In round one, the cooks and cons are tasked with fusing corn and hot dogs; after one contestant strikes out, the remaining contestants continue to round two, in hopes of making their best dish, incorporating barbecue.
In round one, the cooks and cons create chicken fried steak dishes with peas; in round two, host Geoffrey Zakarian and judges Beau MacMillan and Daphne Oz try to grind out the pros and cons, after they are challenged with using pecans in their dishes.
In the first round, meatball subs sound easy enough, but it takes some pro moves to make them with unusual buns; in round two, the cooks and cons incorporate pomegranates; judges Aarti Sequeira and Justin Warner decide who wins.
The cooks and cons must create their best enchilada dishes incorporating cereal. Then, judges Alex Guarnaschelli and Gail Simmons try to stalk out the contestants' true identities when choosing who made the best dish using celery.
Creating spins on the American classic, meatloaf, by adding a little citrus to the mix; the heat is on in round two, when the cooks and cons must infuse their dishes with jalapenos to impress judges Carla Hall and Daphne Oz and take home the win.
Iron chefs Jose Garces and Alex Guarnaschelli judge round one, as the cooks and cons make stuffed mushrooms that incorporate vanilla; in round two, the contestants make un-fig-ettable masterpieces with figs.
In round one, empanadas with hazelnuts; in round two, host Geoffrey Zakarian and judges Josh Capon and Aarti Sequeira are in despair trying to separate the remaining contestants into cooks and cons, while they prepare masterpieces with pears.