Thirteen duos compete in the kitchen for a chance to win a cash prize and the title of "Top Chef Family Style", by elevating a family recipe into a five-star dish.
The 12 remaining duos make the perfect poached egg for chef Nancy Silverton and create their own spin on eggs Benedict. Then the chefs must use some of the most luxurious ingredients available for guest judge Josiah Citrin and actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
The 11 duos participate in the "Top Chef Family Style" Tailgate Tournament and are tasked with creating plant-based food for the 2021 LA Rams draft class and guest judges LA Rams linebacker Kenny Young and social media influencer Tabitha Brown.
The 10 duos use mayonnaise and commonly wasted ingredients to create unique pies; for the Elimination Challenge, they must make dishes that can be frozen and then reheated by Marcus, Meghan and guest judge chefs Susan Feniger and Shirley Chung.
The nine duos create a dish with an accompanying viral video; in their first team challenge, they must collaborate with the other duos to create a menu featuring sustainable seafood for guest judges Michael Cimarusti and Claudette Zepeda.
The duos borrow ingredients from each other to make dishes that tell the story of where they live; the chefs create over-the-top desserts for the guest judges, pastry chef Chris Ford and cultural sensation JoJo Siwa.
Eight duos battle in WWE-inspired matches; Superstars The Miz, Naomi, Maryse and Drew McIntyre join.
The duos compete in sushi-making for their Elimination Challenge with help from chef Shota Nakajima.
The remaining duos get a crash course in molecular gastronomy from "Top Chef" alum Richard Blais before putting on a science fair for Elizabeth Berkley Lauren, John Michael Higgins and the cast of "Saved By the Bell".
The remaining duos cook with traditional Thanksgiving ingredients for the Quickfire; a big surprise awaits the chefs as the duos create dishes for a Thanksgiving feast for guest judges top chef Melissa King and pastry chef Amirah Kassem.
The duos create dishes using ingredients curated by the biggest names in the culinary world