Food Court Wars To Film In Hickory Wednesday, Looking For Crowd Participants

HICKORY, NC – Enjoy free food and get a chance to be on TV! The Food Network will be hosting their next Food Court Wars with Tyler Florence at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11 at Valley Hills Mall. If you’d like to participate in the filming, you can send an email to to be added to their list.

Participants just attending the event tomorrow will be asked to judge food samples from contestants who are competing for their own space inside the Valley Hills Mall food court. The Food Network will select one lucky winner to receive their own space at the food court, with the network paying their rent for the entire first year of operation. Hickory will be featured on the national Food Network for this event, and the show is looking to draw a big crowd. Spread the word to family, friends and colleagues!

Food Court Wars is a series that helps aspiring restaurant business owners open their dream eateries in food courts. Each team has something unique and homemade to offer shoppers who are excited to try something different at the mall.