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Calling All Foodies and Amateur Chefs! Spike TV to Hold Open Casting Calls for "Frankenfood"
The first round of auditions will take place in eight cities across America starting on Thursday, November 21 in New York City.

[via press release from Spike TV]


Network In Search of America's Most Unique and Extreme Food Creations To Compete On New Weekly Series For A Cash Prize

Open Casting Calls Set For New York, Philadelphia, Chicago and Houston

New York, NY, November 11, 2013 - Have you ever invented a recipe that is way beyond the culinary box? Or discovered a crazy food combination that brings taste to surprising and delectable new delights? Then Spike TV is looking for you! The network is currently casting for food lovers that mix outrageous and unexpected ingredients to create delicious and revolutionary flavors to compete for a cash prize in its first-ever food series, "Frankenfood." The first round of auditions for Spike TV's "Frankenfood" will take place in eight cities across America starting on Thursday, November 21 in New York City.


Thursday, November 21 & Saturday, November 23
10 am to 5 pm
Sharp Entertainment
1071 6TH Avenue
New York, NY 10018

Friday, November 22
10 am to 4 pm
Chef Central
240 N. State Rt 17
Paramus, NJ 07652

Sunday, November 24
10 am to 5 pm
Address: TBD

Friday, December 6 & Sunday, December 8
10 am to 5 pm
Theatre Momentum
1800 Cornelia Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657

Saturday, December 7
10 am to 5 pm
Sheraton Hotel Madison
706 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53713

Friday, December 13
10 am to 5 pm
Address: TBD

Saturday, December 14
10 am to 5 pm
Habitat Suites
500 E. Highland Mall Blvd.
Austin, TX 78752

Sunday, December 15
10 am to 5 pm
Address: TBD

Those interested in being a contestant on "Frankenfood" should log onto https://sharpentertainment.com/casting/frankenfood and fill out a questionnaire prior to attending a casting call. If attending a local casting call, contestants should bring at least one serving size of their Frankenfood dish and a current photo of themselves.

"Frankenfood" features local amateur food innovators competing head-to-head in order to get their unexpected food concoctions onto the menu of a popular local restaurant, win a cash prize and possibly create the next big food craze. Whether it's an old family recipe or a tried-and-true hangover remedy, "Frankenfood" will bring to light some of the most mouth watering and sometimes stomach churning combinations ever conceived. The series is hosted by superstar executive chef Josh Capon (Burger & Barrel, Lure Fishbar) and is joined by regular series judge Cheesesteak impresario Tony Luke Jr. along with a rotating panel of culinary experts, chefs and restaurant owners. The series will debut on Spike TV in 2014.

"Frankenfood" is produced for Spike TV by Sharp Entertainment. Sharp's Bob Larson and Matt Sharp serve as executive producers. Jeff Savaiano is Spike TV's executive in charge of production.

Spike TV is available in 98.7 million homes and is a division of Viacom Media Networks. A unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), Viacom Media Networks is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. Spike TV's Internet address is www.spike.com.

  [november 2013]  


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