MILLION Pound Menu will pit two teams of contestants against each other as they are tasked with setting up shop for three days.
Hosted by First Dates’ Fred Sirieix, here’s all you need to know about the teams and whether their restaurants are still open…
BBC Million Pound Menu is the newest culinary reality show to hit our screens
Who are the Million Pound Menu teams and where are their restaurants?
In November 2017, each pop-up restaurant took a turn running one of two spaces in Leftbank, Manchester:
Epoch: Seasonal British restaurant run by Ruth Hansom and sommelier Emily Lambert, who met while working at The Ritz. Black Bear Burger: Married couple Liz and Stew Down found this burger company in 2016 and it is still open in Boxpark, Shoreditch. Naked Dough: The UK’s first cookie dough cafe by pastry chef Jen Henry and her friend Hannah Adams can still be located at Westfield London. Bubble&: Husband and wife team Martia Lietz and Rupert Smith’s street food trader can be located at Cardinal Place and Shepherds Market among other spots. Dynasty: Chef Jay Morjaria serves up tapas-style small plates with “plant-forward” East Asian and Latin ingredients. However, the supper club is still looking for locations. Hollings: Ronnie Murray has teamed with beverages expert James Randall for a restaurant focusing on provenance, quality produce and seasonality. The Cheese Wheel: Graham Bradbury’s freshly made Italian fettuccine, immersed in a luxuriously large wheel of Grana Padano still has a spot in Camden market. Shrimp Wreck: Scottish chef Ewen Hutchinson focused on the allure of local seafood. Greedy Khao: London street food traders Greedy Khao are available to hire and serve up modern, Thai vegan fast food. Finca: Cuban street food restaurant founded by four friends from Liverpool. Trap Kitchen: Prince Cofie Owusu’s business is based on American soul food. Wholesome Junkies: Chelsea Campbell is a passionate, purely vegan, street food vendor.