Episode Name: Champions’ Tournament: Part 1
Air date: 8/30/2011
Summary: Ted Allen challenges returning champions Wayne Lyons (Episode 7.3: “Saying Sayonara”), Heather Priest (Episode 7.6: “Get It Together”), James Gillespie (Episode 6.4: “Doughs and Don’ts”) and Wade Burch (Episode 5.13: “Yes, Virginia, There is a Chopping Block”) to create a three-course meal by using Chinese celery, chickpeas, preserved lemons and country style pâté for the Appetizer round; rack of antelope, stinging nettles, jicama and port wine cheese for the Entrée round; and nopales, sweet potatoes, pie crust and mescal for the Dessert round. Judges are Marcus Samuelsson, Alex Guarnaschelli and Geoffrey Zakarian.
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