Season 14 Episode 7

Just for the Halibut

Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Mar 12, 2013 on Food Network

Episode Recap

Jamie Adams is the executive chef at Veni Vidi Vici in Atlanta, Georgia.
Stephan Bogardus is the chef de cuisine at The North Fork Table & Inn in Southold, New York.
Anne Churchill is a caterer and tour chef in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Steve Benjamin is the executive chef at L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Appetizer Baskets:
Black Radishes
Smoked Beef Tongue
Garbanzo Beans
Italian Anchovies
Chef Jamie - Seared Beef Tongue Salad with Fresh Garbanzo Beans
Chef Stephan - Roasted Beef Tongue with Garbanzo & Anchovy Ragoût 
Chef Anne - Asian Pickled Radish with Seared Smoked Beef Tongue
Chef Steve - Romaine Salad with Ricotta & Chickpea Purée and Beef Tongue
Chef Anne Churchill was chopped after the Appetizer round.
The judges explained that she had some missteps with her treatment of the radishes.
Entrée Baskets: 
Chinese Spinach
Mexican Chorizo
Chef Stephan - Grilled Halibut with Spinach Stew in Chorizo & Aquavit Broth
Chef Steve - Fresh Halibut Stuffed with Chorizo & Lemongrass
Chef Jamie - Pan-Roasted Halibut with Chinese Spinach & Chorizo Ragoût
Chef Stephan Bogardus was chopped after the Entrée round.
The judges described that the fish was overcooked and the dish overall was clunky.
Dessert Baskets:
Banana Chips
Sugar Cane
Almond Butter
Chef Steve - Umeboshi Sablé Breton with Almond Butter Whipped Cream
Chef Jamie - Almond Butter Bombolone with Banana Cream and Umeboshi Syrup
Chef Jamie Adams was chopped after the Dessert round.
The judges noted that there was not enough finesse in his Appetizer and that he plated undercooked potatoes in his Entrée.
Chef Steve Benjamin won the $10,000 prize.