Tucson sandwich guru and blues singer-songwriter Austin Counts is about to make his national television debut.
Counts, who owns the popular 4th Avenue Deli sandwich shop on North Fourth Avenue, will appear next season in a sandwich edition of "Guy’s Grocery Games" on Food Network. No air date was released.
In a Facebook post, Counts teased: "Guess who’s going to be a contestant on the next season of Guy’s Grocery Games on Food Network! I’ll be working my magic on their upcoming deli/sandwich episode! #guysgrocerygames #sandwiches #delilife."
"Guy's Grocery Games" pits four chefs competing in a three-round elimination to see who can gather up ingredients in host Guy Fieri's "Flavortown Market" and meet the celebrity chef's cooking challenge for cash prizes.
Fieri also hosts "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives," which has filmed several times in Tucson.
12 times Tucson has appeared on national TV
Contact reporter Cathalena E. Burch at email@example.com or 573-4642. On Twitter @Starburch
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