The chefs face the challenge of putting a gourmet spin on traditional Southern dishes.
The chefs are asked to make their signature dishes, and Gordon separates the contestants into teams, vying for the prize: a dinner prepared by past winners Dave Levey and Rock Harper.
The remaining chefs are given the challenge of creating their own menu, consisting of three appetizers, three entrées and three desserts, but adhering to Chef Ramsay's standards.
The chefs are joined by fighting legends Tito Ortiz and Sugar Ray Leonard who are there to offer their encouragement.
Part 1 of 2. Chefs compete at Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. A slot machine is used to determine the ingredients in the dishes. Game on!
The teams struggle to create four unique lamb dishes.
The chefs must face off against competitive eater Joey Chestnut in a chicken wing eating competition.
John Sedlar (executive chef from Rivera Restaurant) and Thomas Ortega (owner/executive chef of Ortega 120 Restaurant) are invited to see whether the teams' Mexican dishes are up to par.
The teams are challenged to create an all-American menu for newly-naturalized US citizens.
Part 2 of 2. The chefs continue to compete at Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris in Las Vegas but personal conflicts distract from their work.
The teams must create a full dinner service which coincides with the hectic schedule of a fashion show.
Food meets fashion as the contestants must prepare dishes for high-end designers.
Former contestantswho were runners ups in previous seasons make a return to challenge the remaining chefs for the dinner service.
The contestants' people managing skills are tested as they each lead a team of chefs in the kitchen.
The chefs face the difficult challenge of instructing students to prepare recipes using only words for guidance.
The chefs are forced to think on their feet when three guest diners raise the stakes of this challenge.
The battle continues as Gordon sets up a challenge for the all-men and all-women teams.
The chefs must work on their poor communication skills before they take on an important dinner service.
Part 1 of 2. Two finalists are chosen and must make one last dinner menu.
The Chefs prepare one final meal before the winner is crowned in this season finale.