When The Great Food Truck Race premiered last year on Food Network, we were captivated. Not only was the premise cool—specialty food truck crews face off in a cross-country competition hosted by chef Tyler Florence to see who can make the most money between L.A. and NYC, for an ultimate prize of $50,000—but several teams were serving up beautiful employees to go with their dishes. Women with a competitive streak who can also cook? In a kitchen on wheels? Hello!

With the second season premiering tonight at 10 p.m., we decided to take a closer look at the hotties of Food Network's competition, including some newbies we expect will put the sizzle into Sunday nights.

Written by Tanya Ghahremani (@tanyaghahremani) and Justin Monroe (@40yardsplash)