Season 13 Episode 11

Chopping in a Winter Wonderland

Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Nov 25, 2012 on Food Network

Episode Recap

Deborah Gelman is the executive chef at NYU Law in New York, New York. 
William Artley is the executive chef at Evening Star Cafe in Alexandria, Virginia.
Rachel Willen is a culinary instructor with foodfix in Clinton, New Jersey.
Kenny Minor is a private chef in New York, New York.
Appetizer Baskets:
Baby Mustard Greens
Spiral Ham
Pizzelle Cookies
Chef Deborah - Spiral Ham & Kugel Hash with Sweet Potatoes
Chef William - Kugel Two Ways with Mustard Green Sauce
Chef Rachel - Kugel and Ham Frittata with Mustard Greens
Chef Kenny - Fried Ham with Apples & Mustard Greens
Chef Deborah Gelman was chopped after the Appetizer round.
The judges explained that she omitted one of the mystery basket ingredients. 
Entrée Baskets:
Roasted Chestnuts
Stone Crabs
Beef Tenderloin
Santa Claus Melon
Chef William - Pan-Roasted Tenderloin with Crab Polenta
Chef Rachel - Potato Melon Latke with Tenderloin & Butter Broth
Chef Kenny - Italian Surf and Turf on Linguine and Melon Toast
Chef Kenny Minor was chopped after the Entrée round.
The judges mentioned that one plate was missing three of the mystery ingredients.
Dessert Baskets:
Pomegranate Molasses
Hanukkah Gelt
Chef Rachel - Eggnog Pudding with Chocolate Chip Cookie
Chef William - Panettone Doughnut with Eggnog Ice Cream
Chef William Artley was chopped after the Dessert round.
The judges cited the chestnut sauce in his Entrée and the doughnuts he made for Dessert.
Chef Rachel Willen won the $10,000 prize.