Chef Wanted With Anne... Episodes

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Chef Wanted With Anne Burrell Season 2 episodes

Jet-Set Clientele Season 2, Episode 13

Season 2 ends in Miami, where Anne auditions candidates for an executive chef position at a Nikki Beach location in Ibiza, Spain. Tasks include creating a platter for guests to share; and preparing an elegant seafood dish. Before a winner is chosen, one of the finalists contends with execution problems, while the other works to recover from a bumpy start. read more

A Family Affair Season 2, Episode 12

Victor's Café in New York City is looking for an executive chef to execute their philosophy, which is the evolution of Cuban cuisine. Candidates are first asked to create their own adobo blend, and then they must produce both a classic and a contemporary version of a traditional dish. The two finalists thrive under the pressure of running dinner service, which makes choosing a winner difficult. read more

The Austrian Wirsthaus Season 2, Episode 11

Auditions for an executive chef at Blaue Gans, an Austrian restaurant in New York City, begin with the four candidates having to create a refined version of goulash. After the first elimination, dishes are made using uncommon cuts of organ meat. Later, one of the two finalists struggles with soup, while his competitor experiences an intense dinner service. read more

French Connection Season 2, Episode 10

Executive chef candidates for a French restaurant in Raleigh are tasked with creating sweet and savory crepes, and later, cooking with rabbit. read more

Meat Me in Cincinnati Season 2, Episode 9

An executive chef for Jeff Ruby's Precinct steakhouse in Cincinnati is sought by Anne, who auditions four candidates by having them first create high-end dishes using inexpensive cuts of meat; and later, asking them to come up with new menu items. Before a winner is chosen, dinner service finds one finalist focusing on speed rather than execution, while the other competitor ends up in a confrontation with the owner. read more

Not a Day at the Beach Season 2, Episode 8

Anne auditions potential executive chefs for the husband-and-wife-run Hawaiian restaurant Ola by having them elevate a traditional recipe called loco moco. Later, they create an original dish using local ingredients. read more

An Interview to Remember Season 2, Episode 7

Candidates vying to become an executive chef at an Italian restaurant in Los Angeles are asked to make pizzas using seafood. They must also create a four-ingredient dish. read more

Welcome to New York Season 2, Episode 6

Candidates for an executive chef position at a high-volume restaurant in New York City are tested on their ability to combine Asian and Latin flavors. They must also create a dish using cured and fermented ingredients. read more

Texas-Sized Operation Season 2, Episode 5

Candidates for an executive chef position at a 10,000-square-foot restaurant in Austin must prove they can cook with local ingredients, handle quantity and maintain consistency. Later, the two finalists juggle dinner service with the demands of a special party, and both encounter problems throughout the night. read more

Puerto Rican Paradise Season 2, Episode 4

Oceano restaurant in Puerto Rico is looking for a chef to help expand their menu. Job candidates must create a gourmet version of a regional recipe; and a dish that they consider sexy. read more

The Gastro Pub Season 2, Episode 3

Anne looks for a chef who can create cutting-edge cuisine for a gastropub in Massachusetts. Tests include making a dish to be paired with a beer; and cooking a live lobster. read more

Sunset Strip Icon Season 2, Episode 2

Candidates arrive at the newly remodeled Mirabelle Restaurant in West Hollywood, where they are tasked with using scraps of high-end ingredients; and asked to come up with a new identity for the menu. Later, the two finalists battle nerves and inconsistency in the kitchen during the dinner service. read more

Italian Empire Season 2, Episode 1

Season 2 begins with Anne testing candidates for the job of executive chef at the Tuscan Kitchen in Salem, N.H. Among the skills the winner must demonstrate is a knowledge of Italian cuisine, as well as the ability to handle a high-volume restaurant. read more

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Premiered: June 28, 2012, on Food Network
Rating: TV-G
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Premise: Anne Burrell helps restaurateurs find qualified executive chefs to run their kitchens by pitting four candidates against each other in an intense job interview that tests everything from their culinary mettle to their business acumen.

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