Getting to know each other is the theme for this first round. The new crop of fifteen chefs arrives in Miami, and then they are given two challenges one with leftovers to introduce themselves and their cooking to their fellow contestants and the judges.
Guest Judge: Anthony Bourdain.
QuickFire Challenge: Create an Amuse-Bouche in 10 Minutes.
Elimination Challenge: Create a Surf & Turf Dish Using Exotic Ingredients.