The chefs are challenged to produce comfort food using no more then five pounds of ingredients. Then they have to prepare a unusual noodle dish, before having to shop together to prepare their final dish.
In game one, we take a trip around the world as the chefs create an international dish using only items found in the Clearance Carts. Next, the chefs set out to make a delicious dessert until Guy surprises them with a savory Red Light Special. In the final game, the chefs try to make their best dish in the letter-limiting challenge, ABC: Whichever one of these chefs uses their spelling and culinary skills the best will go on to play for $20,000 in the Shopping Spree.