"He earned millions of fans across the country who have let us know that we have a second star in our midst. We feel this series is a perfect fit for his talents, letting him showcase his brand of humor while he works for food."
Will Work for Food will follow Gertler as he explores a variety of little-known jobs in the culinary world and introduces viewers to the people who work at the different professions on a daily basis.
Positions Gertler will undertake on Will Work for Food include feeding sharks, closely examining potato chips for flaws and trying his hand as a dog food taste tester.
The 30-year-old former restaurateur, server and actor from Philadelphia, PA was one of threeThe Next Food Network Star fourth-season finalists during last week's pre-taped finale.
Gertler and Lisa Garza subsequently lost to Aaron McCargo Jr., who is now starring in his own Big Daddy's House Food Network series which premiered this past Sunday.
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