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Taco Bell taking on Chipotle new menu by Top Chef Masters chef, America’s Next Great Restaurant judge

A judge from the NBC reality competition America’s Next Great Restaurant and a future Top Chef Masters cast member, Lorena Garcia, is responsible for creating new menu items at Taco Bell that aim to take on Chipotle, which was founded by another judge on that very same show, Steve Ells. That’d make for an awkward …

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Judges’ investment in Soul Daddy, Chipotle’s cash for America’s Next Great Restaurant revealed

One of the greatest mysteries of America’s Next Great Restaurant is exactly how much money the show’s four judges actually invested in the restaurant, Soul Daddy, which just closed its final location after just two months. If Bobby Flay, Curtis Stone, and Lorena Garcia all invested the same amount of money as Chipotle founder Steve …

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Final Soul Daddy restaurant closes: America’s Next Great Restaurant lasted two months

The final restaurant opened as the prize for NBC’s America’s Next Great Restaurant has closed. Jamawn Woods’ Soul Daddy opened May 1 in New York, Los Angeles, and Minneapolis, but just 15 days ago, shut down the New York and L.A. locations. Jamawn was surprised by the first two closings, and this one surprised his …

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Soul Daddy opens as America’s Next Great Restaurant ends without ever becoming great

America’s Next Great Restaurant concluded last night, at least for those not in the Pacific time zone, and the winning restaurant, Soul Daddy, opened three locations today: in L.A. at Hollywood and Highland, in New York City at the South Street Seaport, and in Minneapolis at the Mall of America. Like The Bachelor relationships, I …

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NBC won’t re-air Apprentice, Next Great Restaurant, but they’re online, on CNBC Friday

An episode of The Celebrity Apprentice and the finale of America’s Next Great Restaurant, which were interrupted by breaking news on the east coast and the west coast, respectively, won’t be repeated on NBC, but are online and will be rebroadcast on CNBC this Friday at 9 p.m. ET (Apprentice) and 10 p.m. ET (Restaurant). …

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