A Los Angeles restaurant is taken over by the six remaining contestants, who split into two teams for one of the biggest challenges of the season.
Four contestants are reduced to two in the episode leading up to the finale.
The last six cooks split up into teams to compete in the inaugural restaurant challenge, with the winning group advancing to the semifinals.
In the second-season premiere, 16 junior chefs are tasked to prepare dishes featuring Season 1 winner Alexander Weiss' favorite ingredients. The winner selects the proteins to be used in the elimination round before 12 contestants are chosen to advance in the competition.moreless