Donut Showdown

Donut Showdown

Donut Showdown

Donut Showdown

Donut Showdown - Episode Guide

Season 2

  • Fiesta

    Season 2 - May 13, 2015

    An ex-architect from Sherman, Texas, a bread and dough expert from Montclair, New Jersey and a molecular gastronomist from Ottawa, Ontario compete in a speedy elimination round with Licorice as the mystery ingredient.  The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a Fiesta-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Circus

    Season 2 - May 12, 2015

    A culinary arts teacher from Newfoundland, an ex-daycare owner from Ottawa and a third-generation donut-maker from Cincinnati compete in a speedy elimination round with Pink Peppercorns as the mystery ingredient.  The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a Circus-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Shipwrecked

    Season 2 - May 7, 2015

    An artisanal foodie from Toronto, a donut-maker’s mum from Charleston, South Carolina and the owner of a cop-themed shop from Clare, Michigan compete in a speedy elimination round with Candy Apples as the mystery ingredient.  The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a Shipwreck-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Royalty

    Season 2 - May 6, 2015

    An executive pastry chef from Atlanta, a punk princess from Albuquerque and an experimental restaurant owner from Cayuga, Ontario compete in a speedy elimination round with Chocolate-covered Peppermint Patties as the mystery ingredient.  The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a Royalty-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Jungle

    Season 2 - May 5, 2015

    An ex-lawyer running the family donut business from Nashville, Tennessee, a hipster from Decatur, Georgia and the “pop” in a “mom & pop shop from Redding, California compete in a speedy elimination round with Fried Chicken as the mystery ingredient.  The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a Jungle-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Mardi Gras

    Season 2 - May 4, 2015

    A singing Rabbi from Edmonton, Alberta, a lawyer from Moscow, Idaho and a college grad from Nashville, Tennessee compete in a speedy elimination round with Trail Mix as the mystery ingredient.  The last two standing compete for $10, 000 in a Mardi Gras-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Hollywood

    Season 2 - May 3, 2015

    A fun-loving pastry chef from Montréal, a U.S. Army Officer from Atlanta and a pastry scion from Oakland compete in a speedy elimination round with Cheese Puffs as the mystery ingredient.  The last two standing compete for $10, 000 in a Hollywood-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Underwater

    Season 2 - May 3, 2015

    An ex-flight attendant from Los Angeles, a 21- year-old wunderkind from San Luis Obispo, California and a foodie from Waterloo, Ontario compete in a speedy elimination round with Strawberry Milk Syrup as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10, 000 in an Underwater-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Outer Space

    Season 2 - April 26, 2015

    A donut-obsessed entrepreneur from Port Angeles, Washington, the owner of a 50-year- old donut institution from Rochester, New York and a pastry chef from Vancouver, British Columbia compete in a speedy elimination round with Salt & Vinegar Chips as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in an Outer Space-themed Donut Showdown.

  • 1950s

    Season 2 - April 26, 2015

    A second-generation donut maker from Stanford, Florida, a cafe owner from New Orleans, Louisiana and an executive chef from San Diego, California compete in a speedy elimination round with Strawberry Gelatin as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a 1950s-themed Donut Showdown.

  • New York

    Season 2 - April 19, 2015

    An amateur comedian from Denver, a corporate-defector from Dallas and an ex-fashion designer from Minneapolis compete in a speedy elimination round with Pizza Toppings as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a New York City-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Chinatown

    Season 2 - April 19, 2015

    A film noir nerd from Grand Rapids, Michigan, a diner maven from Windsor, Ontario and a local food evangelist from Nyack, New York compete in a speedy elimination round with BBQ Ribs as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a Chinatown-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Zombies

    Season 2 - April 12, 2015

    A diner gal from Connecticut, an executive chef from Toronto and a vintage vixen from Minneapolis compete in a speedy elimination round with Tomato Juice as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a Zombie-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Vegas

    Season 2 - April 12, 2015

    A pastry chef from Tucson, a PhD from Toronto, and a donut savant from St. Louis compete in a speedy elimination round with Jelly Beans as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a Vegas-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Dynamic Duos

    Season 2 - April 3, 2015

    An Italian food expert from Farmingdale, New Jersey, an outside-the-box executive chef from Atlanta, Georgia and a Cordon Bleu chef from San Francisco, California compete in a speedy elimination round with Canned Ham as the mystery ingredient.  The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a Dynamic Duos-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Italian Feast

    Season 2 - April 2, 2015

    An ex- law enforcement officer from New Haven, Connecticut, a pastry chef from Toronto, Ontario and a nose-to-tail food stand owner from Ithaca, New York compete in a speedy elimination round with Marshmallow as the mystery ingredient.  The last two standing compete for $10,000 in an Italian Feast-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Pajama Party

    Season 2 - April 1, 2015

    A master European baker from New Orleans, a vegan baker from Chicago and a bespoke donut-maker from Nashville compete in a speedy elimination round with Balsamic Vinegar as the mystery ingredient.  The last two standing compete for $10, 000 in a Pajama Party-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Great Outdoors

    Season 2 - March 31, 2015

    An organic farmer from Windsor, Ontario, a self-professed “nerd” from Seattle, Washington and a small town boy from Orillia, Ontario compete in a speedy elimination round with Chilies as the mystery ingredient.  The last two standing compete for $10, 000 in a Great Outdoors-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Wild West

    Season 2 - March 30, 2015

    A Cordon Bleu grad from Denver, Colorado, a black belt in karate from Ottawa, Ontario and a French executive chef from Vancouver, British Columbia compete in a speedy elimination round with Coffee as the mystery ingredient.  The last two standing compete for $10, 000 in a Wild West-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Football

    Season 2 - March 27, 2015

    A motorcycle mama from Englewood, California an ex-PR gal from Toronto, Ontario and a deli owner from Waterloo, Ontario compete in a speedy elimination round with Fruit Leather as the mystery ingredient.  The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a Football-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Picnic

    Season 2 - March 26, 2015

    An ex-private investigator from Tampa, Florida, a brioche specialist from Chicago and a farm-born pastry chef from Toronto, compete in a speedy elimination round with Bourbon as the mystery ingredient.  The last two standing compete for $10, 000 in a Picnic-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Ancient Greece

    Season 2 - March 25, 2015

    A DJ from Pembroke Pines, Florida, a vegan baker from Ottawa, Ontario and a vocalist from Somerville, Massachusetts compete in a speedy elimination round with Grape Drink Powder as the mystery ingredient.  The last two standing compete for $10, 000 in an Ancient Greece-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Luau

    Season 2 - March 24, 2015

    A newly-minted shop owner from Columbus, Ohio an historical guide from Edmonton, Alberta and a culinary donut-maker from Key West, Florida compete in a speedy elimination round with Root Beer as the mystery ingredient.  The last two standing compete for $10, 000 in a Luau-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Masquerade

    Season 2 - March 23, 2015

    A vegan rebel from Toronto, Ontario, an executive pastry chef from Sunrise, Florida and a beer aficionado from Cleveland, Ohio compete in a speedy elimination round with Wasabi as the mystery ingredient.  The last two standing compete for $10, 000 in a Masquerade Ball-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Bejeweled

    Season 2 - March 23, 2015

    A quirky cowgirl from Toronto, Ontario, an executive pastry chef from New York City and a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America from Durham, North Carolina compete in a speedy elimination round with Bran & Raisin Cereal as the mystery ingredient.  The last two standing compete for $10, 000 in a Bejeweled-themed Donut Showdown.

  • Paris

    Season 2 - March 20, 2015

    The “donut king” of Hawaii, a best-friend duo from Hamilton, Ontario and a member of a donut legacy from Kalamazoo, Michigan compete in a speedy elimination round with Peanut Butter as the mystery ingredient.  The last two standing compete for $10, 000 in a Paris-themed Donut Showdown.

Season 1

  • Harvest

    Season 1 - April 23, 2015

    Donut-makers Leigh from Portland, Kamal from Atlanta and Isabelle from Woodbridge compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round.  The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a  “Harvest” theme.  The winner takes home $10,000.

  • The Great Canadian Donut

    Season 1 - April 22, 2015

    Donut-makers Grant from Montréal, Michelle from Kalamazoo and chef Trista Sheen from Toronto compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round.  The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a  “Great Canadian Donut” theme.  The winner takes home $10,000.

  • Tailgate Party

    Season 1 - April 21, 2015

    Donut-makers Steve from Portland, Stormy from Minneapolis and Donut tricyclist Lindsay from North Carolina compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round. The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a  “Tailgate Party” theme. The winner takes home $10,000.

  • Pub Grub

    Season 1 - April 17, 2015

    Donut-maker Bill from Massachusetts, vegan chef Sara from Seattle and restaurateur Rachel from Toronto compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round.  The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a  “Pub Grub” theme.  The winner takes home $10,000.

  • Cinco De Mayo

    Season 1 - April 16, 2015

    Donut-makers Jasmine from Colorado, Martin from Georgia and vegan food trucker Ambergré from South Carolina compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round.  The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a  “Cinco De Mayo” theme.  The winner takes home $10,000.

  • Carnival

    Season 1 - April 14, 2015

    Donut-makers Robert from Florida, Carrie from Albuquerque and pastry chef Josie from Montréal compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round.  The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a  “Carnival” theme.  The winner takes home $10,000.

  • Good Morning

    Season 1 - April 13, 2015

    Donut-makers Dawn from Minneapolis, Del from Washington and pastry chef Michelle from Toronto compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round.  The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a  “Good Morning!” theme.  The winner takes home $10,000.

  • Land Of The Rising Sun

    Season 1 - April 10, 2015

    Donut-makers Dan from Brooklyn, Shannon from Washington and Amanda from Toronto compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round.  The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a  “Land of the Rising Sun” theme.  The winner takes home $10,000.

  • Fire & Ice

    Season 1 - April 9, 2015

    Donut-makers Maria from Georgia, Ron from California and pastry chef Kristen from Toronto compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round.  The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a  “Fire & Ice” theme.  The winner takes home $10,000.

  • Camping

    Season 1 - April 8, 2015

    Donut-makers Bryan from Sacramento, Jacey from Salt Lake City and donut mogul Mark from Seattle compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round.  The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a  “Camping” theme.  The winner takes home $10,000.

  • Bollywood

    Season 1 - April 7, 2015

    Donut-makers Grayson from Calgary, Alison from Charleston and vegan food trucker Adam from Brooklyn compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round.  The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a  “Bollywood” theme.  The winner takes home $10,000.

  • Retro Dinner

    Season 1 - April 6, 2015

    Donut-maker Barb from Hamilton, pastry chef Mariah from Los Angeles and executive chef Jeremy from Chicago compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round.  The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a  “Retro Diner” theme.  The winner takes home $10,000.

  • High School Cafeteria

    Season 1 - April 6, 2015

    Donut-makers Reeva from Virginia, Laurel from Oakland and Rags from Vancouver compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round.  The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a  “High School Cafeteria” theme.  The winner takes home $10,000.

  • Love

    Season 1 - April 6, 2015

    Donut-makers Derek from Wyoming, Rachelle from Toronto and Nate from Nebraska compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round.  The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a  “Love” theme.  The winner takes home $10,000.