Smart Shopping Habits

Season 1, Episode 3

What Would Alex Make?: No Eggs. No Butter. All Attitude.

The tables are turned as Alex Guarnaschelli takes on Stakeout's toughest carts in her own backyard. She attempts to make a breakfast sandwich without a crucial ingredient -- eggs! Then it's time to get fancy as she tries to make a decadent dessert with only five ingredients.

Tuesday
Jan 5
11pm | 10c
Season 3, Episode 5

Carnivores Unite

Alex Guarnaschelli hosts as one chef takes a big risk by creating a meat-lovers platter without any meat. Then, it's an Asian-inspired, compartmentalized challenge when the chefs make their best versions of a bento box, and the final two chefs make their best nutty dishes in a sweet versus savory battle royale.

Wednesday
Jan 6
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 3

What Would Alex Make?: No Eggs. No Butter. All Attitude.

The tables are turned as Alex Guarnaschelli takes on Stakeout's toughest carts in her own backyard. She attempts to make a breakfast sandwich without a crucial ingredient -- eggs! Then it's time to get fancy as she tries to make a decadent dessert with only five ingredients.

Wednesday
Jan 6
2am | 1c
Season 3, Episode 5

Carnivores Unite

Alex Guarnaschelli hosts as one chef takes a big risk by creating a meat-lovers platter without any meat. Then, it's an Asian-inspired, compartmentalized challenge when the chefs make their best versions of a bento box, and the final two chefs make their best nutty dishes in a sweet versus savory battle royale.

Sunday
Jan 10
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 3

Cash Strapped

Host Alex Guarnaschelli challenges four chefs to transport the judges from the hot asphalt to a tropical paradise. Then, the chefs' fate is in their own hands to create a handheld dish without losing grasp of the theme. Finally, the last two standing whip up sweet treats, but a lack of cash may cause one of the chefs to crumble.

Tuesday
Jan 12
10pm | 9c
Season 3, Episode 3

Cash Strapped

Host Alex Guarnaschelli challenges four chefs to transport the judges from the hot asphalt to a tropical paradise. Then, the chefs' fate is in their own hands to create a handheld dish without losing grasp of the theme. Finally, the last two standing whip up sweet treats, but a lack of cash may cause one of the chefs to crumble.

Wednesday
Jan 13
1am | 12c
Season 2, Episode 8

Meet Your Mash

Host Alex Guarnaschelli sets up a desert stakeout at Bashas' in Gilbert, Ariz. The competing chefs make it Mediterranean before mashing up classics, parking lot-style. The finale is sweet, saucy and focused on just five ingredients.

Thursday
Jan 14
1pm | 12c
Season 2, Episode 9

Meat Me in the Parking Lot

Host Alex Guarnaschelli takes over the parking lot at Bristol Farms in Calabasas, CA. It's a real "steakout" as the four competing chefs are on the hunt for meat and potatoes before embarking on a trip around the globe ... er, parking lot. Just when everyone's stomachs are full, the final two chefs have to stuff it!

Thursday
Jan 14
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 10

Toast the Competition

It's a great day for grocery shoppers at Ralph's in Glendale, Calif., as four chefs pay big for those bags. First there's a parking lot burrito battle, and then it's a stakeout that'll make Grandma proud. It all comes down to the last chefs standing, and one's toast.

Thursday
Jan 14
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 3

Cash Strapped

Host Alex Guarnaschelli challenges four chefs to transport the judges from the hot asphalt to a tropical paradise. Then, the chefs' fate is in their own hands to create a handheld dish without losing grasp of the theme. Finally, the last two standing whip up sweet treats, but a lack of cash may cause one of the chefs to crumble.

Sunday
Jan 17
2pm | 1c
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
Jan 19
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 1

Viva la Stakeout

The stakes are sky-high as host Alex Guarnaschelli challenges the chefs to find a cart with enough in it to create a stacked dish. Then, the competitors channel their inner Julia Child to cook up some fine French food, but they may be headed for a meltdown when the final challenge is to make something cheesy.

Tuesday
Jan 19
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 5

Carnivores Unite

Alex Guarnaschelli hosts as one chef takes a big risk by creating a meat-lovers platter without any meat. Then, it's an Asian-inspired, compartmentalized challenge when the chefs make their best versions of a bento box, and the final two chefs make their best nutty dishes in a sweet versus savory battle royale.

Tuesday
Jan 19
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 6

Greek, Sweet & Open-Faced Eats

It's the stuff parking lot myths are made of when host Alex Guarnaschelli challenges four chefs to go Greek. Then, it's time to see who will bring the sweet and who will see defeat in a fruity dessert challenge. But it all comes down to one final -- and open -- face-off.

Tuesday
Jan 19
10pm | 9c
Season 3, Episode 6

Greek, Sweet & Open-Faced Eats

It's the stuff parking lot myths are made of when host Alex Guarnaschelli challenges four chefs to go Greek. Then, it's time to see who will bring the sweet and who will see defeat in a fruity dessert challenge. But it all comes down to one final -- and open -- face-off.

Wednesday
Jan 20
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 6

Greek, Sweet & Open-Faced Eats

It's the stuff parking lot myths are made of when host Alex Guarnaschelli challenges four chefs to go Greek. Then, it's time to see who will bring the sweet and who will see defeat in a fruity dessert challenge. But it all comes down to one final -- and open -- face-off.

Sunday
Jan 24
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 4

Parking Lot Party

Alex Guarnaschelli is throwing a parking lot party, and four feisty chefs must rustle up ingredients from supermarket shoppers to create perfect party snacks. Then, there's nothing better for the after party than a hearty breakfast, and it's a mad dash to the finish as the chefs prepare dueling decadent desserts for a date with destiny … and the $10,000 grand prize.

Tuesday
Jan 26
10pm | 9c
Season 3, Episode 4

Parking Lot Party

Alex Guarnaschelli is throwing a parking lot party, and four feisty chefs must rustle up ingredients from supermarket shoppers to create perfect party snacks. Then, there's nothing better for the after party than a hearty breakfast, and it's a mad dash to the finish as the chefs prepare dueling decadent desserts for a date with destiny … and the $10,000 grand prize.

Wednesday
Jan 27
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 4

Parking Lot Party

Alex Guarnaschelli is throwing a parking lot party, and four feisty chefs must rustle up ingredients from supermarket shoppers to create perfect party snacks. Then, there's nothing better for the after party than a hearty breakfast, and it's a mad dash to the finish as the chefs prepare dueling decadent desserts for a date with destiny … and the $10,000 grand prize.

Sunday
Jan 31
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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