Worst Cooks in America

Worst Cooks in America (2010)

  • Genre: Reality
  • First Air Date: 2010-01-03
  • Last Air Date: 2020-03-08
  • Total Seasons: 18
  • Total Episodes: 138
  • Status: Returning Series
  • Episode Runtime: 60 min.
  • Production Company: Optomen Productions
  • Networks: Food Network
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From 10 Ratings


12 to 16 contestants with poor cooking skills are taken through an eight-week culinary boot camp, to earn a cash prize of $25,000. The recruits are trained on the various basic cooking techniques including: baking, knife skills, temperature, seasoning and preparation. The final challenge is to cook a restaurant quality three-course meal for three food critics.

  • Keywords: competition, cooking, culinary arts, unskilled
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    Worst Cooks in America Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date:
    1 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2010-01-03
    6 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 2011-01-02
    8 Episodes

    Season 3

    First Air Date: 2012-02-12
    8 Episodes

    Season 4

    First Air Date: 2013-02-17
    7 Episodes

    Season 5

    First Air Date: 2014-02-17
    7 Episodes

    Season 6

    First Air Date: 2015-01-04
    7 Episodes

    Season 7

    First Air Date: 2015-09-23
    6 Episodes

    Season 8

    First Air Date: 2016-01-03
    6 Episodes

    Season 9

    First Air Date: 2016-09-14
    8 Episodes

    Season 10

    First Air Date: 2017-01-01
    10 Episodes

    Season 11

    First Air Date: 2017-08-23
    8 Episodes

    Season 12

    First Air Date: 2018-01-07
    10 Episodes

    Season 13

    First Air Date: 2018-04-15
    6 Episodes

    Season 14

    First Air Date: 2018-08-13
    7 Episodes

    Season 15

    First Air Date: 2019-01-06
    9 Episodes

    Season 16

    First Air Date: 2019-04-21
    7 Episodes

    Season 17

    First Air Date: 2019-08-04
    8 Episodes

    Season 18

    First Air Date: 2020-01-05
    10 Episodes

    Worst Cooks in America Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Into the Fire60 min
    Season 1Episode 2Looking Good60 min
    Season 1Episode 3Feelin' the Flavor60 min
    Season 1Episode 4Multitasking60 min
    Season 1Episode 5Are You Ready60 min
    Season 1Episode 6Final Test60 min
    Season 2Episode 1Worst Food Forward60 min
    Season 2Episode 2Farmageddon60 min
    Season 2Episode 3Frozen to Fabulous60 min
    Season 2Episode 4Grill Skills60 min
    Season 2Episode 5Game-Day Party60 min
    Season 2Episode 6Facing Food Fears60 min
    Season 2Episode 7Sweet Surprise60 min
    Season 2Episode 8Worst to First60 min
    Season 3Episode 1Baseline Challenege60 min
    Season 3Episode 2Going Global60 min
    Season 3Episode 3Flavor Combos60 min
    Season 3Episode 4Late Night/Date Night60 min
    Season 3Episode 5Luck of the Irish60 min
    Season 3Episode 6Something Fishy60 min
    Season 3Episode 7Kicked Off By Kinfolk60 min
    Season 3Episode 8Worst to First: The Final Battle60 min
    Season 4Episode 1The Worst of the Worst60 min
    Season 4Episode 2Straight Edge Skills60 min
    Season 4Episode 3Fire and Ice60 min
    Season 4Episode 4Do It Yourself Cooking60 min
    Season 4Episode 5Face Your Fears Of Feeding Others60 min
    Season 4Episode 6Revisit Your Past Before The Last60 min
    Season 4Episode 7So Close I Can Almost Taste It60 min
    Season 5Episode 1Worse Than Ever60 min
    Season 5Episode 2Scratching the Surface60 min
    Season 5Episode 3Glazed and Confused60 min
    Season 5Episode 4Surprise!60 min
    Season 5Episode 5Two-a-Day60 min
    Season 5Episode 6Eat, Pray, Love60 min
    Season 5Episode 7Timer's Up60 min
    Season 6Episode 1It Just Keeps Getting Worse60 min
    Season 6Episode 2Prepping for Success60 min
    Season 6Episode 3Spice Up Your Life60 min
    Season 6Episode 4Scared Straight Into the Kitchen60 min
    Season 6Episode 5Feeding Frenzy60 min
    Season 6Episode 6Blast From the Past60 min
    Season 6Episode 7Final Food Fight60 min
    Season 7Episode 1Celebrity Pot-un-lucky60 min
    Season 7Episode 2Takeout or Get Out60 min
    Season 7Episode 3Celebrity Showdown60 min
    Season 7Episode 4Riddle Me This60 min
    Season 7Episode 5Tapas Can't Stop Us60 min
    Season 7Episode 6Final Food Fight60 min
    Season 8Episode 1Fear the Worst60 min
    Season 8Episode 2Getting Stuffed60 min
    Season 8Episode 350 Shades of Flavor60 min
    Season 8Episode 4Taking It to the Streets60 min
    Season 8Episode 5The Cod Squad60 min
    Season 8Episode 6Blast From the Past60 min
    Season 8Episode 7Final Food Fight 860 min
    Season 9Episode 1Celebrity: Celebrity Dish-asters60 min
    Season 9Episode 2Celebrity: Hawaiian Pig And Poke60 min
    Season 9Episode 3Celebrity: Oktoberfest Feast60 min
    Season 9Episode 4Celebrity: BOOOOT Camp!60 min
    Season 9Episode 5Celebrity: Celebrity Cheat Meals60 min
    Season 9Episode 6Celebrity: Hollywood Goes Bollywood60 min
    Season 9Episode 7Celebrity: Live and Let Dough60 min
    Season 9Episode 8Celebrity: The Final Showdown60 min
    Season 10Episode 1A Decade of Dish-asters60 min
    Season 10Episode 2Frozen Freak Out60 min
    Season 10Episode 3All Aboard!60 min
    Season 10Episode 4Fish Freak Out60 min
    Season 10Episode 5All Fun and Game Day60 min
    Season 10Episode 6The Proof Is in the Pudding60 min
    Season 10Episode 7Facing Your Fears60 min
    Season 10Episode 8Mardi Gras Mad60 min
    Season 10Episode 9The Reason You're Here60 min
    Season 10Episode 10A Fine Finale60 min
    Season 11Episode 1Celebrity: Social Media Food Failures60 min
    Season 11Episode 2Celebrity: Shabby to Chic60 min
    Season 11Episode 3Celebrity: Starting From Scratch60 min
    Season 11Episode 4Celebrity: Around the World in a Day60 min
    Season 11Episode 5Celebrity: This Meat Is Offal!60 min
    Season 11Episode 6Celebrity: Get Baked60 min
    Season 11Episode 7Celebrity: Tin Foil Chefs60 min
    Season 11Episode 8Celebrity: Finale the End!60 min
    Season 12Episode 1Can It Really Be This Bad?60 min
    Season 12Episode 2Fish are Food, Not Friends60 min
    Season 12Episode 3Show Me the Vegetables!60 min
    Season 12Episode 4Game Day!60 min
    Season 12Episode 5Leftovers Again?60 min
    Season 12Episode 6Sweets for My Sweetie60 min
    Season 12Episode 7Sausage Party60 min
    Season 12Episode 8Can You Pleas Pas-Ta Sauce?60 min
    Season 12Episode 9Flair Flair Everywhere60 min
    Season 12Episode 10The Final Countdown60 min
    Season 13Episode 1Hit Me With Your Best Dish60 min
    Season 13Episode 2Rolling in the Deep60 min
    Season 13Episode 3Mother Dough60 min
    Season 13Episode 4Celebrity: Nutritious And Delicious60 min
    Season 13Episode 5Celebrity: A La Cuisine!60 min
    Season 13Episode 6Celebrity: It's All For The Fans60 min
    Season 14Episode 1By Land and Sea60 min
    Season 14Episode 2Hibachi Heroes60 min
    Season 14Episode 3Winner Winner Chicken Dinner60 min
    Season 14Episode 4The Ick Factor60 min
    Season 14Episode 5Piece of Cake60 min
    Season 14Episode 6Duck, Duck...60 min
    Season 14Episode 7Finally the Finale60 min
    Season 15Episode 1The Perfect Bird60 min
    Season 15Episode 2Eggtastic60 min
    Season 15Episode 3Cowboy Cuisine60 min
    Season 15Episode 4Meat Me at the Game60 min
    Season 15Episode 5Spice Up Your Life60 min
    Season 15Episode 6Carnival Chaos60 min
    Season 15Episode 7Aloha, Recruits!60 min
    Season 15Episode 8In It To Win It60 min
    Season 15Episode 9The Day We've Been Waiting For60 min
    Season 16Episode 1Celebrity: This Isn't How It Looks in the Pictures60 min
    Season 16Episode 2Celebrity: Wheel of Misfortune60 min
    Season 16Episode 3Celebrity: Take the Bait60 min
    Season 16Episode 4Celebrity: Around the World in 60 Minutes60 min
    Season 16Episode 5Celebrity: Waited on Hand and Foot60 min
    Season 16Episode 6Celebrity: There's No "we" In Food60 min
    Season 16Episode 7Celebrity: That's a Wrap60 min
    Season 17Episode 1Nowhere To Go But Up60 min
    Season 17Episode 2My Big Fat Greek...60 min
    Season 17Episode 3Summer Catch, Summer Heat60 min
    Season 17Episode 4The Bird Is The Word60 min
    Season 17Episode 5Viva Mexico!60 min
    Season 17Episode 6A Very Brady Brunch60 min
    Season 17Episode 7A Little Goes a Long Way60 min
    Season 17Episode 8Two Cooks, One Prize60 min
    Season 18Episode 1Bottom's Up60 min
    Season 18Episode 2Indulge Me60 min
    Season 18Episode 3Chinese New Year60 min
    Season 18Episode 4Simple Yet Sophisticated60 min
    Season 18Episode 5Let's Get Ready to Tailgate60 min
    Season 18Episode 6Opposites Attract60 min
    Season 18Episode 7Amore Sucre60 min
    Season 18Episode 8Incognito Cuisine60 min
    Season 18Episode 9High Steaks60 min
    Season 18Episode 10The Final Countdown60 min
    • Anne Burrell

      as Herself - Host
    • Alton Brown

      as Himself - Host