Is there anything Gigi Hadid can’t do? In a video posted to Instagram by the Food Network on Wednesday, the Palestinian-Dutch model can be seen teaming up with super chef, Anne Burrell to compete on the show Beat Bobby Flay. Set as a cooking competition against chef and restauranteur Bobby Flay, the show brings on two guest chefs each week to battle it out in the ultimate culinary duel. The winner gets a chance to compete with Flay before having their dishes judged by a panel of celebrity judges.
Filmed in New York in October 2019, the teaser begins with an excited Hadid and Burrell making their way into Flay-territory. “I’m the biggest fan of the show, you know that,” says Hadid. Revealing her competitive streak, she jokes, “sometimes I like to see you win, but usually not.” The show, which will air on the Food Network this Sunday, will be Hadid’s first foray into official food show domain, however, with her well-documented love for food and cooking, Hadid frequently flaunts her culinary skills on social media. Having dedicated an entire highlight on Instagram to stories from her kitchen, the 25-year-old’s pursuits have included everything from Za’atar Focaccia to “yummy, gooey monkey bread.”
Expressing her penchant for cooking shows, Hadid goes on to admit that she’s usually watching the Food Network when she’s not busy working. “I have a farm, so I’m always cooking and watching the Food Network,” she says in response to Flay’s question about what she’s been up to. More recently, this penchant was further solidified in the life-size bagel cake she received for her 25th birthday in April. Made by Cake Boss baker, Buddy Valastro, Hadid took to Instagram to share photos of the cake saying “I will never forget my 25th bday! The icing on the perfect quarantine bday was finding out my surprise everything-bagel-cake was made by the one and only Cake Boss @buddyvalastro who I have watched for over a decade.”
“I CRIED REAL TEARS!” continues Hadid. “BUDDY! This is a dream come true. I can’t believe you made this cake for me while the bakery is closed. It means more to me than you know, and when we hopefully meet some day you will truly know that there almost isn’t an episode I’ve missed. 10/10 would be a Carlo’s intern whenever needed. Grateful, honored, your biggest fan.”
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