The final three concepts are built into mini-restaurants and experience a soft opening. The judges eat at all three and declare the winner.
Contestants are given a food truck and $300 for food in a challenge to make the largest profit.
Restaurant uniforms are designed and investors make suggestions about each menu.
Contestants are tasked in designing and creating a small version of their restaurant. The designs are then unveiled and judged by Dine Los Angeles event patrons.
After working the lunch shift at Chipotle, teams must create a slogan for their restaurant. In the elimination challenge teams must come up with a signature dish that matches their new slogans.
Contestants are tasked to create a logo and hire a chef for their restaurant. Later they are taken to Universal Studios City Walk and compete to win the votes from 1000 people.