AIRED ON 5/6/2016
Season 12 : Episode 25
AIRS ON 3/29/2017
Season 12 : Episode 26
The remaining contestants face another challenge, as eliminated contestants return to vie for a second chance.
Paula Dean is the guest celebrity chef as the contestants prepare some Southern staples.
The contestants go to the rodeo to create dishes for hungry cowboys.
The Mystery Box challenge is sea urchin.
Graham Elliot joins the amateur cooks in a mystery box challenge
The contestants are divided into three teams for a food truck challenge. The challenge losers face a pressure test.
The cooks must prepare a high quality dish using $20 worth of ingredients. During the elimination round the cooks try to recreate their favorite desserts.
The contestants are faced with a hotel challenge, preparing dishes for room service.
The contestants must create appetizing dishes from very strange cuts of meat.
The hopefuls must create a meal for the military at Camp Pendleton.
The first mystery box challenge involves duck and bananas, and the contestants must cook outside their comfort zones with unfamiliar ingredients.
36 remaining hopefuls are tested with a ground beef challenge.
Auditions begin for the newest season of Masterchef.