via press release:
THE CHEW” TO DEBUT MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 AT 1:00 P.M., ET ON ABC
“Ultimate Food Lover’s Sweepstakes” Gives One Lucky Grand Prize Winner
An Extraordinary New York Culinary Experience
50 First-Prize Winners to Receive Prize Packs Courtesy of “The Chew”
ABC’s new, one-hour lifestyle series “The Chew” will debut live MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 at 1:00 p.m., ET. It’s a party in the kitchen each and every afternoon, as “The Chew” celebrates and explores life through food. Bringing together a diverse panel of co-hosts that includes restaurateurs and “Iron Chef” stars Mario Batali and Michael Symon, entertaining expert Clinton Kelly, “Top Chef” alum Carla Hall and health & wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz, “The Chew” brings viewers smart and intelligent talk that engages the audience in a daily dose of food, life and fun with conversations about everything from cooking, holidays and home entertaining to food trends like food trucks and urban gardens.
“The Chew” is the first new series to launch on ABC Daytime in 14 years and expands the focus of the lineup to include more programming that is informational and authentic and centered on transformation, food and lifestyle – cornerstones of programming that resonate with daytime viewers and their viewing patterns.
Today “The Chew” launches its “Ultimate Food Lover’s Sweepstakes,” with one lucky Grand Prize Winner receiving an all-expenses paid trip to New York City. The winner and a guest will attend a taping of “The Chew,” dine at Lupa and Del Posto, two of Mario Batali’s signature restaurants, and receive a $250 gift certificate to Eataly, the largest Italian artisanal food and wine marketplace in the world. 50 First-Prize Winners will receive a prize pack, courtesy of “The Chew,” filled to the brim with the co-hosts’ cookbooks and other delicious surprises.
To enter the “Ultimate Food Lover’s Sweepstakes,” visit the official Facebook page for “The Chew” at Facebook.com/thechewonabc or visit ABC.com. No purchase necessary. The official rules can be found at abc.com.
Celebrating and exploring life through food, “The Chew” is an innovative and groundbreaking daytime program co-hosted by a dynamic group of engaging, fun, relatable experts in food, lifestyle and entertaining. Produced by Gordon Elliott’s Chew Productions for the ABC Television Network, “The Chew” serves up everything food — from cooking and home entertaining to food trends, restaurants, holidays and more, all aimed at making life better, fuller and more fun. Featuring celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon and Carla Hall, lifestyle expert Clinton Kelly and fresh face of healthy living Daphne Oz, “The Chew” is a leap forward into a delicious new kind of talk show.
“The Chew” will be broadcast in HD with stereo sound.