Food Network takes viewers on a cross-country culinary race in the new primetime series Chefs vs. City. Featuring acclaimed chefs Chris Cosentino and Aarón Sánchez, the show premieres on Friday, August 7th at ET/PT, and tests their food knowledge and competitive spirits.
Chefs vs. City really pushes both teams to use all of their culinary knowledge in order to win the competition, said Bob Tuschman, Senior Vice President, Programming and Production, Food Network. Chris and Aarón are fiercely competitive and are the perfect choices to represent Food Network in these types of challenges.
Each week, Chris and Aarón will travel to a different city, where they will be pitted against two local foodies in a winner-takes-all race. Using every tool at their disposal, the teams compete in an adrenaline-charged, food-lovers tour of each city, completing difficult epicurean challenges along the way. This season, Chris and Aarón will pass through
ABOUT CHRIS COSENTINO:
Thanks to his affinity for great ingredients, Chris Cosentino has emerged as a thoughtful voice for sustainable principles and as a leading proponent of offal cookery. After graduating from Johnson & Wales, Chris went on to build his culinary resume by working at several notable restaurants across the country before joining Incanto as executive chef in 2002. His innovative interpretations of rustic Italian fare promptly earned the restaurant its first 3-star review from the San Francisco Chronicle. In addition to Chefs vs. City, other recent Food Network appearances include The Next Iron Chef, Iron Chef America and The Best Thing I Ever Ate. Chris resides in
ABOUT AARÓN SÁNCHEZ:
As a restaurateur, television personality, consultant, spokesperson and author, Aarón Sánchez is known as one of the countrys leading contemporary Latin Chefs. He began his career with Food Network as co-host of