In a QuickFire Challenge that tests vision and leadership, the chefs are paired with culinary students to teach them a dish...but are thrown one major curveball. With 16 cooks in the kitchen, mass chaos ensues. Later, the chefs are divided into two teams to conceptualize and create the ultimate menu in the marquee Elimination Challenge of the season, Restaurant Wars! The stakes are higher than ever as a massive twist threatens to alter the competition. Superstar food writer and critic, known for making and breaking restaurants, Ruth Reichl joins as guest judge.