The Many Faces of Chopped Judges

See some of the faces and expressions made by Chopped judges as they watched battles unfold, tasted chefs' courses and dished out reviews.

Photo By: Janet Rhodes ©2012, Television Food Network, G.P.

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Photo By: Susan Magnano

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Photo By: Susan Magnano

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

Rooting for You

Marc, Alex and Amanda look on with anxious enthusiasm as they watch the competitors hurry to finish their dishes as the clock counts down.

Honest Talk

After tasting one chef's preparation, Marcus dishes out a no-nonsense review, complete with animated hand gestures, to the competitor.

Laugh Out Loud

Although emotions can get tense for competitors in the Chopped kitchen, Marcus and Alex have room for a few laughs and smiles during an action-packed round. 

Anxious Anticipation

Geoffrey comforts Maneet while she watches in shock as the competition unfolds. 

The Spook's on You

Judges Aarón, Alex and Amanda lean in for some spirited fun during a special Halloween-themed episode, which was one part scary and one part fun.

Hearty Applause

After a challenging round, the judges seems impressed all the chefs were able to finish on time. 

Watching and Wondering

As the chefs work with their latest batch of mystery-basket ingredients, Alex focuses on the high level of culinary skill being showcased before her.

Judges' Huddle

Scott, Amanda and Maneet watch intently as the chefs try and finish plating their dishes before time runs out. 

Fighting Not Allowed

Always the middle-seated judge, Alex, puts up her hands to playfully separate Aarón and Marcus as they discuss the latest happenings in the kitchen.

Judgmental Judges

Chris and Maneet aren't very confident in some of the choices the competing chefs are making. 

Blank Stare

Looking unsure of what to make of the offering before him, Marcus simply stares at the chefs, listening as they explain their dishes.

High Hopes

Scott, Alex and Geoffrey wait in nail-biting anticipation as they watch kid chefs compete in a special episode.

Gather Around

Maneet, Chris and Marc come together with striking focus as they watch the high-stakes competition unravel before them. 

Say Cheese!

Although the judges put on some serious faces during competition, it's all fun and games during breaks. Here Alex whips out her phone to take a selfie with Scott, Ted and Geoffrey.

Stern Advice

Concerned the chefs won't finish their dishes in time, Maneet urges them to remain focused and remember their basket ingredients. 

Major Missteps

Amanda comforts a discouraged Geoffrey after watching the chefs make mistake after mistake in the kitchen. 

Nail-Biting Anxiety

Marc and Maneet look on, worry on their faces, as chefs struggle to complete their dishes on time. 

Diplomatic Discussion

Scott, Chris and Aarón attempt to make sense of what's going on in the Chopped kitchen. 

Skeptical Observation

Aarón, Maneet and Marcus look concerned that some of the chefs might not complete their dishes before the clock runs out!

Joking Judges

Sometimes the judges can't help but laugh at the chefs' antics during the competitioin. 

 

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