Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Kitchen Dramas Starting to Leave Bad Taste

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Kitchen Dramas Starting to Leave Bad Taste

Article excerpt

MY SAY

JORDIE LYNCH

I HAVE always been fond of My Kitchen Rules, it has been one of my favourite shows for quite some time.

However, it does now seem to come with a side of disappointment. Many teams are becoming more cynical, drawing focus off delivering tantalising dishes and investing too much attention on dishing out drama and putting personal attacks out on the table.

The plate is not being judged fairly as personalities begin to overpower dining experiences.

This cooking competition seems to be carrying more cattiness than top quality cuisine.

Yes, a dash of drama and a splash of sass establishes a decent level of intrigue and excitement for audiences but there is a line.

Bullying cases are reaching horrifying heights and some comments that are being made at the table are starting to really leave a bad taste in many viewers' mouths. It is indeed a competition, teams are there to win and deliver simple yet state of the art dishes and show off their skills in the kitchen, but some teams are beginning to overcook the rivalry which makes it a very tough show to digest. …

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