Dan Levy’s production schedule keeps exploding. The latest project in the multi-hyphenated cooking competition series “The Big Brunch,” which also comes from Boardwalk Pictures, has been commissioned from HBO Max with a targeted premiere in 2022.
Levy created and will host the series centered on celebrating inspiring but still unknown culinary voices in all of the United States, but also brunch. As the title promises, competing chefs will need to find innovative and personal ways to redefine what it means to dine between 11am and 3pm. “Life-changing prize”. (HBO Max has yet to announce specific details regarding the episodic format or the prize amount.)
“Everyone has a friend, family member or coworker who is extraordinary at what they do, they just need a helping hand so that their talents can be appreciated on a larger scale. Through an almost obsessive love of food, I’ve been fortunate enough to meet many of these people in the culinary world – friends working in cafes or food trucks, revolutionizing local restaurant menus – these special humans who create communities around their cooking, hoping to take their skills to the next level. I created this show for them, the local culinary heroes of America who deserve a spotlight. That, and who doesn’t want to watch maple syrup slowly pour over a golden pile of French toast inspired by creme brulee to perfection? Levy said in a statement.
“What we love about this special show is that it serves more than mouthwatering culinary delights; it’s all about the heart, love of cooking and bringing to light talents whose unique skills enhance the beloved brunch menu. There is no better food or creative partner than Dan and the team at Boardwalk Pictures to celebrate these unfamiliar voices, well, brunch, the best meal to indulge in decadent sweet and savory dishes fueled by cocktails. and caffeine, ”added Sarah Aubrey, Original Content Manager, HBO Max.
Auditions for “The Big Brunch” are currently open. thebigbrunchcastingcrane.com The show is produced by Levy, Andrew Fried, Dane Lillegard, Sarina Roma and Faye Stapleton.
Levy, who rose to fame after co-creating and starring in CBC’s “Schitt’s Creek,” also made a global film and television deal with Netflix and recently released his first book, “Best Wishes, Warmest Regards: The Story of Schitt’s Creek. Boardwalk Pictures, perhaps best known for its unscripted series such as ‘Chef’s Table’ and ‘Last Chance U’, is also behind Netflix’s recent ‘Sex, Love & goop’. , the company has produced documentaries including “The Black Godfather”, “Val” and “We Are Freestyle Love Supreme”.