The Food Network continues its tradition of merging Hollywood with cooking. Guy’s Ultimate Game Night, the network’s next cooking show, kicks off August 31 at 9 p.m. ET. The program is hosted by Guy Fieri, a chef and restaurateur who is partnering with the network for the sixth time. The new program includes conversation shows, food games and Hollywood personalities. Viewers will see celebrities from many disciplines compete in the culinary competition, which they must win to earn a large cash prize to donate to a charity of their choice.
According to the show’s official synopsis:
“Famous contestants compete in front of a live studio audience for the chance to win prizes for their favorite charity on the new game show, which puts a culinary twist on traditional party games. Chef Antonia Lofaso oversees the entire competition, while the celebrities deal with food in the hands-on challenge and put their culinary skills to the test with quizzes and word puzzles. They have to be on the alert because they never know what Guy would throw at them. Let the fun begin!”
More about Guy’s Ultimate Game Night
Guy has asked some of his closest Hollywood friends and acquaintances to join his culinary game at the next culinary event. Celebrities will participate in culinary-themed party games, word puzzles, and quizzes. Specifically, the games will feature chores like topping a pizza to look like Fieri, blindly decorating a cake, and an experimental “Cooktionary,” a food-themed version of Pictionary.
The program includes Hot Potato, Charade the Pantry, Cloche Encounters and Shop ‘Til You Drop. In addition, Jane Latman, President, Home & Food Content and Streaming, Warner Bros. Discovery, in the press release her opinion about the new culinary show. She stated:
“Guy’s Ultimate Game Night is unlike any other culinary game show. The audience will love playing along at home, guessing the answers and learning new culinary tidbits.”
She went on:
“We get to attend the party and enjoy the funny games hosted by Guy Fieri, the gamemaster himself.”
Fiery, however, is aided by Chef Antonio Lofaso, who has previously participated in culinary series such as Top Chef, Chopped, and Cutthroat Kitchen.
In addition, the following celebrities will be featured on Guy’s Ultimate Game Night:
Chef Nyesha Arrington, Actress Lauren Ash, Chef Maneet Chauhan, Actor Ben Feldman, Actress Vivica A. Fox, Television Host Kevin Frazier, Comedian Ron Funches, Actor Billy Gardell, Sports Reporter Jay Glazer, Television Host Matt Iseman, Magicians Penn Jillette and Teller, Chef Troy Johnson, television personality Carson Kressley, actress Natasha Leggero, Olympian Tara Lipinski, comedian Cheech Marin,
Knuckle Sandwich and Lando Entertainment are offering Guy’s Ultimate Game Night. Fieri is also the executive producer of the show. Guy’s Ultimate Game Night premieres tonight on Food Network and Discovery+.