is gearing up for a new domestic adventure more than a decade after the last episode of "The Simple Life" aired.
The 40-year-old socialite and entertainer this week announced plans for a Netflix
With Paris," which will premiere on Aug. 4 and will turn "the traditional cooking show upside down" by proving that Hilton "can cook... kind of," according to press notes. Viewers can also expect the host's "glam kitchen wardrobe and party-throwing skills," as well as appearances from other celebrities
Hilton announced the news
on Monday, writing, "Next month I'm returning to television
, and this time
I'll be taking over the kitchen!"
I'm so excited!! I'm returning to television next month, and this time I'll be taking over the kitchen! My new show #CookingWithParis premieres on August 4th, only on @Netflix. Stay tuned for more announcements! #ThatsHot #ChefParis pic.twitter.com/kqO2Jta989 — Paris Hilton (@ParisHilton) July 12, 2021
“Cooking With Paris” is based on a January 2020 video in which Hilton successfully cooks a lasagna despite a few amusing setbacks.
That video, which has received over 5 million views on YouTube
, has received unexpected praise from Delish and The Washington Post
, among others. “It's either a brilliant piece of performance art, or a cautionary tale about what can go wrong when you believe in yourself,” Vice's Jelisa Castrodale wrote.
The YouTube version of "Cooking With Paris" is available below.
In addition to “Cooking With Paris,” Hilton is working on a second series that will follow her relationship with venture capitalist fiancé Carter Reum. Though no release date has been set, “Paris In Love” will premiere on NBC
’s streaming platform, Peacock, and will show the “personal side of Paris that only her closest friends
get to see.”