Chopped

Season 15 Episode 11

Take Heart

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Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Jun 06, 2013 on Food Network

Episode Recap

Monique King is the chef and owner of Firefly Bistro in South Pasadena, California.
Charles Slonaker is a chef at the Go Chew food truck in Los Angeles, California.
Barry Frish is the chef de cuisine at Restaurant Marc Forgione in New York, New York.
Ian Kokkeler is a chef at the Trace Restaurant at W Austin in Austin, Texas.
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Appetizer Baskets:
Shishito Peppers
Ground Pork
Grape Jelly
Sausage Gravy
Appetizers:
Chef Charles - Ground Pork Larb with Raw Egg
Chef Monique - Savory French Toast with Warm Pork Salad
Chef Barry - Creamy Gravy Risotto with Fennel Pork Sausage
Chef Ian - Seared Pork Larb with Grape Jelly Gastrique
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Chef Ian Kokkeler was chopped after the Appetizer round.
The judges explained that his dish was not very composed and that his definition of his dish was loosely applied.
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Entrée Baskets:
Sticky Rice
Bok Choy
Key Lime Juice
Lamb Hearts 
Entrées:
Chef Barry - Grilled Lamb Heart Lettuce Wrap with Thai Chile Sauce
Chef Monique - Grilled Lamb Hearts over Crispy Rice Cake
Chef Charles - Lamb Heart Congee with Key Lime Bok Choy and Raisins
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Chef Charles Slonaker was chopped after the Entrée round.
The judges explained that the raw egg on his dish was a real problem.
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Dessert Baskets:
Coconut Jam
Shredded Phyllo Dough
Ginger Ale
Peanut Caramel Candy Bars
Desserts:
Chef Monique - Coconut Jam Glazed Caramel Peanut Fritter
Chef Barry - Coconut Jam Ice Cream with Ginger Ale & Chocolate Sauce
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Chef Monique King was chopped after the Dessert round.
The judges noted that her Appetizer was too sweet; the sauce in her Entrée was too acidic; and the fritters she made for Dessert were too dense.
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Chef Barry Frish won the $10,000 prize.

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