The International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas draws in over 200 chefs to compete in pizza-making competitions. The most coveted division is the non-traditional, where three chefs will advance to the finals to win the title of "Pizza Maker of the Year."
Ten teams cook up their most unique and creative burgers in hopes of winning the grand prize of $5,000 dollars and a Golden Ticket to the World Food Championships at the Atlanta Burger Wars competition.
Twenty chefs compete for the first place prize of "Best Dish" and a Golden Ticket to the World Food Championships at the fifth annual San Diego Bacon Fest.
Fifty teams roll in their RVs, smokers and grills to cook up their best barbecue dishes and compete for the title of "Grand Champion" at the Nebraska State BBQ Championship in Bellevue, NE.
Five teams of pastry professionals compete in the 16th Annual Pillsbury Bakers' Creative Cake Decorating Competition at the Americas Cake Fair in Orlando, FL.
The South Beach Seafood Festival in Miami, FL, heats up with excitement as the city's top seafood chefs prepare to battle for first place. Thousands of people gather to cheer on their favorite dish at this high-energy chef showdown.
Chefs to cook up their signature shrimp dishes for thousands of hungry visitors while competing for the first place prize at the 24th annual World's Championship Shrimp Cook-Off.
San Diego's cheesiest culinary talent competes for the title of "Best Gourmet Mac n' Cheese" at the city's third annual Mac N' Cheese Fest.
Chefs compete in a live baking and decorating challenge in front of hundreds of guests at the Miami Gardens Wine and Food Experience.
The world's garlic capital, Gilroy, CA, hosts eight amateur chefs in its world famous Great Garlic Cook-Off. From appetizers to desserts, each chef makes one recipe using at least six cloves of garlic in hopes of winning $5,000 and the Garlic Crown.
Over 200 bakers from across the country compete for the $5,000 grand prize at the American Pie Council's National Pie Championships in Orlando, FL.
Grill masters compete for over $10,000 in prize money and the coveted Governor's Cup at the World Championship Steak Cook-Off in Magnolia, AR.
The top ten seafood chefs in the world gather in gorgeous Orange Beach, Alabama, to battle at the prestigious World Seafood Championships. The winner will take home mega bragging rights and grand prize of $10,000.