Celebrity Chef: East vs West
Join TLN host and Canadian globetrotter David Rocco for a colourful, culinary showdown like no other as David faces off against Hong Kong superstar chef, Nicholas Tse on his home continent. From China and Macau to the Philippines and Malaysia, both chefs explore their surroundings, tasting the native cuisine before recreating local dishes to be judged by their host and guest adjudicators. So who cooked it best – East or West? Two celebrity chefs-one iconic local dish- and only one winner. Let the cook-off begin!
CELEBRITY CHEF: EAST VS. WEST is a brand new series that features two celebrity chefs from different worlds facing each other in a culinary battle like no other. They converge in Macau as they begin the first leg of their five-city battle for culinary supremacy. Will the enigmatic David Rocco show that West is Best, or will superstar, Nicholas Tse prove that East is Never Least? Let the cook-off begin!
THE BATTLE BEGINS
The battle for culinary supremacy continues in the city of Shunde, in Guangdong province, China. This time the chefs must take on one of the most iconic dishes in this hidden gastronomic haven. It will be a huge test for their creativity and technique. Who will emerge on top?
THUNDER IN SHUNDE
The midway point of this epic 5-city culinary battle sees the chefs heading to Manila, Philippines for the third leg of the competition. David desperately needs a win after losing back-to-back by just one point in each of the first two rounds. Will he be able to pull it off, or will Nic conquer the city once again and put this competition to bed?
THRILLA IN MANILA
The battle for culinary supremacy continues as the chefs travel to foodie paradise, Ipoh in Malaysia. With the playing field now level, both chefs need this win to gain an advantage going into the finale. As the heat bears down on Ipoh, their fortitude and composure will be put to the test. Who will triumph?