Guy Fieri gives his chef friends a game day challenge in the kitchen. Eric Greenspan fries Fingerling Potatoes and serves them with Onion Dip and Caviar before sandwiching some Nashville-style Hot Chicken Tenders on soft Hawaiian Rolls. Then, Eric sweetens the day with Funnel Cake served with Blueberry Marmalade and Whipped Yogurt. Antonia Lofaso treats her Bloody Maria to a lot of tequila and braises some Oxtail Tostadas coupled with Pickled Cabbage, Radishes and Avocado Crema. Marc Murphy goes old-school with classic Lasagna and scores a goal with Twice-Baked Lobster Stuffed Potatoes.
Guy Fieri has an all-star lineup of chefs cooking game day grub in his ranch kitchen. Alex Guarnaschelli serves finger foods like the classic Pigs in a Blanket and her take on New England's favorite chocolate sandwich treat, Dark Chocolate Almond Whoopie Pies. Justin Warner makes savory Smoked Cauliflower Bites with Caesar Salad Spread and breaks out the chemistry set to create Spherefied Pickle Back whiskey shots. Marc Murphy takes advantage of the wood-fired oven for a Grilled Flatbread with Wild Mushrooms and an authentic Big Paella with Chicken and Shrimp. And Eric Greenspan makes Spicy Garlic Chicken Wings with Carrot Celery Chow Chow and Blue Cheese and then slathers his melted homemade American cheese all over Chorizo Chili Potato Chip Nachos.
Guy Fieri and his chef friends have chocolate on the brain and in the kitchen. Rocco DiSpirito goes all out with Lobster served in White Chocolate Vanilla Bourbon Gravy plus Bacon and Chocolate Monkey Bread. Elizabeth Faulkner starts at the source with Mayan Cocoa Nib Spiced Pork Tenderloin and serves a boozy Chocolate Nog-a-Rita. Jet Tila mixes up some mole for his Mole Poblano Chicken Wings and gives Rocco a run for his money with some Salted Chocolate Banana Bread. Michael Voltaggio makes Cocoa "Blackened Steak" and digs deep for Smoked Carrots with Coffee Mole Dirt.
To show that chocolate can be more than just candy bars and desserts, Guy Fieri invites some of his favorite chefs to reveal how versatile cocoa can be. Aarti Sequeira makes Whipped Goat Cheese with Cacao Nibs, Thyme, Black Pepper and Honey on Crostini with Fresh Figs along with a street food favorite, Cauliflower Chaat Salad with a chocolate chutney. Aaron May fuses chocolate with the flavors of the Far East and Mexico in an Asian Duck Confit with Hoisin Mole and Spiced Guacamole, and then he mixes up White Chocolate Whipped Potatoes. Rocco DiSpirito works choco-makeover magic with his Spicy Chocolate Pork and Beans and his Chocolate Monkey Bread. Finally, Duff Goldman fires up the milkshake machine for some decadent Chocolate Malteds and combines a cookie and a brownie to make Brown Butter White Chocolate Blondies.
It's crunch time, and Guy Fieri is putting his friends to a texture test. Traci Des Jardins is first up with a tasty and tangy Crunchy Michelada and gets cheeky with Beef Cheek Tacos Dorados. Gerry Garvin tempts Guy with some Crispy Shaved Brussels Sprouts and a Southern Fried Tilapia Po-Boy. Aaron May goes deep with Onion Rings Chicharron and soothes his sweet tooth with Pistachio Brittle with Sea Salt. Christian Petroni makes classic Fried Calamari with Spicy Red Sauce and honors his mom with her Crispy Chicken Cutlets.
Guy Fieri invites his chef pals to cook at the ranch with just one request: Make it with cheese, please. Aaron May takes up the challenge with a surprisingly tasty combination in Banana and Blue Cheese Crostadas, and his Haloumi "French Fries" with Harissa Ketchup are crispy on the outside and melty on the inside. Aarti Sequeira's Egyptian Spinach Pie with Dukka is filled with mozzarella and cheddar and gets a terrific crunch from a crushed nut and spice topping. Carl Ruiz makes Smoked Cheese Soup and a unique French Onion Brandy Shot that must be seen to be believed, while grilled cheese master Eric Greenspan reinvents the Tuna Melt with fresh ahi and throws in a Cheese Burger with a Crispy Cheese Skirt for good measure.
Guy Fieri asks his chef friends to make their childhood favorites. Maneet Chauhan makes a delicious Goat Lukhmi with Mango Mint Chutney and Shahi Tukra, a deep-fried filo dough treat. Guy's son Hunter makes Chicken "Parm-eroni" based on childhood camping trips and his favorite Garlic Bread. Ming Tsai makes "Ming's Bings," a gluten-free update on an ancient Chinese treat and a mean but Meatless Chinese Spaghetti. Jonathan Waxman starts with Mango Margaritas and whips up an ode to his favorite diner meal, "Joe's Special." Then, he spices things up with Noodle Kugel with Jalapeno Roasted Shallots.
Guy Fieri gets cozy with a low-cal twist when he's joined by some of his favorite chefs at the ranch to cook healthy comfort food. Justin Warner makes his Kale and Bean Soup, as well as his Fish Taquitos that feature the freshness of fish ceviche and thinly sliced mango. Scott Conant's Baked Eggplant Parmigiana offers crispy, cheesy goodness without the grease, and his Mixed Fruit in Coconut Cream with Basil Granita is a guilt-free treat. Jonathan Waxman makes Braised Char with Chanterelles that's low in fat but full of flavor, and his Vodka, Poire William and Green Chartreuse cocktail is light and refreshing. Marc Murphy goes simple and wholesome with a Roast Chicken and Roasted Potatoes with Rosemary, and Rocco DiSpirito draws on his healthy cooking expertise to create easy-on-the-waistline Cauliflower Risotto Cacio e Pepe and "Dirt" Donuts for dessert.
Guy Fieri and his chef friends make their lazy-day favorites. Eric Greenspan goes all in with his Chicken Schnitzel with Black Olive Brown Butter Sauce and all out with a Banana White Chocolate and Pretzel Skillet Cookie. Antonia Lofaso makes a rich Seafood Fra Diavolo and pairs it perfectly with Charred Rapini. Marc Murphy creates an Escarole Salad with Anchovy Vinaigrette to go with his Baked Four-Cheese Spaghetti. Crista Luedtke goes gluten-free with her garbanzo bean-based Socca and shares one of her restaurant classics, Boon Brussels Sprouts.
Guy Fieri doesn't love candy, so when his chef friends visit the ranch for Halloween, they know to mix heat with the sweet. Amanda Freitag starts off the meal with a Red Hot-blood orange margarita made with spicy cinnamon syrup, and she smokes deep-fried chicken wings coated in hot sauce and pomegranate molasses. Marc Murphy embraces the colors of the holiday with orange and black caviar-covered deviled eggs as well as cheesy risotto served in an acorn squash. Christian Petroni shows his pizza-making expertise with a Tenderoni Pizza dripping with hot honey, and he serves up fire-roasted broccolini sprinkled with sweet and tart preserved lemon.
Guy Fieri's chef friends give a tour of the town with some restaurant favorites. Eric Greenspan stirs a Ruby Red and Tarragon Paloma before revisiting a French favorite, Rabbit with Rosemary Spaetzle and Onion Soubise. Antonia Lofaso stays fresh with Vietnamese Spring Rolls and goes fishing with Olive Oil Poached Cod. Marc Murphy dreams of Morocco with a Chicken and Merguez Tagine before coming home to his French roots with Raspberry Souffle. Crista Luedtke grills up a Charred Little Caesar Salad to go with her New Mexico Chili Rubbed Tri-Tip with Avocado Salsa.
Reminiscing over smoky steakhouses and hearty red sauce joints, Guy Fieri invites his chef friends to prepare an old-school Las Vegas meal fit for the Rat Pack. Marc Murphy updates the classic Lobster Thermador and elevates creamed spinach with rich truffles and fried oysters. Christian Petroni stretches mozzarella curd to make creamy straciatella cheese from scratch, and for dessert, he serves up a velvety tiramisu. Amanda Freitag pounds veal for a fork-tender Milanese and mixes up a bourbon and champagne cocktail called a Classic Seelbach. Finally, Aaron May turns paper-thin slices of potato into crisp Mini Pommes Anna and brings Vegas to the ranch with buttery, bacon-filled Clams Casino.
Guy Fieri believes you don't need to break the bank to make delicious food, so he's invited his chef friends to the ranch to cook a frugal meal that's full of flavor. Aarti Sequeira makes a budget-friendly rice and lentil dish called Kichidi and some Sichuan-Style Broccoli with Sizzling Ginger Garlic Oil. The star of Aaron May's Chicken Thigh Fricassee is the flavorful and affordable cut of meat, and he keeps costs down and bellies full with crispy Hasselback Potatoes with Cheese. Rocco DiSpirito stirs up Homegrown Country Whiskey Sours to sip alongside Mushroom Dumplings and a succulent Pork Tenderloin with Pomegranate Glaze. Plus, Duff Goldman makes Hot Dog Bun Bruschetta with salami and melted cheese and performs magic with leftover Office Doughnut Bread Pudding.
Guy Fieri and his chef friends are all about making dishes with the cheap cuts. Aarti Sequeira whips up some healthy Vegetable Pakoras along with her hometown favorite, Mangalore Buns. Michael Voltaggio starts off with a bold and boozy Brass Monkey before making a meal out of Mussels Escabeche. Justin Warner creates a faux queso for his Tacos con Lengua and spices things up with Sichuan-Inspired Cabbage. Jonathan Waxman beer-braises a Lamb Shoulder with Onions and Turnips and brings this feast to its sweet end with his delicious Applesauce and Maple Cake.
Guy Fieri invites some of his favorite chefs to the ranch to celebrate the exotic flavors and spices of the Middle East with small plates called mezes. Alex Guarnaschelli makes a delicious mix of savory and sweet with her Spicy Pork Burger with Black Beans and Chutney, a 15-Minute White Sangria and Green Grape Gazpacho. Michael Voltaggio serves up a simple but tasty Cucumber Salad with Sheep Milk Feta and Lemon Oil, and he uses versatile cauliflower three ways for Cauliflower Hummus, Flatbread and Pickles. Then, international restaurateur Michael Mina makes Moroccan-style Roasted Salmon with Cucumbers, Labneh and Chermoula, and he caps off the meal with a mouthwatering panna cotta dessert, Marinated Melons with Rosewater Cream and Pistachio Streusel.
Guy Fieri gives his friends lemons, and they make anything but lemonade. Eric Greenspan makes a citrusy Tom Collins with Black Pepper and Cherries before diving into some beautiful Broiled Lobster with Lemon Sabayon and Fregola with Lemon Parsley Pesto. Antonia Lofaso serves Steamed Clams with Charred Lemon, Preserved Lemon, Parsley and Calabrian Chili to go with Spaghetti with Lemon, Pecorino and Parmesan, and lightens things up with puffy Pavlova with Lemon Curd Whipped Cream. Marc Murphy makes tender Fried Calamari with Lemon Aioli and some Chicken Scallopini with Lemon Caper Sauce.
When Guy Fieri's chef friends visit the ranch, it's an occasion worth celebrating -- especially when they're cooking. Alex Guarnaschelli puts a twist on Caesar Salad with Spicy Pancetta and Cornbread Croutons, and she gives a kick to Pineapple Upside-Down Cake with Pink Peppercorn Caramel. Jonathan Waxman's cheesy Lobster Fonduta on Sauteed Baguette is only the warm-up to his Rack of Lamb with Herb Crust and Lamb Jus, and he also whips up a Frozen Rum Cordial. Finally, Marc Murphy elevates the meal with a black truffle-covered Filet of Beef with Sauce Perigourdine and simple but elegant Oven Roasted Beets with Fresh Horseradish and Herbs.