Cutthroat Kitchen - Episode Guide
The Tong and Short of It
Season 12 - February 19, 2017
One chef has to join a "flash cobb" dance while making a cobb salad. Then, one chef has to make moo shu in a cowbell, and finally, one chef has to make baked Alaska while being pulled around the kitchen in a dog sled.
You Dim Some, You Lose Some
Season 12 - February 12, 2017
One chef has to get their dim sum ingredients by solving pictographs, then one chef has to boil their penne pasta in flaming vodka. Finally, one chef must make sugar cookies while carrying around a "sugar baby."
Judge's Cut: Gettin' Judgey With It
Season 12 - February 5, 2017
The Cutthroat Kitchen judges compete, and first up, three of the judges have to make a poached egg breakfast on a bench press prep station. Then, one judge has to make a grain bowl while working backwards -- "against the grain." Finally, one judge enters a soundproof chamber so they cannot hear what dessert they have to make in the final round.
The Upper Crustacean
Season 12 - January 29, 2017
Three chefs must make their lobster rolls in a giant lobster pot, then two chefs have to tandem skydive as they make their navy bean soup. Finally, one chef has to make their peanut butter cookies in a giant kid's jumper chair.
Shot Through the Tart
Season 12 - January 22, 2017
Two chefs have to become mimes and silently make each other's dishes of pain perdu. Then, two chefs have to walk around in "meatloafers" as they make meatloaf. Finally, one chef has to get their raspberry tart ingredients by playing a raspberry dart game.
The Mother of All Episodes
Episode 7 - Season 12 - January 15, 2017
To celebrate Mother's Day, mother and daughter teams have to be driven around the kitchen in a minivan while they make breakfast in bed. Then, one team has to make lasagna while carrying a "bun in an oven." Finally, one team must make their chocolate-covered dessert while moving around the kitchen in a giant magazine cover.
The Pesto Times, The Worst of Times
Episode 5 - Season 12 - December 18, 2016
Two chefs must make pesto dishes while working in a personal pine forest, then one chef has to make shaking beef on a shaking prep station. Finally, one chef has to hit home runs over Cutthroat Kitchen's Green Monster stadium wall while making Boston cream pie.
Freaks and Greeks
Season 12 - December 11, 2016
Two chefs have to play beer pong for their Greek salad ingredients, then one chef has to cook a surf and turf dish using only a branding iron. Finally, one chef has to make poppy seed muffins in an upside-down muffin tin.
The Breakfast and the Furious
Season 12 - November 27, 2016
In this special breakfast episode, two chefs have to make their coffee and pastry dishes at a crowded coffee shop table. Then, two chefs have to make an omelet while walking around the kitchen on balance beams. Finally, one chef has to make a cereal and milk dish while balancing a giant cereal bowl on their head.
To Kale a Mockingbird
Season 12 - November 20, 2016
Three chefs have to work in a drum circle while they make a kale salad. Next, two chefs have to play air hockey to get their ingredients for poutine. Finally, one chef has to make their red velvet cupcakes behind a red velvet curtain.
Frankly Alton, I Don't Give a Clam
Season 12 - November 13, 2016
One chef has to prep their biscuits and gravy on a tiny bed they wear on their head, then two chefs have to make linguine and clams while holding a noodle in their mouths between them. Finally, one chef has to make an ice cream float while floating in an inner tube.
License to Grill
Season 12 - September 7, 2016
In this special grilling episode, two chefs have to hold grill grates for each other as they make hamburgers. Then, two chefs are strapped together in the ultimate grilling apron as they make a grilled chicken dinner. Finally, one chef has to make a grilled dessert on top of a bouncing trampoline.
Hedwig and the Angry Enchilada
Season 11 - November 2, 2016
Three chefs have to play the "enchi-lottery" for their enchilada ingredients. Two chefs have to go back to the stone age to make their bibimbap. Finally, one chef has to make their frozen custard concrete in a concrete mixer.
Season 11 - September 21, 2016
Two chefs have to make spring rolls on a prep table they make of bungee cords. Then, two chefs have to make brick chicken in a brick building. Finally, one chef has to make a banana split with a bowling ball on their hand.
My So-Called Trifle
Season 11 - September 14, 2016
Three chefs have to make stuffed cabbage while stuffed in a cab. Then, two chefs have to play a "shock"-shuka game for their shakshuka ingredients. Finally, one chef has to make their trifle one layer at a time.
The One With William Shatner
Season 11 - August 21, 2016
In a special man cave episode judged by William Shatner, three chefs have to make their bacon dishes while sitting on a couch. Then, two chefs have to get in the wrestling ring to make their burger and onion rings. Finally, one chef has to shoot pool to move around the kitchen as they make their booze dessert.
Cashew If You Can
Season 11 - August 14, 2016
While making cocktails and hors d'oeuvre, two chefs have to get their ingredients from trays of passed appetizers. Then, one chef has to make cashew chicken on a horseshoe. Finally, one chef has to shoot their tres leches cake ingredients through a basketball hoop.
Duck L'Orange Is the New Black Coffee
Season 11 - August 7, 2016
Two chefs have to prep their duck l'orange on rubber duckies. Then, one chef has to make glazed salmon in tiny fish molds. Finally, one chef has to prep their coffee dessert on a jittery table.
When Cherry Met Salad
Season 11 - July 31, 2016
For guest judge Ted Allen, three chefs have to make their chopped salads with gardening tools. One chef has to use "belly dancing" tools to make their tagine. Finally, one chef has to wear a giant cherry on their head as they make a cherry cobbler.
Hit Me With Your Best Pho
Season 10 - July 24, 2016
Three chefs have to make pho in a pho-to booth. Then, two chefs have to make flatbread while lying flat on their backs. Finally, one chef has to make cherries jubilee in a giant pit of cherry pits.
Showdown at the Croquet
Season 10 - July 17, 2016
Two chefs have to play croquet with their ingredients as they make croquettes. Then, two chefs have a sumo showdown as they make yakitori. Finally, one chef has to ride on a banana boat as they make bananas Foster.
50 Shades of Sorbet
Season 10 - July 10, 2016
One chef has to drive around in a delivery car while they make a breakfast pizza. Another chef has to make jalapeno poppers in a popcorn machine. Finally, one chef has to make sorbet while dragging around a giant action movie poster.
I Crisped a Grill and Liked It
Season 10 - May 29, 2016
One chef has to make potato pancakes with tiny tools stuck in potato people. Then, two chefs have to make tandoori chicken while their arms are strapped in tandem. Finally, one chef has to make a crisp while working on an ab bench.
Get Rich or Die Frying
Season 10 - May 22, 2016
Two chefs make a Hawaiian pizza on a swaying hula prep station. While making shrimp stir-fry, one chef has to ride around in a shrimped-out ride. Finally, one chef has to make a candy bar in an actual bar.
We Don't Need Another Gyro
Season 10 - May 15, 2016
An old trend makes a comeback as one chef planks as they make crab cake benedict. One chef has to make a gyro while spinning around on a giant spit. Finally, one chef has to make rhubarb pie in a pi pan.
A Dingo Ate My Dutch Baby
Season 10 - May 8, 2016
Two chefs have to make Dutch baby pancakes while Double Dutch jump roping. Two chefs join the Queen's guard while making bangers and mash. One chef has to snap photos while making ginger snaps.
Cacciatore by His Toe
Season 10 - May 1, 2016
Three chefs have to make potato salad while wearing one potato sack. Two chefs have to play catch with their ingredients while making chicken cacciatore. One chef has to make donuts with ingredients they get from a giant box of donuts.
I Love It When You Call Me Big Papaya
Season 10 - April 24, 2016
Two chefs roll around in a rickshaw while they make green papaya salad. One chef rides a mechanical bull while making a barbecue bacon cheeseburger. Finally, one chef has to bake a spice cake in a spice grinder.
Fajita The Moment
Season 10 - April 17, 2016
One chef has to cook hush puppies in Alton's Hush Puppet theater. Then, two chefs have to share a giant knife while making fajitas.
Holi-dazed and Confused
Season 10 - December 16, 2015
In this special holiday episode, two chefs have to prep their Christmas quiche on a pile of snow. Then, two chefs must make a duck dinner while sitting on Santa's lap. Finally, one chef has to make their eggnog dessert in a giant snow globe.
Naughty Vs. Nice
Season 10 - December 13, 2015
In a special holiday episode, three chefs have to harvest ingredients from Christmas stockings to make a party dip. Then, two chefs must pull around Santa in his sleigh while preparing a beef tenderloin dinner. Finally, one chef has to make their snack for Santa in Santa's workshop.
I'm Thanksgiving Up
Season 10 - November 26, 2015In round one, three chefs have to make Thanksgiving dinner while carrying around a family dinner table. Then, two chefs must make turkey tacos over an open fire with antique Pilgrim tools. Finally, one chef has to push around a football tackling dummy while making sweet potato pie.
Taco Dirty to Me
Season 9 - April 10, 2016
Guest judge David Alan Grier dives into some breakfast tacos. Then, things get romantic when two chefs get hitched. Finally, one chef gets taken for a ride on the CTK Express.
The Hunt for Bread October
Season 9 - April 3, 2016
Four members of the Armed Services square off to make steak and eggs. Then, it's "tanks but no tanks" for one chef. Finally, it's hooray for a red, white and blue dessert challenge.
Veni, Vidi, Ceviche
Season 9 - March 27, 2016
Two chefs dive headfirst into a ceviche challenge. Then, somebody gets a raw deal from the "Half-Cooked Cafe." Finally, one chef tries to make cookies with laser-sharp precision.
Auctions Speak Chowder Than Words
Season 9 - March 20, 2016
One chef takes Manhattan ... clam chowder, that is. Then, someone gets shell-shocked by their opponent. Finally, it's a cold, cold winter when one chef feels the heat.
A River Runs Canoe It
Season 9 - March 13, 2016
Guest judge Susan Feniger tests the fish sandwich waters. Then one chef hits the rodeo on the back of a bucking bronco. Finally, someone gets sent up the river while making Mississippi mud pie.
The Full Monte Cristo
Season 9 - March 6, 2016
A chef draws a sword during a Monte Cristo challenge. Then, it's not exactly the "lab" of luxury for one chef. Finally, rocky road really lives up to its name.
We Came, We See-Sawed, We Conquered
Season 9 - February 28, 2016
It's toad in a hole on a trio of funky pans. Then, it's up and down for two chefs cooking on a see-saw. Finally, one chef's plan for a perfect Napoleon is "blown apart."
Operation Gumbo Drop
Season 9 - February 21, 2016
One chef finds themselves working around the clock. Then, someone makes gumbo by tossing their ingredients from a balcony. Finally, white chocolate macadamia drives everybody nuts.
Season 9 - February 7, 2016
One grandma gets down to the "knitty" gritty on an afghan. Then, a granny cooks a casserole with a torch. Finally, someone is forced to eat a whole lot of humble pie.
Season 9 - January 31, 2016
Two chefs rumble on ancient Greek rubble. Then, it's the blind leading the blindfolded in a seafood risotto challenge. Finally, it's a head-to-head battle that's nothing but monkey business.
Stop, Drop and Flambe
Season 9 - January 24, 2016
One of the firefighter chefs gets hosed in the chili cheese fries challenge. Then, a burning buffalo chicken sandwich factory fires up the contestants. Finally, the chefs' dishes go up in flames.
Molasses, Mo' Problems
Season 9 - January 17, 2016
One chef makes vegetable soup in a kitchen sink. Then, two chefs make Philly cheesesteak and really get on a roll ... really! Finally, a molasses cookie challenge slows the chefs down.
Sabootage 2: Electric Boo-Galoo
Season 9 - October 18, 2015
The chefs make wraps that only a mummy could love. Then, a ghoul-ash challenge turns gruesome. Finally, one chef slams the front door on another in an all-out candy competition.
All in a Day's Jerk
Season 8 - January 10, 2016
Guest judge Cat Cora. It's all downhill for three chefs in a bobsled. Then, someone finds themselves making more than Swedish meatballs. Finally, one chef learns that peanut butter and jelly isn't child's play.
The Truck Stops Here
Season 8 - January 3, 2016
Four food truck chefs get locked in a breakfast sandwich showdown. Then, it's a double-decker burrito battle. Finally, one chef gets the scoop on their opponent and it isn't pretty.
I Know Who Kilt Me
Season 8 - November 1, 2015
One chef gets hassled by haggis. Then, a pair of chopsticks becomes a huge obstacle for someone. Finally, a chef finds that they're not so sweet on key lime pie.
My Kitchen for a Horse
Season 8 - October 25, 2015A gang of chefs on bouncy horses face a biscuit breakfast challenge. Then, it's two on a stroller making chicken nuggets. Finally, two chefs battle with long tools and short legs.
Season 8 - August 23, 2015
It's big top fun when chefs make corn dogs in a clown car. Then, a ring of fire drives somebody nuts. Finally, a chef goes three-wheeling while making funnel cake.
Grill or be Grilled
Season 8 - August 16, 2015The worst sabotages of all time. One chef finds themselves cooking upstream. Then, someone's chicken parmesan gets canned. Finally, a chef gets completely turned around while making crepes.
The Best of the Worst
Season 8 - August 9, 2015The worst sabotages of all time. One chef finds themselves cooking upstream. Then, someone's chicken parmesan gets canned. Finally, a chef gets completely turned around while making crepes.
Sax, Lies and Artichoke Dip
Season 8 - August 2, 2015One chef pops a wheelie while making a dip. Then, someone nearly has a meltdown cooking on Mt. Stromboli. Finally, a chef just might blow it making waffles in a saxophone.
Tikka Me Alton
Season 8 - July 26, 2015
Guest judge Susan Feniger samples the chefs' smoothie moves. Then, someone takes a ride on an elephant they'll never forget. Finally, a chef raises the roof in an oatmeal cookie challenge.
Season 8 - July 19, 2015
One chef gets on a roll using a twisted pan. Then, a big burrito causes someone even bigger problems. Finally, a chef learns that there's nothing more helpless than a "kitchen" up a tree.
Meanwhile, Back on the Huevos Rancheros
Season 8 - July 12, 2015
Four chefs are fired up to be named Cutthroat's grill master. One chef makes a dish that almost tastes like chicken. Then somebody feels the heat while tied to a rotisserie. Finally, burgers as never before.
21 Chum Street
Season 8 - July 5, 2015One chef must use a shark jaw as a knife. Then, two chefs must cook out of — and on top of — a suitcase. Finally, a banana nut muffin challenge that drives the chefs both bananas and nuts.
Let’s Get Ready To Rumble
Season 8 - June 28, 2015
Three chefs find themselves on the other side of the diner counter. Then, Paris is for haters in a French-inspired challenge. Finally, one chef has to make a rum cake in a bottle of rum.
You’re All up in my Bahn-MI
Season 7 - June 9, 2015
A chef has to use only a martini glass while making Bahn Mi. Then two chefs have to get their tortilla soup ingredients out of a pinata. Finally, one chef has to bake a galette on a tennis racket.
Season 7 - June 8, 2015
While making Eggs Benedict, one chef has to harvest their eggs from a chicken coop. Then, two chefs have to make British pub food while in a double decker bus. Finally, one chef has to mix everything for sandwich cookies in milk bottles.
Season 7 - June 5, 2015
Three chefs have to make a tuna melt with a glob of melted tools. Another chef has to cook Salisbury steak while standing on a "high stakes" platform above the kitchen. Finally, a chef has a tea party while trying to make scones.
Lamb A Dama Ding Dong
Season 7 - May 31, 2015
In a special springtime episode, two chefs have to make an egg salad sandwich on a picnic blanket they wear around their necks. Then, one chef has to herd "sheep" while making a lamb dinner. Finally, one chef has to harvest their carrot cake ingredients out of a carrot garden.
Season 7 - April 12, 2015In a speed round, three chefs have to make an omelet in one pan. Then, a chef has to get all of their oyster Rockefeller ingredients out of an oil drum. Finally, one chef has to use finger whisks to make a cream puff.
You’re Bacon Me Crazy
Season 7 - April 5, 2015
One chef has to use finger tools while making a bacon-wrapped dish. Another chef has to make lasagna while driving around the kitchen in a racecar seat. Finally, a chef has to make a black and white cookie while doubling their movements on a black and white prep station.
Season 7 - March 29, 2015
Three chefs have to dig for clams in a clam bed to make a dish that impresses special guest judge, Valerie Bertinelli. One chef has to make turkey burgers while wearing arm weights. Finally, one chef has to make a fruit tart with vegetables that are actually fruits.
Whatchoo Taco'ing About, Alton?
Season 7 - March 22, 2015
Two chefs have to get their ingredients for a deli sandwich from a vending machine. Then, two chefs have to cook each other's tacos. Finally, one chef takes a lazy "sundae" drive around the kitchen all in the hopes of winning over special guest judge Anne Burrell.
In It to Twin It
Season 6 - May 13, 2015
There are two sets of twins competing for Cutthroat victory and three of them deal with some calzone re-zoning. Then, pirates invade the kitchen and later, one chef has a really sad birthday.
Season 6 - May 12, 2015
Three of the chefs will have to make their waffles in weird ways. Then, two chefs get stuffed together as they make empanadas. Finally, two chefs get a workout as they make lemon meringue pies.
With A Chariot on Top
Season 6 - May 11, 2015
One chef rides a chariot in a culinary fight for the ages and then the South rises again in a Civil War-inspired sabotage. Finally, one chef makes an ice cream sandwich out of sandwich ingredients.
Gno-cchi to Victory
Season 6 - March 15, 2015
As they make gnocchi, one chef has to wear a potato masher on their hand. Then someone cooks drunken noodles on a keg of fire. Finally, someone has to make thumbprint cookies without the use of their thumbs.
Baby Got Backpack
Season 6 - March 8, 2015
One chef has to make grilled cheese and tomato soup while in a giant high chair. Then someone has to cook orange chicken in oranges. Finally, one chef has to make granola using only the tools from the hiker's backpack that they wear during the whole round.
Season 6 - March 1, 2015
One chef has to cook fish tacos on tiki torches. Then, one chef has to make pasta salad, using water that they harvest from a patio mister. Finally, one chef has to bake an apple pie inside apples.
The Cone Ranger
Season 6 - February 22, 2015
Two chefs have to cook breakfast as a tag team. Then, another chef gets to chop up someone's pork chop with an ax. Finally, someone has to cook an ice cream cone in traffic cones.
The Long Tools and Shortcake of It
Season 6 - February 15, 2015
A chef has to make breakfast has in a bunk bed. Then, another chef has to recreate Alton's hike out of the Grand Canyon. Finally, a chef has to make strawberry shortcake with long tools.
Alton and the Chocolate Factory
Season 6 - February 8, 2015
In a special chocolate episode, one chef has to make molten chocolate cake ... without chocolate! Then, two chefs have to make a savory chocolate dish with fish and eggs.
I Would Do Anything For Loaf
Season 6 - February 1, 2015
A chef wears Alton's ultimate poncho as they make a breakfast quesadilla. Then, one chef has to cook meatloaf while in a recliner. Finally, a chef has to walk on cupcake boxes when they make cupcakes.
The Supper Bowl
Season 6 - January 25, 2015
In this special big game episode, two chefs have to wear tailgates on their backs. Then, two chefs have to cook in bleachers. Finally, one chef has to make brownies while kneeling.
When Pigs Fry
Season 6 - January 18, 2015
Three chefs get sloppy as they dig for ingredients in a slop trough. Then, one chef has to grab their curry spices out of midair. Finally, one chef gets into a big, blue ball to make blueberry muffins.
Season 6 - January 17, 2015
It's a chilly chili sabotage when two chefs have to harvest ingredients from a block of ice. Then, chefs face the delicious danger of dim sum. Finally, s'mores are made after a chef shoots marshmallows at a giant target.
Sabotage Is Comin' to Town
Season 5 - December 20, 2015
Three chefs play white elephant to determine their sabotages for their ham dinner. Later, two chefs gather around the tree to open presents filled with their new ingredients. Lastly, a chef cooks their holiday cookies in a fireplace.
Chip Off the Ol' Baklava
Season 5 - May 7, 2015
Three chefs receive a special delivery and must rummage through boxes to get their cookware. Next, a chef gets chippy when they have to use tortilla chips as their only tools and mixing vessels. Then a chef finds himself in a sticky situation when they harvest all their ingredients out of a giant pot of honey.
Cutthroat Kitchen SaBOOOtage
Season 5 - May 6, 2015In this special Halloween episode, one chef pays a heavy price for a deal with the devil. Later, a chef digs themselves out of their own grave while another does all their cooking over a hell flame.
Season 5 - February 17, 2015One chef tries to outrun a giant boulder of aluminum foil while two chefs put aside their differences and cook for each other. Finally, a chef loses all of their ingredients and must play a memory game to get them back.
Here's Looking at You, Squid
Season 5 - February 13, 2015Elbows are the perfect pastas for macaroni, so one chef uses a metal plumbing elbow to do all of their cooking. One chef must play ring toss for their calamari rings while another chef gets the jitters trying to use a coffee maker to make coffee cake.
Season 5 - February 12, 2015One chef is brought back to their childhood when they cook in a high chair. Alton's new magic hobby forces two chefs to share a giant saw, then a chef has all of their cooking vessels replaced with corn husks.
Crabs of Steel
Season 5 - February 11, 2015One chef has to step up their game when they're forced to work on a traditional Japanese tea table, while another chef becomes crabby when forced to make a crab cake with a toy crab claw in one hand. Finally, a chef looks for a little R and R as they prepare all their food in a hammock.
Thanks, But no Thanksgiving
Season 5 - February 10, 2015Chefs Susan Feniger, Jeff Mauro, Michael Psilakis and Aarti Sequeira face off in the first heat of the Cutthroat Kitchen Superstar Sabotage. The chefs will face sabotages including a treadmill station, a hammer carnival game and cooking in a conveyor toaster.
Season 4 - February 9, 2015
One chef gets a helping hand from a Buddha. Then two chefs help each other out by shopping for each other. Finally, Alton becomes the target as one chef tries to shoot for the win.
Chili'd to the Bone
Season 4 - February 6, 2015
Things get chilly when one chef must use freezer burnt ingredients to make a chili cheese dog. Then Alton's done it again with a pasta art masterpiece, but it turns out not everyone is art lover. Finally one chef feels like they're going around in circles when forced to use a spinning cook station.
Season 4 - February 5, 2015
One chef enters a phone booth and attempts to transform into a super chef. Next, two chefs get cozy in Alton's living room circa 1974 and then one chef attempts to ride a bike in the kitchen.
When in Rome, Cookon a Scooter
Season 4 - February 4, 2015
One chef does as the Italians do and cooks while riding a scooter. Next, one chef pays tribute to a 1950's housewife while making a casserole. Finally, one chef goes the distance as they navigate a red velvet maze that stands between them and victory.
Two Chefs, One Pot
Season 4 - February 3, 2015Alton hands off the Olympic cooking torch and one chef is forced to spice things up when they have their ginger replaced with sushi ginger.
Season 4 - February 2, 2015
One chef must make a lobster roll using a roll submerged in a lobster tank, and someone is given a rather unusual chocolate platter for their chocolate cake.
Season 4 - January 30, 2015
A chef is forced to cook soup using a single brew coffee machine. Later, chefs get hands-on when Alton asks for peace in the kitchen.
I Like My Peppers Pulverized
Season 4 - January 29, 2015
It's tough to smoke out the competition when forced to use a cigar cutter to make a cubano. Then two chefs get up close and personal when stuffed like peppers into a very confined workspace. Finally one chef must make a tiramisu using coffee filters and stirrers as their only tools.
Welcome to the Jungle
Season 4 - January 28, 2015
The kitchen erupts in flames when one chef cooks with Alton's jungle torch. Later, an oversized fondue pot leads to an oversized mess.
Anything But a Cake Walk
Season 4 - January 27, 2015Things get sizzling when two chefs cook steak over a romantic candlelit dinner. Then one chef is cut down to size while stuck with a giant whisk as their only tool. Finally one chef learns making cake is no cake walk when forced to walk around the kitchen on cake boxes!
Big Trouble in Little Chinese Chicken Salad
Season 4 - January 26, 2015
Three chefs discover that the great wall isn't as spacious as they'd like it to be. One chef's cooking tools get swapped out for a set of golf clubs while another chef dunks doughnuts into coffee like they never have before.
You Wanna Pizza This?
Season 4 - January 23, 2015
One chef gets their hands dirty when they dig up all of their ingredients from a wacky vegetable garden — that grows anything but vegetables. Then one chef gets punished for trying to "phone it in" during a pizza challenge.
I Can't Believe it's Not Udder
Season 4 - January 22, 2015
A cocky chef is thrown under the culinary bus when an old breakfast buffet replaces his gourmet basket. Then one chef scratches her head trying to cook an authentic Pasta Bolognese in an Italian espresso pot. Finally, someone loses their milk products in exchange for a cow while making tres leches cake.
Hawaii 5-Oh No!
Season 3 - April 8, 2015
Pasta art is up for auction in a pesto pasta challenge. A chef hangs loose when creating a Hawaiian plate lunch and someone gets their dose of sabotage when they're forced to use olive oil capsules for their muffins.
Breakfast in Bed
Season 3 - April 7, 2015
It's happy hour in Cutthroat Kitchen and one chef is forced to use alcohol as their only means of heat to prepare a bar snack. Breakfast in bed is given a whole new meaning when a chef must prepare a breakfast burrito in bed and Alton finally cleans out the fridge and one chef uses those ingredients to make bread pudding.
A Few Good Ramen
Season 3 - April 7, 2015
Three chefs are forced to come up with new versions of BLTs when their main ingredients are taken away. A chef is forced to make ramen without noodles and someone is slowed down when they get a little puffed up while making a souffle.
Life's a Mystery…Meat
Season 3 - April 2, 2015
The term mystery meat is given new meaning for three chefs while making Sloppy Joes. Alton's left over chicken coop wire becomes a big headache for one competitor, and it's game time when the carnival comes to town in the final round.
Season 3 - April 1, 2015
Serving ladles become one chef's cooking vessels to cook French Onion Soup. The Cutthroat Kitchen Wheel of Heat makes its debut for a Blackened Fish challenge, and one chef's bananas are pulverized to a pulp for their banana split.
The Rice Stuff
Season 3 - March 31, 2015
Things get evil when a chef must tediously separate grains of rice to make risotto. A chef's patience is tested as they wait, and wait and wait for their number to be called at the Cutthroat Kitchen Deli. And revenge is best served cold when one chef must chisel their ingredients from a block of ice.
Season 3 - March 30, 2015
One chef is left skating on thin ice when their knives are replaced with a hockey skate. Next, a chef is in a bind when their fingers get trapped while cooking General Tso's chicken. Finally, one chef finds new uses for gardening tools to create their best carrot cake.
Chain of Tools
Season 3 - March 27, 2015
One chef is forced to serve a hot version of cobb salad. Then, someone must build their own kitchen from random items inside of a shopping cart, while another chef gets down and dirty when they are forced to make layer cake with a cement mixer.
Two Chefs in a Pod
Season 3 - March 26, 2015
Two chefs get up close and personal while making pea soup. One chef must come up with innovative uses for lamb shears when they're forced to use them instead of their knives, and someone's whisk gets supersized for chocolate mousse.
Panini, Meeny, Miny, Moe
Season 3 - January 21, 2015
One chef is forced to perform a balancing act while they cook chicken pot pie. A childhood rhyme turns into one chef's nightmare and one chef must spring into action to save their cheesecake.
Season 3 - January 20, 2015
Making a frittata becomes nearly impossible as one chef must cook inside eggshells. A yard sale box of old kitchen supplies becomes one chef's worst nightmare and one chef earns the right to shred their opponent's Steak Diane.
Well, Hot Clam!
Season 3 - January 19, 2015
The ultimate backyard grill suit is unveiled. One chef's equipment becomes all tangled up in fish nets. In the final round, claw hands are the name of the game for a barbecue chicken sandwich.
Season 3 - January 16, 2015
The tables are turned in this special "judges compete" episode of Cutthroat Kitchen. Someone's tortillas are shredded to make taquitos. Then, two chefs are forced to purchase tickets to a meatball lottery. Finally, we see how easy it is for these chefs to cook with one hand literally tied behind their back.
Pressed or Steamed
Season 2 - March 25, 2015
Cutthroat Kitchen takes things to the extreme when one chef loses everything but a roll of tin foil and heat while cooking a dish. Then, Alton auctions off his compost bucket forcing one chef to make a quiche out of the food bits that are normally thrown out. Finally, a clothes steamer and iron are the only sources of heat for a chef cooking mussels.
It's Not Delivery, It's Old Delivery
Season 2 - March 24, 2015
Breakfast becomes the most important meal of the day when three chefs must find new uses for common breakfast appliances. Then, a chef must decide to go sweet or savory with their calzone when their entire stash of cheese is swapped out for tiramisu. In the final challenge, a chef is forced to downsize when they have to cook their fajitas on a mini skillet.
Gluttons for Punishment
Season 2 - March 23, 2015
Four chefs return to Cutthroat Kitchen for more punishment and a second chance to outsmart and outcook their competition. Things start off with a blend when a chef gets to pulverize one competitor's hot dogs in a food processor. Then one chef goes back to science class when they're forced to cook pasta carbonara with a chemistry set. And finally it's anything but a day at the fair when a chef is handed a cotton candy machine to use as sugar for their brownies.
Season 2 - March 20, 2015
Two chefs learn the true meaning of improvising when they're forced to switch dishes and sabotages in the middle of a challenge. Then, someone has to get innovative when they are given a loaf of sliced bread to use as a bread bowl for clam chowder. Finally, a chef is taken back to their childhood when they must harvest breading from chicken nuggets for their chicken fried steak.
Melts in your pot, not in your hand
Season 2 - March 19, 2015
Two chefs must get creative when they're handed peelings or skinless potatoes to make potato skins. Then one chef goes island style when they must harvest all their water from coconuts to make pad Thai. Finally, a surprise party in the kitchen sends one chef searching for the right gift to complete their cake.
A Crepey Situation
Season 2 - March 18, 2015
One chef has their arms full when they're forced to do all of their ingredient shopping without the use of a basket. Then, someone needs to think fast when they have to start their huevos rancheros over from scratch. And one chef attempts not to get bent out of shape even though their crepe pan is.
A Penny For Your Chocolates
Season 2 - March 17, 2015
A chef is turned into a potato artist when they are forced to mold French fries out of a vat of mashed potatoes. Then it's time to go camping when a chef must build a fire to cook a kebab plate. Finally, one chef takes more than their fare share of turns, while searching for chocolate for their chocolate chip cookies.
Season 2 - March 16, 2015
One chef must get to work when they are handed a 500 watt work light as their only heat source to cook a quesadilla. Then it's careful cooking when someone is forced to cook chicken soup on a cookie sheet. And finally, Alton's bait bucket becomes one chef's main supply for a fish fry.
The Yolk's On You
Season 2 - March 13, 2015
Giada De Laurentiis guest judges this episode of Cutthroat Kitchen and is welcomed with a sweet version of a deviled egg. Then, one chef must avoid being canned when they have to create chicken and waffles with a whole canned chicken. Finally, we see if one chef can create a delicious dessert after their sugar is replaced with sugar cane.
Shrimp or Get Off the Pot Sticker
Season 2 - March 12, 2015
One chef gets put in a sticky situation when their pot sticker wrappers are doused in honey. Then, two chefs get up close and personal when they are forced to share ingredients to create their best peanut butter and jelly. And in a climatic conclusion, it's fresh versus frozen when a chef must harvest their shrimp from a block of ice.
Duck, Duck, Gnocchi
Season 2 - March 11, 2015
Things get messy when one chef is forced to wear a potato masher on their hand while making gnocchi. Then, one chef is turned into a handy man when they're given broken cooking utensils and a roll of duct tape. And finally, there's more than meets the eye when one chef's ice cream toppings are swapped out for some unusual imposters.
Cutthroat Kiddy Kitchen
Season 2 - March 10, 2015
It's a tough dilemma when one chef forces another to choose between cooking with canned chicken or forfeit half their cooking time. Then, two chefs battle the cutthroat kitchen ball and chain when they are forced to share knives and tools. And in a climatic culmination, one chef has big problems with a tiny kitchen.
Wham, Clam, Thank You, Ma’am
Season 2 - March 9, 2015
Things steam up when a chef is forced to cook an entire meal with a household iron. Then, a chef's clams casino gets supersized when they're forced to use geoduck. Things finally cool down in the kitchen, except for one chef who becomes extremely shaken up, when making an ice cream sundae.
Season 1 - March 6, 2015
In this episode of Cutthroat Kitchen, we take it back to the classics. As the chefs battle to make the most be"wich"ing sandwich, things get switched up when two chefs are forced to swap their baskets! Then, sharing is anything but caring in the fiery barbecue round when two chefs have to share their cook time. Finally, the competition gets s'more heat when one chef adds s'more fuel to the flame when they force their opponent to build their own campfire.
Chicken Cordon 'Blue'
Season 1 - March 5, 2015
In this comfort food episode of Cutthroat Kitchen, these chefs are anything but comfortable. Watch as one chef attempts lasagna "grate"-ness as they make an opponent grate a three pound block of Parmesan cheese! Then, there's a noticeable chill in the area when one chef denies his opponent the ability to taste their chili. Finally, one chef fights until he's blue in the face when he's forced to make his chicken cordon bleu ... blue.
Season 1 - March 4, 2015
Time to see how the chefs stack up for the round one pancake challenge! Then, times get tough in Cutthroat Kitchen when one chef is forced to cut their overflowing jambalaya ingredients to just five pounds. Finally, one chef "meats" their match when they get "creamed" (or smashed?) by the winning dish of meatloaf and mashed potatoes.
Season 1 - March 3, 2015
The competition gets rolling when one chef has to wear oven mitts to roll up his burrito. Then one chef gets "served" as they deal with creating the perfect pie using a pie server as their only tool. Finally, it's a jungle out there in the final teriyaki bowl challenge when one chef is forced to harvest all of their water from whole coconuts.
Kiss My Grits
Season 1 - March 2, 2015
All of the competitors throw their chips into the pot in a cutthroat auction, for the right to force a rival to make nachos without utensils. Then, we'll see how one chef deals with a flavorful dilemma as they must hand in their herbs and spices and use savory jelly beans to flavor their sausage and peppers dish. Finally, one chef shows true grit as they attempt to make shrimp and grits without grits.
Season 1 - February 27, 2015
In this episode full of culinary combat, the stakes are raised when one chef earns the exclusive right to salt their steak. Then one chef's world is turned upside down as they're challenged to make a perfect omelet on the underside of a pan. And finally, one chef sticks it to another as they force them to serve their bananas foster on a stick.
Tiny Tools, Big Problems
Season 1 - February 26, 2015
Things really heat up in the kitchen as one chef forces an opponent to create a perfect grilled cheese with a hand torch. Then, one chef might come off like a big jerk as they make an opponent fill their shepherd's pie with beef jerky. Finally, we'll find out how a fortune cookie actually changes one chef's fortune in a climactic egg roll showdown.
Winner, Winner, Fried Chicken Dinner
Season 1 - February 25, 2015
In this exciting episode of Cutthroat Kitchen, we'll see if one chef can turn gas station snack food into gourmet ravioli. Then, the chefs are put through the grinder as one of them is forced to make the perfect burger on a camp stove. Finally, we'll see which chef has more guts, as one of them is made to serve giblets with their fried chicken.
Let Them Eat Cakes
Season 1 - February 24, 2015
In this episode, one chef bestows dreaded mystery meat on an opponent in hopes of sabotaging their cheese steak. Then one chef makes some real waves when he forces an opponent to make cupcakes in a microwave oven. Finally, we'll see if one chef gets pie in their eye when they're forced to use pie crust as their pizza crust, or ... they just might deliver.
Vive Le Sabotage
Season 1 - February 23, 2015
In this unpredictable episode of Cutthroat Kitchen, pocketknives and thievery turn this turkey dinner into a not so "Thanksgiving." Then we'll see which chef gets burned when they're forced to make an edible French toast with burnt bread. And finally, one chef gets their hands dirty when they have to make a lobster roll without utensils.
Porkchops and Sabotages
Season 1 - February 20, 2015
In this sadistic episode of savory sabotage, we'll find out if the chefs can make a winning pork chops and applesauce dish ... without the use of pork chops or apples! Then we'll see a literal meltdown, as the chefs compete to make the perfect mac and cheese. And finally, one chef has to swim upstream as they're forced to whip up fish and chips without use of a fryer.
Tac’o the Town
Season 1 - February 19, 2015
In this episode full of culinary curveballs, we'll see if one chef can tempt the judge when they're forced to make tacos with bologna. Then we'll find out who the real traitors are as the chefs try to derail each other's Eggs Benedict. And finally we'll see if one chef can hold it together while they try to keep their crab cake from falling apart.
Season 1 - February 18, 2015
In this devilishly fun episode of Cutthroat Kitchen, we'll see which chef is the most cold blooded as they bid on a chance to freeze an opponent for 10 whole minutes. Then, one of the chefs will have to wing it when they're forced to use some strange ingredients in their chicken wing plate. And in an exciting climax, we'll see which chef will take home the dough with their superior gourmet doughnuts.