Cooks Vs. Cons

January 2018

Season 1 Episode 1 - Burger Battle

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Professional chefs and home cooks compete for cash in this high stakes burger battle, as judges Graham Elliot and Daphne Oz try to separate the pros from the amateurs. After a shocking elimination, the remaining competitors must cook their best dishes using tropical fruit.

Season 3 Episode 12 - Gas Station Gourmet

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A taste of New Orleans comes to the kitchen as pro and amateur cooks take on the hearty task of concocting gumbo with the surprise ingredient of ginger. The cooks and cons are pumped for round two, as judges Alex Guarnaschelli and Justin Warner pick a winner after getting filled up on gas station snack-infused masterpieces.

Season 3 Episode 11 - Tarts And Hearts

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Love is in the air as cooks and cons put their hearts on the plate, entwining tarts with vegetable or candy hearts. Round two seduces judges Alex Guarnaschelli and Jeff Mauro as chocolate is lovingly used to crush the competition.
December 2017

Season 3 Episode 10 - Tailgate Takedown

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Game day comes to the kitchen, as cooks kick off the competition by having to tackle sliders while incorporating tailgate snacks. In round two, the end zone is in sight, as judges Eddie Jackson and Daphne Oz decide who comes out on top when the pros and amateurs cook with pizza toppings.

Season 3 Episode 9 - Salad Bar Blowout

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Cooks peruse their options as salad bar toppings must be deftly sautéed into shrimp scampi variations. Then, judges Jeff Mauro and Daphne Oz need a pick-me-up in round two, and the surprise ingredient of coffee does the trick.

Season 2 Episode 9 - Crab Cake Crazy

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Judges Richard Blais and Marcus Samuelsson are put to the test as they determine whose crab cakes are the best between cooks and cons. When frozen vegetables must be used to create a winning dish, will it be a piece of cake for the working chefs or will the amateurs have the advantage? Then, it's a booze cruise to the finish, as the secret ingredient of cocktails keeps the judges drunk with power.

Season 2 Episode 8 - Chowder Chowdown

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A hearty challenge is set for the pros and amateurs when chowder must be prepared with carnival treats. The waft of the fairgrounds intoxicates some, but one cook falls into a deep-fried funk. Then, will judges Richard Blais and Monti Carlo undress the cons in the second round as they try to use the surprise ingredient of salad dressing?

Season 2 Episode 7 - Pie Fight

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It's Sloppy Joe day in the kitchen, and the pros and amateurs must use pies as the surprise ingredient. Some cooks get crusty, but for others, the path to the cash prize is as easy as pie! Judges Josh Capon and Daphne Oz share cooking ghost stories in the second round when the remaining cooks must utilise campfire treats in their dishes.

Season 2 Episode 6 - Shrimp And Grits Gridiron

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Judges Richard Blais and Daphne Oz know their shrimp and grits, but do they know how to tell a cook from a con? Working chefs and home cooks hide their identity as bacon makes a glorious appearance in the first round. In round two, the remaining contestants put their skills to the test in the battle of the cherries. The taste of defeat may be tart, but the winner gets a huge cash prize with a cherry on top!

Season 2 Episode 5 - Chicken Wingin' It

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While judges Richard Blais and Daphne Oz attempt to suss out the pros and amateurs, things get twisted as the competitors are challenged to incorporate pretzels into their chicken wing dishes. The second round gets fresh when the remaining competitors fight for the ultimate prize by working with mint.