Nov. 30, 2012
's multimedia studio Electus, an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), today announced that
, the company's food-centric YouTube™ channel will team up with the culinary minds at
Magazine to create a new web series titled
to expand on the delicious variety of programming offered on
slated to premiere on
Saturday, December 1st
, is the latest gastronomic competition show that pits two acclaimed chefs in a head-to-head battle to see who can whip up the best recipe of the world's favorite dishes.
, created and produced by
is executive produced by
Magazine. Over the course of six episodes, each chef will create a beloved dish such as Fried Chicken, Meatloaf, Macaroni and Cheese, Ice Box Pie, Buche de Noel and Potato Latkes which will be judged by
Executive Food Editor
, and culinary notables such as Chef
, Creative Director of the Institute of Culinary Education.
is thrilled to partner with such an esteemed brand as
Magazine to bring
to life online,"said
, CEO of
sticks to the roots of culinary tradition, their forward thinking and engaged readership is the perfect recipe to entertain food enthusiasts in the current digital landscape."
"Electus and the Hungry Channel have been a dream to work with--and we're absolutely excited for audiences to enjoy the fruits of our labors together," said
episodes will feature competitions with chef pairings including:
- Episode 1: Latkes - Chef Eli Sussman (Mile End Deli) vs. Chef Craig Koketsu (Quality Meats, Park Avenue, The Hurricane Club)
- Episode 2: Buche de Noel -Chef Emma Bengtsson (Aquavit) vs. Chef Marc Aumont (The Modern)
- Episode 3: Macaroni & Cheese- Chef Ratha Chaupoly ( Num Pang) vs. Chef Katy Sparks (Tavern on the Green)
- Episode 4: Fried Chicken - Chef Tadashi Ono (Matsuri) vs. Chef Matt Hamilton (Lulu & Po)
- Episode 5: Meatloaf - Chef Joey Campanaro (Little Owl/Market Table) vs. Chef Daniel Holzman (The Meatball Shop)
- Episode 6: Ice Box Pie - Chef Kieran Baldwin (The Dutch) vs. Chef Nancy Olson (Gramercy Tavern)
series starring Celebrity Chef
, gluten-free chef
, Casserole Queens, The Brothers Green,
Viewers can subscribe to The
Channel for trailers and show updates at:
. For additional information or to connect with
s social media platforms, please visit: Twitter:
; Google Plus:
Electus is the first integrated multimedia entertainment studio to unite producers, creators, advertisers and distributors under one roof and produce all forms of content for distribution across a variety of platforms around the world. Headed by
in partnership with IAC (NASDAQ: IACI), the company connects advertisers, distributors and content creators early on in the development process, enabling marketers and advertisers to be a true partner in campaigns and content creation. Electus International, the global distribution arm of Electus, is responsible for all international sales and distribution for Electus' programming and its studio partners as well as programs and formats from other well-known 3rd party providers. For more information on Electus, visit
magazine seeks out stories from around the globe that weave together culture, tradition, and people through the language of food. On every page, the magazine honors a fundamental truth: cooking is one of the most universal – and beautiful – means of human expression.
About Bonnier Corp.
Bonnier Corp. (
) is one of the largest consumer-publishing groups in America and is the leading media company serving passionate, highly engaged audiences, through 49 special-interest magazines and related multimedia projects and events. Bonnier Corp. is the U.S. division of the Bonnier Group (
), a 200-year-old family-owned media group based in
with business operations in 25 countries.
Sunshine Sachs (Electus)
Little Green Pickle (The Hungry Channel)
Becca PR (