Now Casting! Prime-time NBC Cooking Competition

Have you been perfecting your family recipes for years? Have you ever wondered how your signature dishes would stack up against those of a professional chef?

From bangin’ BBQ to succulent soufflés, the hunt is on to find the best home cookin’ in the country. Get ready to take your culinary creations from the dining room table to the judge’s table. A brand new NBC prime-time competition show is putting everyday home cooks up against professional chefs in the ultimate head to head showdown. This is your chance to tighten your apron strings and break out your secret ingredients for the chance to win a huge cash prize, not to mention bragging rights!

In this high-pressure competition you’re going to need courage, strategy and culinary skills to win, because every dish matters and every decision counts. From pancakes and grilled cheese to pasta and the perfect steak, winning has never tasted so good! We are looking for contestants who are bold, confident and have the skills and tenacity to take on the professionals! If you CAN stand the heat, now’s the time to get IN the kitchen!

Please email us at with the following information…

  • Name
  • Occupation
  • Location
  • Contact information: including your phone number and email address.

* Include a detailed description of your cooking style and signature dishes.

* Please also include two recent photos of yourself along with photos of your signature dishes.

** All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and legal residents of the United States