Chopped (TV series)
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|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 from three to five food items that must be part of their dish. There is a large 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 part lasts thirty minutes and the dessert part lasts twenty minutes. Three guest chefs judge each round.