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[09/26/12 - 07:10 AM]
Food Network Uncovers America's Dirtiest Restaurants in New Series "Health Inspectors"
The five-episode series premieres Friday, October 26 at 10:30/9:30c on the cable channel.

[via press release from Food Network]

FOOD NETWORK UNCOVERS AMERICA'S DIRTIEST RESTAURANTS IN NEW SERIES "HEALTH INSPECTORS"

Season Premiere Friday, October 26that 10:30pm ET/PT on Food Network

NEW YORK - September 26, 2012 - Restaurant consultant Ben Vaughn lends his expertise to restaurants across the country in desperate need of a health upgrade in the new series Health Inspectors, premiering Friday, October 26th at 10:30pm ET/PT on Food Network. An unexpected visit from a restaurant health inspector can shut down an establishment instantly if they are not up to code. Ben uses his years of experience in the restaurant industry to assess kitchens from top to bottom, leaving no stone, or stove, unturned. From high-end restaurants to small cafés, Ben holds the owners and staff accountable for the messes they've made and shows them what they need to do to pass inspection and stay in business.

Episodes include:

Premiering Friday, October 26th at 10:30pm ET/PT
"Rats in the Cellar"
Salud restaurant in Chicago specializes in high-end Mexican food and specialty tequila cocktails, but behind the festive exterior are many health code violations. After friends of the owner came down with food poisoning, she called Ben Vaughn for help. Can Ben get Salud through their next inspection or does the restaurant have one violation too many for him to resolve?

Premiering Friday, November 2nd at 10:30pm ET/PT
"Renegade Pirates"
The staff at the Green Burrito in New Orleans claims to have the best burritos in town, but when it comes to food safety they are struggling. With the owner in over his head and the restaurant in complete disarray, the Green Burrito needs help immediately to get up to code or risks being closed down for good. Can expert Ben Vaughn get this place on track to pass code and keep the place open or is the restaurant beyond saving?

Premiering Friday, November 11th at 10:30pm ET/PT
"Slugs in the Walk-in"
Harley's Café in Oklahoma serves all-American comfort food and has been a staple in the community for nearly 50 years. But with a recent change of ownership health code regulations have taken a back seat in this 'biker themed' diner. As the staff gears up for a health inspection everything is riding on expert Ben Vaughn to bring Harley's up to code. Can Ben help them pass their inspection or will they crash and burn?

Premiering Friday, November 16th at 10:30pm ET/PT
"Recipe for Disaster"
O'Donnell's, a small-town Louisiana mainstay, prides itself on its great reputation but if the staff can't get a handle on their health violations they could lose it all. With the help of Ben Vaughn, an expert in cleaning restaurants to bring them up to health code, the staff will be forced to clean up their act. With a health inspection looming, will O'Donnell's sink or swim?

Premiering Friday, November 23rd at 10:30pm ET/PT
"A Game of Chicken"
The owner of King Vic's in Michigan has noble aspirations for his all-American restaurant but he's so consumed with building his empire that he has neglected his kitchen and is buried in health code issues. With a health inspection approaching and Vic's life's savings on the line, the pressure is on to get the place up to code or Vic risks losing it all. Will Ben Vaughn, a restaurant consultant and the foremost expert in cleaning up dirty restaurants, manage to get Vic successfully through his health inspection or will the restaurant fall from grace?

ABOUT BEN VAUGHN:

Raised in Florida, Ben Vaughn started cooking in his grandmother's kitchen before attending the Ft. Lauderdale Art Institute where he learned from some of the country's finest chefs. After graduation, Vaughn moved on to become partner and chef at River Oaks restaurants and then own two critically acclaimed restaurants, Grace and Au Fond Farmtable, located in Memphis, Tenn. Vaughn's transition from chef to consultant was triggered by his passion for teaching others and his desire to pass along the valuable lessons he learned throughout his restaurant career. Vaughn lives in Atlanta, Ga. where he now dedicates his career to helping food establishments and is the culinary director and executive chef for Brewed to Serve Restaurant Group and White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails.

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FOOD NETWORK (www.foodnetwork.com) is a unique lifestyle network, website and magazine that connects viewers to the power and joy of food. The network strives to be viewers' best friend in food and is committed to leading by teaching, inspiring and empowering through its talent and expertise. Food Network is distributed to more than 100 million U.S. households and averages more than 9.9 million unique web users monthly. Since launching in 2009, Food Network Magazine has tripled its rate base and delivers a circulation of 1.45 million. Headquartered in New York, Food Network has a growing international presence with programming in more than 150 countries, including 24 hour networks in Great Britain, India, Asia and Africa. Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI), which also owns and operates Cooking Channel (www.cookingchanneltv.com), DIY Network (www.diynetwork.com), Great American Country (www.gactv.com),HGTV (www.hgtv.com), and Travel Channel (www.travelchannel.com), is the manager and general partner.





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