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.
For their Quickfire Challenge, Padma and Chef Michael Cimarusti challenge the chefs to cook dishes using ingredients corresponding to the element of their zodiac sign. Since it’s a surprise Sudden Death Quickfire, one chef will be eliminated immediately. Returning guest judge Graham Elliot splits the chefs into teams to throw a pirate-themed party. They’ll have to race through the streets of Charleston to collect their ingredients. The chef with the worst dish on the losing team will be forced to walk the plank.
The chefs must create their own pop-up restaurants.