2nd Season of Amazing Food Challenge: Fun in the Philippines Start to Air in Asian Food Channel

Food is a basic necessity. It’s human instinct to feel hungry, to feed. This is probably there reason there are so many cooking shows the world over. And one of the many broadcasting companies that have produced cooking shows and contests is the Asian Food Channel. The company is a unit of Scripps Networks Interactive, a world-leader in producing engaging lifestyle content. Before the year ends, the Asian Food Channel will once again host another season of its renowned Amazing Food Challenge, a hit travel and culinary show, with the tagline Fun in the Philippines. The show will start airing on 27 November 2014 at 9pm and will run every Thursday until 19 February 2015 on SkyCable (Ch 22), Dream Satellite (Ch 27), Cignal (Ch 26) and Destiny Cable TV (Ch 71 analog and Ch 22 digital).

10 Amazing Food Challenge Season 2 Participants
10 Amazing Food Challenge Season 2 Participants

The 2nd season of the Amazing Food Challenge will have 10 new contestants traveling to the Philippines to compete for a whopping USD50,000 in cash and prizes. This popular cooking contest is produced in collaboration with the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Tourism Promotions Board Philippines (TPB).

Amazing Food Challenge Participants
Amazing Food Challenge Participants

The contestants for the Amazing Food Challenge: Fun in the Philippines will be supervised under the program host and celebrity cook Sherson Lian, resident judge Chef Laudico as well as one guest judge from each of the five Philippine regions they will be visiting throughout the show. The 10 contenders of this cooking show will be subjected to grueling physical and culinary challenges.

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Food Plating
Food Plating

So, watch out for this show as contestants outsmart, outrun and outcook one another and race through markets, mazes and rivers. Each episode will have you at the edge of your seat as one contestant gets eliminated until there are only three remaining cooks who will try to win the grand prize of USD 30,000, plus a three-day, two-night travel package to the Philippines.

Judges - Chef Rolando Laudico, Sherson Lian, Guest Judge
Judges – Chef Rolando Laudico, Sherson Lian, Guest Judge

Derek Chang, managing director of Scripps Networks Interactive, Asia Pacific, said, “The first season of Amazing Food Challenge: Fun in the Philippines was extremely successful and series two promises to offer even more fun, excitement and mouthwatering adventures.” Chang added, “I would like to thank the Philippine Department of Tourism and the Tourism Promotions Board Philippines for their hospitality, and I am pleased to be partnering with them for their Visit Philippines 2015 campaign. Producing compelling local content is a key focus of our programming strategy this year, and I look forward to growing our relationship into even more fruitful opportunities in the future”

“We are thrilled to be working with Asian Food Channel and are excited for the second season premiere. This season showcases five new regions of the Philippines from its sizzling street food in metropolitan cities to fresh seafood and beautiful unspoiled lagoons. The contestants will experience a vast array of what the Philippines has to offer and we are happy to share the great wonders of the Philippines with all of AFC’s viewers.”

If you’re a fan of Master Chef and other cooking contests, do catch the premiere of Asian Food Channel’s Amazing Food Challenge: Fun in the Philippines 2 on Thursday, 27 November 2014, 9pm on SkyCable (Ch 22), Dream Satellite (Ch 27), Cignal (Ch 26) and Destiny Cable TV (Ch 71 analog and Ch 22 digital). You can visit www.asianfoodchannel.com/afcfoodchallenge2 for more information about the program.

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