Local contestants are being served up a challenge in celebration of Food Network’s new supermarket-themed cooking competition, Guy’s Grocery Games. Hosted by best-selling cookbook author and successful restaurateur Guy Fieri, Grocery Games is set in a grocery store where four talented chefs compete against each other through three cooking challenges, as they must navigate their way through the aisles adhering to a number of “real-world” culinary challenges to create tasty dishes. The chefs must rely on their improvisation, gamesmanship and culinary skills for a chance to win up to $20,000.
The local challenge will take place on Saturday, November 9 at 1:00pm at The Fresh Market, located at 1205 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, GA 30068. Four local contestants will be given up to three challenges to test their shopping and culinary expertise. The winner of the local challenge will receive a $1,000 gift card from The Fresh Market.
Kicks 101.5 and AtlantaEats.com will have details on how to be selected as one of the four lucky contestants who will battle it out at The Fresh Market for a chance to bring home the grand prize and the bragging rights of being the local champion of “Guy’s Grocery Games Challenge.”
Guy’s Grocery Games airs on Sunday’s at 8pm ET/PT, 7pm CT on Food Network.
Guy Fieri is host of Food Network’s top-rated and Emmy® -Nominated show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Guy began his love affair with food at the age of ten, selling soft pretzels from a three-wheeled bicycle cart he built with his father called “The Awesome Pretzel.” By selling pretzels and washing dishes, Guy earned enough money in six years to study abroad as an exchange student in Chantilly, France. In 1996, Guy launched his culinary career with the opening of Johnny Garlics, his first restaurant based in his hometown of Santa Rosa, CA. Guy has gone on to create a culinary empire as a popular TV host, chef of six acclaimed restaurants and New York Times Best Selling cookbook author. In 2006, Guy Fieri premiered his first show, Guy’s Big Bite, which was nominated for an Emmy in 2012 for Outstanding Culinary Program. This “Culinary Rock Star” also guest judges on Food Network Star and collaborates with Rachael Ray in the star studded competition series, Rachael vs. Guy Celebrity: Cook-Off and Rachael vs. Guy: Kids Cook-Off.
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