15 Controversial Cooking Techniques Seen on Wall of Chefs — and Some That Even Worked!

The home cooks on Wall of Chefs go through the ringer to earn that $10,000 grand prize. Not only do they need to prove that they can cook, but they need to bring creativity and flair to their plates in order to impress an entire wall of chefs who do this for a living. Sometimes, that means taking a risk or two. Just ask these competitors from the inaugural season. They used some pretty controversial techniques during their time on the show, but (surprisingly!) it worked out for them more often than not.