Nov. 19, 2013
return to mentor and coach eight new multi-talented celebrities in the third season of
Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off
Monday, January 6 th at 9pm ET/PT
on Food Network. The eight celebrities are divided into Team Rachael and Team Guy as they compete over six episodes in a variety of culinary challenges, testing their cooking, marketing and performing skills along the way. New to this season, each episode features a special Food Network guest judge who will determine which celebrity is sent home. The last one left standing wins bragging rights as they join past season winners
Lou Diamond Phillips
to the charity of their choice.
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"Let me tell you something, Rachael and I, are two of the most competitive people I know," said
. "Season 3 of Rachael vs. Guy means rubber match. Rachael won the first round, and I took the second. This one is for all the pasta in
"As I've said since season one of this show, it is both the most nerve-racking and the most exciting project I've ever been a part of, and this season is no relief," said
. "It is intense – intense fun and intense stress – in each and every episode as all of these celebrities play with knives and fire all for the sake of the charities that they love."
In the season premiere, the eight celebrities arrive in
New York City
as Rachael and Guy
select their teams.
(magician, comedian) and
join Team Rachael; with
(pop icon, rapper and star of DIY Network's
The Vanilla Ice Project and Vanilla Ice Goes Amish
(former NFL player, Heisman Trophy winner) joining Team Guy. For their first cook-off challenge, the celebrities get right to work as they only have 90 minutes to prepare a Medieval feast and perform for a stadium full of hungry spectators. Special guest judge, Chef
Lee Anne Wong
, joins Rachael and Guy to determine which dish does not make the cut.
Throughout the season the celebrities test their culinary chops against each other in fun but demanding challenges, guaranteed to have them working, fighting and laughing along the way. Whether it's creating a Hawaiian-inspired meal for a Luau party; shopping, creating and marketing their own food products; or going head-to-head in a chicken wing cook-off, with special guest judges
Good Morning America
, these celebrities are up for the challenge. And in the finale, the remaining competitors must prepare a three-course meal aboard a cruise ship, with special guest judges
, Scott Conant and
among others, deciding who will become Cook-Off champion.
Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off
is produced by Jane Street Entertainment.
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