Because he believes chefs must have superior palates, Ramsay puts the contestants' taste buds to the test in a blind tasting challenge. Although identifying foods comes easily, the contestants quickly realize they are in the dark when it comes to naming flavors. Later, during dinner service, the teams put their creativity to the test when they are asked to create an original menu. Then, the chefs' challenge features an ingredient that causes some contestants to snap. The evening's dinner service provides a new challenge as the teams are combined into one and race against the clock to serve patrons before the last curtain falls.