In this exhilarating cooking competition series, The Taste puts 16 culinary competitors -- who range from home cooks and professional chefs to everything in between -- in the kitchen, where four of the world’s most notable masters of the food world judge their creations based on a blind taste. In this pressure-packed contest, a single spoonful can catapult a contender to the top or send them packing.
The mentors, Anthony, Nigella, Brian and Ludo, select the remaining members of their teams.
Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre and Brian Malarkey taste the first rounds of spoons and select contestants to be on their teams.
Gabrielle Hamilton appears as a guest judge for a Comfort Food themed challenge.
David Kinch and Andre Mack appear as guest judges for a Daring Pairings themed challenge.
Rich Torrisi and Mario Carbone appear as guest judges for a Sandwiches themed challenge.
Frederic Morin and David McMillan appear as guest judges for a Head to Tail themed challenge.
Ingrid Hoffman appears as a guest judge for a Seduction themed challenge.