The BEST Episodes of Beat Bobby Flay
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 18, 2022
Network: Food Network
Two talented chefs go head-to-head for the chance to Beat Bobby Flay. To get to Bobby the chefs must first face off against each other, creating a spectacular dish with a secret ingredient of Bobby's choice. Judges Alex Guarnaschelli and Jeff Mauro know Bobby's strengths and his weaknesses. Their goal: Pick the chef who has the skills to take down Bobby Flay in his own arena. The winning chef gets to challenge Bobby with his or her surprise signature dish. If Bobby goes down, the winner can tell the world, "I beat Bobby Flay!"
#1 - All Tapped Out
Season 28 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 30, 2021
Bobby Flay is in for a treat when he must tackle something sweet against heavy-hitting pastry chefs Lasheeda Perry and Will Gustwiller. The Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro, brings in sportscaster Kathryn Tappen for the pastry battle play-by-play.
#2 - It's All Jackfruit to Me
Season 28 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 5, 2021
Chefs Jonathan Meyer and Fernanda Tapia are thrown for a loop when Bobby Flay gives them a challenging star ingredient. Chef Alex Guarnaschelli and Man v. Food's Casey Webb try to ease the pressure with some pranks to throw Bobby off his game.
#3 - High Prune
Season 28 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 14, 2021
Bobby Flay's got his back against the wall when two global chefs try to make his world spin! West African chef Godwin Ihentuge and Indian chef Kingshuk Dey battle to bring Bobby down, with a little heckling help from Food Network's Sunny Anderson and Alex Guarnaschelli.
#4 - Smoove Moves
Season 29 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 6, 2022
Comedian JB Smoove teams up with Michael Symon to give Bobby Flay the funny business. Chefs Mia Castro and Brandon Carter aren't here for laughs -- it's serious business in the kitchen as they try to take Bobby down.
#5 - Beets Me
Season 27 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 17, 2021
Bobby Flay's friends Damaris Phillips and Michael Symon get together for the very first time to try to take their pal down. He'll have to tango with fellow New Yorkers Andrew Lukovsky and Airis Johnson, who aren't going down without a fight.
#6 - The Puck Stops Here
Season 27 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 24, 2021
Culinary legend Wolfgang Puck makes his first-ever appearance at the Beat Bobby Flay arena alongside Chopped guru Ted Allen. Chefs Emily Hansen and Judy Anderson must impress the dynamic duo to get the chance to fillet the Flay.
#7 - It's All Greek to Me
Season 28 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 7, 2021
It's all Greek to Bobby Flay as chefs George Kantaris and Angelo Vangelopoulos take center stage for a shot at the crown. Will it be a comedy or a tragedy for Chef Michael Symon and actress Carly Hughes as they cheer them on?
#8 - Let the Trumpet Sound!
Season 27 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 10, 2021
VEEP star Reid Scott makes a campaign run against Bobby Flay with an all-star running mate, Food Network's Sunny Anderson. Chefs Ned Baldwin and Sieger Bayer want to veto Bobby's winning record and snag a landslide victory of their own.
#9 - Romancing the Flay
Season 28 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 12, 2021
Love is in the air as married couple and chefs Laura and Sayat Ozyilmaz team up to take Bobby Flay down. Chef Michael Voltaggio and Food Network's Jeff Mauro spark a budding bromance, leaving Bobby all by his lonesome.
#10 - A Family Affair
Season 28 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 9, 2021
Chefs Liam Beardslee and Nicole Gomes get an unlikely supporter as Bobby Flay's daughter, Sophie Flay, joins Chef Alex Guarnaschelli to show that she's the Flay in first. Can Bobby put family matters aside, or will Sophie take home the family crown this time?
#11 - Hate to Burst Your Shark
Season 28 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 28, 2021
Things heat up in this summertime battle as chefs Phelix Gardner and Enrika Williams try to make a splash with a win in Bobby Flay's kitchen. Bobby uses his chef knives to try and slash the summer fun for Food Network's Eddie Jackson and Ted Allen.
#12 - Last Man Grilling
Season 28 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 19, 2021
Two chefs from out west head to the big city for a grill-off against the grill master himself. Chefs Mark Henry and Larry Delgado hope to leave a grill mark on Bobby Flay's record, while Chef Josh Capon and TV host Laura Vitale try to help smoke Bobby out of his own kitchen.
#13 - Scallop Over the Finish Line
Season 28 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 26, 2021
Legendary actor John O'Hurley pairs up with Food Network's Damaris Phillips in trying to catalog all of Bobby Flay's fails. Talented chefs Charlie Fuerte and Jonathan Brooks look to turn the tables on Bobby and leave victorious!
#14 - It's a Cakewalk
Season 28 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 23, 2021
Food Network's Damaris Phillips teams up with the one and only Ace of Cakes, Duff Goldman, in his inaugural appearance to steal a sweet victory from Bobby Flay. Top-notch pastry chefs Holden Jagger and Tova du Plessis must face off for a chance to bake Bobby under the table.
#15 - Say Yes to the Dish
Season 29 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 13, 2022
Chef Alex Guarnaschelli and fashion designer Randy Fenoli are saying "yes" to chefs Ana Hernandez and Frank Bonanno's dishes -- and "no" to Bobby Flay!
#16 - Go Nuts!
Season 25 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 14, 2020
Christmas Cookie Challenge pals Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson join forces to decide who has what it takes to get the job done against Bobby Flay. Seafood specialist Chef Ian Rough must battle California ranch chef Anthony Endy for a chance to go against the master.
#17 - Pretty Little Fryer
Season 23 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 23, 2020
Best Baker in America's Scott Conant teams up with actress Sasha Pieterse to get the truth and a loss out of Bobby Flay. They get a little help from talented farm-to-table chef Anthony Lo Pinto and seafood maven Franco Robazetti.
#18 - Best in Snow
Season 27 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 8, 2021
Food Network's Sunny Anderson and Christian Petroni set hearts and hearths ablaze as they try to snow in Bobby Flay for the season. Minnesota-native chefs Karyn Tomlinson and Erick Harcey do their best to bring the frigid winter to Bobby's kitchen.
#19 - Flirting with Victory
Season 27 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 22, 2021
Chef Alex Guarnaschelli gets an assist from actress Malin Akerman, who proves to be more of a distraction than Bobby Flay can handle. Chefs Andrew Bent and Alejandro Barrientos try to steal a win while Malin runs interference in Bobby's kitchen.
#20 - Grin and Camembert It
Season 27 - Episode 9 - Aired May 27, 2021
Food Network darlings Valerie Bertinelli and Amanda Freitag join forces to turn the tables on Bobby Flay. They bring in New York City chefs Edward Brumfield and Ricardo Barreras, who are in it to win it.
#21 - Adios, Roberto Flay
Season 28 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 16, 2021
Food Network's Anne Burrell and Damaris Phillips team up to hassle, heckle and hope Bobby Flay loses. They bring in Italian master chefs Ayaka Guido and Fabrizio Facchini to say "Adios, Roberto Flay" once and for all.
#22 - It's All Business
Season 28 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 21, 2021
Chefs and business partners Scott Calhoun and David Feola must challenge each other before they take Bobby Flay down. Meanwhile, Anne Burrell and Michael Symon give Bobby the business.
#23 - Don't Be Crabby
Season 28 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 2, 2021
Things get heated when Florida chefs Noel Cruz and Andrew Zarzosa face off for a shot at Bobby Flay. Food Network regulars Katie Lee and Eddie Jackson do their best to razz Bobby with a dish he knows nothing about.
#24 - Sprung a Leek
Season 16 - Episode 4 - Aired May 10, 2018
It's all niceties when Food Network's Damaris Phillips and Amanda Freitag team up to take down their good friend Bobby Flay. They've brought in Japanese cuisine master Shota Nakajima and the voice of all things culinary, Chef Jamie Gwen, to dish up a mean victory.
#25 - Perched For Victory
Season 23 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 26, 2020
Worst Cooks in America's Anne Burrell gets a little help from her friend Valerie Bertinelli on the mission to bring down Bobby Flay. They recruit Napa Valley's Elizabeth Binder and Washington, D.C.'s Mike Ellis to help them see this mission through with a win.