The Most-Diabolical Sabotages Seen on Camp Cutthroat

From blindfolds and a "Bob the Bear" attack to spontaneous rain showers, relive the most-evilicious challenges to befall campers.

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Round 5: Rowing for Trout

What better place to prepare a trout dinner than in the home of the trout, the lake? Alton's first finale sabotage saw chefs DeMarco and Candice in a rowboat, from which they had to belly up to the dock to prepare and cook their Round 1 dishes. "My filleting technique is terrible from this boat," Chef DeMarco said. "I keep having to pull myself closer. My knife is slipping."

A Sweet Dunk

Chef Monterey was in for a ruby-red surprise when she was forced to work with trout marinated in bright bug juice (fruit punch). Instead of shying away from the sweetness, she tried to let the flavors work to her advantage. "I'm not going to be able to hide how sweet this trout is," she admitted, "so I'm just going to have to embrace it."

Grab-and-Go Cheese

After relinquishing all of their cheeses for their Round 2 macaroni and cheese dishes, chefs Candice and Monterey faced off in a game of "capture the cheese" with a Bob. "I just see Chef Candice like a rocket speeding past me! I don't have a chance in hell," Chef Monterey said. After falling to Chef Candice in the first two sprints, Chef Monterey finally managed to score Brie and Parmesan. 

Not-So-Pocket-Sized Knife

Though Chef Jessica's oversize pocket knife was indeed equipped with all of the tools needed to make macaroni and cheese, working with them proved to be tricky. Chef Jessica admitted, "I'm trying to grate my fontina, but it's the wrong angle; it's really hard to use, and I'm not getting enough cheese out of it."

Petite Cabin

Forget about the giant pocket knife Chef Jessica dealt with in Round 3. Come the third and final round, she set her sights on something more pintsize: Alton's "mini cabin." Featuring tiny utensils and a short grill, the small space forced the chef to abandon a few of her plans when making a camp dessert, though ultimately that didn't hinder her from winning the first-ever Camp championship.

Round 4: X Marks the Ingredients

With the help of Alton's trusty treasure map, Chef Emily was forced to scour the campsite for buried ingredients and dig them up. Apart from the extra time she'd spend doing this, there was just one problem: "I'm terrible at reading maps," she admitted.

Long-Range Cooking

Though Chef DeMarco was allowed to prep his breakfast skillet right at his workstation, to cook the food, he had to climb to the top of the watchtower and drop his food into the pan from above, and use extra-long utensils to whisk and stir. After a few failed attempts to land an egg in the skillet, he finally succeeded by landing one with a splatter. "Definitely not sunny-side up, but it's going to be sunny-side good," he said.

Water Works

Come Round 2, Chef DeMarco made the best of lake life when he was challenged to prepare and cook his chili and cornbread while wading in the water. "It's hard to make things taste good when you have fish crawling between your legs," he noted, somewhat concerned about his surroundings. 

Mix-and-Match Trail Mix

Chef Trevor was gifted an oversize sack of trail mix, from which he had to harvest tiny packages of ketchup and dried spices, along with bits and pieces of dehydrated meat and veggies. "I feel like a ground squirrel," Chef Trevor said as he picked through the pile. But no matter Chef Trevor's frustration, Alton explained to fans at home, "Everything he could possibly desire to make chili is inside that bag of trail mix."

Round 3: Diabolical and Inflatable 

While bouncy blowups may traditionally be reserved for children, Alton proves that no chef is too old — or too busy — to parade through an inflatable obstacle course at Camp. Chefs Hop and Jessica are forced to endure this evilicious sabotage each time they want to move from their prep table to the cook station. "This is a bounce house, so my strategy is to bounce over all of these things," Chef Jessica said. Chef Hop says simply after his second run through the course, "I’m winded."

Taking In the Elements

What's the point of competing in nature if chefs don't have time to appreciate their surroundings, right? Alton challenged one chef to do a little bird watching, and what Chef Hop found was nothing short of diabolical. "Woodpecorino Romano," "Cardinal Asada" and "Broccoli Robin" were just a few of the birds around the campsite this week.

Between a Rock and a Sabotage

In Round 2, Chef Jessica was forced to take her sack lunch to brand-new heights when she found herself high atop a rock wall, forced to prep and cook from tiny ledges while suspended from a harness. "I'll tell you what: My arm is definitely getting tired," admitted Chef Jessica, who held onto the side of the wall throughout the round.

Bobs' Lunches, Revealed

For Chef Clay, creating a sack lunch came down to rummaging through the Bobs' brown-bag lunches after he forfeited his basket ingredients. In addition to discovering two blueberries, oats and carrots, Chef Clay found premade crackers and sandwich cookies, which he simply presented to judge Jet Tila as is, instead of repurposing them; that move ultimately contributed to his demise.

Round 2: Windstorm

Anything can happen when you're working outdoors, including freak windstorms from Mother Nature — and Bobs — as Chef Candice learned the hard way. As she worked to prep her pancake breakfast, she had to contend with a constant stream of heavy-duty wind beating down on her, which made for mixing her ingredients eviliciously wonderful.

Camp Chores

Though Chef Jack was initially accepting of the midround sabotage that forced him to haul a pile of heavy wood from one of the camps to another, after a few minutes of running back and forth, he admitted, "Now I'm just legitimately pissed off that I did not bid more on this sabotage." 

Pricey Dodge Ball

Not only was Chef Robyn charged with navigating a ropes course as she executed her pancake breakfast, but thanks to a last-minute sabotage in the first round, she also came face to face with dodge balls. "I'm freaking over it. I need to focus on what the task is at hand," she said, frustrated that the Bobs continued to pelt her with dodge balls. Not only did she have to endure the constant barrage of balls, but she also lost $100 each time a ball whacked her.

Canteen Cooking

After expensive back-and-forth bidding between her and Chef Robyn, Chef Candice ultimately accepted the canteens as mandatory mixing and cooking vessels during the steak dinner round. "I'm not going to lie, I'm sweating this a little bit," Chef Candice said. "Like, really, what am I supposed to do with these canteens?"

Beware of the Water

For the second time this round, Chef Candice found herself in the lake at camp, though surely not for a leisurely swim. After having to use an oversize skimmer to fish for her steak dinner ingredients, she was forced to clean up after the Bobs, collecting their water toys around the lake with the help of a slow-moving paddleboat.

Round 1: #50ShadesOfCray

You've seen the movie — now it's time for its evilicious counterpart, otherwise known as Camp Cutthroat's first blindfold challenge. Chefs Emmanuel and Monterey were forced to rely on each other for guidance as they took turns cooking their pork and beans dishes while wearing a mask. While Chef Monterey took the challenge in stride, Chef Emmanuel wasn't shy about his delight in working alongside his partner. "Might be fun," he admitted of having to help her.

"Bob the Bear"

It's no secret that bears seek out food left unattended at camp sites, and in Round 1, Chef Emmanuel learned just how determined they are when "Bob the Bear," as deemed by Alton, showed up. After fighting off his furry attacker for a few minutes while hoisting his food into a tree, the bear finally left the situation. "It's a really grizzle sabotage," Alton told the competitors during action.

Afternoon Activity: Archery

True to life at summer camp, Alton's first Final Round sabotage included a bow-and-arrow ingredient hunt, which Chef Monterey willingly accepted, as she explained that she was familiar with the practice. After four "bad" shots, however, which saddled her with mandatory ingredients like gummy candies, chicken nuggets and pepperoni sticks, she admitted, "I wish I could back in time right now and not be so cocky about my abilities."

A Diabolical Downpour

Mother Nature is fickle in the great outdoors, as Chef Ruddy learned the hard way when a spontaneous downpour soaked him during his skewer prep. He managed to keep his food dry by hiding his plate below his prep table, though that ultimately forced him to give up the luxury of having an eye on what he was doing. "I'm skewering my veggies blind," the competitors said. 

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