Rouha Sadighi is the chef de cuisine at Penelope Café in New York, New York.
Ashley Hough is a personal chef in Los Angeles, California.
Taji Marie is a caterer with Simple Gourmet in Redondo Beach, California.
Angela Majko is a sushi chef at Uchiko in Austin, Texas.
Frozen Grilled Chicken Breasts
Candy Cane Beets
Cherry Jelly Beans
Chef Rouha - Cherry Glazed Asian Chicken Salad
Chef Ashley - Roasted Beet and Poached Chicken Salad
Chef Taji - Banana Chicken Coconut Curry with Cherry Balsamic Glaze
Chef Angela - Chopped Chicken Salad with Beets Three Ways
Chef Ashley Hough was chopped after the Appetizer round.
The judges found a lot of errors, most notably leaving a hair on one of the judges' plates.
Coconut Chocolate Bars
Chef Taji - Seared Striped Bass over Refried Pink Beans and Sofrito
Chef Angela - Seared Bass with Mashed Potatoes and Bacon "Snow"
Chef Rouha - Seared Bass with Coconut Chocolate Mole
Chef Angela Majko was chopped after the Entrée round.
The judges thought the snow she made did not have a lot of flavor and the fish skin was not crispy.
Candied Orange Peels
Red Curry Paste
Chef Rouha - Red Curry Semifreddo with Amaretti Cookie Crust
Chef Taji - Chocolate Amaretti Cake with Orange Salad and Yogurt Curry Sauce
Chef Rouha Sadighi was chopped after the Dessert round.
The judges found the beans in her Entrée disjointed and that there was too much curry in her Dessert.
Chef Taji Marie won the $10,000 prize.