Parents' Guide to

Cutthroat Kitchen

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Silly cooking challenge serves up snarky sabotage.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 8+

Terrible show

This has to be worst show on the food network... Anyone I talk to says it's terrible.. Waste of time to watch.. Cannot watch more than 2 minutes of this... Love food network but get rid of this show!!!
age 18+

Alton, you are the best nerd since Booger on "Revenge of the Nerds". You're such a good nerd that you're cool (Gawd help me).

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (10 ):

From making the perfect pie to forcing a fellow chef to slice ingredients and wrap burritos in oven mitts, the series offers lots of fast paced cooking entertainment. It also contains some brief discussions of interesting ingredients and taste profiles. The way chefs improvise when key ingredients or utensils are taken away from them is also fascinating to watch.

The challenges definitely produce some interesting results. But while the competition is designed to be fun, occasionally the chefs' behaviors go from being competitive to being just plain mean. Foodies may like it, but the show is more about how far the chefs will go to hinder one another than the dishes they are preparing.

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