New Gordon Ramsay Show: MasterChef Casting Call

Gordon Ramsay is looking for the first American MasterChef

Photo courtesy of Guardian

Gordon Ramsay and the producers of The Biggest Loser are now casting amateur chefs for a new cooking show. MasterChef – a show very popular in Australia, according to JoAnn Cianciulli, Supervising Producer – will be heading Stateside in a quest to celebrate great people who make great food. This reality cooking show will be on FOX Network.

The show “will give contestants the opportunity to develop their cooking skills wile being encouraged, mentored and celebrated by the industry’s best and evaluated by world-renowned judges.”

So what exactly does that mean? Experts need not apply. Professional chefs who work in professional kitchens will not be considered.

The Los Angeles casting call is on January 30th January 31st (updated post here), so be sure to apply ASAP and prep your wonderful personality and burgeoning cooking skills for the camera!! Email masterchefcasting [at] gmail [dot] com. Include: name, age, occupation, current photo, contact number and a brief description of your cooking experience and style. Also include the city and state of the casting call you wish to attend in the subject of the email.

Other cities will include:

January 9th: Dallas, Kansas City, New York City

January 16th: Atlanta, Miami, Seattle

January 23rd: Chicago, New Orleans, San Francisco

Update on Masterchef Casting Call (January 25, 2010)