Gordon Elliott and NYC Cafeteria chef Tyler Florence travel to Nutley, N.J., and take a family completely by surprise. Tyler makes a wonderful camembert pasta, and while the meal is served the world-famous Asti Waiters entertain with some wonderful opera.
Gordon and the singing group, Minimum Wage, with ice sculptors "Fear No Ice" do Christmas in Morristown, NJ. While the ice carvers create a life size Christmas Sleigh, Chef Erica Miller prepares Stuffed Chicken Shrimp and Chocolate Soup with Fresh Berries.
Jim White of Casa Vieja in Corralis, NM, and Paula Deen of The Lady and Sons Restaurant in Savannah Georgia join Gordon when he invades the fraternity and sorority-rich Union Street at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ.
It's Halloween and you will be in for a treat when Gordon Elliott and chef Frederic Van Coppernolle surprise a family in Los Angeles, CA . With a Madonna impersonator and a Mariachi band in tow, Gordon gives the family a Halloween to remember.
Gordon and the 'Pilobolus' dancers storm New Milford, Conn., with chef Michel Nischan. The chef creates a hearty meal of orange flavored beef, rice and beans with turkey sausage, roasted chicken and a potato and apple gratin for the surprised household.
Gordon is joined in Montclair, N.J., by chef Erica Miller and the eclectic sounds of Beat the Donkey. Erica prepares appetizers for the surprised family, including matzo pinwheels with american cheese and kielbasa and curried chicken.
Gordon and chef Tyler Florence sing their way into an unsuspecting house in Rockville Centre, N.Y., with a 15-member gospel choir. Tyler prepares an all-American meal of grilled turkey burgers a la Rockville, with fresh french fries and a garden cous cous.
Gordon hulas with chef Scott Campbell and Hawaiian X-press the Tiny Bubble Band in Bayside, Queens. Scott brings the island to the shocked family when he prepares a tropical Hawaiian salsa, brown bismati rice and barbecued chicken legs.
Gordon surprises Morristown, N.J., with chef Cheryl Smith and the a capella group Minimum Wage. Cheryl makes a fritatta of egg, cheese, mushrooms and olives along with brandied peach stuffed crepes and a mango and arugula salad.
Gordon gets down with a family from Pelham Manor, N.Y., and the Muskrat Dixieland Banjo Band. Chef Rick Moonan from Oceana restaurant creates a london broil stuffed with Italian sausage, spinich, pine nuts and herbs.
Gordon and magician Belinda Sinclair drop in on unsuspecting residents of Wyckoff, N.J., with chef Mario Martinoli. Mario creates a meal of braised chicken breasts with English muffins topped with vegetable mirepoix and toasted pine nuts and a side medley of zucchini, summer squash and onion.
Gordon and a troupe of Irish stepdancers barge in on Englewood, N.J., with chef Mario Martinoli. Mario prepares stuffed roasted chicken breast with pesto sauce tomatoes topped with brie-stuffed zucchini flowers, along with sauteed spinach with onion.
Gordon suprises a Bay Shore, N.Y., family with celebrity chef Mario Martinoli. While Mario prepares a feast of filet mignon wrapped in bacon as well as sauteed jumbo shrimp with tricolor tortellini, Fear No Ice ice sculptors carve a 300-pound turkey from an icy block.
Gordon and comedian Mario Cantone take over a surprised home in Bayside, Queens. While Gordon is stirring up mischief, Mario is stirring up some flavorful pecorino romano mashed potatoes and blondies with a banana topping for dessert
Chef Liz Arana from Provence Restaurant accompanies Broadway tap-dancing star Omar Edwards on a surprise visit to Mamaroneck, N.Y. Liz prepares grilled butterfly leg of lamb with chilled melon soup along with prosciutto basil and a green salad with stilton cheese.
Gordon sneaks up on New Rochelle, N.Y., with chef Rick Moonan and flamenco dance sensations the Hispanico Ballet. Rick prepares a Spanish stew made of pork, colorful peppers, spicy spices, olives, capers, tomatoes and many, many more.
Gordon and chef Lydia Bastianich sing the blues for an unsuspecting family in Larchmont, N.Y., and the Paul Oscher Blues Band. Lydia prepares a fine Italian three-course meal of roasted eggplant and tomato salad with basil, breast of turkey with garden vegetables and rice-potato soup.
Gordon and chef Frederic Van Coppernolle storm a home in Teaneck, N.J., with some belly dancers from Bellyqueen. Frederic prepares a thick and juicy N.Y. strip steak with a tender catfish filet, along with a zesty jalepeno sauce and a side of grapes and apples.
Gordon and chef Liz Arana march into New Rochelle, N.Y., with the Charles Dickerson Marching band. Liz prepares a pasta with porcini mushrooms, sausignon with red leaf lettuce, spinach topped with fresh cheese and steamed artichokes withe a spicy aioli dipping sauce.