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Season 1, Episode 11

"Kebab Twins" vs. Pacific Island Brothers

Self-proclaimed "Kebab Twins" Sadaf and Darya grew up in their parents' Persian restaurants and manage multiple locations across Los Angeles. The Moy brothers bring the unique flavors of their Pacific Island heritage to their thriving Portland food carts. Host Valerie Bertinelli challenges the two teams to make a rice dinner that represents their family, handheld sweet and savory eats and a protein swap dinner. Judges Christian Petroni, Jet Tila and Molly Yeh choose the winner.

Tuesday
Apr 9
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 2

Three Generations of Old-World Cooking vs. Spicy Sisters

Three generations of chefs inspired by Grandma's Old World recipes face off against a tight-knit family of young Mexican women with their own family recipes. The Steiner family has roots in French and Moroccan cuisine, with young executive chef Josh serving many of his grandmother's recipes at his own restaurant. Sisters Bianca and Irlanda, along with their cousin, Salma, grew up with traditional Mexican recipes passed down through generations, and now they run a catering business. Host Valerie Bertinelli challenges the teams to make brunches that represent their families, hearty meat and potatoes meals and their best guilty pleasure dishes, and judges Antonia Lofaso, Bricia Lopez and Johnny Spero decide which team blows them away.

Tuesday
Apr 9
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 6

Military Food Truck Family vs. Tight-Knit Cousins

Cousins from a large Dominican family compete against a military mom and daughters whose Southern roots inspire their food truck menu. The three Espaillat cousins own 15 restaurants and proudly serve everything from Latin street food to their grandparents' traditional Dominican dishes. The Francois family runs a successful food truck that draws on their Alabama roots and military discipline. Host Valerie Bertinelli challenges the two teams to make hometown pork favorites, dishes for a kids' party and a cocktail party and a 20-minute weeknight dinner, and judges Daphne Oz, Isaac Toups and Bryan Voltaggio pick a winner.

Wednesday
Apr 10
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 11

"Kebab Twins" vs. Pacific Island Brothers

Self-proclaimed "Kebab Twins" Sadaf and Darya grew up in their parents' Persian restaurants and manage multiple locations across Los Angeles. The Moy brothers bring the unique flavors of their Pacific Island heritage to their thriving Portland food carts. Host Valerie Bertinelli challenges the two teams to make a rice dinner that represents their family, handheld sweet and savory eats and a protein swap dinner. Judges Christian Petroni, Jet Tila and Molly Yeh choose the winner.

Saturday
Apr 13
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 8

Cuban Restaurant Family vs. Cajun Seafood Family

The Santana family, backed by traditional Cuban recipes, takes on the Harris family of restaurateurs inspired by Grandpa's Cajun cooking. Both teams have parents ready for their children to step up at the family restaurants, but will the children be able to take the heat of the competition? Host Valerie Bertinelli challenges them to make their specialty rice dishes, sandwich duos and Sunday suppers. Judges Kardea Brown and the Voltaggio brothers, Bryan and Michael, decide which family conquers in the kitchen and brings home $10,000.

Monday
Apr 15
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 8

Cuban Restaurant Family vs. Cajun Seafood Family

The Santana family, backed by traditional Cuban recipes, takes on the Harris family of restaurateurs inspired by Grandpa's Cajun cooking. Both teams have parents ready for their children to step up at the family restaurants, but will the children be able to take the heat of the competition? Host Valerie Bertinelli challenges them to make their specialty rice dishes, sandwich duos and Sunday suppers. Judges Kardea Brown and the Voltaggio brothers, Bryan and Michael, decide which family conquers in the kitchen and brings home $10,000.

Tuesday
Apr 16
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 11

"Kebab Twins" vs. Pacific Island Brothers

Self-proclaimed "Kebab Twins" Sadaf and Darya grew up in their parents' Persian restaurants and manage multiple locations across Los Angeles. The Moy brothers bring the unique flavors of their Pacific Island heritage to their thriving Portland food carts. Host Valerie Bertinelli challenges the two teams to make a rice dinner that represents their family, handheld sweet and savory eats and a protein swap dinner. Judges Christian Petroni, Jet Tila and Molly Yeh choose the winner.

Wednesday
Apr 17
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 7

Competitive Cooking Family vs. Korean-Jamaican Siblings

A family of competitive cooks who claim they can cook anything must put their money where their mouth is as they face off against a family that represents six different cultures between the three of them. The Holters are self-taught chefs who have taken the world of competitive cooking by storm, placing in the World Food Championships, Culinary Fight Club and countless barbecue competitions. The Mills brothers opened a restaurant fusing their Korean and Jamaican roots, and one brother's wife added her heritage of Honduran, Native American, Sicilian and African cuisine to the mix. Host Valerie Bertinelli challenges the teams to make a fusion dish that represents their family, a burger and side combo and a spicy guilty pleasure, while judges Kardea Brown and the Voltaggio brothers, Bryan and Michael, choose the winner.

Thursday
Apr 18
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 7

Competitive Cooking Family vs. Korean-Jamaican Siblings

A family of competitive cooks who claim they can cook anything must put their money where their mouth is as they face off against a family that represents six different cultures between the three of them. The Holters are self-taught chefs who have taken the world of competitive cooking by storm, placing in the World Food Championships, Culinary Fight Club and countless barbecue competitions. The Mills brothers opened a restaurant fusing their Korean and Jamaican roots, and one brother's wife added her heritage of Honduran, Native American, Sicilian and African cuisine to the mix. Host Valerie Bertinelli challenges the teams to make a fusion dish that represents their family, a burger and side combo and a spicy guilty pleasure, while judges Kardea Brown and the Voltaggio brothers, Bryan and Michael, choose the winner.

Friday
Apr 19
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 7

Competitive Cooking Family vs. Korean-Jamaican Siblings

A family of competitive cooks who claim they can cook anything must put their money where their mouth is as they face off against a family that represents six different cultures between the three of them. The Holters are self-taught chefs who have taken the world of competitive cooking by storm, placing in the World Food Championships, Culinary Fight Club and countless barbecue competitions. The Mills brothers opened a restaurant fusing their Korean and Jamaican roots, and one brother's wife added her heritage of Honduran, Native American, Sicilian and African cuisine to the mix. Host Valerie Bertinelli challenges the teams to make a fusion dish that represents their family, a burger and side combo and a spicy guilty pleasure, while judges Kardea Brown and the Voltaggio brothers, Bryan and Michael, choose the winner.

Saturday
Apr 20
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 7

Competitive Cooking Family vs. Korean-Jamaican Siblings

A family of competitive cooks who claim they can cook anything must put their money where their mouth is as they face off against a family that represents six different cultures between the three of them. The Holters are self-taught chefs who have taken the world of competitive cooking by storm, placing in the World Food Championships, Culinary Fight Club and countless barbecue competitions. The Mills brothers opened a restaurant fusing their Korean and Jamaican roots, and one brother's wife added her heritage of Honduran, Native American, Sicilian and African cuisine to the mix. Host Valerie Bertinelli challenges the teams to make a fusion dish that represents their family, a burger and side combo and a spicy guilty pleasure, while judges Kardea Brown and the Voltaggio brothers, Bryan and Michael, choose the winner.

Wednesday
Apr 24
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 12

Southern Comfort Empire Family vs. Northern Greek Family

Mama Manatakis and her two daughters are proud of their Greek heritage and the dishes that have been in the family for generations. With his wife and daughter, Larry White runs a family restaurant serving up Southern scratch-made classics learned from Larry's grandmother. Both families have a legacy to uphold as host Valerie Bertinelli challenges them to make a surf-and-turf dinner, a budget family meal and a smothered dish. Judges Jamika Pessoa, Christian Petroni and Molly Yeh decide which team gets to leave the kitchen with $10,000.

Saturday
Apr 27
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 12

Southern Comfort Empire Family vs. Northern Greek Family

Mama Manatakis and her two daughters are proud of their Greek heritage and the dishes that have been in the family for generations. With his wife and daughter, Larry White runs a family restaurant serving up Southern scratch-made classics learned from Larry's grandmother. Both families have a legacy to uphold as host Valerie Bertinelli challenges them to make a surf-and-turf dinner, a budget family meal and a smothered dish. Judges Jamika Pessoa, Christian Petroni and Molly Yeh decide which team gets to leave the kitchen with $10,000.

Wednesday
May 1
2pm | 1c

About the Host

Valerie Bertinelli

Valerie is a two-time Golden Globe Award-winning actress, spokeswoman and New York Times best-selling author.

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