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A diner breakfast, French cuisine and rum cake inspire the challenges the competing chefs face.
The chefs take on challenges involving a cardboard car, an underwater scallop dish and wearable donuts.
Previous contestants return for a battle that features Alton's most evilicious sabotages yet. Included: Three chefs have to make a stir-fry while sitting in airline seats. Also: Challenges involve chicken fried steak and cobbler.moreless
Fish stew is cooked in a canoe; preparing pasta carbonara in a moving mine cart proves challenging; and during the final round, pound cake is made using a chemistry set.
Springtime dishes (and obstacles) and featured, including an egg-salad sandwich on a picnic blanket. Also: One chef has to herd "sheep" while making a lamb dinner; and ingredients for dessert must be harvested out of a carrot garden.moreless
A chef's only tool when making báhn mì is a martini glass. Later, ingredients for tortilla soup must be whacked out of a piñata; and a galette has to baked on a tennis racket.moreless
Eggs must be harvested from a chicken coop in order to prepare a dish for judge Simon Majumdar; and later, two chefs cook British pub food in a double-decker bus. Also: The last challenge is sandwich cookies in milk bottles.moreless
Obstacles must be overcome as the chefs make tuna melts, Salisbury steak and scones for judge Antonia Lofaso.
Cutthroat challenges this week include all 3 chefs cooking an omelet in the same pan, getting ingredients out of an oil drum, and using a finger as a whisk for cream puffs.
One chef has to use finger tools when making a bacon-wrapped dish; a racecar seat becomes an obstacle to serving a winning lasagna; and the final challenge involves a black-and-white cookie.
A deli sandwich is made with ingredients from a vending machine; two chefs have to cook each other's tacos; and a lazy "sundae" drive around the kitchen is offered up as the final obstacle. Anne Burrell is the special guest judge.moreless
Challenges include digging for clams, cooking turkey burgers while wearing arm weights, and making a tart with fruits that are often mistaken for vegetables.
One chef has to wear a potato masher on their hand while preparing gnocchi. Other challenges include cooking drunken noodles on a keg of fire; and making thumbprint cookies without the use of thumbs.moreless
Chocolate challenges are presented to the competing chefs, one of whom has to face Alton's conveyor belt.
Chefs get in the Big Game spirit in challenges that require them to wear tailgates on their backs, cook in bleachers, and make brownies while kneeling.
Once chef must prepare grilled cheese and tomato soup while in a giant high chair. Other challenges include cooking orange chicken in an actual orange; and making granola using only tools from a hiker's backpack.moreless
Fish tacos are cooked using tiki torches; a pasta salad proves challenging when the only water provided is from a patio mister; and an apple pie is baked inside an actual apple.
Breakfast is made in a bunk bed; a sabotage involves Alton Brown's hike out of the Grand Canyon; and a chef is forced to use long tools when making strawberry shortcake.
Two chefs are forced to cook breakfast as a tag team; Alton Brown's ax is used to chop up a pork chop; and traffic cones threaten to sabotage a dessert.
Alton Brown gives one competitor the ultimate poncho to wear while making a breakfast quesadilla. Other challenges include cooking meatloaf in a recliner; and walking on cupcake boxes.
Three chefs are forced to dig for ingredients in a slop trough; curry spices go flying through the air; and making blueberry muffins becomes more of a challenge thanks to a big, blue ball.moreless
Ingredients must be harvested from a block of ice; the chefs are given a dim sum challenge; and s'mores are made.
Two sets of twins compete. Sabotages involve rezoning; pirates invading the kitchen; and a really sad birthday. Antonia Lofaso judges the food.
Sabotages include making waffles in weird ways; two chefs get stuffed together while preparing empanadas; and baking lemon-meringue pies turns into a workout.
One chef rides a chariot in a culinary fight for the ages; the South rises again in a Civil War-inspired sabotage; and an ice-cream dessert is made out of sandwich ingredients.
A game of white elephant determines the sabotages for a ham dinner; the chefs gather around a tree to open presents filled with ingredients; and holiday cookies are cooked in a fireplace.
The competing chefs face challenges with a Thanksgiving twist. Included: Cooking vessels are taken away; cooking takes place in nuts; and a turkey float is paraded through the kitchen.
The "Superstar Sabotage" finale features curveballs that include prepping in a ball pit, cooking on a moving boat ride, and the notorious miniature kitchen.