The appetizer basket features a sea creature and a pretty, colorful veggie; a ballpark snack throws the chefs a curveball in the entree round; chilies in the dessert basket make the judges happy.
Baked beans and lamb belly feature in the first round; in the entree round, the grill masters receive a seafood-heavy basket; one of the mystery ingredients in the dessert round shows a tendency to char quickly.
The first basket holds a tough seafood protein; in the second round, the chefs get the gift of a beautiful rib eye; chocolate trifle and poached pears in the dessert round.
In the appetizer round, the grill masters face some mushrooms and a strong jam; fish butchery and flavor balancing come into play in the entree round; the chefs' dessert basket contains a yummy cake.
The appetizer round features a porky surprise; the remaining champions must figure out what to do with a surf-and-turf combo; bananas and wine make tricky dessert ingredients.
The group of defending champions must first rock a basket that includes pig ears; in the second round, the chefs must navigate the complicated relationship between fish and cheese; artichokes are a cruel draw for dessert.
The first basket features deceptively simple sausage and cabbage; an organ meat plays the starring role in the second basket; the final basket will take some champion swagger and skill to crack.
In the appetizer round, a hard-to-melt candy and a difficult-to-prep veggie; in the entree round, a seemingly cheffy protein; the dessert basket holds bison jerky.
A husband and wife are among the returning champs; crab claws and vanilla frosting in the first basket; the entree round basket contains wild boar; in the dessert round, a savory mousse causes the competitors some alarm.
Unusual clams and a decadent meat are ingredients in the first round; a protein almost takes up the entire entree round basket; onions are one of the ingredients in dessert basket.
The four chefs are surprised by a Cinco de Mayo theme; the first basket contains a green pie and a big fish fillet; a cheese blend and a Mexican barbecue specialty in round two; black beans and chocolate are part of the dessert challenge.
The appetizer round contains a puzzling pasta; in the entree round, the judges are worried about a particular chocolate-covered ingredient.
Eight cooking singles are paired up on blind dates; in the first round, scallops in the shell and a strange citrus; the remaining competitors all decide to grind the protein in the entree basket.
Lobsters and cocktails in the first round basket; in the second basket, the chefs find another seafood mystery ingredient and potato chips.
The chefs contend with basket ingredients that are not only challenging but downright dangerous; poisonous seeds and a fierce creature in round one; a potent alcohol and a shellfish in round two; fungus and a deadly fruit in the final round.
Scotch eggs feature as the ingredient in the appetizer round; a big fish and a black liquid make up two of the ingredients in round two.
In the first round, a mighty midnight snack poses a creative challenge; a beer and a bird in round two; the dessert basket includes premium chocolate bars and Irish coffee.