Fat Chefs: Not the Butt of a Joke, But a TV Show

Emotional eating is OFF the menu.
Emotional eating is OFF the menu. Photo: Lesley Balla

First we hear Paula is going to monetize her diabetes, and now Food Network tells us that they have a weighty new show in the works: Fat Chef, a docu-series premiering January 26. The show follows twelve successful, passionate food professionals who blame the job for their morbid obesity, as they’re whipped back into shape and onto the scale. Seven of the twelve contestants are local New Yorkers, all struggling to accept the bullshit mantra “nothing tastes as good as thin feels”!