At the Vargas Culinary Institute, owner David Lampard meets with a group of French mobsters. Langdon refuse to pay more than $12,000 a kilo to the head man, Jean-Luc, just as the head chef Toby Heath comes in and complains. As the mobsters leave, Lampard has his man Rampone knock Toby out and tell him that he's dismissed...Read the full recap
Eliot: Food is life. Food... is life. Food is life. What is food?
Hope: Food is life?
Eliot: Food is life. Learn it. You will take this class seriously. Because if you don't, I'll throw your ass out of here quicker than...
Alec: I get to fire a laser. Yeah. Geeking in the kitchen. Uh, makes you want to dance.
Parker: I just… I don't have a thing.
Nate: What do you mean, a thing?
Parker: Eliot has a thing. He loves food. Sophie loves food. You have a sicko love of controlling people.
Nate: I don't have a sicko love... let's stay on you.
Alec: Hey. Think about it. Levitating food could replace waiters.
Eliot: I will stab you in the neck.
Alec: Don't hate the barbeque, hate the sides.
Sophie: Oh, Nate, you know that the core of good acting comes from the persistence of tectonics.
Nate: No idea what that means. Very concerned that you do.
Several of the characters (Rampone, Toby Heath, Worbach) are named after members of the 2012 winning Women's Olympic Soccer team.