Personality chef Anne Burrell and Beau MacMillan, executive chef at Elements in Phoenix, will co-host a new primetime reality series called "Worst Cooks in America."
In the five-part Food Network series, "challenged" cooks will be put through a rigorous education to turn them into proficient chefs. The last two competitors to survive the elimination process and win over the judges will take home a grand prize of $25,000. The series premieres Jan. 12 at 10 p.m.
"Watching the worst cooks in America struggle to become great cooks, makes a show that is very funny, dramatic and moving," said Bob Tuschman, senior VP of programming and production at Food Network.
— Allison J. Waldman