In the third round of this All-Stars Tournament, Ted Allen challenges star chefs Antonia Lofaso, Michael Psilakis, Cat Cora and Marcel Vigneron to create a three-course meal using mystery ingredients. The judges are Aarón Sánchez, Alex Guarnaschelli and Geoffrey Zakarian.moreless
In the first round of this All-Stars Tournament, Ted Allen challenges four Iron Chef America alumni to create a three-course meal using mystery ingredients; the competitors are Marc Forgione, Jose Garces, Cat Cora and Michael Symon. The judges are Aarón Sánchez, Geoffrey Zakarian and Scott Conant.moreless
Each of the last two chefs takes over a Vancouver restaurant where he or she is responsible for a four-course dinner that will be served to the judges and some surprise guests. But first, 11 chefs vie for the eight sous chef spots by cooking a dish to entice the finalists in a blind tasting.
Quickfire Challenge: Create a Dish to Earn Spot As Sous Chef for the Final Cook
Elimination Challenge: Create Four-course Tasting Menu & Restaurant of Your Dreams
From Quickfire teams to Elimination head-to-head challenges, this will not be an easy day for the remaining chefs. First up is a timed Quickfire mise en place race where teams must not only prep, but also cook their ingredients. Then they are off to a charity block party where one-to-one cook-offs leave everyone vulnerable to elimination.
Guest Judge: Cat Cora
Quickfire Challenge: Prep All Ingredients & Make a Dish with the Remaining Time
Elimination Challenge: Create the Best Dish for a Healthy Choice Block Party
The last four pastry chefs have to create a dessert in disguise, which will represent a savory dish of international cuisine they have chosen.