Chopped (TV series)
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||16|
|No. of episodes||185|
|Running time||1 hour|
|Original channel||Food Network|
Chopped is a reality-themed cooking competition series that airs on Food Network. Four chefs compete in three three rounds or segments on the show: appetizer, entree and dessert. After each round, a chef is then eliminated until there is one winner at the end. The winner receives $10,000. In each round the chefs are given three to five food items that must be part of their dish. There is a large pantry and refrigerator that the chefs can use in addition to the required items. In each round the chefs are given a limited time to complete their dish. The appetizer part lasts twenty minutes. The entree and dessert parts last thirty minutes. Three guest chefs judge each round.