The Most-Charming Moments in the Chopped Junior Kitchen

It's usually all about the food, but the kids are the true stars on Chopped Junior. Whether they're doing splits, supporting their competitors or laughing it up with Ted, these kids are nothing if not entertaining.
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Photo By: Scott Gries

Photo By: Jason DeCrow

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Photo By: Anthony DeCarlo

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Photo By: Jason DeCrow

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Photo By: Jason DeCrow

Photo By: Jason DeCrow

Photo By: Jason DeCrow

Photo By: Jason DeCrow ©2016, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Susan Magnano

Photo By: Jason DeCrow

Photo By: Jason DeCrow ©2016, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Jason DeCrow

Hamming It Up

The Chopped Junior chefs enter the kitchen to win the competition, but that doesn't mean they can't have some fun along the way. Click through to see more fun moments and outtakes with the junior chefs — and a little bit of Ted and the judges, too. 

Cheesin' for the Camera

Strong Competition

Ready to Cook

Shooting for the Stars

Showing Off Some Moves

Poised for Greatness

Grinning Ear to Ear

Ted: The Jar Opener

We Got This!

Keepin' It Cool

Yikes!

You never know what you'll find when you open a mystery basket. 

Behind-the-Scenes Shenanigans

Handstand-tastic

Ready to Rumble

Victory Will Be Ours

Beat the Basket

Ted to the Rescue

Questioning the Ingredients

Kung Fu Cooks

Fast Friends

Insect Taste Test

You never know what to expect when grasshoppers are in the mystery basket. 

Time's Up!

Round One: Success!

Sad to See Anyone Go

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