TOP CHEFS LEAD FIRST SEASON OF CELEBRITY CHEF: EAST VS WEST FOX Networks Group Asia announces latest original production

Entertainment Press Releases Tuesday January 23, 2018 14:11
Bangkok--23 Jan--TRIPLE EIGHT IDEAS

FOX Networks Group Asia (FNGA) announces the first season of Celebrity Chef: East Vs West – an original series documenting a fiery culinary competition between popular Hong Kong super star Nicholas Tse and renowned celebrity chef David Rocco.

In an original production to air on Fox Life, FOX+ and Nat Geo People in Asia Pacific and Tencent in China, the five-part series sees these renowned celebrity chefs travel to different cities around Asia where they will learn about the city, its food and culture, and prepare a local dish handpicked by a local Chef, putting their culinary skills to the test.

Representing the East is Nicholas Tse, a jack-of-all-trades known for singing, acting and now his culinary skills. On the opposing camp representing the West is David Rocco who brings his passion for food to millions of kitchens every day through his television program and his bestselling cookbooks where he shares the perfect combination of food, travel and a celebration of the sweet life.

Sam Gollestani, Head of Entertainment Production said, "Both David and Nic have a wealth of experience and expertise they can bring to the table, making this first season of Celebrity Chef the one to watch. The competition promises to be a memorable one as both chefs bring not only their extensive knowledge to our screens, but also their highly captivating on-air personalities and fascinating careers and back-stories. FNGA is very much looking forward to bringing these two charismatic chefs together and uncovering Asia's best dishes."

Tina Ma, Senior Vice President, Tencent Penguin Pictures said, "Culinary shows are very popular in China. We expect drama, fireworks and the best of cooking from both East and West as these popular chefs battle it out in this culinary adventure and are looking forward to bringing it to screens across China in partnership FNGA in early 2018."

The final two episodes will be shot in two destinations built, owned and operated by the Sunway Group; Sunway City and The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat in Malaysia, which are the official premier destination partners of this series.

"Sunway has long been a supporter of showcasing talent in Asia and we are looking forward to working with FNGA and renowned global chefs to present episodes of Celebrity Chef: East vs. West," said Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr Jeffrey Cheah AO, Sunway Group Founder and Chairman.

Celebrity Chef: East Vs West will premiere on Fox Life Channel on AIS Playbox, TOTiptv No.201, Good TV No.51 in the first half of 2018 and be syndicated exclusively in mainland China by FNGA partner, Tencent

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