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8 Chefs Compete

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The post-elimination fallout is all about the Red Team, Suzanne and her disastrous lack of teamwork. Ariel, Sabrina, and Tennille make it clear to Suzanne that her attitude needs to change or she will return to the chopping block, and she vows to make amends.

The next morning, Chef Ramsay outlines the importance of French cuisine in his career and its influence on the culinary arts as a whole. He introduces the crepe as a staple of French cooking, demonstrating the proper technique to crepe making. The next challenge will be for each team to prepare four crepes: breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert, which will test the creativity, technique, and attention to detail of all eight chefs.

The challenge begins and both teams soon realize the art of crepe making is not as easy as Chef Ramsay makes it appear. The final crepes are hastened to the pass and domed with only seconds to spare. Chef Ramsay and JP judge the crepes together and agree that Ariel's smoked salmon breakfast crepe is better than Van's quail egg and bacon offering. The lunch crepe is next, and Tennille's cheese, bacon and shrimp crepe is very spicy, making Andy's ham, cheese and avocado crepe the winner. The point goes to both Kevin's seafood and goat cheese crepe and Suzanne's steak and onion dinner crepe. The entire challenge comes down to the tie-breaking dessert crepe. Dave is up first and his presentation is a dismal failure. "It looks like a plate of diarrhea," exclaims Chef Ramsay. Sabrina's tasty pear and chocolate crepe easily beats Dave and wins the challenge for the Red Team.

Chef Ramsay explains that HK will open for dinner that night and will feature some added French flavor, including escargot, frog legs, and crepes. The men's punishment will be to prep both kitchens "top to bottom." The Red Team is rewarded with a fabulous French lunch as well as a special surprise of an afternoon of mime class.

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