One of the chefs gets a special delivery; the chefs must create a breakfast dish using Nutella; Olympians Meryl Davis, Gus Kenworthy and John Daly inspire the chefs to focus on precision, speed and creativity in the Top Chef Olympics.
Now That’s a Lot of Schnitzel
Padma and Richard Blais challenge the chefs to transform the most laborious dishes from their own menus into dishes for home cooks; chef Keegan Gerhard tasks the chefs with creating German-inspired dishes.
This Is Not Glamping
Tom surprises the chefs with a twist that changes the game; the chefs are sent camping where they must make a 5-star meal outdoors and are met with an unexpected storm; chef Naomi Pomeroy joins the judges in the Colorado mountains.
Little Tools, Big Challenge
The chefs make upscale versions of kid-menu classics while using child-sized cookware, utensils and mixers; after a visit to a food incubator, the chefs must present dishes based on their own heritage for immigrant food influencers.
Smile and Say Mise
The chefs battle each other in a fierce Mise En Place relay; chef Alex Seidel invites the group to his farm to learn about his take on farm-to-table cuisine; the chefs are tasked with creating a meal incorporating a mystery ingredient from the farm.
It’ll Take More Than Pot Luck
The top chef is revealed in the Season 14 finale. Before that, the final two chefs face off by preparing an epic four-course progressive meal that must impress their families, the judges and distinguished chefs. Appearing: Joachim Splichal; Jonathan Waxman; Martha Ortiz; Jonathon Sawyer; Daniel Boulud and Nilou Motamed.
Trial By Fire
The Yucatan Peninsula is the setting for a challenge to cook a dish showcasing the local habanero. Later, the chefs learn about traditional Maya cooking, then they create a dish using only ancient Maya ingredients and tools. Appearing: Jeremiah Tower; Roberto Munoz Zurita; Roberto Solis; and Guillermo Beristain.
Shrimp Boats and Hat Ladies
The competitors board a boat with Tom Colicchio, who gives them a lesson in harvesting shrimp; later, the chefs must create a dish with their freshly caught shrimp; the chefs are asked to prepare a brunch for the famed Charleston Hat Ladies.
For the Kids
A blindfolded taste experiment tests the chefs. Later, the chefs draw inspiration from their own childhood memories to create meals for a charity gala for the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital. Appearing: Michael Voltaggio and Graham Elliot.