Barbara Estabrook lives in Rhinelander, Wis., and is known as "Karate Grandma." The retired home cook has a second-degree black belt and enjoys snowshoeing, fishing and teaching karate classes. Barbara has perfected her signature dish, Chicken Cordon Bleu Roll-Ups, for the judges.
Speed-round dish: Three Cheese Crostini Appetizer
WINNER! David Fogelman lives in Stamford, Conn., and loves to fish, fly remote-controlled airplanes and spend time with his 6-year-old daughter. The musician-turned-audio-engineer hopes to impress the judges with his signature dish, Dave's Party Pot-Stickers.
Signature dish: Dave's Party Potstickers
Eddie Huang from Orlando, Fla., now owns a restaurant and designs streetwear in New York. The former lawyer learned how to cook authentic Chinese cuisine with the help of his mom and constantly applies those cooking techniques to Southern food. Eddie has perfected his signature dish, Chairman Mao's Cherry Cola Skirt Steak.
Signature dish: Chairman Mao's Cherry Cola Skirt Steak
Speed-round dish: Green Monster and Lychee TNT
Thalia Patillo is an award-winning journalist from the Bronx, N.Y., who has a true passion for cooking. Thalia loves spending her free time creating new dishes and volunteering as a chef to feed those less fortunate. The busy TV news reporter plans to impress the judges with her signature dish, Fiesta Empanadas, representing her Latino culture.
Signature dish: Thaila's Fiesta Empanadas (Patelitos)
Speed-round dish: Thalia's Tostones and Shrimp Party Boats