One chef has to step up their game when they're forced to work on a traditional Japanese tea table, while another chef becomes crabby when forced to make a crab cake with a toy crab claw in one hand. Finally, a chef looks for a little R and R as they prepare all their food in a hammock.
One chef is brought back to their childhood when they cook in a high chair. Alton's new magic hobby forces two chefs to share a giant saw, then a chef has all of their cooking vessels replaced with corn husks.
Elbows are the perfect pastas for macaroni, so one chef uses a metal plumbing elbow to do all of their cooking. One chef must play ring toss for their calamari rings while another chef gets the jitters trying to use a coffee maker to make coffee cake.
In this special Halloween episode, one chef pays a heavy price for a deal with the devil. Later, a chef digs themselves out of their own grave while another does all their cooking over a hell flame.
In this Thanksgiving episode, three chefs make a mad dash for all of their cooking equipment for Black Friday. Next, a chef loses their cooking vessels and must cook in nuts. Finally, a chef parades around the kitchen in a turkey suit.
Three chefs play white elephant to determine their sabotages for their ham dinner. Later, two chefs gather around the tree to open presents filled with their new ingredients. Lastly, a chef cooks their holiday cookies in a fireplace.
Chefs Susan Feniger, Jeff Mauro, Michael Psilakis and Aarti Sequeira face off in the first heat of the Cutthroat Kitchen Superstar Sabotage. The chefs will face sabotages including a treadmill station, a hammer carnival game and cooking in a conveyor toaster.
Three chefs receive a special delivery and must rummage through boxes to get their cookware. Next, a chef gets chippy when they have to use tortilla chips as their only tools and mixing vessels. Then a chef finds himself in a sticky situation when they harvest all their ingredients out of a giant pot of honey.
Chefs Nadia G., Brian Malarkey, Marcel Vigneron and Justin Warner face sabotages including a very high prep table, cooking in a popcorn machine and getting a hand stuck in a cookie jar in before one makes it to the Grand Finale.
Chefs Anne Burrell, Eric Greenspan, Johnny Iuzzini and Damaris Phillips battle each other and sabotages such as a floating prep station, holding hands with another chef around the kitchen and having their mixing and cooking vessels replaced by lemons.
There's only one more spot in the Superstar Sabotage finale and chefs Melissa d'Arabian, Elizabeth Falkner, Alex Guarnaschelli and Fabio Viviani each think they have what it takes to get there. But first, they'll be faced with sabotages including hitting the slots for ingredients, harvesting cheese from a giant cheese block and cooking in banana leaves.
One chef tries to outrun a giant boulder of aluminum foil while two chefs put aside their differences and cook for each other. Finally, a chef loses all of their ingredients and must play a memory game to get them back.
Four star chefs return to the Cutthroat Kitchen for the Superstar Sabotage Finale. In order to win the tournament, they'll have to face sabotages such as prepping in a ball pit, cooking on a moving boat ride and facing down the notorious miniature kitchen.