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The ultimate battle for culinary supremacy is on! Canada’s David Rocco vs Hong Kong’s Nicholas Tse

Toronto, ON (April 24, 2019) The heat is on as TLN Television host and Canadian globetrotter David Rocco faces off in a colourful culinary clash in the exclusive Canadian premiere of Celebrity Chef: East vs West, Sunday May 5th at 7pm/et.

Internationally acclaimed chef David Rocco challenges Hong Kong superstar chef and entrepreneur, Nicholas Tse to a cooking duel on his home continent. Both celebrity chefs must battle it out in the kitchen with their talent and taste buds at stake!

This cooking competition series follows both celebrity chefs on a journey to some of Asia’s most alluring culinary destinations. From China to Macau to the Philippines and Malaysia, both chefs explore their surroundings, tasting the native cuisine before recreating local dishes. Adding their own creative spin to their creations, only the judges will decide who cooked it best – East or West.

Two celebrity chefs. One iconic local dish. And only one winner. Let the cook-off begin!

TLN Television presents the Exclusive Canadian Premiere of Celebrity Chef: East vs West
Sundays at 7pm/et & Thursdays at 8pm/et, Starts May 5th

CLICK HERE for a sneak peek of the series.


For more information contact: Bruna Aloe | Senior Director of Communications & Marketing | 416.744.5745 | [email protected]



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TLN Media Group is Canada’s most influential multicultural media company, connecting cultures on television, online and in communities through storytelling and shared experiences. The company reaches millions of Canadians from a state-of-the-art digital production and broadcast facility in Toronto, Canada.  In addition to TLN, its flagship English-language channel, the company also offers Canada’s most widely-distributed foreign language television channels lead by Univision Canada and Mediaset Italia. Additional Italian channels include TeleBimbi and TGCOM24.  The family of Spanish channels is made up of TeleNiños and a group of 4 leading foreign services; Cinelatino, Wapa TV, Television Dominicana and CentroAmerica TV. TLN also operates English language specialty channel EuroWorld Sport.  A leader in supporting and developing Canadian multiculturalism, TLN Media Group produces and commissions hundreds of unique and culturally significant Canadian-made programs each year.

About TLN Television
TLN is the English-language specialty TV channel that delights mainstream appetites for rich multicultural lifestyle and entertainment programming. The TLN lineup includes international sports and music specials, exclusive original food and travel series and blockbuster films.  TLN is part of the TLN Media Group family of channels and can be seen from coast to coast in 6 million homes. Available on: Rogers 35/28 | Bell TV/Fibe 700 | Shaw Direct 367/800| Cogeco 18/32/1115 | Vidéotron 250 | Shaw 65 | Telus 2659/8659