Seven reveals Iron Chef cast

Seven is ready to take on Ten’s Masterchef with Iron Chef, the Japanese-originated pro-cooking contest which now has US and British editions.

Seven has cast three of Australia’s most high profile chefs for the contest – Rockpool’s Neil Perry, Guillaume Brahimi of Bennelong and Guy Grossi.  

In a further twist, the show is being produced by Shine, which is about to take over production of Masterchef. However, unlike the Sydney-based Masterchef, Iron Chef will be filmed in Melbourne, reports today’s Herald Sun. Iron Chef.

Iron Chef Hiroyuko Sakai was a guest judge on this year’s series of Masterchef.

Seven already has a second series of My Kitchen Rules in the pipeline.

Meanwhile, today’s edition of The Australian reports that the Seven Network may launch its next digital channel “within days”.

Accordign to the newspaper, the channel will be “completely different” to Seven and its digital spin-off 7Two.

At the time of posting no comment was immediately available from Seven.


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