Highlights from Guy's Grocery Games: Season 2

Relive the top moments from Season 2 of Guy's Grocery Games.

Photo By: Jeremiah Alley ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Jeremiah Alley ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Jeremiah Alley ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Jeremiah Alley ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Jeremiah Alley ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Jeremiah Alley ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Jeremiah Alley ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Sampling in the Holiday Spirit

Guy and the judges joined in the fun of Game 1 in this special holiday episode to hand out store samples to the chefs. The holiday spirit ran rampant as Guy handed out gingerbread guys, Beau canned sweet potatoes, Troy smoked salmon and Melissa potato latke mix.

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Aisle Down, Creativity Up

As the name suggests, Aisle Down means anything in that shopping aisle is off-limits, and in most cases that aisle just happens to hold the main ingredient needed for a dish. When the chefs in Game 1 realized they couldn't use bread in making their French toasts, they were forced to let their creativity run wild.

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Learning Not to Rush the Details

Faced with making a hot sandwich with just 90 seconds to shop for ingredients in Game 3, Closing Time, Michael hurriedly grabbed rye bread, which turned into his downfall. Despite forgetting a few components during plating, Yvette created a sandwich that was deemed a hit, putting her in the shopping spree.

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Getting Friendly with the Freezer

Neither Rocky nor Tia suspected they would be competing in a Frozen Food Feud when it came to cooking classic dishes in Game 3. Tia managed to pull off a near-perfect seafood stew, whereas Rocky went overboard with duck two ways. Tia ultimately made it to the shopping spree and won $16,000.

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Chivalry Isn't Dead After All

When in the final game Erin forgot to pick up the main ingredient for her dessert, Chef Daniel unprecedentedly gave away his advantage, allowing her to grab what she needed. In the end Erin won the challenge and made it to the shopping spree, earning $20,000 — money she desperately needed.

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Dealing with a Disadvantage

Considering all the oddball items on Guy's Grocery List in Game 2, Veronica and her fellow chefs actually found it most difficult having to use mayonnaise when cooking their noodle dishes. Luckily Veronica's dish managed to put her ahead of the group, and she made it all the way to the shopping spree.

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Hot Pursuit with Frozen Assets

Inspired by frozen dinners from her childhood, Holly (pictured) excelled at Game 2: Frozen Food Feud. Although her choice of ingredients looked like a hot mess, her dish turned out to be a judges' favorite, advancing her to the last game, where she and her competitor Elizabeth had a female chef face-off.

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Time and Money Are of the Essence

Nicky, Johanna and Trevor had to shop on a meager budget for their Game 2 surf and turf. Trevor used the least cash to make the most with steak and oysters, which impressed the judges. After he won Game 3, he used his 2 minutes wisely in the shopping spree, grabbing all 10 items for total earnings of $20,000.

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Playing by the Rules/Breaking the Rules

In a new challenge, Food Wheel, Guy spun two wheels to determine the protein and aisle the competitors would have to utilize in their Game 3 dishes. Kosher caterer Tanya followed the rules of the game, but broke the rules of kosher cooking by using a non-kosher ingredient.

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When Words Aren't Necessary

After earning $18,000 in the shopping spree, Salvatore was at a loss for words as to what it meant for him to win, using the money toward bringing his family to the States. For someone who had a story to tell about each dish no matter how perplexing it often sounded to the judges, that's saying something.

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Grocery Grillin'

After grilling his way through all three rounds and beating out three other chefs, Aaron landed the chance to win big in the two-minute shopping spree. With 24 seconds left, he grabbed the final item on the list and earned the grand total of $20,000.

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Caught in the Middle

Kirsten (center) and Luke (right) were both upstaged by G in the pictogram challenge at the start of Round 2. When shown photos of ice cubes, a pitcher of cream and a sandwich, neither Kristen nor Luke brought Guy the correct item. Benefiting from their mistakes, G won the advantage and celebrated with a belly dance.

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Moms Know Best

Four moms competed in a special Mother's Day episode of Triple G, but Marla (right) proved she could make it through all the rounds and earned herself the chance to win big in the shopping spree. With some assistance from Guy's mom, Penny, Marla nabbed $18,000 in prize money.

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