June 4, 2012 8:00 pm
The chefs must make their signature dishes; one contestant is sent home.
June 5, 2012 8:00 pm
The teams face a challenge and a dinner service; a contestant is eliminated.
June 11, 2012 8:00 pm
The men compete against the women in a challenge in which they serve classic American fare to special diners; the winning team takes a day trip.
June 12, 2012 8:00 pm
The teams must tackle a challenge in order to get the ingredients they need to cook four different lamb dishes.
June 18, 2012 8:00 pm
The contestants prepare Mexican dishes.
June 19, 2012 8:00 pm
The contestants must create a menu for fashion designers; the winning team receives a new wardrobe, while the losers are left to prepare for a dinner service runway show.
June 25, 2012 8:00 pm
The teams must put on a dinner service timed in sync with three runway shows going on in the restaurant.
June 26, 2012 8:00 pm
The contestants prepare food for UFC fighter Tito Ortiz and former boxer Sugar Ray Leonard.
July 2, 2012 8:00 pm
Ramsay challenges the contestants' creativity by using a slot machine to determine ingredients for their dishes.
July 3, 2012 8:00 pm
As tempers flare on both teams, several contestants are more focused on personal drama than cooking.
July 9, 2012 8:00 pm
The Blue Team competes against the Red Team in a challenge that forces the chefs to think on their feet; three special diners attend the dinner service.
July 16, 2012 8:00 pm
A competitive eater and the chefs participate in a wing-eating contest; history is made during a blind taste test.
July 17, 2012 8:00 pm
The remaining contestants have a chance to impress chef Ramsay when they create items for the dinner menu.
July 23, 2012 8:00 pm
The chefs are challenged to put a gourmet spin on traditional Southern dishes. Later, they work on their communication skills before an important dinner service.
July 24, 2012 8:00 pm
Ramsay puts the chefs' communication skills to the test; the contestants face their most important dinner service yet.
August 13, 2012 8:00 pm
The chefs compete against a team of former runners-up in a dinner-service showdown.
August 20, 2012 8:00 pm
The chefs each try to teach a student to re-create one of Ramsay's dishes.
August 27, 2012 8:00 pm
During the dinner service, each contestant gets a chance to direct the others.
September 4, 2012 8:00 pm
The top two finalists are determined; a team of renowned chefs evaluates the contestants' final dinner-service menu.
September 10, 2012 8:00 pm
After the two remaining chefs tackle the final dinner service, Ramsay chooses the winner.