Want to Cook With Emeril?

Emeril Lagasse is ready for your challenge. Photograph courtesy of Planet Green.

Attention, aspiring reality-TV stars and Food Network junkies! Emeril Lagasse—the boisterous celebrity chef known for his obsession with garlic and all things bam!-worthy—is filming a show for Discovery’s soon-to-launch Planet Green network at the Fair Lakes Whole Foods in Fairfax, and he’s casting locally for participants.

The premise of the new show, Emeril Green: Emeril comes to the rescue, solving the “cooking challenges” of everyday folks and throwing into the mix a few tips for ecofriendly cooking. The bam-ster is looking for “enthusiastic and fun people with creative and interesting cooking challenges,” according to a Discovery press release.

Pitching a challenge with an ecoconscious bent seems to be a plus—the press release gives examples such as “how to be eco-friendly while still deep-frying a turkey.”

If you’ve got a unique challenge to propose, e-mail your name, address, age, occupation, and idea for the challenge plus a recent picture to foodshowcasting@gmail.com.

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