Come Dine With Me: Popular Channel 4 cookery programme looking for contestants from Leith

Calling all amateur chefs living in Leith: The makers of Come Dine With Me are on the lookout for contestants from Edinburgh’s old port to apply for the next series.

Sunday, 16th May 2021, 2:22 pm
Updated Sunday, 16th May 2021, 2:24 pm

Production of the Channel 4 cookery programme, where contestants compete to throw the best dinner party, had been paused during the pandemic.

The show’s producers are now calling for members of the public from the Leith area to apply – all you have to do is email [email protected] with your details and reveal why you would like to appear on the show.

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Episodes will initially be filmed in a “Covid-secure venue” rather than contestants’ own homes, according to a statement.

Filming will then revert to taking place inside their houses once Government guidelines allow.

Over the course of a filming week, five contestants take turns hosting a dinner party. At the end of the week the most successful host wins a £1,000 cash prize.

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Come Dine With Me are looking for contestants from Leith to take part in a new series.

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