The Best Cooking Shows You Can Watch Right Now

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20. Hell’s Kitchen (2005-present)
> IMDb user rating: 7.1/10
> IMDb user votes: 20,124
> Stars: Gordon Ramsay, Jean Philippe Susilovic, Scott Leibfried, Jason Thompson

Chef Gordon Ramsay, known for his exacting standards and prickly personality, takes aspiring young chefs through their paces with rigorous cooking challenges at his restaurant in Hollywood on this Fox show.

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19. Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (2006-present)
> IMDb user rating: 7.3/10
> IMDb user votes: 3,682
> Stars: Guy Fieri, Hunter Fieri, Ryder Fieri, Lori Fieri

Chef Guy Fieri hits the road in this long-running series to discover the country’s unique casual eating places, interviewing the owners of the establishments, watching them cook, and sampling their signature items.

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18. Man v. Food (2008-present)
> IMDb user rating: 7.3/10
> IMDb user votes: 7,058
> Stars: Adam Richman, Casey Webb, Andrew Zimmern, Gladys Knight

In a Cooking Channel show that could only take place in America, hosts Adam Richman and Casey Webb travel to take on local eating challenges. These involve portion size – a four-pound Reuben sandwich in Milwaukee; a gallon-sized ice cream sundae in New Orleans – as well as spiciness and other factors.

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17. Chopped (2007-present)
> IMDb user rating: 7.4/10
> IMDb user votes: 3,943
> Stars: Ted Allen, Amanda Freitag, Marc Murphy, Scott Conant

On this Food Network series, four chefs summon their culinary talents in a competition in which they prepare a three-course meal consisting of an appetizer, entrée, and dessert based on the ingredients the show provides, many of them bizarre. A panel of celebrity chefs judges each course and at the end of the episode, one contestant is eliminated, or “chopped.”

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16. Nailed It! (2018-present)
> IMDb user rating: 7.4/10
> IMDb user votes: 4,767
> Stars: Nicole Byer, Jacques Torres, Weston Bahr, Charity George

Home bakers with the energy but not the skills attempt to make edible creations on this Netflix series that doesn’t take itself too seriously.

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