Justin's Journey from Judgee to Judge — Alton's Superstar Sabotage After-Show

Watch what happens when Antonia and Alton race against the clock to prepare Swedish pancakes on a turntable and Justin serves as the judge.
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Chef Justin Warner showing Host Alton Brown and Guest Judge Antonia Lofaso the Round 1 sabotage element, Flaming Arrow Heat, as seen on Food Network's Cutthroat Kitchen, Season 11.

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Cutthroat After-Show: Pancakes 04:49

Alton reveals the sabotages for Swedish pancakes and bouillabaisse.

It was just last night that Chef Justin Warner put all of his hopes for evilicious glory into three plates for judge Antonia Lofaso during Heat 2 of the Superstar Sabotage tournament. And lucky for Justin, Antonia was so wowed by the offerings before her that he won the round and earned the right to advance to the tournament finale. But not long after claiming the preliminary crown did Justin learn firsthand just what it's like to judge — while Antonia learned a bit about what went into that day's diabolical sabotages. On the latest installment of the After-Show, host Alton Brown offered himself and Antonia up for a not-so-friendly competition featuring an evilicious sabotage — Round 2's turntable prep station — while Justin took on the role of judge.

After just barely finishing her grocery shopping within the allotted 60 seconds in the pantry, Antonia ran to the turntable where she and Alton were to cook Swedish pancakes side by side, and it didn't take long for her to realize the difficulties of the rotating table. "I'm getting really dizzy," she admitted, while Alton was trying to recover from his momentary panic over a missing whisk. Justin watched the duo wrangle with the sabotage and couldn't help but smile at the scene before him. "Antonia, could you tell me what you're making?" he asked the judge before questioning Alton. "Could you tell me what you've put in yours?" Justin asked the host, who couldn't hide the fact that his pancake had darkened more than he would have liked. "I'm folding up my badly burned pancake," Alton said. But then he corrected himself: "No, it's perfect. What am I saying?"

Click the play button on the video above to hear more from Justin, Alton and Antonia, and find out what Justin thought of the others' dishes.

Tune in to Round 3 of the Superstar Sabotage tournament next Wednesday at 9|8c, and catch regular episodes of Cutthroat Kitchen every Sunday at 10|9c.

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