Chopped Canada

Chopped Canada

Chopped Canada - Episode Guide

Season 3

  • Dill-icious

    Episode 23 - Season 3 - July 21, 2017

    Dill-icious appetizers lead to entrée baskets that inspire our chefs to explore diverse cultural influences. The chefs create tasty treats from a savoury dessert basket.

    Competing chefs:
    Anahi English (33) from Pitt Meadows, BC
    Felicia Alberti (28) from Toronto, ON
    Crystel Breary (23) from Toronto, ON
    Charlene Santry (45) from Almonte, ON

    Judges: Susur Lee, Antonio Park, Roger Mooking

  • Keep On Truckin
    Keep On Truckin

    Episode 26 - Season 3 - April 26, 2017

    Our chefs need to know the basics with bison. A little spice and fruit will go a long way as the chefs prepare the entrée. It’s a nutty dessert round.

    Competing chefs:

    Clement Chan (35) from Vancouver, BC
    Levi Biddlecombe (23) from Edmonton, AB
    Krystian Catala (37) from Newmarket, ON
    Sousanh Chanthalangsy (33) from Yellowknife, NT
    Judges: John Higgins, Susur Lee, Roger Mooking
  • Dessert Dilemma
    Dessert Dilemma

    Episode 25 - Season 3 - April 25, 2017

    It’s tough terrine in round one.  The chefs go against the grain when preparing the entrée.  Dessert leaves egg on the face of the competitors.
    Competing chefs:
    Bernie-Ann Ezekiel (35) from Paradise, NL
    Rae Douthwright (29) from Moncton, NB
    Tu Lee (35) from Edmonton, AB
    Nghe (Guy) Tran (39) from Sundridge, ON
    Judges: Anne Yarymowich, Eden Grinshpan, Michael Smith
  • Cooking For Love
    Cooking For Love

    Episode 24 - Season 3 - April 24, 2017

    The chefs shuck their way through the appetizer round.  Things run “afowl” when the entrée is prepared.  Dessert has the chefs barking up the wrong tree.
    Competing chefs:
    John Michael MacNeil (33) from Calgary, AB
    Romain Avril (29) from Toronto, ON
    Daniel Hudson (32) from Duncan, BC
    Jillian Broadley (47) from Bowmanville, ON
    Judges: Roger Mooking, Lynn Crawford, Antonio Park
  • Redemption - Gone Too Soon
    Redemption - Gone Too Soon

    Episode 22 - Season 3 - April 21, 2017

    Is “go with what you know” the way to win the appetizer round? It takes more grits than gumption to survive the entrée. Things are rosy for dessert.
    Competing chefs:
    Anthony D’Ambrosio (40) from Toronto, ON
    Michael Luck (43) from Toronto, ON
    Roary MacPherson (48) from Mount Pearl, NL
    Elizabeth Phillips (55) from Midland, ON
    Judges: Massimo Capra, Anne Yarymowich, Michael Smith
  • Cooking La Vida Loca
    Cooking La Vida Loca

    Episode 21 - Season 3 - April 20, 2017

    The pig is hidden in the appetizer round.  The entrée basket’s brine will make a chef shine.  Will the chefs crumble in the dessert round?
    Competing chefs: 
    Steve Gonzalez, (39) from Toronto, ON
    Zachary Thompson (22) from Alexandria, ON
    JR Perras (31) from Lemoyne, QC
    Nick Valliquette (22) from Perth, ON
    Judges: John Higgins, Eden Grinshpan, Michael Smith


  • Helping Hands
    Helping Hands

    Episode 20 - Season 3 - April 20, 2017

    It’s all about “head, heart and haggis“ in the appetizer round. The entrée basket is a bit cheeky. The dessert round has our chefs jumping through loops.
    Competing chefs:
    Josh Gale (28) from Vancouver, BC
    David Braaten (30) from Surrey, BC
    Arron James Carley (32) from Stratford, ON
    Angie Mohr, (47) from Stratford, ON
    Judges: John Higgins, Eden Grinshpan, Massimo Capra
  • Candy is Dandy
    Candy is Dandy

    Episode 19 - Season 3 - April 19, 2017

    Sugar and rice may be nice in the appetizer round.  The chefs compete for the halibut in the entrée round.  A gummy dessert challenges the chefs.
    Judges: Mark McEwan, Anne Yarymowich, Susur Lee
    Competing Chefs:
    Robbie Brooks (23) from Caglary, AB
    Jonathan Tomlin (32) from Toronto, ON
    Luke Willingdon (37) from Vancouver, BC
    Holly Verboom (30) from Port Rowan, ON
  • Pepper Powerhouse
    Pepper Powerhouse

    Episode 18 - Season 3 - April 19, 2017

    The appetizer basket has a wild side.  Will a fowl entrée impress our judges?  The dessert round gives our chefs the blues.
    Judges: Michael Smith, Eden Grinshpan, Massimo Capra
    Competing Chefs:
    John Chad (36) from Calgary, AB
    Krish Nair (30) from Calgary, AB
    Kylie d'Entremont (24) from Eastern Passage, NS
    Kevin Koohtow (30) from Victoria, BC
  • Something's Fishy
    Something's Fishy

    Episode 17 - Season 3 - April 18, 2017

    The baskets are “smokin” in round one.  What will our chefs sea in the entrée basket?  The dessert round is full of beans.
    Judges: Mark McEwan, Eden Grinshpan, Roger Mooking
    Competing Chefs:
    Keith Pears (33) from Vancouver, BC
    Derrick Uniat (29) from Two Hills, AB
    Andrew Hodge (30) from Flatrock, NF
    Scott Bailey (29) from Oakville, ON
  • Sweet Success
    Sweet Success

    Episode 16 - Season 3 - April 17, 2017

    Round one reveals a cordial basket while the entrée brings a sting.  What will be the icing on the cake for our chefs in the dessert round?
    Judges: Massimo Capra, Eden Grinshpan, Antonio Park
    Competing Chefs:
    Michael Hunter (30) from Toronto, ON
    Mike Duarte (37) from Calgary, AB
    Nicholas Bramos (25) from Montreal, QB
    Ivana Raca (30) from Toronto, ON
  • Full Of Beans
    Full Of Beans

    Episode 15 - Season 3 - April 13, 2017

    Beans abound in round one.  The chefs go wild for their entrees and things turn gummy in the dessert round.
    Judges: Roger Mooking, Susur Lee, Mark McEwan
    Competing Chefs: 
    Jaimie Delson (40) from Thornhill, ON
    Kaya Ogruce (34) from Toronto, ON
    Navita Singh (28) from Kitchener, ON
    Kenny Kaechele (38) from Calgary, AB
  • Rabbit Roundabout
    Rabbit Roundabout

    Episode 14 - Season 3 - April 13, 2017

    Does intense colour turn into great taste in the appetizer round? The entrée basket  challenges the chefs to combine proteins.  Is rice nice for dessert?
    Judges: Massimo Capra, Eden Grinshpan, John Higgins
    Competing Chefs:
    Matthew Kershaw (40) from Hamilton, ON
    Jean-Philippe St-Denis (39) from Longueuil, QC
    Tallis Voakes (27) from Toronto, ON
    Travis "Catfish" olfers (31) from Delta, BC


  • Win By A Hare

    Season 3 - April 12, 2017

    The chefs go crackers in round one.  It’s game on as the entrée gets hare-y.  Will risk take the prize or better safe than sorry in the dessert round?
    Judges: Susur Lee, Mark McEwan, Michael Smith
    Competing Chefs:
    Dennis Peckham (Age 38) from Port Moody, BC
    James Santon (Age 30) from Toronto, ON
    Hilarie Vatcher (Age 26) from St. John’s, NL
    Olivier Vigneault (Age 31) from Montreal, QB
  • Bro-Down Showdown

    Season 3 - April 12, 2017

    Is it sibling rivalry or brotherly love when two sets of brothers compete in the Chopped Canada kitchen? Who will uphold the family name and take home the $10,000 prize?
    Judges: Mark McEwan, Anne Yarymowich, Roger Mooking
    Competing Chefs:
    Dany Sok (Age 29) from Red Deer, AB
    (Sophear) Pete Sok (Age 36) from Red Deer, AB
    Bijou Texeira (Age 23) from Ottawa, ON
    Imrun Texeira (Age 20) from Kanata, ON
  • Cooking with Heart

    Season 3 - April 11, 2017

    There’s no bypassing the first mystery basket, but heartache is served when the chopping begins and things get fishy during the entrée round. Only one will taste sweet victory – who will it ‘Brie’?
    Judges: Roger Mooking, Lynn Crawford, Susur Lee
    Competing Chefs:
    Cobey Adams (Age 23) from Souris, PEI
    TJ Crafter (Age 31) from Calgary, AB
    Lyndsay Jones (Age 23) from Port Moody, BC
    Cosmo Spina (Age 53) from Calgary, AB
  • Fish Become Sausages

    Season 3 - April 11, 2017

    Something smells fishy in the appetizer round and entrées prove to be no gouda for the chefs. The chefs go back to their roots in the dessert round. 
    Judges: Roger Mooking, Lynn Crawford, Mark McEwan
    Competing Chefs:
    Allison Kulik (Age 45) from Trail, BC
    Valentino Pereira (Age 35) from Vancouver, BC
    Scott Starkweather (Age 29) from Montreal, QC
    Mark Steele (Age 37) from Stittsville, ON
  • Duelling Over Devilled Eggs

    Season 3 - April 10, 2017

    The appetizers are smokin’ with Canadian smoked cheddar. The chefs must pick their own protein in the entrée round. Pasta for dessert leaves the chefs' faces as puckered as a tart basket ingredient.
    Judges: John Higgins, Lynn Crawford, Antonio Park
    Competing Chefs:
    Melanie Robinson (Age 35) from Sebright, ON
    Lynda Smith (Age 52) from Comox, BC
    Paresh Thakkar (Age 35) from Sarnia, ON
    Dan Worth (Age 46) from Fernie, BC


  • What the Shell?

    Season 3 - April 8, 2017

    A tangy appetizer basket with a Ukrainian staple leaves the chefs shell shocked.  In the dessert round, it's a battle of East vs. West to see who will take the cake.
    Judges: John Higgins, Anne Yarymowich, Michael Smith
    Competing Chefs: 
    Sharon Guiel (Age 49) from Warsaw, ON
    Brian Magee (Age 45) from London, ON
    Jody Sigurdson-Longo (Age 38) from Abbotsford, BC
    Ted Pace (Age 42) from Middle Sackville, NS
  • Shell Shocked

    Season 3 - April 7, 2017

    Beans may be the 'cherry on top' for our chefs in round one. International influences inspire our chefs when the entrée ingredients are revealed. It's a battle to the end!
    Judges: Michael Smith, Eden Grinshpan, Massimo Capra
    Competing Chefs:
    Pam Fanjoy (Age 45) from Erin, ON
    Magda Louis-Jean (Age 36) from Toronto, ON
    Chris Oliveira (Age 27) from Vancouver, BC
    Nathan Reid (Age 22) from Brampton, ON
  • All About the Bass

    Season 3 - April 6, 2017

    It's off to a bitter start in the Appetizer round. The chefs are grasping at tails when they prepare their entrée. How many risks are they willing to take to become the next Chopped Canada champion!?
    Judges: Anne Yarymowich, Antonio Park, Lynn Crawford
    Competing Chefs: 
    Jean-Philippe Miron (Age 27) from Montreal, QB
    Alexander Molitz (Age 34) from Toronto, ON
    Kyle Christofferson (Age 31) from Halifax, NS
    Nathalie Des Rosiers (Age 24) from Montreal, QB
  • Cooking With Courage

    Season 3 - April 5, 2017

    The Chefs go big with fierce flavours in the appetizer round. Entrée's can be lost in the sauce. It's overcoming fears as our chefs set out to cream the competition.
    Judges: Anne Yarymowich, Lynn Crawford, John Higgins
    Competing Chefs:
    Amanda Finkle (Age 33) from Bloomfield, ON)
    Josh Karbelnik (Age 25) from New Westminster, BC
    Derek McCann (Age 30) from Calgary, AB
    Stephanie Randall (Age 30) from Cambridge, ON
  • Redemption-Return to Victory

    Season 3 - April 5, 2017

    There’s nothing worse than getting chopped after the dessert round. Just ask these four chefs who are returning to the Chopped Canada kitchen for the ultimate vindication. Egos will be crushed and hearts will be broken as these fierce competitors try not to get chopped…again!
    Judges: Susur Lee, Lynn Crawford, Roger Mooking
    Competing Chefs:
    Matt Binkley (Age 38) from Toronto, ON
    Steve Glavicich (Age 45) from Calgary, AB
    Erin Harris (Age 35) from Ottawa, ON 
    Sebastien Laframboise (Age 27) from Quebec City, QB
  • Rice Twice

    Season 3 - April 4, 2017

    Sweet and savory brings luck to the duck in the appetizer round. The entrée round has our judges chewing over tried and true or bold and new. A sorbet showdown determines the winner!
    Judges: John Higgins, Eden Grinshpan, Antonio Park 
    Competing Chefs:
    Kate Dean (Age 33) from Parksville, BC
    Ashley Dolbec (Age 25) from Vancouver, BC
    François Lavallée (Age 31) from Orleans, ON
    Qamar Masood (Age 64) from Ottawa, ON
  • Batter Battle

    Season 3 - April 3, 2017

    It‘s a battle with batter in the appetizer round. Which chef can take on the big fish in round two? It’s all peachy for one of the chefs at the end of the dessert round.
    Judges: Antonio Park, Eden Grinshpan, Mark McEwan
    Competing Chefs:
    David Antonucci (Age 24) from Montreal, QC
    Christina D’Angela (Age 31) from Thornhill, ON
    Erica Hakien (Age 25) form New Westminster, BC
    Robert McKim (Age 28) form Toronto, ON
  • Sauce On The Side

    Season 3 - April 1, 2017

    Finger fruit challenges the chefs in the appetizer round. Complex cooking and keeping it simple are two different strategies our chefs take as they vie for the Chopped Canada top prize.