Joe Rego is the executive chef at Club Opera in Atlanta, Georgia.
Alex Friedman is the chef and restaurateur of P'cheen International Bistro and Pub in Atlanta, Georgia.
Brigeth Brookins is the sous chef with the banquets department of the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Willie Box is the executive chef at 793 Juniper in Atlanta, Georgia.
Cream of Coconut
Chef Joe - Seafood Sausage Arugula Salad with Wasabi Purée
Chef Alex - Warm Seafood Sausage Salad with Bell Pepper
Chef Brigeth - Seared Seafood Sausage with Coconut Jus
Chef Willie - Seared Seafood Sausage with Coconut Grits
Chef Alex Friedman was chopped after the Appetizer round.
The judges noted that the sausage was undercooked.
Chef Brigeth - Sous-Vide Bistec Butternut Apple Hash
Chef Willie - Five Spice Rubbed Bistec with Fried Orzo
Chef Joe - Chile Guajillo and Clove Marinated Bistec
Chef Brigeth Brooks was chopped after the Entrée round.
The judges noted that the orzo was missing.
Cream Cheese Frosting
Chef Willie - Shortbread Napoleon
Chef Joe - Jalapeño Roulade with Sharon Fruit Filling
Chef Willie Box was chopped after the Dessert round.
The judges explained that the Appetizer was overcooked and dry; and his Entrée was practically raw.
Chef Joe Rego won the $10,000 prize.