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Late Nite Chef Fight Is Ready to Air Next Month

Eight one-hour episodes based on the Back of the House Brawl start airing Nov. 22.

Late Nite Chef Fight
Late Nite Chef Fight
FYI Network

That was fast. Jolene Mannina’s Back of the House Brawl that became a TV show is ready to air on the FYI Network next month. Late Nite Chef Fight filmed at the Palms for eight nights at the beginning of October with Las Vegas-based chefs cooking on food trucks in a competition to see which chef can cook up a better dish with unknown-in-advance ingredients. The eight one-hour episodes debut on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 9 p.m. ET.

The show is based on the Back of the House Brawl after hour’s chef competition that Mannina started three years ago. On the TV version, the winner of the first round chooses which of the two different food trucks he or she will work out of. Winning the second round gives the chef a cryptic major advantage. In the third and final round, the chefs must create a main course that coincides with the previous two challenges. The dishes are presented to two judges, with the winner taking home Vegas bragging rights and a meal cooked by the loser.

Boxer Laila Ali and chef and restaurateur Vic “Vegas” Moea serve as hosts. Rotating guest judges include Spike Mendelsohn, Michael Chernow, Casey Lane and Chris Oh.

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