. You will taste the best sausage roll in the world, made inhouse with home made mustard. One of our best selling features. Some of our other features are, bacon brittle, and bacon twisties. Amazing!!!

  6. lamea robinson says:

    I am 10.I don't know how to cook all kinds of food but I want to be like the kids on TV and I will work hard to be like them. my grandma is a nice lady but she need help with money. I want to help her with money. I want to give her the money so she can move in a big hues and fix her cars and help my dad.

  7. robin perry says:

    I would like to find out how I can apply to compete on Guy's Grocery Games and Chopped i'm a self taught cook out of Boston and can create some amazing dishes.. thanks.

  8. sydneychaneythomas2014 says:

    I would love to have my own show. Please see my blog at sydneychaneythomas.com. Love cooking!!

  9. ramon shaw says:

    hello my name is Ramon Shaw I am at home style cook with a southern twist I would love to show my skills and abilities on one of your shows

  10. Rhonda Herrmann says:

    I am a Mother of four adults now and the grandma of four babies. I have been cooking for about 30 yrs and have been told I can make ANYTHING… My family and friends have said I need to open a restaurant. I have been watching food network ever since Bobby Flay was on "How to boil water". I have it on the T.V 24-7 7 days a week. I need to be on one of these shows.!!!!!!!! Please advise me on how to apply for Chopped and All-Star Academy.. TY Rhonda

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