The Best Moments from Chopped After Hours

You've seen them critique other chefs in the Chopped kitchen, but what happens when the judges (and Ted) are forced to cook with a basket of mystery ingredients? Keep reading to see what happens when the Chopped judges get behind the stove. 

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Photo By: David Lang ©© 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: David Lang ©© 2013,Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: David Lang

Photo By: David Lang

Photo By: Anders Krusberg ©© 2016, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: David Lang ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: David Lang

Photo By: David Lang

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Photo By: Anders Krusberg ©© 2016, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Todd Plitt ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P.

Photo By: Anders Krusberg ©© 2016, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: David Lang

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: David Lang

Photo By: David Lang

Photo By: Todd Plitt ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: David Lang

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: David Lang ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: David Lang

Photo By: Todd Plitt ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: Anders Krusberg ©© 2016, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: David Lang ©2013,Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

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Photo By: Susan Magnano

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Lady and the Tramp

Calm Before the Storm

Scootin' Around the Kitchen

No Crying Over Spilled Milk

Cheers!

Smokin' Hot

Fierce Foursome

Pickle for Your Thoughts?

Keeping an Eye on the Time

Slicin' & Dicin'

Heating Up the Kitchen

Deep Dish-cussion

Collision in the Kitchen

Blending the Basket Ingredients

Honorable Judge Ted Allen

Chef Shenanigans

Stay On Your Station

Laughs All-Around

Ted Takes On the Kitchen

Ready to Go?

Risky Business

Scents of Success

Pumped for Dessert

Lettuce Accessories

Finishing Touches

Joking Judges

Monopolizing the Blast Chiller

Keeping Clean

Selfie Time

Comforting the Competition

Three-Ring Chopped Circus

Stew Room Antics

Helping Hands

Chicken Little

A Final Sprinkle

Kickin' Back & Relaxin'

Listening for Perfection

Chocolate Chess

Phone-A-Friend

Laughing Over Long Beans

Perfecting Presentation

Scott, the Dumpling Salesman

Dollar for a Dumpling?

Taste Test

Chocolate-Loving Chef

Time for the Torch

You're on Candy Camera!

Zesting to Success

Don't Break A Sweat

Multi-Tasking Maven

Bottoms Up!

Carting Around the Kitchen

Chocolate Bar Tug of War

Attention to Detail

Ted, The Multitasker

Success!

A Shoulder to Lean On

Limoncello Laughs

Geoffrey's Angels

Everybody Gets a Taste

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