The BEST Episodes of Guy's Grocery Games
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 10, 2019
Network: Food Network
Guy Fieri sends four talented chefs running through the aisles in a high stakes, high skills, grocery store cooking competition. The chefs are hit by real-world challenges like finding workarounds when all the essential ingredients are suddenly "out-of-stock" or having to create a masterpiece when you can only cook with "5 items or less" or on a $10 budget. In the end, the food does the talking, as the last chef standing has the chance to make some serious dough!
#1 - Triple G A La No Cart
Season 4 - Episode 14
Mediterranean feast; the chefs gather the items for a salad and sandwich without a shopping cart.
#2 - DDD Returns to GGG!
Season 6 - Episode 9
Guy Fieri's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives buddies roll up to Guy's turf for a challenge of a lifetime. The chefs must first knock down crazy food pins to pick the ingredients to put between two buns! Next, they must make tacos after all the traditional taco ingredients are thrown out of the window in Un-Gredients. The final two chefs will go to their roots when Guy asks them to make a finer diner dinner using an item from both the high end and low-end food wheels.
#3 - Turkey Day Tournament
Season 6 - Episode 11
A Thanksgiving feast is prepared in the first round; and later, the chefs use leftovers to create upscale dinners. Also: a fall edition of Grocery Bowl.
#4 - Chef's Ham it Up
Season 4 - Episode 7
Chefs begin by making a barbecue blowout that won't blow their budget! Next, will Guy Fieri's eclectic Grocery List put a damper on a date-night ham dinner? Then, the final two try to make their best dish using items from only one aisle. The winner makes a mad dash for up to $20,000 in cash in the Triple G Shopping Spree.
#5 - Battle America II: Cook or Be Cooked
Season 5 - Episode 12
Four chefs proudly represent their regions in the return of a Triple G favorite, Battle America. Making a regional feast without meat sounds odd, but that's what happens when all the even aisles, including the meat department, are off limits. Next, the chefs have to make an all-American burger and fries without any of the classic ingredients. In the final showdown, the chefs try to sweeten the pot by making a presidential dinner featuring a Red Light Special: jelly beans.
#6 - Young Guns Showdown
Season 5 - Episode 13
Four of the nation's best young gun chefs seek to make their mark in the market. First they have to make a fusion dish combining two cuisines not usually seen together. Next, these hot shots must make a daring dish following the dictates of rolled dice. The finale is easy as 1, 2, 3, when the two remaining chefs must prepare potatoes two ways, using ingredients from only three aisles.
#7 - An Offal Halloween
Season 6 - Episode 7
In a spook-tacular Halloween cook-off our chefs start out with some pumpkin bowling to determine the frightening ingredients in their daring dish. Next, competitors rummage through some creepy clearance carts to find ingredients to make a dish that won't make the judges' skin crawl. In the final round, chefs must use the red light special to make their best offal dish.
#8 - Grandma's Grocery Games
Season 7 - Episode 7
Four seasoned and spunky grandmothers show Guy Fieri how it's done! In the first round, the judges hand out samples that the chefs must include in a version of their grandkids' favorite dish. Next, the grannies show off their budgeting and coupon clipping skills when they make a breakfast for only a few bucks ... and a little help from Guy's mom. Then, the last two ladies compete in a family recipe cook-off, featuring three weird ingredients from the Fieri Food Pyramid.
#9 - Family Style: Kids' Choice
Season 4 - Episode 4
When chefs join forces with their families, Guy's constantly turning the tables, with kids picking the dishes and chefs taking a time out from cooking. Four families raise the bar on breakfast, by making a brunch containing raisins and then a comfort meal on a very uncomfortable budget. Then, the finalists must prepare a five star dinner after they swap kitchens and groceries. One family will go on a Triple G Shopping Spree worth up to $20,000!
#10 - Dashing Through the Aisles
Season 3 - Episode 15
The first challenge is to make a favorite holiday meal using samples; the chefs play Watch Your Weight when preparing decadent desserts; and the winner is declared after a game of No Carts Allowed, in which the two finalists serve elegant New Year's dinners.
#11 - Grocery Rush
Season 16 - Episode 1
On a GGG first, Guy Fieri gives the chefs three turbo-charged games with only 15 to 20 minutes to shop, cook and plate. These chefs will have to put their speed to the test making breakfast, lunch and dinner over three shortened rounds. Guy is also throwing in a few obstacles to make it a little more challenging. Whoever comes out on top will earn some serious bragging rights and the chance to shop Flavortown for up to $20,000.
#12 - When Guy Gives You Lemon Bars...
Season 6 - Episode 10
Four chefs receive their first culinary curveball when they're told to make stir-fry using only ingredients from even-numbered aisles. Next, they have to turn the main ingredients of lemon bars into a dinner. Then, the chefs make their best dish featuring a collision of two international cuisines.
#13 - Cheat Day
Season 21 - Episode 13
Guy Fieri invites four chefs to participate in Flavortown's first Cheat Day, challenging them to make dishes worth splurging on after a week of eating three square meals and exercising every day. The first two rounds have the chefs counting pounds and using specific ingredients in their deep-fried and mega-melty dishes. In the final round, Guy's newest and most dishonest game yet has the remaining chefs shoplifting ingredients for their ultimate Cheat Day dish. One chef will out-cheat the others and shop Flavortown for up to $20,000.
#14 - Guy's Superstar Grocery Games: Finale
Season 10 - Episode 12
The final four culinary superstars face three rounds of Guy Fieri's most epic games yet, as decided by the never-before-seen Wheel of Games. After each round, a chef is eliminated until one superstar remains. The victorious chef is crowned the first-ever Superstar champion and wins $40,000 for their charity of choice.
#15 - Music and Meatloaf
Season 4 - Episode 11
Things start off on a high note when four chefs, including a ukulele instructor, must make a meatloaf without any of the usual ingredients. Next, how do you make an appetizer with less-than-appetizing items from a sample table? Finally, the chef that makes the most daring dish after a two-minute dash for groceries gets to go on a Shopping Spree worth up to $20,000.
#16 - DDD All-Star Tournament Part 1
Season 17 - Episode 7
Guy Fieri's favorite chefs from Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives who have also rocked Grocery Games are back in Flavortown to compete in an epic four-episode tournament. He'll put their shopping and cooking skills to the test in his hardest games to see who is a Triple D, Triple G, Triple Threat. Do they have the speed to deliver food in 15 minutes? Can they shop on an extreme budget? Finally, can they mash up comfort favorites in a winning dish? Find out who will go on to the finale and earn the title of DDD All-Star Tournament Champ.
#17 - Let Them Eat Toast
Season 3 - Episode 14
#18 - High-Steak Hijinks
Season 6 - Episode 3
There's nothing comforting about making a comfort meal with five ingredients, but that's what the chefs have to do. Then, they must make an upscale dinner using a grocery list that includes ketchup and pretzels! The final face-off is even more odd when chefs are asked to make a steak sandwich with no bread because they can't shop the odd aisles.
#19 - All Stars in the Aisles
Season 7 - Episode 4
Guy Fieri pulls no punches when he challenges All-Star chefs Madison Cowan, Elizabeth Falkner, Aaron McCargo Jr., and Michael Psilakis to make an upscale dinner using the double whammy of frozen and canned foods! Next, it's time for multiple cart swaps in a weekend brunch edition of Musical Carts! Then, the remaining two All-Stars must turn a kernel of an idea into their best dish using corn two different ways, with ingredients from three aisles. Our winning All-Star shops for up to $20,000 for their charity.
#20 - Tournament of Champions: Part 3
Season 7 - Episode 10
Four returning champs battle it out for more money and a spot in the Tournament of Champions finale. First, the chefs must use both their cooking and spelling skills to make an adventurous lunch using only ingredients that begin with "M." Next, the champions are challenged to make their best dish fusing the flavors of Greece and China! Finally, the remaining two chefs will have to create a contemporary American dinner with coconut prepared two ways, using items from only three aisles!
#21 - Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Tournament: Part 3
Season 8 - Episode 3
A wildly diverse group of chefs from Triple D descends on Flavortown as the Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Tournament continues! The heat is on as chefs make a hot sandwich without shopping in the meat, cheese and deli aisles. Next, they're challenged to create an out-of-this-world international dish determined by tumbling dice, and finally, they must make a pork dish with wild ingredients picked out of the claw machine. The winner goes on a shopping spree for up to $20,000 and earns a slot in the tournament finale.
#22 - Ghosts of GGG Past
Season 21 - Episode 7
Four GGG competitors are back for redemption, but they might regret it when they face Guy Fieri's most terrifying games yet. First, Guy wheels out a vat of goo containing mysterious canned foods that the chefs must grab and use in a fried dish. Then Guy has them play a scary version of musical carts to determine their ingredients for a redemption dinner. When the Flavortown fright night finally ends, the chef left standing will go on to shop the market for up to $20,000.
#23 - Aisle and Error
Season 3 - Episode 11
It's a middle aisle showdown as four chefs try to make a decadent dish in Meals From the Middle. Next, a lot of math and a little ingenuity are required to make a seafood dinner for four with less than nine dollars! Then, it's a mad dash through the aisles to make the best hot sandwich in Closing Time.
#24 - Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Tournament: Finale
Season 8 - Episode 5
The winners of the first four Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives throwdowns are back for the finale! First, they must dish out their best diner breakfast using a grocery list made up of emojis; then, the chefs must create the ultimate drive-in burger featuring a red light special. Finally, they must make an elevated dive bar dish using only ingredients from three aisles. The victor earns the coveted tournament trophy and a chance to more than double their winnings in an encore shopping spree!
#25 - Spiciest!
Season 16 - Episode 4
The heat is on in Flavortown with Guy Fieri's spiciest games yet. First, Guy hands out a list with some must-have ingredients for their spicy chicken dish. Then, in the hottest game in GGG history, Guy spins the brutal Wheel O' Pain to determine which super-spicy pepper they can use in their hometown heat dish. Finally, the last two chefs must cook a dish with some high-end heat with only $20! In the end, only one chef will stand the heat and earn a shopping spree worth up to $20,000.