Cook Me The Money! (2013)



Cook Me The Money logo © ITV

Cook Me The Money logo © ITV

Production company: Shiver Productions

Kent locations used: Whitstable Harbour, Faversham

Cook Me The Money is a new daytime ITV series presented by Adam Shaw and sees three teams of amateur chefs competing to sell their dish during a days trading. The team that takes the biggest profit keeps their winnings as well as the takings that the other couples made – let the battle commence!

Cook Me The Money at Whitstable Harbour - catering vans with crowds outside them

Cook Me The Money at Whitstable Harbour © Mike Wier

The Cook Me The Money team visited Whitstable and Faversham in September 2012. The three teams set up catering vans in Whitstable harbour and sold burritos, tagine and a concoction called Love Puffs and in Faversham the teams offered locals chocolate cake made from vegetables, pancakes and tiramisu – but which dishes did the locals enjoy most?

Whitstable is a quaint seaside town in East Kent and boasts a shingle beach and harbour as well as modern art galleries, shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants and has previously been seen on screen on Double the House for Half the Money (2012) Our Food (2012) and Coast (2009).

Faversham is a beautiful, historic market town which boasts nearly 500 listed buildings and is set on the picturesque Faversham Creek. It has many restaurants, shops, attractions and beautiful walks and has been used for various productions including Southcliffe (2013), Great British Story: A People’s History (2012) and the nearby Oare Marshes were used in Great Expectations (2012).

The Whitstable episode of Cook Me The Money will be shown on Tuesday 2nd April 2013 at 14:00 on ITV1 and the Faversham episode will be shown on Tuesday 9th April 2013 at 14:00 on ITV1.


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