Party Like It's a 1990s Finale
The King of Time Warp Travel
The King of Time Warp Travel

Chef Clay lived it up in the '90s, dancing in a boy band and rocking out Hammer style, all for victory.

Marc Hammers Thyme
Marc Hammers Thyme

Literally, that is. The guest judge strutted his stuff in signature gold pants.

Tournament in Review
Tournament in Review

Journey back to the early decades of battle and see the themed challenges.

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Everything You Didn't Know About Alton

Watches, guitars and motorcycles — Alton loves them all. Find out more, and learn little-known trivia about the host.

Simon Speaks Out

Hear from judge Simon as he shares his view of the contest and what he thinks it takes to win.

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  • In the grand finale of the Time Warp Tournament, the chefs head back to the 1990s. First up, three chefs have to join a boy band as they make barbecue chicken pizza. Then, two chefs have to make fried calamari while riding on a ship bow. Finally, one chef has to go through a giant, physically-challenging obstacle course as they make cookie dough ice cream.

  • One chef gets put in a sticky situation when their pot sticker wrappers are doused in honey. Then, two chefs get up close and personal when they are forced to share ingredients to create their best peanut butter and jelly. And in a climatic conclusion, it's fresh versus frozen when a chef must harvest their shrimp from a block of ice.

  • The Cutthroat Kitchen judges compete, and first up, three of the judges have to make a poached egg breakfast on a bench press prep station. Then, one judge has to make a grain bowl while working backwards -- "against the grain." Finally, one judge enters a soundproof chamber so they cannot hear what dessert they have to make in the final round.

  • The Cutthroat Kitchen judges compete, and first up, three of the judges have to make a poached egg breakfast on a bench press prep station. Then, one judge has to make a grain bowl while working backwards -- "against the grain." Finally, one judge enters a soundproof chamber so they cannot hear what dessert they have to make in the final round.

  • Breakfast becomes the most important meal of the day when three chefs must find new uses for common breakfast appliances. Then, a chef must decide to go sweet or savory with their calzone when their entire stash of cheese is swapped out for tiramisu. In the final challenge, a chef is forced to downsize when they have to cook their fajitas on a mini skillet.

  • One chef has to get their dim sum ingredients by solving pictographs, then one chef has to boil their penne pasta in flaming vodka. Finally, one chef must make sugar cookies while carrying around a "sugar baby."

  • One chef has to get their dim sum ingredients by solving pictographs, then one chef has to boil their penne pasta in flaming vodka. Finally, one chef must make sugar cookies while carrying around a "sugar baby."

  • Four chefs return to Cutthroat Kitchen for more punishment and a second chance to outsmart and outcook their competition. Things start off with a blend when a chef gets to pulverize one competitor's hot dogs in a food processor. Then one chef goes back to science class when they're forced to cook pasta carbonara with a chemistry set. And finally it's anything but a day at the fair when a chef is handed a cotton candy machine to use as sugar for their brownies.

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  • In heat four of the Time Warp Tournament, the chefs head back to the 1980s. First, one chef has to get their Chinese chicken salad ingredients from rented VHS tapes. Then, one chef has to make their blackened fish dish in a bouncing cigarette boat. Finally, one chef has to play a giant, live action video game as they make a toaster pastry.

  • In the grand finale of the Time Warp Tournament, the chefs head back to the 1990s. First up, three chefs have to join a boy band as they make barbecue chicken pizza. Then, two chefs have to make fried calamari while riding on a ship bow. Finally, one chef has to go through a giant, physically-challenging obstacle course as they make cookie dough ice cream.

  • In the grand finale of the Time Warp Tournament, the chefs head back to the 1990s. First up, three chefs have to join a boy band as they make barbecue chicken pizza. Then, two chefs have to make fried calamari while riding on a ship bow. Finally, one chef has to go through a giant, physically-challenging obstacle course as they make cookie dough ice cream.

  • In heat four of the Time Warp Tournament, the chefs head back to the 1980s. First, one chef has to get their Chinese chicken salad ingredients from rented VHS tapes. Then, one chef has to make their blackened fish dish in a bouncing cigarette boat. Finally, one chef has to play a giant, live action video game as they make a toaster pastry.

  • Main Description (4000) In heat three of the Time Warp Tournament, the chefs head back to the 1970s. First up, three chefs have to ride on a banana seat bicycle while making hamburger mac and cheese. Then, one chef has to make quiche on a disco dance floor. Finally, one chef must dress up like a human disco ball as they make crepes suzette.

  • In the second heat of the Time Warp Tournament, the chefs head back to the sixties. In the first round, three chefs ride around the kitchen in a mustard submarine. Then, two chefs have to prep chicken Kiev on protest signs. Finally, one chef has to make banana pudding while wearing a space suit.

  • In the first heat of the Time Warp Tournament, the chefs head back to the 1950s. In the first round, three chefs have to stuff themselves into a phone booth as they make an all-American breakfast. Then, one chef has to make rock and roll moves to get ingredients for their TV dinner. Finally, one chef has to wear a dress blowing in their face while they make a milkshake and fries.

  • Guest judge Susan Feniger samples the chefs' smoothie moves. Then, someone takes a ride on an elephant they'll never forget. Finally, a chef raises the roof in an oatmeal cookie challenge.

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About the Host

Alton Brown, host of Good Eats, appears regularly on Food Network Star, Iron Chef America and Cutthroat Kitchen.

About the Show

Just how far is a chef willing to go to win a cooking competition? Cutthroat Kitchen hands four chefs each $25,000 and the opportunity to spend that money on helping themselves or sabotaging their competitors. Ingredients will be thieved, utensils destroyed and valuable time on the clock lost when the chefs compete to cook delicious dishes while also having to outplot the competition. With Alton Brown as the devilish provocateur, nothing is out of bounds when money changes hands and we see just how far chefs will go to ensure they have the winning dish.

More About Cutthroat Kitchen

Just how far is a chef willing to go to win a cooking competition? Cutthroat Kitchen hands four chefs each $25,000 and the opportunity to spend that money on helping themselves or sabotaging their competitors. Ingredients will be thieved, utensils destroyed and valuable time on the clock lost when the chefs compete to cook delicious dishes while also having to outplot the competition. With Alton Brown as the devilish provocateur, nothing is out of bounds when money changes hands and we see just how far chefs will go to ensure they have the winning dish.

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