BOSTON, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of America's most iconic television chefs, including Lidia Bastianich (Lidia's Kitchen), Sara Moulton, (Sara's Weeknight Meals), Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster (America's Test Kitchen and Cook's Country), Steven Raichlen (Project Smoke), and Kevin Belton (New Orleans Cooking With Kevin Belton), will serve as final judges for the CREATE COOKING CHALLENGE 2017. The Challenge, which seeks America's next great cooking star, opens for video entries on February 6, 2017 and closes on February 28.
All of these chefs enjoy popular success on CREATE TV, public television's most-watched multi-cast channel, with more than 46 million viewers annually. Open to professional and amateur chefs, the CREATE COOKING CHALLENGE final judges will screen user-generated video auditions demonstrating an entrant's best recipe, tip or project. The panel will judge submissions based on the entrant's demonstrated culinary knowledge, ability to present ideas succinctly, overall telegenic appeal, uniqueness, and production values. In addition to winning a cash prize and video production equipment, the winner will produce his or her own 10-part video series for CreateTV.com.
Information on rules and how to apply are available for viewing at CreateTV.com/challenge.
Download judge bios and images: bit.ly/2jR6Nvb.
About Create: For 12 years, Create® has been the premier lifestyle channel featuring public television's most popular how-to series: cooking, travel, home improvement, gardening and arts & crafts. Create is produced and distributed by American Public Television (APT); WNET, New York; and WGBH, Boston in association with National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) and PBS. Create TV is carried by 235 local public television stations nationwide, reaching 85% of USTVHH, and is seen in 21 of the top 25 U.S. television markets. Create's companion website CreateTV.com features extensive video, projects, tips, recipes, the Create TV schedule, featured program titles, and hosts.
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