FYI has greenlit a new reality/competition called “Stove Tots,” will follow the next generation of cooking masters — young maestros of the kitchen — as they prepare and compete in cook-offs across the U.S. The scoop: These culinary prodigies have sophisticated palettes, impressive knife skills, competitive drives and extremely involved parents.
From the producers of “Dance Moms,” episode will feature a new group of culinary wunderkinds, along with their overbearing parents, as they prepare recipes, search for inspiration and deal with the pressures of competition. It all leads up to competition day, where three culinary phenoms will go head-to-head in a two-round elimination tournament. Viewers will also get to know the junior chef’s background; how they got into cooking; ways they prepare and train to compete; and why they are pursuing a future in the culinary world at such a young age.
“Stove Tots” is produced for FYI by Collins Ave. Executive producers for Collins Ave are Jeff Collins, Sandi Johnson, Michael Hammond, Bryan Stinson and Laura Halperin. Alex Davies serves as co-executive producer. Executive producers for FYI are Gena McCarthy and Jordan Harman.