In the Great White Challenge the two teams have to decorate their restaurants and dress a chef's table for Marco. He critizes the wobbly table of the red team and not putting water glasses on the table of the black team. Red team wins a shopping spree at Pier 1.
In the main challenge the two teams will host two of New York's top designers and their friends. The red team calls it's restaurant Crimson, while the black team names it Soul. The head chefs meet the designers Nicole Miller and Rebecca Taylor to decide about the menu. The unknown food critic is Jeffrey Steingarten from Vogue magazine this time.
Both teams have problems in getting the food out and the customers are hungry and tired of waiting. The food critic only loves the crab cakes of the black team and the starters of the red team. Soul is revealed as the winner of the dinner service. Michael and Panya have to leave this week.