Return date announced for Top Chef Canada

TopChefCanada2013A new season of Top Chef Canada is on the way to Food Network Canada.

The third season of the culinary competition series is due to hit screens on March 18.

The heat is on in season three of Top Chef Canada as the chefs sharpen their knives to test their culinary skills and creativity in a variety of unique challenges.

In the end only one chef will take home the grand prize of $100,000 sponsored by SpongeTowels paper towels, a GE Monogram kitchen worth $30,000, a custom installation by Caesarstone Quartz Surfaces worth $25,000 and the title of Canada’s Top Chef.

Combined with the weekly challenge prizes, the total amount up for grabs this season is higher than ever before at a quarter of a million dollars. Internationally-acclaimed actress Lisa Ray returns as Host, joined by Head Judge, Chef and restaurateur, Mark McEwan, and Resident Judge, LA restaurateur, Shereen Arazm.

“We’ve upped the ante this season on Top Chef Canada, with even bigger drama, louder personalities and more cutthroat competition than ever before,” says Barb Williams, Senior Vice President, Content, Shaw Media. “Viewers will see this season’s chefs stir up the most intense rivalries, stopping at nothing to win the coveted title of Canada’s next Top Chef.”

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