The controversial British chef, who trained Gordon Ramsay and Mario Batali, is starring in his own cooking competition, The Chopping Block, premiering March 11 on NBC.
White will oversee teams of chefs trying to successfully run high-speed restaurants in Manhattan, but dont expect him to fly off the handle a la Gordon Ramsay in Hells Kitchen.
He assures, Im not a performing seal. My show will NOT be a circus. I want to put reality back into reality TV.
Unlike British bad boy Ramsay, White doesnt tolerate screaming and cursing in his kitchen.
He explains, Bad language and unnecessarily raising your voice shows a lack of respect. A chef must be respectful.
He says the most important part of a restaurant is its environment and adds, Were in the business of selling a night out. Food is only one element.
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