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A group of five strangers, each an amateur chef, compete to host the best dinner party, each party solely for the competitors and to be held on consecutive evenings. With a set amount of money provided for the party, each host must submit a menu in advance of the week, the menu to consist of at least a starter, a main and a dessert/pudding. At the end of each party, each guest rates the party on a scale of one to ten inclusive. Each guest can use whatever criteria he/she deems important to rate the party, the quality of the food only being one possible factor. At the end of the last party, the host of that party gets the voting results, which he/she reads to the other competitors. The competitor with the highest score wins £1,000. By the end of the last party, each competitor gets to know their fellow competitors a little better. Some may become friends for life, while others wish they had never met. Written by Huggo

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10 January 2005 (UK) See more »

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Fun show...that is all...So quit the nonsense!
1 December 2016 | by alexsullmajSee all my reviews

This show is fun and a nice light watch, one of those that can easily be enjoyed whilst fooling about on the computer, phone, etc.

It is a simple show with a simple premise and should not be dug into any further than that. I truly do not understand the negative reviews on here, what were you expecting?

Some Reality television re-telling of "Macbeth" through the contestants of the show with the finale being a severed head served upon a platter?! No, It is a "Reality TV-Culinary Competition" show that delivers exactly what is promises and nothing more, so why would you expect such?

So, to end. The show is fun and that is all, it...is...fun. So, please stop the bitching and more importantly stop trying to turn the show into something that it is not (...trimmerb1234..."makes coughing sounds while pointing at this username!")

If it comes on while you are browsing TV then go ahead and watch it, it's fun.

Leonard


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