The seven remaining chefs compete
The Top 8 chefs face off.
The 11 remaining wannabe chefs compete.
The 12 remaining hopefuls compete in another grueling culinary challenge.
The Top 14 compete.
The 15 remaining hopefuls compete.
The Top 16 wannabe chefs cook a five-course meal for hundreds of people in a downtown Los Angeles cafeteria.
The wannabe chefs have one hour to prepare a dish using surprise ingredients found in a mystery box. Later, two hopefuls are eliminated.
The remaining hopefuls are tested on basic kitchen techniques, from chopping apples to cooking a chicken to perfection.
The field is narrowed down to 38.