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Step Up to the Plate

Step Up to the Plate is a 2008 United Kingdom-based television program, produced by Endemol, for the BBC. It was hosted by Anton du Beke and Loyd Grossman

Format

Three amateur cooks are pitched against two professional chefs, to cook a three course meal designed by the amateur cooks. Loyd Grosman stepped up to the plate to judge the courses. The amateur cooks stood to win a prize fund of at least £5000. Whenever the chefs won the fund would increase by £1000.

Broadcast

The program was broadcast on BBC1 and BBC Two in two runs during 2008.