Food Network serves up SugarStars and Meat Men for fall

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Shaw Media’s Food Network is adding 25 new series to its fall schedule, including servings of sugar, spice and Chef Michael Smith.

SugarStars is a new series that showcases Toronto sweet shop Petite & Sweet owners Elle, Caspar, Yolanda and Antonella and the antics that ensue in running their business.

The series, targeted at adults 25 to 54 with a focus on women 25 to 54, premieres Monday Aug. 27 at 10 p.m. and will be promoted with a multi-platform campaign, according to a Shaw Media rep.

Also premiering this fall on Food Network is Chef Michael’s Kitchen which hits airwaves on Monday Aug. 27 at 6 p.m. The show features Chef Michael Smith breaking down a classic dish and showing viewers how to change it up with a personalized twist.

Chuck’s Week Off premieres Tuesday Aug. 28 at 7 p.m., Chef Chuck Hughes goes to Mexico in search of culinary adventure.

And Restaurant Takeover is a new take on Restaurant Makeover, where two restaurant industry experts are challenged to help a failing restaurant. It premieres on Thursday Aug. 30 at 9 p.m.

Elsewhere, Recipe to Riches returns with its world broadcast premiere Oct. 17 at 9 p.m.

Other new series include Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell, making its Canadian premiere on Monday Aug. 27 at 8 p.m., taking four would-be chefs through their paces every week in a grueling job interview for the top spot in a restaurant kitchen; Cupcake Champions on Tuesday Aug. 28 at 11 p.m. and Home for Dinner with Jamie Deen on Wednesday Aug. 29.

Also new to the network are 3 Days to Open with Bobby Flay on Wednesday Aug. 29 at 9 p.m.; Food Factory, which gives a glimpse behind production lines to show how food is really made, on Aug. 31 at 8 p.m.; and Meat Men on Friday Aug. 31 at 9 p.m.

Nigella Lawson is back with Nigella Kitchen, featuring everyday meals and premiering Aug. 30 at 12 p.m., while David Rocco’s Amalfi Getaway premieres on Saturday Sept. 29 at 9 a.m. and features the host touring the Amalfi coast.

Eating cheaply is the name of the game on 24 in 24 where Jeff Mauro visits U.S. cities spending $24 a day. It premieres on Friday Oct. 12 at 9 p.m.

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