Chopped

Season 7 Episode 4

Have a Heart

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Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM May 24, 2011 on Food Network

Episode Recap

Judson Branch is the senior sous chef at the Marriott Downtown Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Remy Ayesh is a culinary instructor at the French Culinary Institute in New York, New York.
John Ramirez is the executive sous chef at Castle on the Hudson in Tarrytown, New York.
Justin Burdett is the chef de cuisine at Miller Union in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Appetizer Baskets:
Bay Scallops
Braeburn Apples
Sorrel
Duck Hearts
Appetizers:
Chef Judson - Pan-Seared Duck Heart & Bay Scallop Crostini 
Chef Remy - Duck Heart with Arugula on Scallop Purée
Chef John - Pan-Seared Scallops with Apple Sorrel Purée
Chef Justin - Duck Heart Mousse with Apple and Sorrel Salad
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Chef John Ramirez was chopped after the Appetizer round.
The judges explained that their decision was based on him not getting the duck hearts onto his dish.
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Entrée Baskets:
Fideos
Broccoli Rabe
Mezcal
Eel 
Entrées:
Chef Remy - Mezcal Marinated Eel with Broccoli Rabe Pistou
Chef Justin - Fideos  & Broccoli Rabe with Mezcal Glazed Eel
Chef Judson - Fideos with Grilled Eel & Mezcal Cream Sauce
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Chef Remy Ayesh was chopped after the Entrée round.
The judges explained that they believed she had issues with ingredient management.
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Dessert Baskets:
Crumpets
Cream Cheese
Aloe Vera Juice
Orange Slice Candy
Desserts:
Chef Justin - Aloe & Cream Cheese Sabayon on Buttered Crumpet
Chef Judson - Crumpet with Raspberry Pastry Cream & Meringue
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Chef Judson Branch was chopped after the Dessert round.
The judges cited that there was a lack of clarity in his dishes; they found that he used too many ingredients and that this muddled some of the flavors on his dishes.
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Chef Justin Burdett won the $10,000 prize.

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