Brazilian cable broadcaster GloboSat has secured format rights to a local version of Red Arrow International’s “The Taste”, making Brazil the first Latin American country to create their own version of the already successful show. The Brazilian version will air on GloboSat’s channel GNT.

“The Taste” has been picked up in over 80 territories, including CTV in Canada, Australia’s Nine Network, Germany’s Sat.1, Channel 4 in the UK, and M6 in France.

“It’s a real pleasure to be the first in Latin America to obtain the rights of ‘The Taste’ format. We know it is a successful show all over the world and it will perfectly fit in our lifestyle programming. We are planning to create our version in 2015”, says Ana Carolina Lima, Programming Manager of GNT channel.

Henrik Pabst, Managing Director, Global Format Distribution at Red Arrow International says: “Within a year, ‘The Taste’ has built a terrific track record for itself with sales to over 80 countries. Brazil is a pioneer for format adaptations in Latin America, so ‘The Taste’ is in great hands with GloboSat!”

About “The Taste”

Our culinary superstars are going back to basics: The Taste! Both home cooks and restaurateurs are given the opportunity of a lifetime as they sharpen their skills and train with the best culinary experts in the business. The superstar mentors will each coach a team of cooks, who they hand pick based on their dishes alone. In each episode there are two challenges: a team challenge and an individual challenge. At the end of each show the mentors must together decide whom to eliminate.

Originally created by Kinetic Content and commissioned by ABC, the U.S. version of the hit format features four celebrity judges, including famous foodies Nigella Lawson and Anthony Bourdain, on a quest to find America’s next super chef.