'Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition': Release date, plot, hosts, contestants and all you need to know about the celeb cookout contest

'Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition': Release date, plot, hosts, contestants and all you need to know about the celeb cookout contest
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Culinary reality game show, 'Worst Cooks in America' has been on air since 2010. Viewers of the show have enjoyed the light-hearted nature of the show over the past 18 seasons, five of which have been celebrity-led editions.

The show is all set to return with another season with a new batch of celebrities fighting for the title. Read on to find out more about Season 19.

Release Date 

'Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition' Season 19 will return to TV on Sunday, May 10, 2020. 



In the six-episode season, hosts Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence each lead a team of celebrity recruits through a series of intense cooking challenges to transform their kitchen skills.

The celebrities showing the most improvement over the episodes will stand a chance to compete in the finale and the winner will be able to walk away with $25,000 and donate all of it to a charity of their choice. The winner also earns bragging rights for their respective team mentor. 


Upcoming episodes feature a day-at-the-races competition, nautical-themed ceviche challenge, fan-favorite game Remote Control Chef and the return of former competitor Carson Kressley.

The finale episode is scheduled to play out on, Sunday, June 14, where the two most-improved recruits will create a three-course restaurant-quality meal for guest judges Dan Churchill, Jeff Mauro and Grace Mitchell.


The cook-off will be followed by a blind tasting post where the judges will determine who deserves to be awarded the prize money for charity.


Anne Burrell

Chef Anne Burrell poses during the Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One - Dinner with Anne Burrell and Marc Murphy part of the Bank of America Dinner Series at Chefs Club on October 10, 2019 in New York City (Getty Images)

With her trademark spiky blond hair and ecstatic personality, Anne Burrell has worked at some of the top restaurants in New York, studied culinary landscape and traditions of Italy, battled alongside Mario Batali as his sous chef on Food Network’s Iron Chef America and written a New York Times best-selling cookbook.

Growing up in upstate New York, Anne’s passion for food and cooking began at an early age. Anne feels fortunate to have found a field that satisfies her so completely. "I feel so lucky to have found my true passion in life."


Tyler Florence

Tyler Florence attends the Critics' Choice Real TV Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 02, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California (Getty Images)

For the past 15 years, Chef Tyler Florence has delighted the masses by sharing the sights, sounds and flavors of his unique culinary vision with fans around the world.


After graduating from the prestigious culinary program at Johnson & Wales University, Florence tackled the Big Apple where he helmed multiple acclaimed restaurants and established himself as one of New York City’s finest young stars.


Wells Adams


Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams attend DIRECTV Super Saturday Night 2019 at Atlantic Station on February 2, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia (Getty Images)

Wells Adams famous for his stint in Season 12 of 'Bachelor in Paradise' will be a part of the current season. He is also engaged to Modern Family star Sarah Hyland. 


Johnny Devenanzio

Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio attends the 2019 MTV Movie and TV Awards at Barker Hangar on June 15, 2019 in Santa Monica, California (Getty Images)

Johnny "Bananas" Devenanzio is famous for the MTV show, 'The Challenge' as well as for hosting NBC's travel show, '1st Look'. He's also appeared in the films ', Jay and Silent Bob Reboot', 'The Head Thieves' and 'Reboot Camp'.


Dave Coulier

Actor Dave Coulier attends the People's Choice Awards 2017 at Microsoft Theater on January 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California (Getty Images)

He is a comedian known for his roles in 'Full House' and 'Fuller House'. He also hosted, 'America's Funniest People', 'World's Funniest Videos' and his own Nickelodeon series titled 'Out of Control'.


Bridget Everett

Bridget Everett attends the "Colin Quinn: Red State Blue State" Opening Night at the Minetta Lane Theatre on January 22, 2019 in New York City(Getty Images)

Everett is a theater personality, comedian and actor famous for her roles in 'Inside Amy Schumer', 'Two Broke Girls', and 'Sex And The City' (movie). She also co-hosts the podcast, 'Amy Schumer Presents: 3 Girls, 1 Keith' with Amy Schumer.


Robin Givens

Robin Givens attends the 2019 Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards Luncheon at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on February 21, 2019 in Los Angeles, California (Getty Images)

She's a theater, film and TV actor known for her roles in 'Head of Class', 'Ambitions', 'Sparks' and 'Tyler Perry's House of Payne'. Her marriage to boxer Mike Tyson was well-publicized and the subsequent divorce drew a lot of media attention as well. 


Sonja Morgan

Sonja Morgan attends WEtv's premiere fashion event celebrating the return of "Bridezillas" on March 13, 2019 at Angel Orensanz Foundation in New York City (Getty Images)

Sonja is a fashion designer and a TV personality best known as a castmate on the hit Bravo series 'The Real Housewives of New York City'. She has launched a clothing line 'Sonja by Sonja Morgan' and also a perfume called 'Sonja Beauty'.


Brian Posehn 

Brian Posehn attends the premiere week screening of SYFY's "Deadly Class", hosted by Kevin Smith, at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre on January 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, California (Getty Images)

Posehn is an actor, voice actor, musician, writer, and comedian, famous for his roles in WB's 'Mission Hill' and Comedy Central's 'The Sarah Silverman Program'. He also had a recurring role on 'The Big Bang Theory' where he played the role of  geologist Bert Kibble.



There is no trailer yet for the new season. Check this space for more updates. 

Where to Watch

'Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition' Season 19 will return on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 10|9c on Food Network.

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