All-Star Academy is a reality show in which ten home cooks from across the country are paired up with some of Food Network's biggest names in a new culinary competition with the chance to win a $50,000 grand prize.
Ten talented and successful home cooks from across the country compete in intense culinary challenges as they are mentored by some of Food Network's most popular chefs, while competing for $50,000 grand prize. Each competitor, with the guidance of their mentor, must compete over eight episodes in challenges that would propose difficulties for even professional chefs, while elevating their culinary skills to make it to the finish line. With the support of superstar chefs: Alex Guarnaschelli, Bobby Flay, Curtis Stone and Michael Symon. Each home cook not only has to impress their world-class chef mentor but the special guest judges as well, who help determine who will make the cut in the dreaded elimination round. One by One, the challengers are eliminated, leaving one contender standing with a $50,000 grand prize.
Special Guest JudgesEdit
Chef John Li