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Playing With Fire – A Semi-Scripted Cooking Reality Show

If you like cooking shows and a bit of drama this show might interest you. It is called Playing With Fire a reality show set in the culinary world in New York.

It starts on E! next Tuesday night at 8.30pm.

Here is the information to help you decide if you want to watch it:

E!’s new series focuses on the tastemakers of New York City’s culinary scene as they rub shoulders with Manhattan’s social elite. The series showcases the personal lives and high-powered careers of chef/author Candice Kumai, restaurateurs’ Derek and Daniel Koch; chef/Boyardee brand Ambassador Anna Boiardi; and executive pastry chef Julie Elkind. The stakes are high for these driven professionals, and their laser-like intensity often wreaks havoc on their relationships.

Meet The Cast:

Candice Kumai

Candice is a chef, food writer, TV host and former model. An advocate of healthy eating, Candice is a published author who aims to keep foodies’ waistlines trim with her calorie-conscious cuisine.

Daniel and Derek Koch

Identical twins Daniel and Derek got their start as male models, then quickly transitioned to the New York food scene, making a name for themselves with their boutique events and hospitality company, Dual Groupe. While the brothers don’t always see eye-to-eye, they are busy expanding their business by opening permanent locations for their ‘Day & Night’ brunch parties, and organising a star-studded opening for their club Toy in one of the city’s hottest neighbourhoods.

Anna Boiardi

Anna is an Italian-born, New York socialite, cookbook author and brand ambassador for her family’s prominent Chef Boyardee company. With an unrelenting passion for food, Anna is busy building an empire of her own with the aim of bringing traditional Italian cuisine to consumers’ kitchens in a simple way.

Julie Elkind

At just 25-years-of-age, Julie is already a successful pastry chef with a concrete plan on how she sees her professional and personal life follow an upward trajectory. Julie’s Type A personality doesn’t mesh well with her actor boyfriend Kyle’s relaxed take on life.Actress and bakery owner Jennifer Esposito, who lives with Coeliac disease and is an advocate for Gluten-free cooking, will also make appearances in the series, as will celebrity Chef/Restaurateur Todd English.

Playing With Fire on E! Tuesday nights at 8.30pm.