Highlights from Guy's Grocery Games: Five Star Frozen Feud

Relive top moments from the Five Star Frozen Feud episode of Guy's Grocery Games on Food Network.

Photo By: Anders Krusberg ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Anders Krusberg ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Anders Krusberg ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Anders Krusberg ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Anders Krusberg ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Anders Krusberg ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Anders Krusberg ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Anders Krusberg ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Anders Krusberg ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Five-Star Dinner Dash

For Game 1, the contestants must create a five-star dinner, but just as they rush out of the starting line, Guy reveals they can shop only the frozen food aisle. Firefighter Mark is not a fan of the challenge: "I'll run into a burning building, but I don't cook out of the frozen food section."

Rolling Out with the Surprises

As the cooking begins, Guy rolls out with his special sale cart. He lets the chefs choose one ingredient to supplement their frozen foods. Mark goes for the porterhouse steak, Timothy grabs the rack of lamb, Lisa G. picks out white wine and Lisa S. grabs the asparagus.

A Healthy Trip to Flavortown

Lisa S. is making a shrimp jambalaya with okra, and Guy tries to convince her to fry the vegetable; she won't change her mind, though, since she's all about eating healthy. "Everybody likes getting healthy and slimy," jokes Guy. The judges hope that her calmness hides the fact that "she may just surprise us with an amazing plate of food," says Melissa.

Creativity vs. Flavor

On tasting Timothy's dish, Richard thinks it "could have used a little bit of self-editing," and Beau says "creatively it wasn't ambitious." But in the end the judges find more fault with the dish from Lisa S. Richard says "a little spice would have helped the flavor stand out," and the others agree. Lisa S. is sent to the checkout lane.

No Carts, No Kids

In Game 2, Guy wants a healthy kids' meal, but just as he starts the countdown he says, "You know there's a twist in this one." The chefs aren't too happy to shop without carts, but all are confident about the challenge except for Mark, who feels he's at a "total disadvantage" because he doesn't have kids.

Kids Gone Gourmet

Timothy makes a poached turkey salad with a roasted vegetable salad on the side. Even though the judges like his dish, Beau thinks Timothy missed on the overall challenge: "These are very mature flavors. So I'm trying to imagine myself eating this as my 10-year-old." Timothy ends up in the checkout lane.

Risky Cooking and a Helpful Host

For Game 3, the remaining chefs must create a savory pie. Lisa G. relies on canned croissant dough for her crust, saying, "I'm taking a lot of risks with my flavors, but I'm not taking a risk on my pie dough." While they chat, Guy offers to tie Lisa's shoelaces, which came apart during shopping: "I'm probably going above and beyond the host responsibilities," joked Guy.

A Firehouse Secret Revealed

Mark decides to make a firehouse favorite. Even though he could have picked anything in the store during the three-minute Closing Time shopping challenge, he goes for canned beef. "This is a dish that's in my comfort zone, and it's a little secret in the fire department that we use canned roast beef in a lot of dishes." The judges wonder if he'll be able to pull it off.

The Definition of Pie

Torn between the two finalists, the judges agree that neither Lisa G. nor Mark followed the challenge, as Beau says, "I couldn't call either one of them a pie, really." In both dishes the crusts were simply placed on top of the fillings. So the deciding factor can't be based on execution or presentation, necessarily.

It All Came Down to Taste

As Guy announces the winner, he tells the contestants it all came down to taste. And to Lisa G. he says, "That is the most-difficult decision I've seen the judges come to." Even though Lisa G. won the first two games, she is sent to the checkout lane. Mark goes onto the Super Shopping Spree for a chance to bag $20,000.

A Fired-Up Win

In the end, Mark gets credit for eight of the 10 items on the grocery list, and he leaves with $16,000, which he plans to donate to the Los Angeles Firefighters, Widows and Orphans Fund. "I came into this competition feeling like I was the underdog ... but I stuck in there ... and guess what? I was the last man standing," he says.

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