Forty of the country's best home cooks offer their signature dishes to the judges to sample.
In the 1st episode tonight 18 chefs were eliminated from the competition leaving 22.
After the Battle for the Apron concludes, the Top 22 home cooks in America will face their first Mystery Box Challenge.
After the apple pie elimination test, the remaining 22 home cooks will face their first team challenge.
The chefs battle it out to come up with the best crab dish, with the winner gaining an advantage.
The home cooks will take a surprise trip to Las Vegas, where they are split into two teams.
The chefs have to create an elevated breakfast dish in under 45 minutes.
Each team has to create a two-course menu and they must also make a three-layer birthday cake.
The chefs must taste and then attempt to re-create Gordon's signature beef Wellington.
The remaining chefs battle it out to see who can prepare the best rice dish in just an hour.
The remaining home cooks enter the Wild West when they must cook for 101 cowboys and ranchers.
The Top 10 chefs create meals for VIP diners who end up being be their own family members, and the winning team is safe from the next pressure test, which involves creating gnocchi with brown butter and sage sauce.