The competition is down to the top ten chefs after last week’s Sandwich challenge. The theme of the fourth challenge is Head to Tail, in which the chefs are venturing into unfamiliar territory to create a dish using less common animal parts. The teams will have two hours to prepare a dish using one of the four secret ingredients selected by their respective mentors. Frederic Morin and David McMillan, owners and chefs of Joe Beef in Montreal, appear as guest judges to determine the winner of the Team Taste Test, and then to assist the chefs of the winning team with their dishes for the Blind Taste Test judged by the four mentors.
The Team Taste Test
The four spoons that were selected to compete in The Team Taste Test belonged to: Uno from Team Anthony, Lauren from Team Nigella, Gregg from Team Ludo, and Khristianne from Team Malarkey.
Frederic and David selected Gregg’s North Carolina Head Cheese as the winning dish of the Team Taste Test. Gregg won immunity, and Frederic and David joined Ludo’s winning kitchen to advise the chefs on their dishes for the Blind Taste Test.
The Blind Taste Test
The mentors sent home Adam from Team Malarkey, Ninamarie from Team Anthony, and Uno from Team Anthony.
The mentors awarded gold stars to the following chefs:
Jeff from Team Malarkey
Uno from Team Anthony
Khristianne from Team Malarkey: Fried Pig Eggs (Khristianne earned two stars this week – one from Nigella and one from Malarkey)