Around the World in 80 Plates (2012)
“Around the World in 80 Plates” is television show on Bravo which combines elements of “Top Chef” with “The Amazing Race” where 12 chef contestants travel the world competing in “Race”-like challenges as well as taking over restaurants and serving local diners a la “Top Chef”. In each episode a different international location is featured including Hong Kong, London, Tuscany and Barcelona, and contestants will need to learn each location’s culture, customs and cuisine to prepare a dinner service for the locals in which the diners decide the winner of each show’s competition. The challenge winner gets immunity on the next episode while chefs are eliminated by their fellow contestants, similar to “Survivor”. Ultimately the winner of each season takes home US$150,000 and a new car.