Lance Nitahara is the executive chef at Camp-of-the-Woods in Speculator, New York; he was previously the runner-up on Crunch Time.
Yoanne Magris is the executive chef at Yo In Yo Out in New York, New York; she was previously the runner-up on Squashed.
Siggy Sollitto is the owner of Siggy's Good Food in Brooklyn Heights, New York; she competed previously on Rattle & Roll.
Chris Coombs is the executive chef and owner of Dbar in Boston, Massachusetts; he was previously the runner-up on Rattle & Roll.
Asian Beef Jerky
Chef Siggy - Beef Jerky Pancakes with Lime-Guava Dressing
Chef Lance - Asian Sopa de Carne Seca
Chef Yoanne - Beef Jerky Crêpes with Guava Vinaigrette
Chef Chris - Rehydrated Beef Roulade with Guava Reduction
Chef Chris Coombs was chopped again after the Appetizer round.
The judges did not feel there was enough flavor in his dish.
Fresh Wasabi Root
Chef Lance - Lamb Heart Stuffed Collards with Compote
Chef Siggy - Moroccan Lamb Heart Stew with Crab Apples
Chef Yoanne - Lamb Heart Provençal with Collard Purée
Chef Siggy Sollitto was chopped again after the Entrée round.
The judges found that she did not remove the arteries from the lamb hearts and that the crab apples on her dish were not cleaned.
Honey Herb Cough Drops
Chef Yoanne - Duck Pain perdu with Chocolate-Potato Truffle
Chef Lance - Gnocco Fritto with Cough Drop Ice Cream
Chef Yoanne Magris was chopped again after the Dessert round.
The judges elaborated that their choice came down to very small details.
This time, Chef Lance Nitahara won the $10,000 prize.
However, he was so humbled by Yoanne's performance that he offered to buy a plane ticket for her to go visit her ailing grandmother.