Series Premiere Monday, August 4th at 8pm ET/PT
Justin Willman hosts this special four-part stunt, as top-level dessert chefs are challenged to use their skills, creativity and ingenuity to make the most incredible ice cream treats imaginable on King of Cones, premiering Monday, August 4th at 8pm ET/PT on Food Network. In each episode, a giant ice cream truck arrives with a new theme and mystery ingredient that the contestants must translate into a uniquely delicious ice cream dessert – before time runs out. Contestants must survive three heart-pounding challenges that would leave any top dessert professional screaming over ice cream, with a rotating panel of judges, including Duff Goldman, Doug Quint, Zac Young, Nancy Silverton, Johnny Iuzzini, Paulette Goto, and Natasha Case determining who advances in each round and scoops up the grand prize of $10,000. In the end, only one will be named the first-ever King of Cones!
Justin Willman has quickly become one of the busiest TV personalities and live entertainers in America. He is the host of both Cupcake Wars and Halloween Wars on Food Network, as well as Win, Lose or Draw on Disney Channel. Justin regularly tours nationally with a comedy and magic live show. He has astounded audiences with his magic on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and The Tonight Show; appeared in the Showtime documentary Make Believe; guest-starred on the hit CBS show The Defenders; and made a cameo on the long-running Disney sitcom The Suite Life on Deck. Justin also performed at the White House as a guest of the first family.
Premiering Monday, August 4th at 8pm ET/PT – “Sundae Funday”
Four dessert professionals compete in their first challenge to capture the taste and look of summer’s favorite destination – the beach! Next the competitors’ ice cream concoctions must whisk away the judges on a tasty tour de France. Dessert giants Nancy Silverton, Zac Young, and ice cream tester John Harrison judge four ice cream makers as they duke it out for $10,000 and the title of King of Cones.
Premiering Monday, August 11th at 8pm ET/PT – “Lights, Camera, Ice Cream!”
Red carpet-worthy ice cream designs take center stage in this challenge, as four dessert chefs must capture all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood luxury. Their next challenge heads south of the border for a true Mexican Fiesta. Only one will win $10,000 and the title of King of Cones. Judging this ice cream shindig are award-winning pastry chefs Johnny Iuzzini and Paulette Goto, along with cookies and cream ice cream creator John Harrison.
Premiering Monday, August 18th at 8pm ET/PT – “Frozen Paradise”
From Hawaii to New Orleans and all the way to Italy, the four contestants’ ice cream creations are getting global. Inspired by themes from around the world, the contestants are bringing the party to the plate with delicious desserts that make you scream aloha or ciao bella! Only one winner will receive the $10,000 grand prize and the title of King of Cones. Judging the ice cream is celebrity chef, Duff Goldman, accompanied by ice cream connoisseurs Natasha Case and John Harrison.
Premiering Monday, August 25th at 8pm ET/PT – “Rock and Roll Scoops”
Giddy up for this ice cream bonanza, as four dessert chefs get down and dirty for a shot at $10,000 and the title of King of Cones. From rock ‘n’ roll to the rodeo and to a throwback of a 50’s diner, these ice cream creations are sure to make you twist and shout. Judging these all-American ice cream desserts are expert pastry chef Paulette Goto, ice cream mogul Doug Quint, and the man with the million dollar taste buds John Harrison.
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