Parents' Guide to

Chef Hunter

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Chefs compete to lead restaurants; some salty language.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 11+

Not original

This show is fine but it’s not original at all. There are probably more than 50 others shows just like this. It is kind of fun but it gets old. It does have good messages about cooking but not much else.

This title has:

Great messages
age 14+

Loved this!

This show gives chefs real jobs! I wouldn't say kids would find it interesting, but it comes on at 10pm, so the kids are most likely in bed. Great show to watch!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2):
Kids say: Not yet rated

It's a cooking competition, but the show's real focus is on the multiple skills a chef must have in order to hold an executive position. It also highlights the balancing act that a executive chefs must perform in order to protect restaurant owners' investment interests and satisfy picky guests while still staying true to their craft.

Despite some dramatic music, it lacks the theatrical flair of Iron Chef America and the edginess that shows like Top Chef are known for. But it does serve up a fair share of entertaining moments, some of which will leave you conflicted about who should ultimately get the job. Younger viewers may not be interested in what's on this series' menu, but foodies who like this sort of thing will definitely enjoy it.

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