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The Chefs' Line | Season 2 premieres Mon Aug 6

An all-new season is coming to your screens 6pm weeknights. Can the passion of a home cook beat the skills of a professional? Let's find out... #TheChefsLine

The A-Team

Who's coming to dinner? Check out what these passionate home cooks and restaurant chefs are plating up.

The Chefs' Line | Episode guide

#TheChefs Line is back in an all-new season starting Monday 6 August at 6pm. Can passion beat profession?
Fresh off the film set, Melissa Leong talks about eating fearlessly, food writing as a career, and why Australia’s culinary scene could do with a dose of glamour.
As a chef and TV host, Mark Olive works in two of the most ego-driven industries out there, but this humble Bundjalung man is hungry for food, not fame.

The Dan Hong effect

Sneaker fiend, tripe lover and executive chef Dan Hong talks food TV, celebrating diversity and why family recipes are often the best.
Where would a cooking comp be without its judges? Thankfully, we’ve brought on some of the best in the biz: chef Dan Hong, food writer Melissa Leong and native...

Line them up

10, weeks, 10 cuisines - home cooks & trained restaurant chefs go head-to-head in Series 2 of The Chefs' Line 6pm weeknights starting Mon 6 Aug.

Home cooks challenging an entire chefs' line from some of the best restaurants across the country. It's an escalating battle to get the best plate on the pass, so what...
When winning is the only option - go big or go home, we say.
Finally a cooking show that is actually about the food... #TheChefsLine
We're not judging (heck, we've all been there). Those hindsight cooking moments that took your dish from delightful to disastrous, and yes, they were easily...
Italian food is adored across Australia, but that hasn’t stopped several classics – pasta and pizza included – from being rather misconstrued. More than a carb...

The Chefs' Line recipes from season 1

This dish became my signature dessert when I was at Lotus and it had a loyal and devoted following. At the time, everyone in Sydney was trying really hard to do...
This is a superb snack. Top each piece of toast with yuzu mayo and garnish with a fresh herb salad.
This dish is another happy marriage. Australians love sang choi bao – it’s a classic suburban Chinese restaurant dish that everyone grew up eating. And what...
Hong hack: This recipe may yield a few more patties than you need. That's probably not such a bad thing. To make this recipe properly, you will need a mincer...
“Bun cha is a delicious balance of noodles, a lot of herbs, a beautiful dressing and marinated meats cooked over fire. ‘This really is what Vietnamese food is...
"The fruit, granita and sorbet combo makes for a really refreshing dessert this time of year. In Asia, there are lots of iced desserts made with shaved ice,...
With most masterstock recipes, you put everything in and boil it. This one is different because we fry off the aromats until they’ve caramelised and released...
I love banh mi – it’s food from my heritage and I wanted to put it on the menu. We decided to make Ms G’s banh mi smaller so that diners could fit in other dishes...
Every single Cantonese restaurant in the world has mango pudding on the menu. If white people order deep-fried ice cream, then Asians order mango pudding. For Mr...
Grilled seafood is an Australian birthright. This dish takes the classic grilled prawn and pimps the umami factor with kombu butter and shellfish oil.
Who doesn’t love fried chicken?
A dish influenced by one of my best friends, fellow chef, Louis Tikaram. Louis has a Fijian background and he once told me about one of Fiji’s national dishes,...

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