Season 13 Episode 17

Make No Mistake

Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Feb 17, 2013 on Food Network

Episode Recap

John Sierp is a chef in New York, New York; he was previously the runner-up on Winging It.
Monica Langowski is a private chef in Chicago, Illinois; she competed previously on Canned Cheese, Please!
Gwen LePape is an executive chef in New York, New York; he competed previously on Coconut, Calamari, Donuts.
Marja Samsom is a caterer in New York, New York; she competed previously on Fright Bites.
Appetizer Baskets:
Chioggia Beets
Fava Beans
Pickled Garlic
Chef Gwen - Pulpu Carpaccio with Chioggia Beet Salad
Chef John - Linguine with Pulpo Sauce and Fava Bean Pesto
Chef Monica - Beet Pancake with Pulpo Medallion
Chef Marja - Asian Spring Salad with Radicchio, Mint & Basil
Chef Marja Samsom was chopped again after the Appetizer round.
The judges thought that the amount of sesame oil she used overwhelmed the rest of the dish.
Entrée Baskets:
Wild Boar Roast
Sweet Potato Chips
Acai Berry Juice
Chef John - Roasted Boar with Smashed Potatoes and Nopales Spinach
Chef Monica - Spice-Crusted Boar with Nopales Salad and Acai & Sweet Potato Sauce
Chef Gwen - Roasted Boar with Grilled Nopales and Roasted Potatoes
Chef Monica Langowski was chopped again after the Entrée round.
Though she and another competitor made many errors, the other competitor's dish tasted better than hers.
Dessert Baskets:
Cranberry Sauce
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Gorgonzola Dolce
Chef Gwen - Gorgonzola Parfait with Cranberry & Wine Reduction
Chef John - Cranberry Crumble with Gorgonzola Ice Cream
Chef John Sierp was chopped again after the Dessert round.
Though the judges acknowledged that he did very well, they noted that he simply had a fierce competitor.
This time, Chef Gwen LePape won the $10,000 prize.