Jamie Oliver is back with a new TV show for BBC America. Chef Race: UK vs. U.S. pits eight chefs from America and eight chefs from the UK against each other in a race across America.
Leaving Los Angeles the two teams will travel to New York City, stopping on the way to compete in cooking competitions. The winning chef is in for a grand prize of $100,000.
The show will be presented by Claire Robinson from the Food Network and restaurateur Richard Corrigan will be the chef mentor. Although Jamie Oliver is the executive producer of the show there is no mention as to whether he will make an on screen appearance.
The coronavirus crisis has hit the hospitality industry hard, forcing many restaurants to close. But others, such as former 108 chef Kristian Baumann, have taken the opportunity to open new and innovative concepts in the middle of the pandemic.