Chefs must face sabotages such as a treadmill station, carnival games, and using a conveyor toaster.
Things are busy at the lab as the team deals with outside concerns while it tries to find a TV producer's murderer. Hodgins dons a molecular gastronomy cap when he attempts to break Finn's hot sauce recipe using his lab equipment, and Christine's misbehavior means Brennan must entertain the possibility her daughter will not be exceptional.moreless
The contestants spend two long, spicy and Texas-themed days cooking. First up is a dish that uses chili pepper, but the chefs must choose carefully- the winning dish is awarded a cash prize based on the heat of the pepper used. Next, they divide into teams to create unique chilis that will satisfy the Tejas Rodeo Company participants. Of course, this means a scramble for space, ingredients and cooking appliances back at the house.
Guest Judges: Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger
Quickfire Challenge: Create a Dish Highlighting One Chili Pepper
Elimination Challenge: 1. Team Chili Cook-off 2. Repurpose Losing Chili into Winning Dish
In the third round of this Champions Tournament, Ted Allen challenges returning Chopped champions Lauren Gerrie, Jamie Bissonnette, Laura Henry-Zoubir and Miguel Aguilar to create a three-course meal using mystery ingredients. The judges are Marc Murphy, Alex Guarnaschelli and Susan Feniger.moreless