Chopped

Season 13 Episode 13

Thirsty for Victory

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Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Dec 11, 2012 on Food Network

Episode Recap

Phil Crispo is an assistant culinary professor at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.
Greg Grossman is a student at the Professional Children's School in New York, New York.
Leslie Parks is a freelance caterer in New York, New York.
Jeremy Langlois is the executive chef at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens in Darrow, Louisiana.
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Appetizer Baskets:
Ice Cream Cones
Lump Crab Meat
Baby Turnips
Pickled Ginger
Appetizers:
Chef Phil - Crab Cake with Glazed Turnips and Curry Sauce
Chef Greg - Sautéed Crab Meat with Frisée Salad
Chef Leslie - Pan-Seared Crab Cake with Apple Turnip Salad
Chef Jeremy - Lump Crab Salad with Ginger Dressing
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Chef Greg Grossman was chopped after the Appetizer round.
The judges noted that he omitted a mystery basket ingredient and that the crab he plated was improperly cleaned.
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Entrée Baskets:
City Chicken
Canned Peaches
Mustard Greens
Fruit Punch-Flavored Sports Drink
Entrées:
Chef Leslie - City Chicken Pork and Beans
Chef Jeremy - "Grits" and Grillades with Wilted Mustard Greens
Chef Phil - Moroccan Spiced City Chicken with Peach Tajine
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Chef Jeremy Langlois was chopped after the Entrée round.
The judges explained that he overcooked his pork. 
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Dessert Baskets:
Carob Syrup
Spaghetti Squash
Figs
Walnuts
Desserts:
Chef Phil - Caramelized Fig & Walnut Crêpe
Chef Leslie - Fig Pudding with Squash Seed and Walnut Crunch
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Chef Leslie Parks was chopped after the Dessert round.
The judges described assertive flavor in her Entrée and undercooked custard in her Dessert.
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Chef Phil Crispo won the $10,000 prize.

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