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Chopped

Season 17 Episode 7

Liver and Learn

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Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Oct 01, 2013 on Food Network

Episode Recap

Jared Braithwaite is the executive chef at Layla in New York, New York.
Shaquay Peacock is the sous chef for The New York Times in New York, New York.
Teah Evans is a chef at FireFly American Bistro in Manasquan, New Jersey.
Seth Gordon is the executive chef at Dune Studios in New York, New York.
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Appetizer Baskets:
Calf Liver
Lemon Potatoes
Pickled Chinese Mustard Greens
Ranch Dressing
Appetizers:
Chef Jared - Calf's Liver Steak with Potato Purée
Chef Shaquay Calf's Liver Mousse with Potato Pancake
Chef Teah - Sautéd Liver with Pickled Mustard Greens and Lavash
Chef Seth - Calf's Liver Napoleon with Smashed Potatoes
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Chef Shaquay Peacock was chopped after the Appetizer round.
The judges noted that her use of the calf's liver was too risky.
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Entrée Baskets:
Quail
Sumac
Turnips
Peanut Crisp Candy Bars
Entrées:
Chef Teah - Fried Quail with Turnip Leaf Crêpes 
Chef Seth - Sumac Braised Quail with Sweet Potato Succotash 
Chef Jared - Grilled Quail with French Green Lentils
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Chef Jared Braithwaite was chopped after the Entrée round.
The judges found that his quail was undercooked.
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Dessert Baskets:
Yuzu Marmalade
Whipped Cream Cheese
Hot Sauce
Corn Flakes Cereal 
Desserts:
Chef Seth - Deconstructed Scone with Yuzu-Apricot Jam 
Chef Teah - Spongecake with Crème Anglaise
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Chef Seth Gordon was chopped after the Dessert round.
The judges explained that the calf's liver in his Appetizer was overcooked and that his Entrée contained overcooked quail and was far too sweet.
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Chef Teah Evans won the $10,000 prize.

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