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How To Watch America’s Test Kitchen: The Next Generation

Learn everything you need to know to get your front-row seat to the ATK test kitchen.
By Published Nov. 10, 2022

America’s Test Kitchen: The Next Generation is so close I can smell it. It smells like browning butter, freshly baked cookies, and juicy, smoky steaks. But if you just can’t wait for the first episode, we’ve been served an amuse-bouche in the form of a trailer, which introduces us to all the contestants, our judges, and the show’s host.

Now that we’ve whet our palates, here’s everything you need to know to watch the first episode.

What is America’s Test Kitchen: The Next Generation all about?

ATK is on the look-out for a new cast member, and what better way to fill the position than with a brand new cooking competition show? Eleven home cooks have signed up for the job interview of a lifetime as they show the judges if they have what it takes to be an ATK star.

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Through cooking, presenting and photography challenges, the contestants will each get the opportunity to prove why they should be cast for the show, and earn $100,000 and a cookbook deal.

It’s an emotional rollercoaster with sky-high stakes, and you’ll be navigating the challenges with each cook as they show off their kitchen prowess and create mouthwatering food along the way.

When will America’s Test Kitchen: The Next Generation air?

The first episode of the show will launch on December 9th, so get your bowl of popcorn and comfy blankets ready to sit back and take in all the fun and food.

How can I watch America’s Test Kitchen: The Next Generation?

All episodes will be airing on Amazon Freevee, completely for free.

Each episode will launch weekly, so be sure to check back in to see how the cooks progress, and who will claim victory.

Who will I see on America’s Test Kitchen: The Next Generation?

You’re going to see a bunch of your favorite ATK cast members judging the contestants’ dishes, including ATK host Julia Collin Davison, ingredient guru Jack Bishop, food stylist and author Elle Simone Scott, and Cook’s Illustrated Editor in Chief Dan Souza. 

Hosting the show will be TV personality Jeannie Mai Jenkins, whose infectiously bubbly personality will have you hooked from the second you meet her. She’ll be guiding the contestants—as well as us at home—through the challenges, failures and triumphs the contestants are set to face.

We also have the home cooks themselves, who have put their hopes and dreams on the line to win big. You can find out all about them before you watch the show.

Head back to the America's Test Kitchen: The Next Generation site to read more about the show