Baton Rouge celebrity chef Jay Ducote will join 15 other chefs as part of a special Chopped mini-series next year on Food Network.
Ducote will be one of 16 chefs competing in the Chopped Gold Medal Games: Grilling series. The competition will air over five weeks, with chefs using mystery ingredients to grill up something special for the judges.
The winner will receive $50,000.
Ducote’s episode will air Jan. 9, according to the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report. He’ll host a viewing party at Tin Roof Brewing that night from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.