FreshTV, the channel that celebrates everything local will launch a new reality show this summer, featuring “anyone with a passion for cooking”, with chefs across the island.
The show, entitled “Chop Dat Plate!” goes into production in June and as of today, through to May 4 they’re calling for participants to get on board to be contestants who will work alongside professional chefs for the series.
In a statement released last night, a spokesman said: “Everyone loves to eat well, Bermudians are no exception.”
“Live auditions take place the next week and shooting starts on or about June 7.
Elmore Warren, Fresh TV at Vision House on Court Street

“Following the success of Plates of Passion we know Bermudians enjoy seeing real people and real food come together. This time we’re throwing open the doors of all our participating restaurants to offer up their competition recipes as a special offer the week of their episode. This will create not only buzz but a one-off dining experience for their guests.

“A Made-For-TV-Event; Fresh TV is bringing a Food Competition series to screens in a series of cook-offs on a weekly basis that raises the bar of culinary skills in an entertaining visual feast.
“We are turning up the heat in the kitchen for all up-and-coming chefs and Professional Chefs who want to take up this challenge.
“Every week we’ll be featuring two teams battling head-to-head for the best 3-course meal, glory and the grand final honours of cash and prizes.”
The show will be hosted by Elmore Warren and Livio Ferigo, the Executive Chef at Bella Vista.
“These two men team up to deliver  Chop Dat Plate! with serious respect for the industry and fun and laughs to entertain the audience.
“We are now calling for all interested competitors to answer our appeal for contestants. Just visit the Fresh TV facebook page and click the link our online entry form.
“Answer a few​ quick questions, including why you love to cook and  submit before midnight on May 4th . We’ll be holding a live cooking audition on May 15 for all those selected, so make sure your knives are sharp and your creative juices are flowing!
“Restaurants and professional chefs willing to nominate as team leaders should contact Fresh on 333 7374. Be quick as we only have room for 15 teams!
“Fresh TV is Bermuda’s local TV station featuring uplifting and entertaining content for the community.”