Success in the Face of Sabotage — Alton's After-Show

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There are days in the Cutthroat Kitchen arena when the challenges seem simply too great for any chef to overcome, but of course, all of host Alton Brown's evilicious sabotages have indeed been tested and proven possible, so surely victory is achievable, if only through sheer determination and perseverance. One chef learned that lesson firsthand on tonight's all-new episode after facing — and ultimately overcoming — what judge Simon Majumdar deemed "two of the most-heinous sabotages."

Chatting with Alton on the host's After-Show, Simon proclaimed, "I think this makes Chef Todd the best chef that's ever come into Cutthroat Kitchen" after he learned of the double-decker of doom that the competitor had to endure in Round 3's crepe suzette test. Not only did Chef Todd face a rotating work station that forced him to walk in circles as he prepared his dessert, but he was also saddled with a warped crepe pan. It turns out that, despite the contestant's difficulties, he managed to achieve the proper tastes in his offering, and often that's enough to earn the win on Cutthroat Kitchen. "I can fully understand why it was just a complete mess," Simon said of Chef Todd's finished dish, before adding, "but all the flavors I wanted were there."

Click the play button on the video above to hear more from Simon and Alton, and take a look at Chef Todd's dreadful challenges.

Don't miss a new episode of Cutthroat Kitchen on Sunday at 10|9c.

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