Chopped

Season 17 Episode 5

We Love Leftovers!

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

Episode Recap

Jason Stude is the chef de cuisine at Second Bar + Kitchen in Austin, Texas.
Aatul Jain is the executive chef at St. Clare's Hospital in Danville, New Jersey.
Krissy Kerwin is a private chef in Los Angeles, California.
Josh Watkins is the executive chef at The Carillon in Austin, Texas.
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Appetizer Baskets:
Leftover Burger
Fortune Cookies
Leftover Sautéed Broccoli
Leftover Lasagna
Appetizers:
Chef Jason - Beef and Broccoli Soup
Chef Aatul - Beef Lasagna Quesadilla
Chef Krissy - Shakshouka Tunisian Stew
Chef Josh - Refrigerator Dive Salad
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Chef Josh Watkins was chopped after the Appetizer round.
The judges felt that the other chefs rose to the leftovers challenge better than he did.
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Entrée Baskets:
Leftover BBQ Ribs
Leftover French Fries
Leftover German Chocolate Cake
Leftover Chili
Entrées:
Chef Aatul - Pulled Pork and French Fry Cake
Chef Krissy - Roasted Pork Rib with Mock Mole
Chef Jason - German Chocolate Mole Braised Pork Ribs
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Chef Krissy Kerwin was chopped after the Entrée round.
The judges did not think the ribs were transformed enough and that the purée she made was not successful.
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Dessert Baskets:
Leftover Cooked Corn Cobs
Leftover Pitcher of Sangria
Leftover Duck Sauce
Stale, Plain Doughnuts 
Desserts:
Chef Jason - Corn and Vanilla Custard
Chef Aatul - Doughnut Bread Pudding with Corn Whipped Cream
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Chef Aatul Jain was chopped after the Dessert round.
The judges noted the chocolate sauce disconnect in his Entrée and the bitterness in his Dessert from the use of the rinds in the sangria.
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Chef Jason Stude won the $10,000 prize.

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