Season 5 comes to a close with the final three master chefs creating memorable dishes from their personal and professional lives, after which the winner is revealed.
The chefs serve up their version of a burger for a surprise guest critic. Also: The culinarians pay tribute to teachers through food; and three contestants advance to the finale.
The chefs create dishes with a Mexican flair for a wrestling troupe.
The culinarians must reinvent nachos. Later, they're divided into pairs and cook up a fish dish for Malibu locals. Ali Larter is the guest judge.
The chefs create dishes as inspired by romantic comedies. Then, they whip up palate-pleasing plates for children. Guest judge: Mindy Kaling.
The epic "Restaurant Wars" challenge tasks the foodies to open eateries with a Los Angeles theme. Also appearing: actress Busy Philipps and culinary editor Dana Cowin.
The chefs must whip up their own version of curry. Later, they throw a surprise engagement party for host Curtis Stone. Also appearing: Lindsay Price.
The chefs create classic American cuisine with an Asian spin.
Thirteen chefs arrive in Los Angeles to participate in culinary heats in the Season 5 opener. Here, the foodies take flight by cooking outdoors for a professional skydiving team and are given the opportunity to dive from the sky themselves. In Season 5, the chefs also have sous-chefs who will compete in their own online competition.moreless
The contestants cater a dinner for the chefs in the Macy's Culinary Council, but first they must make it through the QuickFire where Lady Luck again holds all the cards... or rather reels. Guest judge: Tyler Florence.moreless