Chef Anne Burrell
With her trademark spiky blonde hair and sparkling personality, Anne Burrell is the hugely popular and fan favorite host of Worst Cooks in America and Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition. Burrell is an industry veteran and passionate teacher who prides herself on creating rustic Italian dishes that celebrate simple and pure ingredients. Anne’s passion for food and cooking began at an early age, triggered by her love of watching Julia Child and her own mother’s talent in the kitchen. Burrell has cooked in some of the most prominent kitchens in New York and in Italy. She has a true love of the Italian kitchen and cuisine.
Chef Juan Diego Vanegas
Colombian Chef Juan Diego Vanegas is a graduate of Jack Dumas College of Chefs, owner and creator of Juan Burgers, a burger chain restaurant across several locations in Colombia. Vanegas was the chef of Colombian TV shows "Desayuno de RCN '' and "Asquerosamente Rico" from Señal Colombia, for which he was awarded the India Catalina award in 2018 for best entertainment presenter. He is currently the morning chef for Colombian network Caracol's "Día a Día.''
Chef Shelina Permalloo
Shelina is British Mauritian with both parents migrating from Mauritius to Southampton, UK in the 1970's. After working as a project manager in the field of equality, diversity and inclusion, Shelina went on to take part in BBC 1’s popular MasterChef programme. After being crowned BBC’s MasterChef Champion in 2012 she launched into TV and media as well as publishing her first cook book ‘Sunshine on a Plate’ showcasing her Mauritian heritage. She opened her first restaurant Lakaz Maman in Southampton in 2016, greeted with critical and popular acclaim as featured in The Telegraph in 2020.