Recipe for Deception

  • 2016
  • TV Show
  • TV-14

Chefs battle in elimination rounds using a mystery ingredient in this culinary reality series that involves strategy and deception. Based on the parlor game "Two Truths and a Lie."

Max's Vlog: Jealousy Issues
Season 1 Exclusive: Max Silvestri reveals the worst thing about his job.
This Chef Is Not Great at Listening
Season 1 Preview: It's hard to spot the lie when you're not even listening.
Don't Overthink It
Season 1 Preview: Thinking too much about his possible secret ingredient leads a chef down a rabbit hole.
Max's Vlog: Plain Noodles and Ketchup
Season 1 Exclusive: Max Silvestri has some ideas for a great winning dish.
Max's Vlog: Almonds vs. Almonds
Season 1 Episode 8 Exclusive: Max Silvestri thinks the pronunciation of this nut is very important.
This Chef Is Nuts
Season 1 Preview: This cheftestant is way off-base when she guesses her secret ingredient.
Sexiest Chef Alive?
Season 1 Preview: His competitor doesn't seem to think so.
Can These Strangers Guess the Secret Ingredient?
Season 1 Exclusive: Max Silvestri hits the streets to see how well people know their favorite foods.
Max's Vlog: I've Never Seen Someone Happier
Season 1 Episode 7 Exclusive: Max Silvestri talks about his two favorite chefs from the episode.
Save the Lentils!
Season 1 Episode 8 Preview: One chef has to get creative when he overcooks his secret ingredient.
Coconuts and Squash Blossoms
Season 1 Episode 8 Preview: The chefs are given quite a challenge with these two secret ingredients.
Max Silvestri Becomes Alanna Ubach's Sous Chef
Season 1 Preview: The #GG2D actress enlists Max's help as she competes against Steve Howey.
Max's Vlog: I Was Nervous for Steve
Season 1 Episode 6 Exclusive: Max Silvestri worries about Steve Howey's cooking abilities based on his pronunciation of the word 'penne.'
Josh Altman Serves As Special Guest Judge
Season 1 Episode 4 Show Highlight: The #MDLLA agent is here to evaluate how the real estate (the plate) is being used.
This Chef Has Female Intuition on His Side
Season 1 Episode 5 Preview: One of the chefs inherited his mother's ability to read others well.
These Are Not Ordinary Ingredients
Season 1 Preview: What kind of dishes will come out when the secret ingredients are black licorice and marshmallow?
Coolio Has Major Kitchen Skills
Season 1 Episode 6 Preview: While competing against Lou Diamond Phillips, Coolio shows off his best cooking hacks.
Bruce Paltrow's Best Advice to Jonathan Waxman
Season 1 Episode 6 Show Highlight: Gwyneth Paltrow's late father had a strong suggestion for the chef's menu.
A First for Recipe for Deception
Season 1 Episode 5 Preview: Both of the chefs have a delicious secret ingredient in common.
Max's Vlog: This Week's Lies Were a Bummer
Season 1 Episode 4 Exclusive: Max Silvestri thinks a couple of the lies this week were downers.
Is It a Dessert?
Season 1 Preview: For one chef, everything is riding on the hope that his secret ingredient is used in desserts.
Max's Vlog: Francis Is the Total Package
Season 1 Episode 5 Exclusive: Between Chef Francis' arm band and Chef Duane's long hair, Max Silvestri thinks this episode had a lot going for it.
Max's Vlog: What Did Jason Even Do?
Season 1 Episode 3 Exclusive: Max Silvestri thinks Chef Jason might have gotten a little more credit than he deserved.
The Moment of Truth
Season 1 Episode 3 Show Highlight: Judges Jonathan Waxman and Chris Oh must choose between Chef Tony and Chef Sam.
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  • Premiered: January 21, 2016
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: Chefs battle in elimination rounds using a mystery ingredient in this culinary reality series that involves strategy and deception. Based on the parlor game "Two Truths and a Lie." (more)

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