FYI'S "LATE NITE CHEF FIGHT" TO TEST ELITE CHEFS IN NEW LAS VEGAS BASED FOOD COMPETITION SERIES
LAILA ALI AND VIC "VEGAS" MOEA HOST
EIGHT ONE-HOUR EPISODES PREMIERE ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22 AT 9PM ET
NEW YORK, NY - October 29, 2014 - In FYI's new series, "Late Nite Chef Fight," elite Las Vegas based chefs leave behind their well-equipped kitchens and enter never-before-seen food trucks where they will try to outwit and out-cook their competition. Eight one-hour episodes will premiere on Saturday, November 22 at 9pm ET.
Based on the real after hour's chef competition that takes place in Las Vegas, each episode of "Late Nite Chef Fight" has two leading Vegas-based chefs competing against each other in a food truck they have never stepped foot inside before. With a lively audience cheering them along, the chefs battle it out and go head-to-head after hours on the Las Vegas strip. Using a diverse and exotic range of unfamiliar ingredients left behind in the food trucks, the chefs will create three unique dishes in three fast paced rounds.
The winner of the first round chooses which of the two different food trucks they will work out of and winning the second round gives the chef a major advantage against their competitor. In the third and final round, the chefs must create a main course that coincides with the previous two challenges. The dishes are presented to two expert judges, with the winner taking home the ultimate Vegas bragging rights and a meal cooked by the loser.
Laila Ali, athlete and health and wellness expert, along with chef and restaurateur, Vic "Vegas" Moea, serve as hosts. Rotating guest judges are Spike Mendelsohn, Michael Chernow, Casey Lane and Chris Oh.
"Late Nite Chef Fight" is produced for FYI by Relativity Television/Jay & Tony Show. Jay Blumenfield, Tony Marsh and Tom Forman are executive producers. Gena McCarthy and Toby Faulkner are executive producers for FYI.
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