Get ready for your next go-to culinary competition show, Alex vs America starts on Sunday, January 2nd on the Food Network. Executive Chef at New York City’s Butter restaurant, Alex Guarnaschelli, is the ultimate culinary expert – she’ll be taking on chefs from around the country, giving them a chance to beat her and win cash money. Acclaimed Chef Eric Adjepong is the host along with guest judges for each episode, including Boston’s very own Tiffani Faison. In the premiere episode, three shellfish experts (one from Louisiana, one from Maine and the third from Hawaii) go up against Guarnaschelli in two heated rounds of cooking for the chance to win up to $15,000 — if their dishes can impress guest judges Faison and chef Tetsu Yahagi. Don’t miss the first episode at 10:00pm and streaming on discovery+ and Roku.