2023 APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!
Do you consider yourself to be the worst home cook to every step foot in a kitchen?
Our Professional Chef Mentors are ready to lead teams of recruits through a culinary boot camp. In the end, one contestant will earn $25,000!
HOW TO APPLY:If you think you are one of the Worst Cooks in America, please complete the form below and fill out all of the information requested. You will be required to submit two pictures of yourself so please save two pictures to your desktop so you have them handy.
If you are applying as a DUO, each person must complete his/her own application. HOW TO NOMINATE SOMEONE:If you want to nominate someone for Worst Cooks in America, click HERE.APPLICANT RESTRICTIONS:1. You must be 21+ years by the time of the filming.2. You must be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States
FILM DATES:Filming is July 17- August 3, 2023 (subject to change) over 4 consecutive weeks.
First Name *
Last Name *
Date Of Birth *
Cell Phone *
Relationship Status *
Do you have children? *
If yes, how many children and what are their ages?
I am applying as a... *
Have you attended a culinary school or any other cooking program? *
If yes, when and where did you attend culinary school?
What is your current job title? *
Name of Last School/University Attended *
Highest Level of Education *
What industry are you in? *
Do you currently/have you ever worked in a food-related industry? If yes, when and where? *
How do your friends and family respond to your cooking? Give details. *
Is there any one dish or a style of cuisine that you DO cook well? Why have you mastered it? *
What dishes or kinds of food do you wish you could cook and why? *
Why is it important for you to become a better cook? *
What was your biggest cooking fail? Tell us what you tried to make, who were you cooking for and what happened. *
Share one (or more) specific memory or situation where being unable to cook made you unhappy, frustrated, or embarrassed. *
Who prepares most of your meals? (You, your roommate, spouse, professional cook, food delivery, takeout, restaurants, etc?) *
Do you consider yourself to be privileged? Has anyone in the past or present spoiled you? If so, who spoils you and how do they spoil you? *
Do you have any phobias when it comes to cooking or in the kitchen? Phobias of food, kitchen tools, or appliances? *
Please list any dietary restrictions and/or food allergies (Vegetarian, Vegan, Kosher, Gluten Free, etc). Also, please include whether or not you are OK to cook with certain foods but not eat them *
If we were to cook with alcohol on the show, are you comfortable working with/consuming this ingredient? Please answer YES or NO and if NO, please explain why. *
In a paragraph or less, please tell us what your primary motivation is for being on the show. What is your secondary motivation? *
Have you ever acted, performed or appeared on a TV show (scripted, non-scripted, series, game, talk, documentary, etc) or in a film? *
If YES, please list the last three most recent appearances you've made and when:
Please checkmark any of the questions below that pertain to you.
Have you ever?
If you answered YES to the questions above, please provide details, including without limitation, date(s), place(s), names of the party, etc.
Do you have any mental or physical conditions or have had any surgery that could interfere with your participation on the show? *
If YES, please explain.
Are you available for filming July 17- August 3, 2023 (subject to change)? *
If you are NOT available July 17- August 3, 2023 (subject to change), please list the specific dates that you are NOT available.
Are you up to date with your COVID vaccinations?
To be considered up to date, you would have received all recommended vaccine doses in the primary series, and are either:
- Within 6 months of Moderna or Pfizer completion
- Within 2 months of the J&J vaccine
Have you received a booster dose at some point?
If you answered no to either question above, are you willing to get "up to date" on your COVID vaccinations?
Please upload a clear and recent photo of your FACE *
Please upload and clear and recent FULL BODY shot of yourself
Please upload / record a short 2 minute video. You can also make one here through our video recorder.
*Tell us a bit about yourself and why you think you are the worst cook in America.
If you have ever posted anything of yourself online, please paste the link/URL here.
How did you hear about the casting for "Worst Cooks In America"?
Applicant and Eligibility Requirements *
Release and Waiver *
Today's Date *