Next Level Chef is coming to ITV and ITVX
internationally acclaimed Gordon Ramsay Senior Level Leader the cooking competition will debut on UK television screens via ITV and ITVX.
Produced by Studio Ramsay Global, Senior Level Leader is a culinary challenge. The eight-part series, which airs in 2023, is set in a cutting-edge television studio, with three unique kitchen spaces spread over three floors and nearly 50 feet tall.
Each floor will test the contestants’ culinary creativity, agility, brilliance and expertise, as they compete to advance to the next level. From the high-end, ultra-modern kitchen utopia to the gloomy “only scraps” basement environment, Senior Level Leader will challenge its leaders to prove that they can thrive in any environment.
In a quest to unearth the culinary world’s next sensation, Ramsay will be joined by two of the most elite names in food, as the three judges preside over and mentor a group of talented chefs who will compete to prove they can. manage the heat in any kitchen space thrown at them. Competitors will be under the watchful eyes of the jury on all three floors as they compete to produce the most appetizing dishes and avoid elimination. In the end, only one can be named Senior Level Leaderand the winner will receive a cash prize of £100,000 and a one-year mentorship under the three mentors.
The US version of the show was filmed in Las Vegas and the first season aired on Fox earlier this year.
Senior Level Leader was commissioned for ITV by head of entertainment commissioning Katie Rawcliffe and editors Lily Wilson and Paula Thomas Gallie. For Studio Ramsay Global, the executive producers are Ramsay, Lisa Edwards and Iain Peckham. Series editor Lyndon Tovey and production executives Sarah Needham and Ben Flower.
Rawcliffe commented: “Senior Level Leader is a dynamic cooking competition at the forefront of your seat in a league of its own. We are delighted to welcome Gordon to the UK and embark on perhaps the most ambitious television studio in the world.
Ramsay added “Senior Level Leader is out of the array Next Level all; An epic culinary competition at all levels. From the size of the huge structure to every challenge, every moment of danger is huge. I want to see our chefs, social media stars, home cooks whatever their level, whatever their experience, show me what they can do. Whether they’re at the top of the kitchen in the dream kitchen with all the gadgets and the best ingredients or in the middle kitchen, good equipment, good ingredients but nothing fancy or, and that’s where it’s at. gets really interesting, in the basement kitchen. Super basic, minimal ingredients and scraps of leftovers, then show me what you’re really made of. Talent and tenacity will absolutely shine, and someone will walk away with an equally higher tier award, I can’t wait to get started.