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May 11, 2011 02:46 PM

Look out, folks! Guy & Rachael are teaming up for a new FN show!

Just when you thought it couldn't get any wierder on Food Network, look what's coming up:

"The show is going to feature celebrities with varying degrees of culinary ability to come on the show and compete in two teams of five." Rachael Ray & Guy Fieri will each head up a team.

Like these two don't already have enough on their virtual plates...

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  1. How can she even still talk? She sounds like she has vocal polyps, it pains me to listen to her.

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    1. re: mariacarmen

      i remember reading that she had a benign cyst removed from one of her vocal cords - i think it was at least a couple of years ago...maybe she developed another one?

      1. re: goodhealthgourmet

        i read today somewhere that she said her doctor told her she "blew out" her vocal cords because she never stops talking (her words) and she's going to get a vocal coach to help her.

        1. re: mariacarmen

          A google search turns up no such news from any source. Could you provide a citation? Thx.

          1. re: tommy


            i just googled rachel ray's voice and it was the first on the list.

            1. re: mariacarmen

              I don't see where it says "her doctor told her she 'blew out' her vocal cords because she never stops talking." This blog post was written a month before it was announced that she had a benign polyp on her throat. That, I believe, was the issue. Not that she blew out her vocal cords from talking too much.

              1. re: tommy

                jeez. ok, she says she bruised her vocal cords by breathing wrong. and she "never shut up long enough for that to heal." it sounds in that article that she herself felt that her inability to stop talking was bad on her vocal cords (as she apparently didn't know yet she had a polyp. i wasn't attacking her. it's just uncomfortable to ME to hear her speak. it's grating. to ME. i'm sorry she had a polyp, which I actually posited originally, up-thread.

    2. Wonder Twin scratchy voices UNITE!!! :|

      1. So, then, they need to find 10 "celebrities" for each new episode? If they only do, say, 10 episodes each year, that is (wait, let me do the math) ... 100 "celebrities", per year.

        Something tells me that this will not be Russell Crowe versus Reese Witherspoon.

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        1. re: DougRisk

          I've got $10 says Coolio makes an appearance.

        2. Perhaps, like with Top Chef spinning off Top Chef Masters, this will be a spinoff of Worst Cooks in America ( can you say 2 FN leaders, coaching teams of most likely cooking-inexperienced celebrities or faux-celebs).
          We'll just have to wait and see how they'll format it so it's not quite so redundant. But we don't hold our breath on that, do we...

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          1. re: cmvan

            maybe it is replacing Hollywood Squares as a haven for unemployed actors.

          2. I wonder if you can do an entire show of dueling inane catch phrases....