By Maria Valdez Haubrich

1001857200Whether you’re a reality show lover or hater, here’s one new concept that could make your entrepreneurial dreams come true.

Do you have an idea for America’s hottest new restaurant? The Emmy-award nominated producers of “Project Runway” and “Top Chef” have announced their latest reality show endeavor, “America’s Next Great Restaurant.”

Here’s the plot: Contestants will pitch their unique restaurant concept to a panel of important names in the dining and business worlds. Thousands of ideas will heard and a few lucky finalists be put through demanding challenges to discover which contestant’s idea has the best potential for success. Finally, the panel of experts will invest in the winner’s concept and offer he or she their expertise and support.

Interested? Casting calls for contestants have already begun! For where to audition go to Bon appétit!