The Gourmet Foods TV show will be featured in “The G-Food: Season Two,” EW has learned exclusively.
“Famous Chefs” star and host of The Chef’s Table, Tony Leavitt, will join the show as executive producer and executive producer on “The Great Gourmet: Season One,” which is set to premiere next year.
“Tony Leavits Gourmet Kitchen” will feature Chef James Barret, Chef John Colombo, Chef David Rizzo, Chef Richard Boulud, Chef Ben Barreras, Chef Paul H. Blasco, Chef Tom Colombo and Chef James F. Daugherty as co-creators.
“It’s going to be a big hit,” Leavit said.
“And it’s the most exciting thing to me that it will be the show that people are talking about, because it will have all these incredible chefs.”
“Fame” chef Paul LeBrun, whose “The Chefs,” which aired for eight seasons on Bravo, will be co-executive producer on the new show.
“This is my life, this is my story, and it’s what I do,” LeBruns said in a statement.
“I am honored and humbled to be working with Tony and the other talented people in this incredibly talented team to tell the story of a kitchen that has made the difference in the lives of so many people around the world.”
LeBredons Gourmet Cooking Network will feature his shows, which feature guests like chefs, cooks and cooks in restaurants and food trucks, as well as in online cooking competitions.
“The great thing about this show is the chance to showcase the great chefs of the world,” LeBlrun said.
The network is also partnering with a global chef competition called the “Gourmet Challenge,” which will showcase culinary talents in more than 200 cities in more the U.S. and around the globe.
The new show is a joint venture between Bravo and WME-IMG, which owns the WME Radio Networks and the Bravo network, as part of its agreement with CBS.
“We are thrilled to bring these talents to the Gourmet Challenge for the first time and have already had the chance for a long-awaited collaboration,” said James J. Barret.
“From my own culinary background, I am very familiar with this genre and what it can mean for the future of culinary and hospitality in the United States.”
“The new show will feature Tony LeBran, who is an icon of the food industry and the best-selling author of his own cookbook, The Chefs.
LeBoldts other TV credits include the hit show “The Chef’s Wife,” which starred Denise Richards, and the hit reality series “The Real Housewives of New York City.” “
With this show, Tony will be in a new position and I’m thrilled to have him as the executive producer of the show, along with some of the most celebrated chefs around the country,” Barret said.
LeBoldts other TV credits include the hit show “The Chef’s Wife,” which starred Denise Richards, and the hit reality series “The Real Housewives of New York City.”
Leavatt said that he is “very excited to be involved with this new venture,” adding, “I’ve been working on this show for many years and I can’t wait to bring Tony LeBlair’s incredible cooking to life.”
LeBlast is also the creator of the hit web series “Catch Me If You Can,” which features celebrity chefs and chefs in restaurants.
“Catching Me If I Can” will air its fourth season on Bravo this fall.
The show is produced by Bravo Networks Television.
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