From a media release:
Casting details announced as producction begins on Food Network Canada’s original new series Chef in your Ear
- Second City Theatricals Funnyman Greg Komorowski Named Host
- Culinary Heavyweights Jordan Andino, Devin Connell, Craig Harding, Rob Rossi and Cory Vitiello Join Series as Chef Competitors
Food Network Canada and HLP+Partners announced today that production has begun in Toronto on the Canadian original series Chef In Your Ear. Canadian culinary powerhouses Jordan Andino (Harlow Sag Harbor), Devin Connell (Delica Kitchen), Craig Harding (Campagnolo), Rob Rossi (Bestellen) and Cory Vitiello (The Harbord Room) have been cast as the chefs with comedian Greg Komorowski hosting the 26-episode, 30-minute competition series. In each episode, two of the countryâ€™s hottest chefs will go head-to-head to see who can create the best restaurant quality dish without ever stepping foot into the kitchen. The chefs are putting their kitchen and coaching skills to the ultimate test as two kitchen rookies are tasked with cooking dishes under the guidance of each chef via earpiece.
In Chef In Your Ear, two of the countryâ€™s hottest chefs swap their tools for an earpiece as they go head-to-head to see who can create the best restaurant quality dish without ever stepping foot into the kitchen. The catch? Two absolute kitchen rookies, with a long list of culinary disasters, will be doing all the cooking for them. Tensions run high as all participants are taken out of their comfort zones. With reputations on the line in this edge-of-your-seat culinary series, the winning chef decides the loserâ€™s fate and the loser must oblige.
Chef In Your Ear is an original concept conceived by Justin Scroggie, developed by Ricardo Larrivee, Justin Scroggie, Daniel Gelfant, Henry Less, Lee Herberman, and Food Network Canada. The series is produced by HLP+Partners in association with Food Network Canada. Series Producer is Daniel Gelfant. Co-Series Producer is LeAnne Armano. Supervising Producer is Angela Donald. Executive Producers are Henry Less, Lee Herberman and Daniel Gelfant. International Distributor is The Format People.