S1 E01 Auditions Part 1

01:24:55 | 01/22/13 | TV-14 | CC

Just one taste is all it takes for an aspiring chef to make it on one of the four mentors teams.  Dozens of hopefuls try their best to impress, but the judges weren't please with all the dishes that were presented to them.


If he doesn't like your dish he doesn't mind tell you about it.

If you can impress this tough critic you know you've got some great skills.  Take a look at who made it on his team. 

Diane's Pan Seared Lamb Chops

Mia's Lamb with Indian Spices

Ninamarie's Chilean Sea Bass


As the owner of many restaurants and an acclaimed chef Brian knows what he likes.  After the first episode the audience is getting an idea, as well.

There are a few dishes that got his seal of approval and landed these two hopefuls a spot on his team.

Khristianne's Seared Scallops with Corn Puree

Micah's Moroccan Scented Filet Mignon


This classically trained French chef has one rule.

However, Ludo knows you're only as good as your kitchen and this lead him to pick the following contestants for their dishes.

Sarah's Seared Scallops with Peach Habanero Salsa

Shawn's Five Spice Tuna

Paul's Pecan Crusted Sea Bass


Nigella's known as the sweet English home cook, but even she couldn't abide some of these tastes.

However, there were a few dishes she couldn't get enough of.

Lauren's Flourless Chocolate Cake
Renatta's Dijon Chicken with Mashed Potates

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