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The 10 Tastiest Cooking Shows to Watch Now

The 10 Tastiest Cooking Shows to Watch Now

Fire up your grills, get your grocery shopping out of the way and sharpen that chef’s knife. We’ve got a list of the top 10 best cooking shows to watch on TV right now to inspire you to whip up a gourmet treat for your friends and family tonight.

Keep an eye on this list as it is updated with the latest and greatest cooking shows, so you can be sure you’re in the loop. From Beat Bobby Flay to Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations, this list will help foodies stay up to date on the most popular cooking shows available.


TOP 10 COOKING SHOWS TO WATCH

Let’s get started. Here are the trending cooking shows that TV-watchers are enjoying right now, with all the information you need to check them out for yourself.

1. ‘Beat Bobby Flay’

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'Beat Bobby Flay' Promo ImageWho can beat celebrity chef Bobby Flay at his own game? In Beat Bobby Flay, two of some of the most talented chefs in the game compete for the chance to take on this culinary legend. The suspense builds as they fight tooth and nail, using every trick in their cookbook, to impress the judges and earn the chance at the ultimate face-off in the kitchen.

Only one will get the once-in-a-lifetime chance to beat Bobby Flay and ascend from student to teacher.


2. ‘Guy’s Grocery Games’

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'Guy's Grocery Games' Promo ImageEnter the mouth-watering world of competitive cooking with Guy’s Grocery Games. Celebrity chef Guy Fieri hosts this high-stakes cooking competition as chefs from around the country compete against the clock – and each other – in Fieri’s own grocery store, Flavortown Market.

Filled with unexpected twists, a variety of culinary challenges and a compelling mix of personalities, each episode will have you on the edge of your seat as you watch the chefs scramble to make the most delectable dishes. Don’t miss a moment of the fast-paced, culinary chaos on Guy’s Grocery Games.


3. ‘The Pioneer Woman’

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'Pioneer Woman' Promo ImageIndulge in a slice of life from the Oklahoma ranch of The Pioneer Woman. Join Ree Drummond, an award-winning blogger and best-selling cookbook author as she whips up hearty, home-style meals for her large, cowboy-centric family.

Her love for simple, scrumptious food is contagious, and her creativity in the kitchen is sure to inspire you to recreate her mouthwatering dishes right in your own home.


4. ’24 in 24: Last Chef Standing’

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"Last Chef Standing" Promo ImageDive into the thrilling culinary world with 24 in 24: Last Chef Standing, a cut-throat competition for only the most determined of chefs. Audiences are drawn into a high-stakes game where talented chefs from different backgrounds face-off in hopes of being the ‘Last Chef Standing.’

Over the course of 24 hours, the contestants fight against the clock and each other as they navigate through 24 grueling challenges. Each episode is a captivating blend of intense cooking, unpredictable twists and significant setbacks that will have you glued to your seat. The culinary techniques and passion of the chefs will leave you inspired, making it a must-see reality show for food enthusiasts.


5. ‘Next Level Chef’

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'Next Level Chef' Promo ImageGet ready for a culinary rollercoaster on Next Level Chef. Journey alongside internationally acclaimed chefs Gordon Ramsay, Nyesha Arrington and Richard Blais as they mentor a diverse group of talented cooks in a three-story culinary gauntlet.

Each level offers a different kitchen setup that changes the game completely, making this competition not just about preparing the best dish, but also about cooking up the most effective strategy and adaptability, too. Witness the intense time-pressure, dynamic challenges and mouth-watering dishes as the chefs battle it out to win the ultimate title in this multi-story cooking adventure.


6. ‘Chopped’

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Chopped Promo ImageStep into the unpredictable world of Chopped, a cutthroat cooking competition show that’s as deliciously entertaining as it is exciting. Watch chefs from all over as they compete in a race against the clock, forced to create a masterpiece out of mystery ingredients. Each dish is critiqued by a panel of culinary experts, including Ted Allen, who hosts the competition. Of the four contestants each episode, only one will make it to the end, and the rest will be… chopped.


7. ‘Spring Baking Championship’

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'Spring Baking Championship' Promo ImageExperience the sweet joy of baking with Spring Baking Championship, a delightful culinary competition that captures the vibrant colors and flavors of spring. Watch amateur and professional bakers battle it out in the kitchen, with each episode demanding unique creativity and skill to create the most tantalizing seasonal desserts.

Hosted by Bobby Deen and a panel of esteemed judges, this show will keep you entertained, inspired and craving more. Tune in to Spring Baking Championship and embark on a journey of mouth-watering pastries, cookies and cakes, celebrating the spirit of the season.


8. ‘The Food That Built America’

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'The Food That Build America' Promo Image

The Food That Built America is an epic culinary journey through time and American gastrology. Learn about the visionary moguls and entrepreneurs who risked it all to bring their food inventions to the masses, including Coca-Cola, McDonalds and other iconic food brands.

From the invention of Hershey’s chocolate to the rise of fast food, this series tells the fascinating stories behind the foods and brands we love.


9. ‘Girl Meets Farm’

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'Girl Meets Farm' Promo ImageGirl Meets Farm is not just any old cooking show. Molly Yeh, a city-bred food blogger, takes you on a delightful culinary journey as she adjusts to life on a Midwest farm. Balancing her roots in the Chinese and Jewish cultures with her newfound Midwestern lifestyle, she creates unique recipes that are sure to tantalize your taste buds.

Experience the joy and challenges that come with tying traditional dishes to farm life, while also appreciating the homely charm of rustic cooking on Girl Meets Farm.


10. ‘Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations’

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'Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations

Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations is a delectable exploration of the world’s most unique and tantalizing cuisines, hosted by the charismatic and daring Andrew Zimmern. Each episode takes the audience on a journey to uncover how different international cuisines have evolved over time, giving a historical perspective into the origins of these interesting dishes.

This is not just a food show, nor is it just a travel show: it’s a remarkable fusion of culture, history and cuisine. Join Zimmern as he indulges his adventurous palate, savoring everything from the most exotic to the tried-and-true local favorites in fascinating destinations worldwide.


And there you have it: the top 10 cooking shows to stream at home. Stay tuned for updates to come, so you can keep up with the best content available right now.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who are the most popular professional TV chefs?

Bobby Flay, Gordon Ramsey, Ree Drummond, David Chang, Jamie Oliver, and Cat Cora are all popular celebrity TV chefs.

What channel has the most cooking shows?

The Food Network

What happens to the prepared and leftover food on cooking shows?

It's often either eaten by the cast and production crew or donated to charity.

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