What Does It Take to Beat Bobby?
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What Does It Take to Beat Bobby?

No one knows Bobby quite like his close friends and colleagues in the kitchen. Hear what Alex, Giada, Michael and more of his pals have to say about what's required to take Bobby down once and for all.

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  • Naval chef Carla Harris brings her grit against seriously competitive chef Noah Schwartz, while Food Network's Anne Burrell and Geoffrey Zakarian use their expertise to determine who has the arsenal to beat Bobby.

  • Actor and chef David Burtka teams up with Food Network's Alex Guarnaschelli to beat the king of competition cooking, Bobby Flay, as two self-taught chefs, Johnny Zone and Jumoke Jackson battle for the right to dethrone him.

  • The Kitchen's Sunny Anderson and Chopped's Ted Allen have Bobby Flay in their sights and are calling in two contenders to finish the job. Chef and grill-master Victor Albisu takes on competition-junkie Chef Eddie Tancredi, but who will have what it takes to face Bobby?

  • Larger-than-life Tre Wilcox brings his high energy against Baltimore's Chef Sarah Acconcia in this battle for bragging rights. The Kitchen's Sunny Anderson and Food Network veteran Giada De Laurentiis bring their wits and expertise to the arena to get Bobby beat!

  • Bobby Flay has invited two of his most elegant friends to the arena for a classic dinner battle: the Barefoot Contessa herself, Ina Garten, and actor Neil Patrick Harris. Duking it out are veteran Indian chef, Thomas John, and a blast from Bobby's past, personal chef Gail Arnold.

  • Bobby Flay may have co-starred with her on Entourage, but tonight Perrey Reeves is co-starring with Chopped vet Scott Conant to tarnish Bobby's record. They've brought in Los Angeles chef Vikki Krinsky and lifelong vegetarian chef Pankaj Pradhan to get the job done.

  • Chopped's Alex Guarnaschelli and sports anchor Kenny Mayne have analyzed, scrutinized and teamed up to score one over Bobby Flay. Their MVPs, executive chefs Jeff Williams and Kevin Templeton, go head-to-head, as only one can face off with the man himself.

  • Food Network's Katie Lee and Cooking Channel's Laura Vitale are dressed to kill Bobby Flay's record. It's between Denver chef Jennifer Jasinski and New Jersey restaurateur Eric Levine to face off for the coveted chance to Beat Bobby Flay.

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  • Two of the Food Network's toughest personalities, Simon Majumdar and Anne Burrell, are poised to give Bobby Flay a run for his money; and they've brought two well-rounded chefs to do their dirty work. New York's chef Miguel Trinidad and Maine's chef Brian Hill faceoff for a shot at Bobby.

  • It's a good ol' fashioned food fight as French caterer Gui Alinat and Dallas caterer Kevin Ashade put it all on the line to get to Bobby Flay. It all falls on New York chefs Josh Capon and Alex Guarnaschelli to pick the competitor they think can bring one of America's finest chefs to his knees!

  • Former boy bander Lance Bass and bad boy chef Michael Voltaggio are teaming up to put Bobby Flay in his place. On stage in hopes of squaring off with Bobby are Delaware chef Robbie Jester and the Garden State's top-rated French chef, James Laird.

  • The Kitchen's Sunny Anderson is teaming up with Grammy award-winner Kimberly Schlapman to add one more award to her mantle: the Beat Bobby Flay Award! They're pulling out all the stops with seasoned chef Kevin Des Chenes and one of the youngest Beat Bobby Flay competitors, chef Jenny Dorsey.

  • Two of the Food Network's toughest personalities, Simon Majumdar and Anne Burrell, are poised to give Bobby Flay a run for his money; and they've brought two well-rounded chefs to do their dirty work. New York's chef Miguel Trinidad and Maine's chef Brian Hill faceoff for a shot at Bobby.

  • It's a good ol' fashioned food fight as French caterer Gui Alinat and Dallas caterer Kevin Ashade put it all on the line to get to Bobby Flay. It all falls on New York chefs Josh Capon and Alex Guarnaschelli to pick the competitor they think can bring one of America's finest chefs to his knees!

  • Former boy bander Lance Bass and bad boy chef Michael Voltaggio are teaming up to put Bobby Flay in his place. On stage in hopes of squaring off with Bobby are Delaware chef Robbie Jester and the Garden State's top-rated French chef, James Laird.

  • The Kitchen's Sunny Anderson is teaming up with Grammy award-winner Kimberly Schlapman to add one more award to her mantle: the Beat Bobby Flay Award! They're pulling out all the stops with seasoned chef Kevin Des Chenes and one of the youngest Beat Bobby Flay competitors, chef Jenny Dorsey.

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About the Show

Two talented chefs go head-to-head for the chance to Beat Bobby Flay. To get to Bobby the chefs must first face off against each other, creating a spectacular dish with a secret ingredient of Bobby's choice. Judges Alex Guarnaschelli and Jeff Mauro know Bobby's strengths and his weaknesses. Their goal: Pick the chef who has the skills to take down Bobby Flay in his own arena. The winning chef gets to challenge Bobby with his or her surprise signature dish. If Bobby goes down, the winner can tell the world, "I beat Bobby Flay!"

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Two talented chefs go head-to-head for the chance to Beat Bobby Flay. To get to Bobby the chefs must first face off against each other, creating a spectacular dish with a secret ingredient of Bobby's choice. Judges Alex Guarnaschelli and Jeff Mauro know Bobby's strengths and his weaknesses. Their goal: Pick the chef who has the skills to take down Bobby Flay in his own arena. The winning chef gets to challenge Bobby with his or her surprise signature dish. If Bobby goes down, the winner can tell the world, "I beat Bobby Flay!"

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