ABOUT THE SHOW
A&E’s “Deep Fried Dynasty” is all about the big personalities behind the mouth-watering food at the State Fair of Texas. These grease-soaked geniuses have just 24 demanding days to turn deep fried delicacies into major profits. They create the dishes that define the event. Wild and creative bites like Deep Fried Butter, Crispy Crazy Corn, Toffee Coffee Crunch Cake, and Fried S’Mores.
The series is an inside look at how these imaginative foods come to life and the millions of dollars on the line for these family-run small business. Each team is on a mission to stand out and rake in profits from tens of thousands of fair attendees. It’s the American Dream, deep-fried, chocolate covered, and wrapped in bacon.
Brent and Juan Reaves
Abel "Fried Jesus" Gonzales
Rick and Tammy Stiffler
Johnna McKee and Christi Erpillo
Chef Cassy Jones
Clint Probst and Gretchen Hurley
Tami Jo Nevins-Mayes and Josey Mayes
Brett "Juicy" Enright
All the vendors try to unload inventory on the final day of the fair
Cassy finally gets her booth working with the help of Brett from Juicy's
Gulf Coast Grill, Fernie's Funnel Cakes, and Nevins Concessions compete in the Battle of Big Tex while Abel battles a bee invasion that affects his sales.
On "Thrifty Thursday", Fernie's introduces a new Funnel Cake Chicken Sandwich
Brett at Juicy's hosts a hamburger eating challenge; Clint and Gretchen argue over staff bonuses
The Oklahoma-Texas "Red River Showdown" is the backdrop of an ultimate battle between the Stifflers and Fernie's