Terri-Anne - Round Round (Extended Mix) _TOP_
Notes: This was a special all-desserts episode with all pastry chefs. There was chocolate in every basket; the first round was dark chocolate, the second round was milk chocolate, and the third round was white chocolate. The first round was extended to 30 minutes. Chef Dan forgot an ingredient in both the second and third round, leading to him getting chopped.
Terri-Anne - Round Round (Extended Mix)
Notes: The theme of this episode was bacon in the appetizer round, burger ingredients with a requirement to make burgers in the entree round, and beer in the dessert round. The gourmet burger blend was a blend of short rib, brisket, and flat iron.
Notes: This was a cheese themed episode with cheese in every basket. The lemon soda in the first round was an Italian style "limonata" (despite having the brand name obscured, it seemed to be San Pellegrino). The ants in the second round were dried and flavored with basil.
Notes: The baskets in this episode celebrated American summertime food. The patriotic eggs in round 1, the star spangled spaghetti in round 2, and the candy chocolates in round 3 were dyed red, white, and blue.
Notes: This originally aired as a second new episode immediately following the '$50,000 Champs Challenge: Part 4' episode above. Chef Anoosh cut himself in round 2, then Chef Desiree cut herself and was delayed in getting treated because the medic was busy bandaging Chef Anoosh.
Notes: This a Thanksgiving themed episode (the second Thanksgiving episode that aired in 2018, following "Thankful Siblings"). The rounds were modified to fit the theme. Instead of the rounds being appetizer, entrée, and dessert, the first round was "sides," the second round was "turkey," and the third round was "pie." The first round had thirty minutes to accommodate multiple side dishes, the second round was extended to forty-five minutes to give enough time to butcher and cook the turkey, and the third round was forty-five minutes to give enough time to bake a pie. The first chef eliminated had a donation made to No Kid Hungry in their honor.
Notes: The theme of this episode was weird ingredients in every basket. The "unicorn barf" in round three was a colorful marshmallow treat. Chef Jen cut herself in the third round, which slowed her down.
Notes: In this special episode, the three rounds (appetizer, entrée, and dessert) were replaced by breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This originally aired as a second new episode immediately following the '$50,000 Champs Challenge: Part 2' episode above. The fish in the second round was a whole bass. The frozen dinner in the third round was chicken fried rice. Chef Gordon is the first woman to win a "breakfast, lunch, dinner" episode, as all previous winners of this type of competition have been men.
Notes: This is the 2nd special Brady Bunch episode. This time, the basket ingredients were inspired by the Brady Bunch Hawaiian episodes. Home cooks competed and were judged by 3 of the original 6 kids from 'The Brady Bunch' (the other three having already judged the previous week's episode). The edible tiki in round 1 was a sugar cookie decorated with edible ink to look like a tiki. The burnt beans in round 3 were French-style candy covered peanuts.
Notes: The chefs were required to make melty, "ooey, gooey" cheese dishes, and there was cheese in every basket. Chef Cohen left corn and cheese ice cream off his plate in round one, which led to his elimination.
Notes: This is part 1 of a 5-part sweet focused tournament with a different dessert in every episode of the tournament. The winner of each preliminary round advanced to the finale, whey they competed for a grand prize of $50,000. This episode centered around chocolate and the pantry was filled with various different chocolates and sweet ingredients. They had 30 minutes for all three dessert rounds; the first round had to feature spicy chocolate desserts, the second round had salty chocolate desserts, and the third round had sweet chocolate desserts.
Notes: This is part 2 of a 5-part sweet focused tournament. This episode centered around doughnuts and the pantry was filled with various decorative toppings, as well as preheated pots of oil on each stove and an extra fryer. They had 30 minutes for all three dessert rounds; the first round had to feature sweet doughnuts, the second round had to feature savory doughnuts, and the third round had to feature filled doughnuts. The toe jam jelly in round 3 was made of tangerine, orange, and elderberries.
Notes: This is part 3 of a 5-part sweet focused tournament. This episode centered around cake and the pantry was filled with various edible decorations. They had 30 minutes for the first round, 45 minutes for the second round, and 1 hour for the third round. The first round had cupcakes, the second round had bundt cakes, and the third round had layer cakes.
Notes: This is part 4 of a 5-part sweet focused tournament. This episode centered around ice cream and the pantry was filled with various sweet toppings as well as extra ice cream machines. For all three dessert rounds; the first round had to feature milkshakes, the second round had to feature ice cream sandwiches, and the third round had to feature ice cream sundaes. Chef Daniela forgot 2 basket ingredients in the first round but her flavors impressed enough to move on.
Notes: This is the final part of a 5-part sweet focused tournament and all three rounds were 30 minutes. The pantry had several types of baked goods and sweet toppings, as well as extra ice cream machines and a cotton candy machine. The first round had to feature a whipped element. The second round had to feature an icy element. The third round had to feature a flambé element; and the third round's final basket ingredient was a lit "candelabra" made of white chocolate candles filled with vanilla pudding.
Notes: This was a Halloween themed episode. The ingredients in every basket were inspired by horror films. The pea soup in round 1 was meant to evoke 'The Exorcist'. The "maggots" on the round 1 cupcakes were made of fondant. The liver, fava beans and the chianti in round 2 was a reference to 'The Silence of the Lambs'. The "severed fingers" in round 2 were shortbread cookies shaped and colored to look like fingers. The "eyeball dip" in round 3 was a scoop of sweetened cream cheese with a kiwi and blueberry iris and pupil in a pool of raspberry coulis.
Notes: This was a vegetarian and vegan-themed episode where the chefs had to make meatless dishes. The tomato macarons in round 3 were actually strawberry flavored, made to look like tomatoes with green icing vines.
Notes: This was a Thanksgiving episode featuring amateur cooks who serve their communities. This was also the second Thanksgiving themed episode that aired in 2019, following the previous episode, "Thanksgiving Champions". Reid cut his finger in round 1 but was able to finish cooking his food. The Food Network gave a gift certificate to each eliminated contestant.
Notes: This episode featured beef in every basket. The iceberg wedge in the first round was a fully dressed salad with bacon, tomatoes, and blue cheese dressing. Chef Chris cut himself in the final minutes of the third round, and couldn't finish plating two dishes because he was getting bandaged, so Chef Mac finished plating for his competitor.
Notes: This was a holiday episode where Chopped judges competed in teams with their significant others for their charities of choice. The appetizer round lasted 30 minutes instead of the usual 20 minutes. Chris Santos cut his finger in round 1.
Notes: This was the second holiday episode of the season. Returning Chopped champions competed in an all desserts episode for their charity of choice. Every basket contained at least one sugary ingredient and a spice. All rounds were 30 minutes (the usual time limit for dessert rounds).
Notes: This was a New Year's themed episode with festive basket ingredients that had a luxurious slant. The caviar waffle bites in the first round were waffle sticks topped with caviar, creme fraiche, and chives. The Wagyu beef in the second round appeared to be a thick-cut ribeye steak. Chef Amanda previously competed on Season 9 of Gordon Ramsay's Hell's Kitchen in 2011, finishing in 15th place.
Notes: This episode was originally scheduled to first air on June 9, 2020, but was preempted by programming aired in response to the murder of George Floyd; the episode was rescheduled to premiere two months later. The theme of this episode was gameday, with sports themed foods in every basket. Guest judge Nick Mangold is a retired American football player. The edible beef shooters were little ground beef "cups" filled with a Bloody Mary based sauce. Melissa has won on Guy's Grocery Games before.
Notes: This was part 2 of a 5-part tournament. Angie Mar has been a guest judge a few times before and has won the second Chopped: Grill Masters tournament. The salad cake in the third round was made up of green sugar wafer paper "lettuce" and shaved white chocolate "parmesan" with vanilla cake croutons.
Notes: This was part 4 of a 5-part tournament. Christian Petroni has been a competitor and a guest judge a few times before. The chocolate fish in the second round was all dark chocolate. The dessert pizza in the third round was a crust topped with chocolate icing and shavings, a cherry, churros, cookies, and doughnuts.
Notes: Pastry chefs competed in this special all-desserts episode with chocolate in every round. In the first round they had to make "crunchy" desserts, in the second round they had to make "gooey" desserts, and in the third round they had to make "fruity" desserts. Guest judge Thiago Silva won his own special Chopped baking episode in season 22, Fabulous Baker Boys.
Notes: Chef Jose Luis cut himself in the first round and contaminated his dishes, leading to him being immediately eliminated (the first time an elimination was done without a break for the judges to deliberate). The burger meal mix in round 1 was Salisbury flavored. The beer ramen in round 2 was actually ramen in a glass with a "beer" broth and egg whites "foam". 041b061a72