Net that already has “Top Chef” is looking to add “Rocco’s Dinner Party” to the mix. Show, in development at the NBC Universal cabler, would star Rocco DiSpirito as he eliminates one of four chefs every week as they prepare for a dinner party.
At the end of each episode, DiSpirito announces the dinner party’s theme and the remaining three chefs present a menu for the soiree.
DiSpirito has a history at NBC. In 2003-04, he starred in the Peacock’s reality skein “The Restaurant,” and has acted as a guest judge of Bravo’s “Top Chef.”
Dave Noll, Chachi Senior and Linda Lea are exec producers, with DiSpirito as producer.