TORONTO - Food Network Canada is seeking professional chefs with stamina and skills to compete on its new show "Chopped Canada."
The network issued a casting call Wednesday along with word that it's producing a Canadian edition of the popular U.S. series, expected to hit the airwaves in the winter of 2014.
The Canadian edition will follow a similar format to the U.S. show, which premiered in 2009. Each week four chefs compete before a panel of judges and turn baskets of mystery ingredients into a three-course meal. Course by course, the chefs are "chopped" from the competition until only one remains and takes home $10,000.
The deadline for applications is March 11 and taping is slated to begin this summer. For more information, visit foodnetwork.ca/castingcall.
Chopped currently airs Tuesdays on Food Network Canada.
1. The Amazing Race Canada
3. Under the Dome
4. CTV Evening News
5. The Big Bang Theory
6. Big Brother 15
7. Rookie Blue
8. Big Brother 15
9. Big Brother 15
10. The Big Bang Theory