Wednesday 30th November 2016

ITV Studios’ international hit format Hell’s Kitchen has been commissioned by Channel Seven. Produced by ITV Studios Australia, the global format will star three Michelin star chef Marco Pierre White and a team of yet to be announced celebrities.

The series will go into production in the New Year with a large helping of real life drama, high emotion and culinary passion as Marco Pierre White attempts to instil his passion for food onto a group of amateur celebrity chefs.

David Mott, CEO, ITV Studios Australia said: “Hell’s Kitchen is a timeless format, its universal appeal is thanks to a brilliant combination of tension, drama and the intense journeys of our amateurs’ desperate battle to survive the kitchen. We’re delighted that Marco Pierre White will be taking charge of the Australian Hell’s Kitchen – his reputation for passion and perfection are the perfect ingredients for this fantastic show.”

Hell’s Kitchen is one of the world’s most successful television formats. Created by ITV Studios, it originally aired on ITV and has gone on to be produced in 20 countries across the globe. This includes Hell’s Kitchen US starring Gordon Ramsay, now in its 16th season on Fox, the American production is also shown in 196 countries. Local productions of Hell’s Kitchen have just successfully returned on SBT in Brazil and Sky Uno in Italy.

Hell’s Kitchen Australia will be distributed internationally by ITV Studios Global Entertainment. ENDS For further information contact: Tracey Jaques, + 44 (0) 20 7157 6185, + 44 (0) 7730 637731,