The challenger's brother is in the audience at Kitchen Stadium. Throughout the episode, the announcers refer to him as a "backseat chef" because he is a classically trained French chef who seems very involved in his brother's menu.
Kaga: (Translation via on screen subtitles) Today's challenger is called the sorcerer of seafood. But will he be able to work his magic on shellfish he has never before seen? It has the texture of a scallop, the taste of an abalone. We unveil the ingredient! Today's theme is PEN SHELL!
In Japan, this episode is known as "Hiragai."
The Fine Living Network's alternative production number for this episode is FLIRN-106.