The BEST Episodes of Guy's Grocery Games
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 18, 2022
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 - Aired Apr 12, 2015
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 - Aired Oct 18, 2015
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 - Fieri Family Holiday Showdown
Season 28 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 15, 2021
It's a very merry Fieri holiday when Guy Fieri's two sons, Hunter and Ryder, and his nephew, Jules, face off in Flavortown. First, Guy pairs each family member with their very own All-Star chef partner, but he also gives each team a Secret Santa box full of weird ingredients that they must use in their holiday cooking. After serving their favorite holiday appetizer, the teams shop for a memorable family meal using elf-sized sleighs instead of carts. Guy keeps it all in the family by having his parents and wife, Lori, judge the dishes. Ultimately, the winning Next-Gen Fieri earns money for charity and a very special holiday surprise.
#4 - Thankful for Flavortown
Season 28 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 17, 2021
Guy Fieri welcomes four chefs who are thankful for their previous GGG wins back to compete in the toughest Thanksgiving competition ever: making both a Thanksgiving hors d'oeuvre and dinner in just one hour. First, each chef must serve up a family favorite hors d'oeuvre. Then, the competitors spin a wheel to determine what ingredient they'll have to incorporate into their Thanksgiving dinner. The winning chef will end up stuffing their wallet with up to $20,000.
#5 - Food Network Star Favorites
Season 27 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 4, 2021
Guy Fieri brings in four favorites from Food Network Star to compete in some special games. Every Food Network Star contestant knows the importance of demonstrating a unique culinary point of view, so Guy challenges them to make a point-of-view dinner using only ingredients from five sections of the store designated by stars. Then the chefs must make a guilt-free guilty pleasure that includes items from Guy's one-of-a-kind grocery list. The chef with the top combined score after both rounds gets their turn in the spotlight and a shot at winning up to $20,000!
#6 - All-Star Egg-stravaganza
Season 27 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 11, 2021
Chef Antonia Lofaso and Guy Fieri's son Hunter pull a prank on Guy by turning this all-star competition into a full-on EGG episode -- even though Guy hates eggs! First, the all-star chefs get 15 minutes to make an egg dish Guy would actually eat. They get points based on how many bites, if any, Guy takes of each dish. Then the chefs must use specialty eggs and nine other ingredients to make an upscale egg dish. The chef that whips up the highest score gets the choice of a money-making shopping spree or a jumbo check hidden behind the store's sliding doors!
#7 - Turkey Day Tournament
Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 15, 2015
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.
#8 - Young Guns Showdown
Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 2, 2015
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.
#9 - Grandma's Grocery Games
Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 8, 2015
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.
#10 - Delivery: Tournament of Champions
Season 26 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 4, 2021
Guy turns three Tournament of Champions judges into GGG competitors.
#11 - An Offal Halloween
Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 30, 2015
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.
#12 - Battle America II: Cook or Be Cooked
Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 5, 2015
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.
#13 - Delivery: Big Bacon Blowout
Season 26 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 11, 2021
Guy sends boxes filled with piggy goodness to three chef friends.
#14 - Delivery: Takeout Takedown
Season 26 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 2, 2021
Inspired by his own Flavortown Kitchen takeout service, Guy Fieri sends three all-star competitors his takeout food, which they have to incorporate in two rounds of games. First, the chefs must use the ingredients in a breakfast dish. Then they have to turn Guy's delivery into a restaurant-worthy, high-end entree. Guy even sends takeout to the judges so they can eat along with the competition. With at-home takeout tips this good, you may never leave home again.
#15 - All Stars in the Aisles
Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 13, 2015
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.
#16 - When Guy Gives You Lemon Bars...
Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 25, 2015
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.
#17 - Grocery Rush
Season 16 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 14, 2018
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.
#18 - DDD All-Star Tournament Part 1
Season 17 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 18, 2018
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.
#19 - Ghosts of GGG Past
Season 21 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 25, 2019
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.
#20 - Choose Your Budget
Season 24 - Episode 6 - Aired May 27, 2020
Guy Fieri's doing something he's never done before: letting four chefs choose from three different budgets over three rounds. The culinary combatants quickly realize that budgeting $4 a plate is much harder than it seems! They must decide whether to start off big to impress the judges early in the game or wait until the end to give them a high-budget masterpiece. In the end, one chef will make the right choice and take home up to $20,000.
#21 - High-Steak Hijinks
Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 26, 2015
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.
#22 - Tournament of Champions: Part 3
Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 13, 2015
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!
#23 - Winner Winner Chicken Dinner
Season 28 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 5, 2022
Guy Fieri invites four chicken-fanatic chefs from his show Guy's Chance of a Lifetime to put their poultry skills to the test in two rounds of chicken dishes at Flavortown Market. First, the chefs are asked to make a fried chicken starter and shake using only ingredients from half of the store. Then, Guy and his son Hunter put a twist on an egg roll as the chefs toss an egg to determine the unusual ingredients they must use in their chicken dinner. Finally, the top chef gets a shot at winning up to $20,000 -- and that ain't chicken scratch!
#24 - Season of Grocery Giving
Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 22, 2015
Gift baskets, filled with eclectic items, are given to the competing chefs, who are tasked with making holiday party lunches. Later, they must do without ingredients they need to prepare breakfast; and the final challenge features a game of "Musical Carts".
#25 - Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Tournament: Part 3
Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 17, 2016
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.