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Playing with Pasta — Chopped After Hours Jan 24, 2017

By: Joseph Erdos

Find out what judges Amanda, Marcus and Scott make out of sausage and meatballs, chayote squash, tomato sorbet, and pasta dough.

Exclusive Interview with the Champion of Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay Nov 10, 2016

By: Joseph Erdos

Get the exclusive interview with the winner of the Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay crossover event.

One-on-One with the Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay, Part 3 Champion Nov 3, 2016

By: Joseph Erdos

Get the exclusive interview with the Part 3 Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay champion.

One-on-One with the Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay, Part 2 Champion Oct 27, 2016

By: Joseph Erdos

Get the exclusive interview with the Part 2 Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay champion.

One-on-One with the Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay, Part 1 Champion Oct 20, 2016

By: Joseph Erdos

Get the exclusive interview with the first chef to gain a spot in the Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay finale for a chance to beat the man himself, and win $40,000.

Bobby Flay Reveals His Competitive Strategy Ahead of the New Chopped Tournament Oct 18, 2016

By: Joseph Erdos

For the first time in Chopped history, Bobby Flay is entering the arena, initially as a judge and then as a competitor. In the new tournament Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay, premiering on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 9|8c, 12 chefs will try their luck in three preliminary rounds. Three champions will make it into a finalRead more

Rooftop Chopped Brought the Competition Even Closer to Fans at the New York City Wine & Food Festival Oct 16, 2016

By: Joseph Erdos

Rooftop Chopped brought the intensity of the competition to fans at the New York City Wine & Food Festival.

What to Do with Okra: Pickle It! Sep 22, 2016

By: Food Network Kitchen

Learn how to pickle your own okra, a recent mystery basket ingredient on the Chopped Teen Tournament finale.

One-on-One with the Season 3 Chopped Teen Grand Champion Sep 20, 2016

By: Joseph Erdos

Get the exclusive interview with the Chopped Teen Grand Champion from Season 3, and find out what it felt to win the competition and the $25,000.

5 Tips for Cooking the Perfect Skirt Steak Sep 16, 2016

By: Food Network Kitchen

Learn the best tips for making a perfect skirt steak so you can rule the Chopped kitchen like a champion.

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Season 1, Episode 2

Best. Pizza. Ever.

Pizza is one of the best ever comfort foods, and its evolved into endless culinary interpretations that can be savored from all corners of the country. In Austin, Texas, a mouthwatering margherita is baked to perfection in 90 seconds, while a restaurant in Cambridge, Mass., is getting high marks for their meat-pilled pizza. One night a week, diners are wowed by the unique toppings at the underground pizzeria that pops up at a Northwest restaurant, and one SoCal restaurant shipped materials from Italy for the oven of their dreams, which is turning out their signature pork pizza. Whether you prefer the classics or the regional favorites, Food Network has found the best pizza ever.

Friday
Jan 16
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 1

Best. BBQ. Ever.

Few things are more American than barbecue and there are as many delicious variations as there are dedicated pit masters. The queue for 'cue at one popular Austin restaurant stretches down and around the block, while the mash-up of Korean and American-style barbecue draws a big crowd at a small Atlanta barbecue shack. There's succulent smoked chicken in Philadelphia and spicy jerk chicken in the Twin Cities. Plus, a dive bar is turning out delectable barbecue in Cambridge, Mass., and the San Fran restaurant whose signature barbecue platter comes with every meat, side and fixin' on the menu. Roll up your sleeves for the best barbecue ever.

Sunday
Jan 18
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 4

Best. Breakfast. Ever.

These days, breakfast can be so much more than cold cereal and toast. On the sweet side: the Boston sweet treat so otherworldly, it beat Bobby Flay; in Philadelphia, waffles meet with cake and in the Twin Cities, a hot and hearty pancake that's an engineering marvel. Savory breakfast fans, get a look at the egg and cheese in Los Angeles with real star quality, the Vietnamese twist on bacon and eggs in Austin and the classic New York bagel gets an update with beets. Plus, the breakfast special in Atlanta which is like a buffet on a plate! Get ready to start your day with a bang with these best breakfasts ever.

Monday
Jan 19
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 4

Best. Breakfast. Ever.

These days, breakfast can be so much more than cold cereal and toast. On the sweet side: the Boston sweet treat so otherworldly, it beat Bobby Flay; in Philadelphia, waffles meet with cake and in the Twin Cities, a hot and hearty pancake that's an engineering marvel. Savory breakfast fans, get a look at the egg and cheese in Los Angeles with real star quality, the Vietnamese twist on bacon and eggs in Austin and the classic New York bagel gets an update with beets. Plus, the breakfast special in Atlanta which is like a buffet on a plate! Get ready to start your day with a bang with these best breakfasts ever.

Saturday
Jan 24
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 3

Best. Burger. Ever.

Americans love hamburgers, and you'll love the best-ever burgers we discovered at restaurants across the country. In Atlanta, a double cheeseburger is so exclusive that only a few dozen are served each night and in the most talked about burger in New York is sandwiched between something usually found in soup. There's a burger served on a bed of freshly-cut fries and topped with everything but the kitchen sink, a cheeseburger stuffed with cheese that melts right out of the patty and burgers that will make you forget they don't have beef. They're the Food Network's best ever burgers.

Sunday
Mar 15
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 3

Best. Burger. Ever.

Americans love hamburgers, and you'll love the best-ever burgers we discovered at restaurants across the country. In Atlanta, a double cheeseburger is so exclusive that only a few dozen are served each night and in the most talked about burger in New York is sandwiched between something usually found in soup. There's a burger served on a bed of freshly-cut fries and topped with everything but the kitchen sink, a cheeseburger stuffed with cheese that melts right out of the patty and burgers that will make you forget they don't have beef. They're the Food Network's best ever burgers.

Sunday
Mar 15
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 4

Best. Breakfast. Ever.

These days, breakfast can be so much more than cold cereal and toast. On the sweet side: the Boston sweet treat so otherworldly, it beat Bobby Flay; in Philadelphia, waffles meet with cake and in the Twin Cities, a hot and hearty pancake that's an engineering marvel. Savory breakfast fans, get a look at the egg and cheese in Los Angeles with real star quality, the Vietnamese twist on bacon and eggs in Austin and the classic New York bagel gets an update with beets. Plus, the breakfast special in Atlanta which is like a buffet on a plate! Get ready to start your day with a bang with these best breakfasts ever.

Sunday
May 17
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 3

Best. Burger. Ever.

Americans love hamburgers, and you'll love the best-ever burgers we discovered at restaurants across the country. In Atlanta, a double cheeseburger is so exclusive that only a few dozen are served each night and in the most talked about burger in New York is sandwiched between something usually found in soup. There's a burger served on a bed of freshly-cut fries and topped with everything but the kitchen sink, a cheeseburger stuffed with cheese that melts right out of the patty and burgers that will make you forget they don't have beef. They're the Food Network's best ever burgers.

Sunday
May 17
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 4

Best. Breakfast. Ever.

These days, breakfast can be so much more than cold cereal and toast. On the sweet side: the Boston sweet treat so otherworldly, it beat Bobby Flay; in Philadelphia, waffles meet with cake and in the Twin Cities, a hot and hearty pancake that's an engineering marvel. Savory breakfast fans, get a look at the egg and cheese in Los Angeles with real star quality, the Vietnamese twist on bacon and eggs in Austin and the classic New York bagel gets an update with beets. Plus, the breakfast special in Atlanta which is like a buffet on a plate! Get ready to start your day with a bang with these best breakfasts ever.

Sunday
May 17
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 3

Best. Burger. Ever.

Americans love hamburgers, and you'll love the best-ever burgers we discovered at restaurants across the country. In Atlanta, a double cheeseburger is so exclusive that only a few dozen are served each night and in the most talked about burger in New York is sandwiched between something usually found in soup. There's a burger served on a bed of freshly-cut fries and topped with everything but the kitchen sink, a cheeseburger stuffed with cheese that melts right out of the patty and burgers that will make you forget they don't have beef. They're the Food Network's best ever burgers.

Sunday
May 17
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 2

Best. Pizza. Ever.

Pizza is one of the best ever comfort foods, and its evolved into endless culinary interpretations that can be savored from all corners of the country. In Austin, Texas, a mouthwatering margherita is baked to perfection in 90 seconds, while a restaurant in Cambridge, Mass., is getting high marks for their meat-pilled pizza. One night a week, diners are wowed by the unique toppings at the underground pizzeria that pops up at a Northwest restaurant, and one SoCal restaurant shipped materials from Italy for the oven of their dreams, which is turning out their signature pork pizza. Whether you prefer the classics or the regional favorites, Food Network has found the best pizza ever.

Sunday
May 22
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 3

Best. Burger. Ever.

Americans love hamburgers, and you'll love the best-ever burgers we discovered at restaurants across the country. In Atlanta, a double cheeseburger is so exclusive that only a few dozen are served each night and in the most talked about burger in New York is sandwiched between something usually found in soup. There's a burger served on a bed of freshly-cut fries and topped with everything but the kitchen sink, a cheeseburger stuffed with cheese that melts right out of the patty and burgers that will make you forget they don't have beef. They're the Food Network's best ever burgers.

Sunday
May 29
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 3

Best. Burger. Ever.

Americans love hamburgers, and you'll love the best-ever burgers we discovered at restaurants across the country. In Atlanta, a double cheeseburger is so exclusive that only a few dozen are served each night and in the most talked about burger in New York is sandwiched between something usually found in soup. There's a burger served on a bed of freshly-cut fries and topped with everything but the kitchen sink, a cheeseburger stuffed with cheese that melts right out of the patty and burgers that will make you forget they don't have beef. They're the Food Network's best ever burgers.

Saturday
Feb 18
4pm | 3c

About the Show

Do you remember the last time you bit into a burger and thought, "Wow! This is the best burger. Ever."? When you tell a friend about your favorite pizza place, do you describe every juicy detail about what makes it the best pizza ever? Food Network searched through every delicious nook and cranny in the country and found some of the best pizzas, burgers, barbecue and breakfast — ever! Hosted by Ted Allen, and with guest appearances by your favorite Food Network stars, chefs and foodies, it's a commendable collection of the best ever comfort foods that will have everyone talking.

About the Host

Ted Allen

Ted, the host of Chopped, was the food and wine specialist on the groundbreaking, Emmy-winning series Queer Eye, which had a 100-episode run.