Around the World in 80 Plates

Chefs compete in a globe-spanning culinary race in this reality series. The contestants trek to various international cities, learning cultures, customs and cuisines while revamping menus of world-renowned restaurants and squaring off in challenges.

Off the Beaten Path: Argentina
Season 1 Episode 9: Gabriel Heredia explains that a lot of Argentinian culture revolves around the food.
Big in Size, Not in Balls
Season 1 Episode 8 Preview: Steve 'Nookie' Postal cannot believe how he has to get to the next challenge.
Something Fishy is Going On
Season 1 Episode 3 Preview: Jenna Johansen and Chaz Brown are feeling the brunt of their respective teams anger.
Tortellini Hell
Season 1 Episode 6 Preview: The chefs are on edge and are getting really short with each other.
A Chef's Wet Dream
Season 1 Episode 3 Exclusive: The chefs are having a field day in La Boqueria.
Off the Beaten Path: A Foodie Town?
Season 1 Episode 1: Ben Purton, the executive chef at The Royal Horseguards, gives you an inside look at British cuisine.
Adios Keven
Season 1 Episode 3: Keven 'Cheven' Lee doesn't feel like he deserved to go home but is not surprised he was eliminated.
Off the Beaten Path: Florence
Season 1 Episode 5: Tuscan food critic Leonardo Romanelli shows you his city of Florence.
Elevator Confusion
Season 1 Episode 8 Exclusive: John Vermiglio and Steve 'Nookie' Postal are confused on where they are.
Things Get Pissy
Season 1 Episode 8 Preview: The remaining chefs must deal with pissed off crabs and pissed off chefs.
Cursed Before You Start? QA TEST
Season 1 Episode 1 Preview: TEST. One team starts off on the wrong foot as they may have cursed themselves on the very first challenge.
The Celebration Dance
Season 1 Episode 10 Exclusive: Avery Pursell has the right to dance after this long and grueling culinary journey.
Something You Don't See Everyday
Season 1 Episode 7 Preview: The chefs meander through the marketplace and experience things they don't get to see everyday.
Chef QA: Tuscany
Season 1 Episode 5 Exclusive: The chefs explain how fun it was to harvest olives and share much more about their experience in Florence.
Playing Mind Games
Season 1 Episode 8 Show Highlight: Steve 'Nookie' Postal wants to win and will use anything in his power to do it.
City in a Minute: Bologna
Season 1 Episode 6 Exclusive: Eat your way through traditional Italian dishes in Bologna.
Chefs Deal with Angry Crabs
Season 1 Episode 8 Exclusive: The chefs have trouble with this challenge when they come up against pissed off crabs.
Exceptional Ingredient: Marrakech
Season 1 Episode 4 Exclusive: The chefs make it clear that they are in Marrakech for food and food only.
Nookie Will Beat Your Ass!
Season 1 Episode 6 Exclusive: Steve 'Nookie' Postal will win this race if it's the last thing he does.
Tough to Put into Words
Season 1 Episode 10: Steve 'Nookie' Postal is super disappointed with not going home with the win.
Annoying Jenna
Season 1 Episode 2 Show Highlight: Jenna Johansen is not on her team's 'favorite' list.
Navigating without Signs
Season 1 Episode 10 Exclusive: Steve 'Nookie' Postal, Avery Pursell, and Liz Garrett share their troubles navigating the streets of Colonia.
Chef QA: Bologna
Season 1 Episode 6 Exclusive: Learn what the chefs thought of their time in Bologna.
Coming Down to Just Four Votes
Season 1 Episode 10 Preview: The final challenge has the final three chefs stressed as their dishes must be perfect in order to win it all.
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  • Premiered: May 9, 2012
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: Chefs compete in a globe-spanning culinary race in this reality series. The contestants trek to various international cities, learning cultures, customs and cuisines while revamping menus of world-renowned restaurants and squaring off in challenges. (more)

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