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Seen, Heard and Tasted at South Beach Wine & Food Festival

While The James Beard Awards have been compared to the Oscars of the culinary world, it could be said the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival is the Grammys of eating and drinking. Much like music’s biggest night, SOBEWFF — which ran from Feb. 24 to 27 — features cross-collaboration […]

Food Network’s ‘Big Restaurant Bet’ Dangles $250K Investment From Geoffrey Zakarian

Food Network is enlisting talent to help goose the payout in its reality competitions. And the latest is fixture Geoffrey Zakarian, who’s fronting a $250,000 investment for a hopeful chef and entrepreneur in new series Big Restaurant Bet. The six-part series, which will air on Food Network and streamer Discovery+ starting April 5, pits eight […]

Guy Fieri Is Giving Away a Restaurant in New Food Network Show (Exclusive)

Guy Fieri’s restaurant empire has grown in concert with his TV offerings. Now, he’s marrying the two. The man behind Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and Guy’s Grocery Games has lined up his next competition series for Food Network, and he’s giving away one of his eateries to the winner. The last competitor standing on Guy’s […]

Bobby Flay and Food Network Agree to New Deal

Bobby Flay and Food Network have agreed to stick together. The celebrity chef, who was momentarily on track to depart the channel after 27 years, has signed a multi-year exclusive deal that will keep him put through 2024. “We are thrilled to continue Bobby Flay’s long standing relationship with Food Network,” said Food Network president Courtney White […]

Goldbelly Launches Goldbelly TV (Exclusive)

Goldbelly —  the food e-commerce platform that delivers fully cooked meals as well as meal kits nationwide from more than 1,000 restaurants — is launching video platform Goldbelly TV on its website on Tuesday. The company also announced that veteran TV producer Art Edwards (co-creator of Cake Boss) has joined Goldbelly, overseeing new production arm […]

Why Food Network Is Doing Its First Scripted Project … For Discovery+

It’s mid-October and Halloween real estate at big box stores is already constricting, aisles girding for an onslaught of red and green. The holiday season is imminent. And, while it means much more to retail’s bottom line, cable TV may come in a close second. That stretch between Nov. 1 and year’s end is vital […]

Bobby Flay to Leave Food Network at Year’s End

Bobby Flay and Food Network won’t be cooking together much longer. It seems as though the TV chef, who first appeared on the culinary cable channel back in 1996 with Grillin’ & Chillin‘, won’t be staying on at the Discovery-owned network once his current three-year pact expires at the end of 2021. Sources close to […]

Guy Fieri Signs New Three-Year Deal With Food Network (Exclusive)

Guy Fieri signs a new, three-year exclusive pact with longtime home Food Network — which means more seasons of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Guy’s Grocery Games and more.

TV Chef, Restaurateur Melba Wilson Signs With Buchwald (Exclusive)

The owner of Melba's Restaurant has been a TV judge on 'Beat Bobby Flay' and 'The Worst Cooks in America,' and was victorious on 'Throwdown with Bobby Flay.'

Discovery Nabs Cost Savings as TV Hosts Shoot at Home, Says CEO

Stuck-at-home Food Network and Cooking Channel hosts shooting around their refrigerators during the coronavirus pandemic, and using camera equipment supplied by their networks, has given Discovery CEO David Zaslav an idea on how to produce more content with cost savings.

Discovery CEO on Lifestyle Programming Amid the Pandemic: “We Are the New Sports”

Discovery is "the new sports," CEO David Zaslav says, touting the firm's lifestyle channels as a big draw amid the coronavirus pandemic. He also sees potential M&A opportunities, saying: "There will be some companies that have great IP or great assets that are facing some difficulty."

Amy Schumer Cooking Up Quarantine Show for Food Network

Amy Schumer and her husband, pro chef Chris Fischer, will host a remotely-made cooking show for stay-at-home viewers on Food Network, titled 'Amy Learns to Cook.'