Chopped Episodes

2009, TV Show

Chopped Season 12 episodes

Drawing a Flank Season 12, Episode 16

The chefs must use licorice in their appetizers, espresso powder and flank steak in their entrées and polenta in their desserts. read more

Grill Masters: Finale Season 12, Episode 15

Conclusion. The four finalists face off for $50,000 in the final round of the Grill Masters battle. Sardines, canned sloppy-joe filling and steak are among the mystery ingredients. read more

Oui, Oui, Confit Season 12, Episode 14

The chefs must use duck confit in their appetizers; peanut butter and shrimp in their entrées; and grape jellybeans in their desserts. read more

Grill Masters: Part Four Season 12, Episode 13

Part 4 of 5. Four more pit masters face off for the final spot in the $50,000 finale. Featured ingredients include speculoos, pork butt and fruit leather. read more

Cake Walk Season 12, Episode 12

Carrot cake and caramel corn are among the mystery ingredients. read more

Grill Masters: Part Three Season 12, Episode 11

Part 3 of 5. Grill masters must use creamed spinach and oysters in their appetizers; a tropical fruit in their entrées; and marshmallows in their desserts. The winner advances to the $50,000 finale. read more

Belly Dance! Season 12, Episode 10

Tuna belly, cayenne pepper and canned pumpkin are among the mystery ingredients. read more

Grill Masters: Part Two Season 12, Episode 9

Part 2 of 5. Four more master grillers vie for a spot in the finale. They must use Hawaiian blue prawns in their appetizers; boar in their entrées; and an Italian ingredient in their desserts. read more

Food Network Stars! Season 12, Episode 8

"Food Network Star" winners Melissa d'Arabian, Amy Finley, Jeff Mauro and Aarti Sequeira compete for charity. They must use sparkling cider in their appetizers; black chickens in their entrées; and frozen peas in their desserts. Judges are Bobby Flay, Giada De Laurentiis and Alton Brown. read more

Grill Masters: Part One Season 12, Episode 7

Part 1 of 5. Grilling professionals face off for a chance at $50,000 in a Wild West-theme challenge at Old Tucson Studios in Arizona. Mystery ingredients include cookies; yak steaks; chocolate; and peaches. Judges: Aaron Sanchez; Amanda Freitag; Marc Murphy. read more

Orzo It Seemed Season 12, Episode 6

Seafood sausage, a tiny pasta and a powerful liqueur are among the mystery ingredients. read more

All-American Competition Season 12, Episode 5

A patriotic installment finds the chefs using apple pie in their appetizers and bourbon in their desserts. read more

Pride of New Orleans Season 12, Episode 4

Four New Orleans chefs compete. Chai tea is among the mystery ingredients. read more

Chocolate Challenge Season 12, Episode 3

Chocolate is used to make appetizers, entrées and desserts. read more

A Guts Reaction Season 12, Episode 2

The chefs must use poultry intestines and red miso in their appetizers. Then, some major technical flaws disappoint judges in the entrée round, and kombucha and candied nuts are used to make desserts. read more

Sunny Side Apps Season 12, Episode 1

The chefs must use gummy candy and corned beef in their appetizers; a sweet-and-sour ingredient in their entrées; and almond flour in their desserts. read more

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Premiered: January 13, 2009, on Food Network
Rating: TV-G
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Premise: Four up-and-coming chefs transform everyday ingredients into an extraordinary three-course meal in a three-round cooking competition. A panel of culinary experts determine which 'chef-testant' walks away with $10,000.


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