The chefs must make delicious, healthy dishes; legumes confound some of the chefs; a fancy fish and a fermented drink for the entrees; fruit-and-grain dishes for dessert.
Whiskey and wings appear in every basket; a fun starch for the appetizer round; hot sauce for round two; wings for dessert.
Four military veterans compete; in round one, a favorite American comfort food and a super-sweet drink; patriotic pasta and a pre-made savory pie in the entree round; cheese and pudding for dessert.
The chefs must make noodle or pasta dishes; Asian ingredients in round one; fresh pasta in round two; noodles for dessert in the final round.
The chefs take on football-themed challenges; reinvented mac and cheese for the appetizer round; artichokes in the entree round; a stadium starch in the dessert basket.
White chocolate and soft shell crab for round one; an alcoholic chocolate beverage and a chocolate showpiece dessert for the second round; luscious apricots for the final round.
Late night food and a classic three-ingredient sandwich in the first round; a deep-fried snack in the entree round; diner staples in the dessert basket.
Pickles in every dish; brine and Brussels sprouts for the appetizer; half-sour flank steak dishes in the entree round; pickles with peanut butter in the dessert basket.
Raw fish in an unusual form for the first basket; a wonder drink and beautiful peppers for the entree; a hefty salt block in the dessert round.
The chefs must make dumplings inspired by any part of the world; a flavorful pork product and a Japanese condiment in the first mystery basket; meat-and-potato dumpling entrees for round two; spicy chips and a tropical fruit for dessert.
Favorite foods from Latin America; the competitors get a soup and dough in the first round; a yummy cookie and a can of beans in the entree round; the final two chefs find passion fruit in the dessert basket.
An Argentinian meat and something sweet form two of the appetizer surprises; a favorite seafood selection appears in the basket; bok choy finds its way to the chefs' plates; an alluring take on cheesecake keeps the finalists on their toes.