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In a few sentences, please share your story: Tell us who you are and your current situation.
Describe your background/history-where are you from?
List family members and note any that may be involved in the culinary industry.
Why do you like to cook? Who do you cook for and how often?
Do you cook professionally? If so, where, and in what capacity?
If you are not a professional chef, list any goals past or present regarding cooking professionally.
Describe your cooking style and any specialty dishes.
Describe ingredients you love, simple to exotic. What do you experiment with and how do you use it?
What are you like in the kitchen when you are cooking?
Discuss some of the results/rewards of your cooking, the ways your culinary work has touched others.
How would your friends/family describe you?
List any cooking competition experience.
Describe your passions/hobbies besides cooking.
Describe your greatest accomplishment. (Culinary or otherwise)
What is something that we wouldn't know about you by looking at you?
Why do you think you can be the next Chopped Champion?
What would you do with the $10,000 Chopped winnings?
Describe any TV appearances and approximate dates. (Demonstration, competition, documentary or otherwise)
In ONE sentence, tell us why the Food Network needs YOU on a special episode of Chopped
How did you hear about the casting?
Please describe any moderate to severe food allergies or any dietary restrictions.
Are you a citizen?
Can you provide a current Work Visa?
Have you served in the military or any other civil service?
Please describe military or civil service.
Have you ever been convicted of a crime?
Please describe the situation.
Describe your personal/family situation (single, married, divorced, children, pets, etc...)
Are you currently being considered for any other competition shows, including, without limitation, any lifestyle or cooking shows?
Please describe the other shows.
Will you be appearing on any TV shows that are scheduled to air in the next 12 months?
Please describe the other shows you will be appearing on.
Have you appeared in any TV contests or competition shows (whether or not you won a prize)?