Three chefs make a mad dash for all of their cooking equipment on Black Friday; a chef must cook in nuts; a chef wears a turkey suit.
Two sets of twins compete and three of them deal with calzones; pirates invade the kitchen; a sad birthday.
Two chefs have to harvest ingredients from a block of ice; the danger of dim sum; shooting marshmallows at a giant target to make s'mores.
The chefs play white elephant to determine their sabotages for their ham dinner; two chefs gather around the tree to open presents filled with their new ingredients; cooking holiday cookies in a fireplace.
The chefs must dig for ingredients in a slop trough; one chef has to grab curry spices out of midair; one chef has to make blueberry muffins inside of a big blue ball.
A chef wears Alton's ultimate poncho while making a breakfast quesadilla; one chef has to cook meatloaf while in a recliner' a chef has to walk on cupcake boxes while making cupcakes.
Two chefs must cook breakfast as a tag team; a chef gets to chop up someone's pork chop with an axe; cooking an ice cream cone using a traffic cone.
One chef must make breakfast hash in a bunk bed; a chef must recreate host Alton Brown's hike out of the Grand Canyon; a chef must make strawberry shortcake with long tools.
One chef has to cook fish tacos on tiki torches; a chef must make pasta salad using water harvested from a patio mister; baking an apple pie inside apples.
One chef is forced to make grilled cheese and tomato soup while in a giant high chair; cooking orange chicken in oranges; a chef must make granola using only the tools from the hiker's backpack that they must wear during the preparation.
Two chefs must wear tailgates on their backs; chefs are forced to cook in bleachers; one chef must make brownies while kneeling.
Three chefs have to dig for clams in a clam bed; one chef has to make turkey burgers while wearing arm weights' guest judge Valerie Bertinelli.
One chef has to make molten chocolate cake, but without chocolate; two chefs have to make a savory chocolate dish with fish and eggs.