Worst Cooks in America
Worst Cooks in America


Food,Special Interest,Western

First Aired

Jan 03, 2010


Worst Cooks in America


Network: Food Network

Status: Continuing


Worst Cooks in America is a reality competition show on the Food Network. The show takes 12 to 16 contestants (referred to as "recruits") with poor cooking skills through an eight-week culinary boot camp, to earn a cash prize of $25,000. The recruits are trained on the various basic cooking techniques including: baking, knife skills, temperature, seasoning and preparation. The final challenge is to cook a restaurant quality three-course meal for three food critics.


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Worst Food Forward

Episode 1

Sixteen unskilled home cooks arrive in New York City to... Read more


Episode 2

The remaining recruits take a field trip to a farm,... Read more

Frozen to Fabulous

Episode 3

The hopefuls must replicate three simple sauces and incorporate them... Read more

Grill Skills

Episode 4

The recruits construct creative burgers in a grilling Skill Drill.... Read more

Game-Day Party

Episode 5

The recruits cater a cocktail party for Kris Jenkins of... Read more

Facing Food Fears

Episode 6

The six remaining recruits make sausage from scratch during a... Read more

Sweet Surprise

Episode 7

The final four compete in a culinary decathlon. Later, their... Read more

Worst to First

Episode 8

The final two recruits must prepare a three-course meal in... Read more

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