The BEST episodes of Next Level Chef

Every episode of Next Level Chef ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Next Level Chef!

NEXT LEVEL CHEF is the next evolution in cooking competitions, as Ramsay has designed a one-of-a-kind culinary gauntlet, set on an iconic stage like you’ve never seen. Over three stories high, each floor contains a stunningly different kitchen. From the glistening top floor to the challenging bottom of the basement, the ingredients will match the environment, because Ramsay believes the true test of great chefs is not only what they can do in the best of circumstances, but what kind of magic they can create in the worst!

Last Updated: 4/8/2024Network: FOXStatus: Continuing
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Next Level Finale
star
8.03
63 votes

#1 - Next Level Finale

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 5/11/2023

The final three chefs must create one dish on each level in just 90 minutes; the winner is crowned.

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Fowl Play
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7.83
121 votes

#2 - Fowl Play

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/19/2022

The teams are challenged to create a poultry dish; the best dish keeps one entire team safe from elimination, but one contestant is sent home with their dreams up in flames.

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Fusion Confusion
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7.82
111 votes

#3 - Fusion Confusion

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/16/2022

The seven remaining contestants prepare a next-level fusion dish.

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You Wanna Pizza Me?
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7.80
40 votes

#4 - You Wanna Pizza Me?

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/21/2024

The 10 remaining contestants step into the kitchen with one single goal: to elevate the traditional pizza into a next-level masterpiece. The winning pizza gains immunity for the whole team and claims the top-level kitchen spot.

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Show Stopping Semi-Finals
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7.78
106 votes

#5 - Show Stopping Semi-Finals

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/23/2022

Three contestants are sent home with their dreams up in flames.

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Sugar and Tea and Rum
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7.78
72 votes

#6 - Sugar and Tea and Rum

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/16/2023

Competitors use skill to cook an alcohol-based dish; one chef is eliminated.

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The Final Level
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7.75
107 votes

#7 - The Final Level

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/2/2022

The final three contestants have 90 minutes to create an appetizer in the basement, a seafood dish in the middle kitchen, and a meat-focused meal at the top. One chef is crowned the winner.

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When Pigs Fly
star
7.72
103 votes

#8 - When Pigs Fly

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/9/2022

The eight remaining contestants must prepare a next-level pork dish; an elimination.

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Party Like a Guac Star
star
7.71
77 votes

#9 - Party Like a Guac Star

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/16/2023

The chefs each prepare a dish from Mexico; one contestant is eliminated.

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A Seafood Tower
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7.70
116 votes

#10 - A Seafood Tower

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/2/2022

Contestants prepare a seafood dish; two contestants are eliminated.

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Drop In For Brunch
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7.69
118 votes

#11 - Drop In For Brunch

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/30/2022

Each remaining contestant must create a brunch dish that incorporates both sweet and savory elements in just 45 minutes; one aspiring chef goes home.

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No Pain, No Grain
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7.69
77 votes

#12 - No Pain, No Grain

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/23/2023

The chefs are challenged with making an upscale sandwich; one chef is eliminated.

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A Next Level Welcome
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7.68
88 votes

#13 - A Next Level Welcome

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/12/2023

Contestants begin their journey and look to make their first impressions in their respective teams.

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Here Fishy, Fishy
star
7.67
75 votes

#14 - Here Fishy, Fishy

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/23/2023

Chefs are alarmed when they learn the ins and outs of what it takes to make a next-level fish dish.

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Made In America
star
7.66
68 votes

#15 - Made In America

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 5/11/2023

Each chef must select two different boxes, each representing a state and its local ingredients, and then create one inventive fusion dish.

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Curry in a Hurry
star
7.64
44 votes

#16 - Curry in a Hurry

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/22/2024

The 14 remaining chefs are tasked with preparing a curry dish that promises to pack a punch with only 30 minutes on the clock. The winning dish gives the entire team immunity and claims the top-level kitchen for the next challenge.

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Happy Hour
star
7.63
70 votes

#17 - Happy Hour

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/6/2023

The chefs must create one perfect appetizer dish and pair it with a beautiful craft cocktail.

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Surf and Turf
star
7.63
70 votes

#18 - Surf and Turf

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 5/4/2023

The chefs are asked to reimagine an old classic -- surf and turf.

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Auditions -- Social Media
star
7.62
66 votes

#19 - Auditions -- Social Media

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/28/2024

In the premiere episode, the eight social media stars battle it out on the three kitchen levels. Only five chefs will advance to join the teams of mentors Gordon Ramsay, Richard Blais and Nysesha Arrington and compete for the grand prize of a 1-year mentorship and $250,000.

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Bake It 'til You Make It
star
7.61
64 votes

#20 - Bake It 'til You Make It

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/27/2023

The chefs are faced with their toughest challenge yet, baking a next-level dessert.

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Game Time
star
7.61
66 votes

#21 - Game Time

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/9/2023

Game such as wild boar and elk must be cooked with care and attention.

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The Next Level Burger
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7.58
131 votes

#22 - The Next Level Burger

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/26/2022

Contestants prepare a next-level burger.

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That's What Cheese Said
star
7.58
66 votes

#23 - That's What Cheese Said

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/13/2023

Cheese, nuts and charcuterie meats prove difficult for the chefs to navigate.

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Auditions -- Pros
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7.56
61 votes

#24 - Auditions -- Pros

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/8/2024

The auditions conclude as the professional chefs enter the kitchen and battle for one of the coveted five spots that advances them to the mentorship team draft, taking them one step closer to winning the grand prize of a 1-year mentorship and $250,000. One chef is eliminated after each challenge until only the top five are left standing.

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High Steaks 
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7.55
146 votes

#25 - High Steaks 

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/5/2022

Teams compete in a three story culinary gauntlet to create the ultimate steak dinner. Each time has been randomly assigned a kitchen, where they need to prove they can create delicious food even when the odds are stacked against them.

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