Ciao House: Of Nonnas and Bread (Food Network, May 26, 2024)

Ciao House

The competition intensifies in the kitchen as a new episode of Ciao House airs on Food Network on Sunday, May 26, 2024. In this episode, titled “Of Nonnas and Bread,” judges Alex Guarnaschelli and Gabe Bertaccini present the chefs with culinary challenges inspired by authentic Italian nonnas and a traditional bakery.

The chefs draw inspiration from the town of Lecce, Italy, as they tackle a three-dish pasta challenge set by the judges. However, disaster strikes for one team. The competitors then visit an Italian bakery, incorporating bread into every dish on their menus. Tensions rise as one team captain’s leadership style frustrates their fellow chefs.

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This episode explores the chefs’ ability to adapt to traditional Italian culinary techniques and work collaboratively. With the pressure mounting, the chefs must navigate not only the challenges in the kitchen but also the dynamics of their teams.

Ciao House is currently in its second season, welcoming ten rising culinary stars to compete and showcase their mastery of Italian cuisine. The series takes the chefs on a journey through Italy, offering them immersive experiences and the opportunity to learn from local experts. Each week, the losing team faces the difficult decision of voting off one of their own. The grand prize awaits the last chef standing: an unparalleled culinary education across Italy, training with distinguished Italian master chefs.

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Ciao House: Of Nonnas and Bread airs Sunday, May 26, 2024, at 8:00 p.m. on Food Network.

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