The BEST episodes of Cooks vs. Cons
Every episode of Cooks vs. Cons ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Cooks vs. Cons!
Professional chefs and home cooks compete to impress a rotating panel of judges, who make their decisions based solely on taste and presentation. And it's only after a winner is declared that the contestants reveal their true identities.
#1 - Surf and Turf Showdown
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/17/2016
Professional chefs and home cooks compete through a sticky situation, when the surf and turf challenge must utilize syrup as the surprise ingredient. Then, will the amateurs crumble in round two trying to work chips into a winning dish? Judges Alex Guarnaschelli and Daphne Oz attempt to sift out the chefs from the pretenders!Watch Now:Amazon
#3 - Chicken Wingin' It!
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/7/2016
While judges Richard Blais and Daphne Oz attempt to suss out the pros and amateurs, things get twisted as the competitors are challenged to incorporate pretzels into their chicken wing dishes. The second round gets even fresher when the remaining competitors fight for the ultimate prize by working with mint.Watch Now:Amazon
#6 - Crab Cake Crazy
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/28/2016
Judges Richard Blais and Marcus Samuelsson are put to the test determining whose crab cakes are the best between cooks and cons. When frozen vegetables must be used to create a winning dish, will it be a piece of cake for the working chefs or will the amateurs have the advantage? Then, it's a booze cruise to the finish, as the secret ingredient of cocktails keeps the judges drunk with power.Watch Now:Amazon
#8 - Breakfast in Bedlam
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/3/2017
The cooks and cons are a bit sour when tasked with integrating lemon varietals into their round one breakfast sandwiches. Things get a bit sweeter in the second round when they must use maple in their dishes, and Judges Aarti Sequeira and Jet Tila tap a winner.Watch Now:Amazon
#15 - Pie Fight
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/21/2016
It's Sloppy Joe day in the kitchen, and the pros and amateurs must use pies as the surprise ingredient. Some cooks get crusty, but for others, the path to the cash prize is as easy as pie! Judges Josh Capon and Daphne Oz share cooking ghost stories in the second round when the remaining cooks must utilize campfire treats in their dishes.Watch Now:Amazon
#16 - Pumpkin Thumpin'
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/23/2016
In the Season 3 premiere, pumpkin is the surprise ingredient when the contestants make French toast. Then, judges Alex Guarnaschelli and Curtis Stone determine whose dish is tops when ice cream toppings are used to accent savory staples.Watch Now:Amazon
#19 - Beer Bedlam
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/14/2016
Delicious ideas are brewing during the clash of the sandwiches, as professional and amateur cooks must utilize beer in their handheld masterpieces. Then, in round two, the surprise ingredient of muffins challenges the contestants to avoid a crummy result. It's up to judges Marc Murphy and Daphne Oz to determine who's a pro and who's an average Joe!Watch Now:Amazon
#21 - Grill Warfare
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/24/2017
Judges Alex Guarnaschelli and Carla Hall grill the cooks and cons in round one, while the pros and amateurs try not to stumble incorporating backyard beverages into their burgers. Round two gets wild when the remaining contestants must include buffalo in their dishes.Watch Now:Amazon
#23 - Shrimp and Grits Gridiron
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/24/2016
Judges Richard Blais and Daphne Oz know their shrimp and grits, but do they know how to tell a cook from a con? Working chefs and home cooks hide their identity as bacon makes a glorious appearance in the first round. In round two, the remaining contestants put their skills to the test in the battle of the cherries. The taste of defeat may be tart, but the winner gets a huge cash prize with a cherry on top!Watch Now:Amazon
#24 - Chowder Chowdown
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/4/2016
A hearty challenge is set for the pros and amateurs when chowder must be prepared with carnival treats. The waft of the fair grounds intoxicates some, but one cook falls into a deep-fried funk! Then, will judges Richard Blais and Monti Carlo undress the cons in the second round as they try to use the surprise ingredient of salad dressing?Watch Now:Amazon