Guy Fieri invites some of his favorite chefs to the ranch to share some Turkey Day dishes that speak to their personal heritage. G. Garvin brings Georgia flavor north of the Mason-Dixon Line with a tender braised short rib and an ooey-gooey stove-top mac and cheese. Eric Greenspan makes his bubbie's challah for a spicy turkey pastilla and updates a traditional Jewish tzimmes with sweet potato. Richard Blais reaches deep into his family's English history for smoky bourbon cider and a mouthwatering roast pork cooked in milk and mustard. Finally, famed San Francisco chef Traci Des Jardins brings the taste of the Bay to the ranch with cracked Dungeness crab and a made-from-scratch caramelized apple and cheddar streusel.
Guy Fieri challenges his ultra-talented chef buddies to come up with a menu that's inspired by both tacos and global cuisine. Aarti Sequeira makes sweet and crunchy apple pie taquitos and merges the fresh flavors of Southeast Asia and Mexico with Vietnamese spring roll tacos. G. Garvin mixes up a fruity gin cocktail with agave and elevates a nacho dish with Southern style and grass-fed rib-eye steak. Richard Blais makes Greek-inspired lamb tacos with saffron plus a sweet, crunchy dessert of churro tacos. Finally, Eric Greenspan showcases Far East flavors in his signature orange chicken burrito and Korean-style bulgogi paired with gooey American cheese in a quesadilla.
Guy Fieri's chef friends visit his ranch to cook, and he challenges them to create healthy dishes instead of the epic, decadent meals they usually make. Eric Greenspan keeps the crunch but cuts the oil in a baked Middle Eastern falafel, and he uses the natural sweetness of berries and stone fruit to make a mouthwatering crumble. G. Garvin roasts crunchy cauliflower with Greek spices and harnesses the health benefits of ancient grains in a quinoa shrimp bowl. Aarti Sequeira boosts baked chicken wings with exotic African piri piri spices and cuts carbs with Korean ground beef lettuce wraps. Finally, Richard Blais uses molecular gastronomy to reinvent salmon poke and elevates the simple boiled potato with Greek yogurt and bonito.
When Guy Fieri can't make it to the stadium for a good tailgate party, he does the next best thing and invites his all-star chef buddies to cook and eat outside at his ranch. The chefs put a Cal-Mex spin on tailgate food, starting with Eric Greenspan's breakfast burritos with made-from-scratch spicy chorizo. Eric also infuses the sweet and tangy flavor of tamarind and chipotle into the pork in his carnitas torta. Richard Blais pairs the rich and complicated flavors of black mole with the charred sweetness of roasted carrot and then puts a Latin spin on cheesy poutine. Carl Ruiz roasts papaya for a sweet and tangy escabeche and serves up beefy picadillo-stuffed plantains. Finally, Antonia Lofaso makes a spicy seafood tostada, and her decadent dessert combines all the best parts of a sundae with rice pudding.
Guy Fieri challenges his talented chef friends to take a burger beyond the basic patty and bun. Antonia Lofaso combines sirloin and brisket with braised oxtail for an intensely meaty burger and whips orange juice for a crisp Garibaldi cocktail. Carl Ruiz brings a taste of Caribbean to the ranch with a Frita Cubano, a chorizo and beef burger topped with crispy mini fries. Inspired by the burgers of Santa Fe, N.M., Aaron May makes a crunchy but juicy tortilla-wrapped green chile burger. To wash it down, he mixes up a peppermint ice cream apple pie shake. Finally, Justin Warner pushes burger boundaries with a feta cheese sauce-covered kofta burger and a unique but delicious cheeseburger egg roll.
Instead of a killer dinner, Guy Fieri invites his chef friends to make finger foods, hors d'oeuvres and appetizers for cocktail hour at the ranch. Antonia Lofaso prepares cones of tender skirt steak with a chimichurri sauce and potato frites, and for dessert, she fries up crispy, sugar-coated mini churros. Carl Ruiz makes crunchy crab croquettes and mushrooms stuffed with sweet and spicy plantains and chorizo. Aaron May serves up a decadent mix of caviar and creme fraiche on a South American arepa, a simple but delicious combination of corn and shrimp and his own version of a mule with lemon-ginger kombucha and vodka. Finally, Justin Warner makes cheesy, chewy Brazilian Pao de Queijo, roasts crispy duck breast for crostini and mixes up an extra-strong Rye Manhattan.
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 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.
Inspired by the bounty produced in nearby Sonoma and Napa counties, Guy Fieri asks his chef friends to make a meal with local wine as the star. Alex Guarnaschelli uses both red and white in her pecan- and breadcrumb-stuffed mushrooms, and she makes a surprise dessert of lemony cake bursting with juicy grapes. Marc Murphy prepares a cucumber-tomato salad with basil vinaigrette and a delicate stuffed quail with crushed potatoes cooked in flavorful garlic confit. Jonathan Waxman uses his culinary wizardry to turn cheap red wine into a mouthwatering wild boar ragu, and he roasts a succulent whole duck with chanterelles and a Cabernet Sauvignon sauce. Finally, Michael Voltaggio makes the unlikely pairing of wine and cherry cola in a delicious Kalimotxo cocktail, and he serves up perfectly seared bacon-stuffed scallops in a delectable green grape and yeast sauce over cauliflower.
Guy Fieri's talented chef friends improvise some beautiful dishes that can only be described as sophisticated funk. Marc Murphy grills oranges for a Boulevardier cocktail and serves fire-roasted figs over vanilla bean ice cream. Alex Guarnaschelli smothers apple and fennel on toast with gooey flamed cheese and slow-cooks a savory, melt-in-your-mouth beef stew. Michael Voltaggio's Cioppino is jam-packed with the flavors of pepperoni and seafood, and he serves avocado confit on toast with tart, fermented blackberry dressing. Finally, Jonathan Waxman effortlessly whips up a fall-off-the-bone grilled lamb and a mouthwatering warm saffron seafood salad.
Guy Fieri's chef friends visit the ranch to prepare a 19th century-style holiday meal inspired by roast goose, figgy pudding and Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Marc Murphy starts it off with a stiff pumpkin eggnog and a delectable roasted squash with sage, ricotta and pomegranate. He also roasts a whole fish in a crusted salt shell. Alex Guarnaschelli makes a cheesy potato-turnip gratin and roasts grapes for succulent black pepper-crusted chicken. Michael Voltaggio's tangy sausage balls are inspired by his mother's recipe, and he elevates simple asparagus with a rich mousseline sauce. Finally, Jonathan Waxman prepares dishes that would make any Scrooge smile: a pastry-encased Salmon Coulibiac and a crepe souffle dessert.
Chefs may not love working brunch, but they love eating it, so Guy Fieri asks his chef friends to prepare a Parisian brunch menu they can all enjoy together. Marc Murphy roasts beets with a quintessential French ingredient -- snails -- and prepares Shakshuka, a French-Moroccan favorite. Alex Guarnaschelli brings the bistro to the ranch with a buttery, bacon-filled Quiche Lorraine and an upside-down Apple Tarte Tatin. Jonathan Waxman's beet juice cocktail called a Le Poil du Chien is a surefire hangover cure, and he also prepares a juicy steak with creamy mushroom and spinach eggs. Finally, Michael Voltaggio makes savory mushroom-filled crepes and delivers a stunning beef tartare topped with a buttermilk fried onion.