Do the contestents on chopped who get chopped get any prize money

Yes, a consolation prize of $1,000 gift certificate to the Food Network Store. The winner of the competition receives prize money, usually in the amount of $10,000.

Ted Allen is the host of the Food Network's Chopped, a reality TV show that challenges four promising chefs to turn a selection of everyday ingredients into an extraordinary three-course meal.

The show is divided into three rounds; in each round, the chefs are given a basket containing between three and five unrelated ingredients, and the dish each competitor prepares must contain all of these ingredients.

You can watch full episodes of Chopped at Food Network.

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