Author Topic: Hospitality and Culinary TV Shows  (Read 915 times)

gwarren

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Hospitality and Culinary TV Shows
« on: November 05, 2012, 05:25:08 pm »
Want to catch up on the latest HOSPITALITY related TV shows?
See below, these are SOME of the shows that relate to our industry, the positive and negative aspects!
Check you local listings! Watch some of the latest espisodes from the weblinks too.
Chat about them or reflect on some of the issues in your classes.

Have fun watching!

1.   Restaurant Stakeout:  http://www.foodnetwork.com/restaurant-stakeout/index.html                Wednesday nights at 10pm/9c
Willie Degel runs a tight ship at his restaurants. His secret: hidden cameras keep a close eye on his staff and patrons. On Restaurant Stakeout, Willie uses tough love to help restaurateurs save their businesses.

2.   Restaurant Impossible:    http://www.foodnetwork.com/restaurant-impossible/index.html                     Wednesday nights at 9pm/8c  http://www.foodnetwork.com/restaurant-impossible/index.html
Turning around a failing restaurant is a daunting challenge under the best of circumstances. Attempting to do it in just two days with only $10,000 may be impossible. But Chef Robert Irvine is ready to take on the challenge.

3.   Health Inspectors:          http://www.foodnetwork.com/health-inspectors/index.html       

 New show premiers Friday October 26th, 2012   10:30pm/9:30c
Ben Vaughn is known for his no-nonsense approach to restaurant-kitchen cleanliness. On Health Inspectors, he'll work with the most-neglected eateries across the country to help them prepare for their looming inspection. Don't miss the series premiere Fri., Oct. 26 at 10:30pm/9:30c.

4.   Hell’s Kitchen-                 (featuring Chef GordonRamsay http://www.fox.com/hellskitchen/ Times TBA
Premiere chef Gordon Ramsay spices up the tenth season of Hell's Kitchen with 18 new competitors. These aspiring restaurateurs will brave Ramsay and his fiery command of the kitchen as he once again puts the competitors through an intense culinary academy to prove they possess the right combination of ingredients to win the life-changing grand prize: a head chef position at Gordon Ramsay Steak in the Paris Hotel, Las Vegas, NV.

5.   Kitchen Nightmares-    http://www.fox.com/kitchennightmares/
Friday nights at 8pm/7c    Season Premier 10-26-12
Chef Gordon Ramsay returns for a fourth season as he treks across the country to help fledgling restaurants turn their luck and their businesses around. With the economy hitting the restaurant business hard, these restaurateurs are looking to Chef Ramsay to wake them up from their KITCHEN NIGHTMARES.

6.   MasterChef-     http://www.fox.com/masterchef/
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Award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay, restaurateur Joe Bastianich and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot return for Season Three of the culinary smash hit MASTERCHEF.   This season will feature contestants from all walks of life representing 23 states - including a stock broker, a professional opera singer, an emergency physician, a food photographer, a plastic surgeon, as well as the first blind cook to enter the competition - all with the hopes of turning their culinary dream into a reality. The hopefuls will prepare their signature dish and present them to the distinguished MASTERCHEF judging panel:

7.   Hotel Hell-                http://www.fox.com/hotel-hell/full-episodes/35961321/
Times TBA
Hotel Hell features Gordon Ramsay on a quest to fix horrid hotels, awful inns and just plain bad bed and breakfasts.

8.   Bar Rescue-     http://www.spike.com/shows/bar-rescue                         Times TBA
Spike's hit original series Bar Rescue is looking all over the country for candidates to have their bar rescued by the one and only Jon Taffer, one of the country's top restaurant and bar consultants. With each venue, Taffer and his team of experts delve into every business facet of running a bar, from creating a profitable drink/food menu, to music selection, to managing crowds.

9.    Travel network: Hotel Impossible
http://www.travelchannel.com/tv-shows/hotel-impossible
Anthony Melchiorri-Melchiorri brings his expertise as the “hotel fixer” to Travel Channel’s new original series- Sunday evenings.

10.    Undercover Boss http://www.cbs.com/shows/undercover_boss/