Four talented chefs compete in supermarket-themed cooking challenges as they must navigate their way through the aisles, adhering to "real-world" challenges of shopping on a budget, substituting out-of-stock ingredients, and cooking (and checking out) with five items or less. In the end, the food does the talking, as one-by-one the losing chefs are "bagged," and the last chef standing goes on the shopping spree of a lifetime to make big bucks. (Source: FOOD Network)
For the first game, the chefs are given tasty samples from Santa's little helpers to make their favorite holiday meal in Keep it Sample. Next, the chefs create decadent holiday desserts in Watch Your Weight. The spirit of the season is in full swing as the final two chefs make an elegant New Year's dinner in No Carts Allowed.