Food Network's newest culinary competition show, Kitchen Inferno, pits non-celebrity chefs against celebrity chefs in four cooking rounds -- with a game show twist. After each round, the competing chef will have the chance to walk away with the money he or she has earned -- or let it ride with a possible $25,000 prize purse.
That's what intrigued My Ceviche's Sam Gorenstein, who competes on this Wednesday's episode, entitled "Miami Heat". On the show, hosted by Curtis Stone, Gorenstein will compete against mystery celebrity chefs with each round getting more difficult.
What will Gorenstein do with the prize money? Spend it on a wedding, of course.
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The talented chef recently got engaged to his love, Natasha, in August, and intends on using his winnings to give her a fantasy wedding in Napa.
There's also the chance to prove himself against some of the biggest culinary stars in the world, like Elizabeth Falkner, Geoffrey Zakarian, Jet Tila, Madison Cowan and Michael Chiarello. "I wanted to get back in a big kitchen and prove to myself that I can go up against the 'big guys,' no sweat. It just so happened to coincide with my engagement, and I just knew that I had to fight to give Natasha her dream wedding. She has supported me throughout my entire journey with My Ceviche, and Kitchen Inferno was my chance to kick ass in the kitchen to try to win the $25,000 for her!"
Will love prevail? Watch what happens on Food Network this Wednesday, November 12 at 10 p.m.
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My Ceviche Brickell is hosting a watch party on Wednesday. The restaurant will remain open until 11 p.m. and beers will be half-priced from 9 - 11 p.m. -- so you can toast every time chef Gorenstein gets closer to the $25,000...and the altar!