The NBC show features celebrities like Tom Arnold, Cindy Margolis and Ashley Parker Angel competing against each other in a culinary battle a la Iron Chef.
However, celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck figures his show is a little more action-packed. As he puts it, Theres lots of fire, blood and everything. I even cut my thumb.
Although some celebrities like Patti LaBelle have written cookbooks and others like Arnold have never cooked a meal, Puck says the competition is pretty equal since all the contestants went through a boot camp before the show.
Some did better than others. Puck was especially impressed with Angel who he says can use a knife at the same speed as a pro.
Celebrity Chef Cooking Showdown debuts April 17 for a five-night run.
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