Pork belly and walnut appetizers; light-hearted thievery and spontaneous dumpling delivery; Hamachi collar; round three challenges the judges to turn ugly foods into gorgeous entrees, while trying to ignore a ...
Four talented teen cooks take over the kitchen. They are challenged to use fish fillets and a sugary frozen treat in their appetizers; cotton candy and fried onions in their entrées; and popcorn in their desserts.
A Halloween-themed battle is full of tricks and treats as the competing chefs find pig snouts in their baskets in the appetizer round, popping candy and a spicy ingredient in the entrée round, lollipops and cereal bars in the dessert round.
The holiday season is celebrated throughout the competition, beginning with an appetizer round that includes spiral ham and Italian cookies. Later, entrées are created using Santa Claus melons; and desserts are made with eggnog and Hanukkan gelt.
Lump crab-meat and ice-cream cones are the featured ingredients in the appetizer round. Later, the entrée round requires the use of a sports drink. Finally, for dessert, the remaining chefs are given carob syrup and spaghetti squash.