Food Network Challenge

Hosted by Claire Robinson
Thursdays 10a|9c

Fantasy Fruit Sculptures

On location in Hawaii, four sculpting gurus transform over one hundred pounds of produce into tropical sculptures that rise above five feet. Using a variety of fruits and vegetables, the competitors try to carve, peel, and slice their way to a $10,000 prize. The competitors face tough conditions as they carve their fruit in the sweltering Hawaiian heat, but the real test will be moving the final sculptures, which weigh upwards of 300 pounds.


COMPETITORS:

Kacie Chatuparisoot
Kacie Chatuparisoot
Chef/Owner De Royale, LLC
Boulder, Colo.

James Parker
James Parker
Owner – Veggy Art
Chantilly, Va.

Lert Seeboonruang
Lert Seeboonruang
Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas – Sous Chef/Garde Manger
Las Vegas, Nev.

Douglas St. Souver
Douglas St. Souver
Douglas' Culinary Carvings
Davisburg, Mich.

Judges:

Laurent Branlard
Executive Pastry Chef - Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel
Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Patrick Coston
Pastry Chef – The Art of Chocolate
New York, N.Y.

Nicholas Lodge
Co-Founder – International Sugar Art Collection
Norcross, Ga.

 

(Episode: CC0401H)