Smart Shopping Habits

Season 1, Episode 4

Carnival Eats Feats

Shoppers at Lazy Acres Market in Hermosa Beach, Calif., make some quick cash as four chefs sift through their carts for ingredients to make their ultimate burger. Alex Guarnaschelli says, "Ciao!" to one chef before the final two chefs turn the parking lot into a Supermarket Stakeout carnival and attempt to impress judges Aarti Sequeira and Zac Young.

Tuesday
Sep 3
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 2

Midnight Snack Attack

It's an all-day fiery fiesta at Gelson's Market in Thousand Oaks, Calif., as Alex Guarnaschelli challenges four chefs to convince shoppers to part with their carts. Judges Sharone Hakman and Antonia Lofaso watch as the chefs bring the heat for the perfect taco party and then have to rise and shine for a Sunday brunch. The final two chefs are tasked with creating the perfect midnight snack.

Tuesday
Sep 3
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 2

Midnight Snack Attack

It's an all-day fiery fiesta at Gelson's Market in Thousand Oaks, Calif., as Alex Guarnaschelli challenges four chefs to convince shoppers to part with their carts. Judges Sharone Hakman and Antonia Lofaso watch as the chefs bring the heat for the perfect taco party and then have to rise and shine for a Sunday brunch. The final two chefs are tasked with creating the perfect midnight snack.

Wednesday
Sep 4
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 2

Midnight Snack Attack

It's an all-day fiery fiesta at Gelson's Market in Thousand Oaks, Calif., as Alex Guarnaschelli challenges four chefs to convince shoppers to part with their carts. Judges Sharone Hakman and Antonia Lofaso watch as the chefs bring the heat for the perfect taco party and then have to rise and shine for a Sunday brunch. The final two chefs are tasked with creating the perfect midnight snack.

Saturday
Sep 7
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 2

Midnight Snack Attack

It's an all-day fiery fiesta at Gelson's Market in Thousand Oaks, Calif., as Alex Guarnaschelli challenges four chefs to convince shoppers to part with their carts. Judges Sharone Hakman and Antonia Lofaso watch as the chefs bring the heat for the perfect taco party and then have to rise and shine for a Sunday brunch. The final two chefs are tasked with creating the perfect midnight snack.

Tuesday
Sep 10
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 6

Stake Out Your Surf and Turf

Alex Guarnaschelli welcomes four chefs to Bristol Farms market in Calabasas, Calif., where they go off the deep end searching for shoppers whose carts are full of fantastic ingredients. Judges Katie Lee and Sabin Lomac scope out who will sink or swim while making surf and turf. They decide which chef has the sass to ring up the best diner classic and which of the final two contestants can produce a delectable summer dessert.

Tuesday
Sep 10
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 6

Stake Out Your Surf and Turf

Alex Guarnaschelli welcomes four chefs to Bristol Farms market in Calabasas, Calif., where they go off the deep end searching for shoppers whose carts are full of fantastic ingredients. Judges Katie Lee and Sabin Lomac scope out who will sink or swim while making surf and turf. They decide which chef has the sass to ring up the best diner classic and which of the final two contestants can produce a delectable summer dessert.

Wednesday
Sep 11
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 1

Date Night Fry Day

Alex Guarnaschelli welcomes four chefs to stake out shoppers at Gelson's Market in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Judges Eddie Jackson and Bricia Lopez watch as one chef gets breakfast food for Chinese takeout while another fries up some family favorites. The last two chefs standing duke it out for the ultimate date night dish.

Thursday
Sep 12
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 3

An Egg-cellent Adventure

Alex Guarnaschelli welcomes four chefs to Lazy Acres Market in Hermosa Beach, Calif., where they have to stake out unsuspecting shoppers and convince them to part with their carts. It's all eggs on deck as the chefs are challenged to make a breakfast sandwich before cooking up a Southern favorite. Then it's a sweet finish as the remaining two chefs hunt for ingredients to make a decadent dessert for judges Duff Goldman and Christian Petroni.

Thursday
Sep 12
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 3

An Egg-cellent Adventure

Alex Guarnaschelli welcomes four chefs to Lazy Acres Market in Hermosa Beach, Calif., where they have to stake out unsuspecting shoppers and convince them to part with their carts. It's all eggs on deck as the chefs are challenged to make a breakfast sandwich before cooking up a Southern favorite. Then it's a sweet finish as the remaining two chefs hunt for ingredients to make a decadent dessert for judges Duff Goldman and Christian Petroni.

Friday
Sep 13
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 1

Date Night Fry Day

Alex Guarnaschelli welcomes four chefs to stake out shoppers at Gelson's Market in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Judges Eddie Jackson and Bricia Lopez watch as one chef gets breakfast food for Chinese takeout while another fries up some family favorites. The last two chefs standing duke it out for the ultimate date night dish.

Friday
Sep 13
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 6

Stake Out Your Surf and Turf

Alex Guarnaschelli welcomes four chefs to Bristol Farms market in Calabasas, Calif., where they go off the deep end searching for shoppers whose carts are full of fantastic ingredients. Judges Katie Lee and Sabin Lomac scope out who will sink or swim while making surf and turf. They decide which chef has the sass to ring up the best diner classic and which of the final two contestants can produce a delectable summer dessert.

Saturday
Sep 14
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 6

Stake Out Your Surf and Turf

Alex Guarnaschelli welcomes four chefs to Bristol Farms market in Calabasas, Calif., where they go off the deep end searching for shoppers whose carts are full of fantastic ingredients. Judges Katie Lee and Sabin Lomac scope out who will sink or swim while making surf and turf. They decide which chef has the sass to ring up the best diner classic and which of the final two contestants can produce a delectable summer dessert.

Tuesday
Sep 17
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 5

You Wanna "Pizza" Me?

Alex Guarnaschelli challenges four chefs to think outside of the pizza box as they stake out shoppers at Bristol Farms market in Calabasas, Calif. They ask shoppers "Where's the beef?" for a backyard cookout, and the final two chefs throw down in an epic "wrap" battle to impress judges Monti Carlo and Simon Majumdar.

Tuesday
Sep 17
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 5

You Wanna "Pizza" Me?

Alex Guarnaschelli challenges four chefs to think outside of the pizza box as they stake out shoppers at Bristol Farms market in Calabasas, Calif. They ask shoppers "Where's the beef?" for a backyard cookout, and the final two chefs throw down in an epic "wrap" battle to impress judges Monti Carlo and Simon Majumdar.

Wednesday
Sep 18
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 5

You Wanna "Pizza" Me?

Alex Guarnaschelli challenges four chefs to think outside of the pizza box as they stake out shoppers at Bristol Farms market in Calabasas, Calif. They ask shoppers "Where's the beef?" for a backyard cookout, and the final two chefs throw down in an epic "wrap" battle to impress judges Monti Carlo and Simon Majumdar.

Saturday
Sep 21
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 5

You Wanna "Pizza" Me?

Alex Guarnaschelli challenges four chefs to think outside of the pizza box as they stake out shoppers at Bristol Farms market in Calabasas, Calif. They ask shoppers "Where's the beef?" for a backyard cookout, and the final two chefs throw down in an epic "wrap" battle to impress judges Monti Carlo and Simon Majumdar.

Tuesday
Sep 24
2pm | 1c

About the show

Alex Guarnaschelli hosts as four chefs square off in a competitive pop-up kitchen outside a grocery store. Assigned a theme for each round, the chefs must size up shoppers as they exit the store and attempt to negotiate for their grocery bags. The judges send the chefs with the least successful dishes home, and the last chef standing walks away with a year's worth of groceries.

About the Host

Alex Guarnaschelli

A frequent Chopped judge and an Iron Chef, Alex is the Executive Chef at Butter in New York City.

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