It's game day in the "Chopped" kitchen; after kickoff, the chefs get an appetizer basket loaded with foods to fuel hungry sports fans; the entree basket has a super strange shot glass and some winning wings.
Sixteen fearless champions are back to defeat chef Bobby Flay and win $50,000; strangely sweet sandwiches and beautiful seafood await the champs; unusual beef jerky product and a twist on hummus; special banana pudding; fancy bacon.
Four "Chopped" champs compete for a spot in the tournament finale; in the preliminary battle, the first basket includes an anything-but-basic burger. The three chefs in round two have ambitious plans for their dishes.
Four returning champions try to impress Bobby Flay; in the first round, an oven mishap leads to an alarming situation; an American classic in frozen form threatens to stump the chefs; two remaining champs must make big plans for a candy-themed tart.
In the first round, the chefs cook up appetizers using pizza bites and caviar; In the entree round,a magnificent comfort food creation and a basic veggie; dessert basket features a sugary cereal and a gelatinous stumper.
The Beat Bobby Flay Tournament finale brings four winners back for a chance to defeat a Food Network legend and score $50,000; in round one, a pork product goes through a grinder, and a canned item in the second basket isn't what the chefs hoped for.
Returning winners vie for a chance to compete against Chopped judge Alex Guarnaschelli, but the competitors may have second thoughts after they see the jar of bright orange sauce in the appetizer basket.
Three winners with much to prove try to pull off an upset by taking down Chopped judge Scott Conant.
A rare snack food is part of the puzzle in the appetizer round and in the entree round, the champs try not to let a mashup ingredient affect them.
Three champions get back in the kitchen with their sights set on taking down Amanda Freitag; the champions know it will be a hard challenge when they open up the first basket and find chicken gizzards and fish heads.
Three champions are on a mission to beat Chopped judge Marc Murphy and prove they're top-level contenders in the competitive cooking world; escargot in the first basket and a super spicy surprise in the entree basket.
Three bold, talented Chopped winners return with purpose to beat judge Maneet Chauhan; sugary cereal and oddball meatballs in round one; an edible centerpiece in the entree basket; the champ left standing gets the coveted chance to battle Maneet.
Nose-to-tail cannot fail; competing chefs get a pork theme; gorgeous cuts of premium meat; a Bloody Mary with a special surprise; something fizzy and something offal-ly difficult to incorporate in a dessert.
A creative take on poke and some special seafood in round one; pork not found at the average grocery store; the competitors who make it all the way to the dessert round must work with a salty and sweet snack.
Chefs set out to prove that fish heads are delicious in the appetizer round; a strange-flavored fizz threatens to throw off the chefs, and an equally odd taffy perplexes the remaining competitors in the dessert round.
The chefs must hop to it and make rabbit terrine work with a less highfalutin, packaged product in their appetizers; combining cake mix and ramen; a weird ice cream and a curious condiment.
Competitors race the clock to use a red spread and dried fish in the second round; the remaining chefs must combine a citrus food and an unusual seaweed snack in their desserts.
The competing chefs find unusual cupcakes and a curious jarred candy in the round two baskets; the final two chefs feast their eyes on a jar of pigs' lips in the dessert basket.
It's a match made in culinary heaven as four chefs must tame wild game meat in every round and use a different bourbon to accent and complement their dishes.
Cauliflower is the veggie of the moment and the undisputed star of this battle; in the first round, the chefs must use the ubiquitous substitute in their dishes along with a funky Mexican delicacy.
The chefs attempt to make quail entrees using Australian seasoning, and they use a jar of Mexican caramel in their desserts.
The chefs work to make appetizers from chewy candy and a canned sauce.
The chefs open the appetizer basket to find a peculiar pate; in round two, the chefs work with a fish that they've never cooked before.
The chefs attempt deviled ham spread in the first basket and sweet booza ice cream in the second.
Four chefs embrace a sweet-and-sour theme and seek to harmonize opposite flavors on their plates; a furious first round has them racing to figure out what to do with a ready-to-serve soup and three other basket finds.
The competing chefs attack an appetizer basket that includes a classic Italian sauce and a simple sandwich; a popcorn product not available at movie theaters plays a starring role in round two.
It's wild times in the kitchen as the chefs get loco with Loco Moco, a Hawaiian comfort food, in round one; the finalists are challenged to use a weird coffee and a crunchy cake in their desserts.
The competing chefs are challenged to make a scrumptious soup-and-sandwich duo for every round; in the appetizer round, they set out to make dunkable, slurpable creations while utilizing an unusual egg in the basket.
As the clock ticks down, the judges wonder whether all the dandelion green appetizers will be completed; the chefs get more than they bargained for with gnocchi in sandwich form.
Four chefs enter the kitchen for a diner-themed battle; three courses of elevated comfort food; guest judge Neil Patrick Harris; a breakfast-inspired final basket.
The competing chefs get a ton of sugar in the first basket in the form of a breakfast classic with a twist; the chefs dig into a seven-layer dip.
The chefs get fries and thighs in every basket; in the appetizer basket, a delicate protein paired with a newfangled starch; bubble tea crashes the theme party in the second round.
The chefs open the first basket to find dressed beer and three other surprises; a weird fungus and a peculiar pizza pie are the shockers in the entrée round.
Four competitors aim for bacon perfection as they attempt to advance to the grand finale of the Comfort Food Feud; the appetizer basket includes a Japanese condiment and a bacon-y bar food, and biscuit dough is part of the puzzle in the entree round.
In a burger-themed battle, the chefs get a deep-fried surprise and a sloppy classic in round one; in the entree round, they must figure out what to do with a bizarre canned product.
The chefs try to claim a spot in the Comfort Food Feud grand finale; the first round basket includes a cocktail, and the entree round sees the competitors working with a mac and cheese inspired brunch item.
The competition continues with a battle devoted to pizza; the competitors find spaghetti and meatballs in an unusual form in the entree basket, and the dessert round involves some spicy, salty and sugary ingredients.
Four Comfort Food Feud champions return to a decked-out outdoor arena to battle for the $25,000 prize and the title of Chopped Grand Champion.
The competing chefs are surprised by parsley cake in round two, and when the finalists focus their attention on a dessert basket that includes Cara Cara oranges and a curiously boozy condiment, the judges are impressed by the level of skill they see.
The chefs are thrown off by the combination of beer-battered seafood and a bizarre bouquet of pickles in the first basket; the second basket fails the smell test with a stinky surprise inside.
A $100,000 grand prize is up for grabs in this tournament event featuring some of the most brilliant stars; one ambitious champion runs into problems in the first round, and something stinky in the entree basket has the competitors nervous.
Four Chopped deities bring an intensity to the kitchen, with a strange fish dish and tiny exotic fruits; a pizza topped with something wild is the star ingredient in the entree basket, and a vegetable is disguised as a meat.
Chopped legends face off for a chance at the $100,000 finale; in round one, the chefs must incorporate a sweet breakfast item into an appetizer; a clever fusion food in the entree basket has the potential to bring crunch and flavor to the dishes.
Four champs who were previously defeated return to the kitchen, hungry for redemption; sardines are the main protein in the appetizer basket; a jiggly mustard-flavored surprise threatens to throw the chefs off their game in the second round.
It's judges vs. champions as two separate knockout rounds determine which judge and champ make it to the $100,000 title fight. The stakes are high as the competitors find an unusual seafood delicacy and a hot regional specialty in the first basket.
Four chefs are amped up for a meat battle featuring goat; in an intense first round, the competitors aim to impress with their butchery and flavor artistry; the chefs then must work with an unfamiliar goat-milk product in the entree basket.
Four carnivores are ready to crush it, and the pork battle begins with a double helping of piggy goodness in the first basket; the entree basket includes some fancy mushrooms; the judges giddily approve of the meaty candy bar in the dessert basket.
Four chefs battle it out with bovine-centric ingredients. In the first round, more than one of the competitors decide to show off their raw talent by serving uncooked meat. Then, the chefs demonstrate their steak skills with the entree basket.
The first round sees the chefs going in distinct directions with their jelly bean and short rib appetizers; in the final round, the last two contenders take on bison for dessert with gusto.
Four compassionate nurses bring their TLC to the kitchen; in the entree round, the nurses must nurture a juice made from a vegetable and a prize protein; a hospital snack in the dessert basket.
Hangry baskets are back for a battle; foods for the broken hearted; in the first round, the chefs must incorporate wine and chocolate; a nostalgic treat keeps the competitors on their toes in round two.
This battle is packed with must-have ingredients for a hangover; a greasy favorite and soupy carbs get the chefs' creative juices flowing in the first round; the final competitors must transform a tried-and-true hangover snack into a dessert.
Four chefs battle using super spicy hangry foods, including one of the hottest peppers on Earth for the first round; a hot Indian dish finds its way into the entree basket; in the dessert round, some classic spicy candy is part of the puzzle.
In a boisterous battle, the chefs get baskets inspired by late-night cravings; the competitors must resist munching away at the fried snack in the first round; some wild ideas for the entree basket; a creamy comfort food dish.