APPLYING FOR A REGULAR EPISODE? CLICK HEREPROFESSIONAL CHEF
Are you a citizen?
Can you provide a current Work Visa?
Please describe in detail any moderate to severe food allergies. Allergies are a physical reaction to food.
Please describe in detail any dietary restriction or sensitivity and why: (i.e. You avoid a certain food for religious or ethical reasons, or you are gluten-free or lactose free)
Have you previously interviewed, on camera (in person or skype) for Chopped (or Chopped Junior)?
Are you currently being considered for any other competition shows, including, without limitation, any lifestyle or cooking shows?
Please describe the other shows.
Will you be appearing in the next 6 months on any TV shows?If YES, Please describe other shows you will be appearing on provide the name of the show, airdate, season, and episode number if applicable.
Please describe the other shows you will be appearing on.
Have you appeared in any TV contests or competition shows (whether or not you won a prize)?
Describe other shows you have appeared on provide the name of the show, airdate, season, and episode number, and prize won if applicable.
Have you served in the military or any other civil service?
Please describe military or civil service.
Have you ever been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor?
Please give dates and details.
Have you served jail time?
Please describe the situation and dates.
Have you ever been involved in anything that would cause the producer, the network and its affiliates any embarrassment or monetary loss if you are chosen to participate in The Program?
Please list and explain the specific matters.
Describe your current situation:
a. Marital Status: Single, Married, Divorced, Partner, Dating
b. List # of children and ages (if applicable)
c. If Dating, Do you have a Boyfriend? Do you have a Girlfriend
d. List any family members who may be involved in the culinary industry & specify in what capacity.
Describe your background/history-where are you from?
Do you make a living as a chef? If YES, how many years have you been a chef? If NO is cooking your hobby (please describe)
If you do NOT currently make a living as a chef, how do you make your living?
What inspired you to become a chef? Where did your interest in food begin?
Do you or have you ever owned your own restaurant? If so, what is/was the name and location. For how long did/have you own/owned it?
If you are not a professional chef, list any goals past or present regarding cooking professionally.
Describe your style of cooking, Food POV, and in detail an interesting dish you’ve created.
Describe ingredients you love, simple to exotic. What do you experiment with and how do you use it?
What are you like in the kitchen when you are cooking?
Discuss some of the results/rewards of your cooking, the ways your culinary work has touched others.
How would your friends/family describe you?
Describe your passions/hobbies besides cooking.
Describe your greatest accomplishment. (Culinary or otherwise)
What is something that we wouldn't know about you by looking at you?
Why do you think you can be the next Chopped Champion?
What would you do with the $10,000 Chopped winnings?
In ONE sentence, tell us why the Food Network needs YOU on a special episode of Chopped
How did you hear about the casting?
Please add any additional information regarding the special(s) you are applying for and why
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