Food Network Challenge

Season 7 Episode 12

Build a Better Burger III

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM May 28, 2007 on Food Network

Episode Recap


Jenny Flake (Region 5) Gilbert, Ariz. 'Feta Florentine Burger with Frizzled Prosciutto and Sauteéd Vegetables on Parmesan-Toasted Ciabatta Rolls'

Kathi Jones (Region 1) Rochester, N.Y. 'Mirin Glazed Burger with Sesame-Ponzu Spinach and Wasabi-Ginger Mayonaise'

Daljeet Singh (Region 2) Coral Springs, Fla 'Masala Burger with Tangy Tamarind Suace and Red Onion-Mint Relish'

Diane Sparrow (Region 3) Osage, Iowa 'Honey-Chipotle Glazed Beef Burger with Mint-Avocado Sauce'

Winner: Camilla Saulsbury (Region 4) Nacogdoches, Texas 'Born in Berkeley Burger--Bacon Cheese Burger with Figs, Lemon, and Walnuts'


Richard (Dick) Boulanger Williston, Vt. 'Bouillabaisse Burgers (Shrimp and Red Snapper) with Tomato-Fennel Relish and Saffron Mayonnaise'

Heather Kenney Arlington, Va. 'Casablanca Bisteeya Burgers (Ground Turkey with Cinnamon and Almonds) with Lemon Mayonaise and Carmelized Onions'

Karen Tedesco Webster Groves, Mo. 'Coconut Basil Chicken Burgers with Thai Peanut Pesto'

Olga Esquivel-Holman Wichita, Kan. 'Paella Burgers (Shrimp, Chicken, and Ground Chorizo)'

Winner: Elizabeth Bennett Mill Creek, Wash. 'Opa! Burger (Spiced Lamb) with Dried Porcinni Mushrooms and Wine'


James McNair Head Judge

Cat Cora Creator of Chef for Humanity Fairfield, Calif.

Daisy Martinez Chef/Owner of Passionate Palate Host of PBS' Daisy Cooks

Steve McDonagh Host of Party Line with the Hearty Boys on Food Network Chicago, Ill.

Dan Smith Host of Party Line with the Hearty Boys on Food Network Chicago, Ill.


Jeffrey Starr St. Helena, Calif.