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The Chopping Block

Season 1 2009

  • 2009-03-12T09:00:00+08:00 on NBC
  • 60 mins
  • 8 hours, 0 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Reality

The high-profile chef Marco Pierre White will host a competition that takes place in the restaurants of New York City. Each week, the contestants will have to completely renovate, organize and develop a signature dish for a restaurant.
They winners will have the chance to open their own restaurant

8 episodes

1x01 Episode 101

  • Series Premiere

    2009-03-12T09:00:00+08:00 — 60 mins

Celebrated chef and restaurateur Marco Pierre White (UK's "Hell's Kitchen") serves up a new original cooking competition series "The Chopping Block," in which the British Michelin star chef offers neophyte hopeful chefs/restaurateurs working in eight couples a chance to compete in America's greatest restaurant challenge.

1x02 Episode 102

  • 2009-03-19T09:00:00+08:00 — 60 mins

Chef Marco Pierre White challenges potential restaurateurs to create a dinner service for acclaimed designer Nicole Miller

1x03 Episode 103

  • 2009-03-26T09:00:00+08:00 — 60 mins

First the two teams have to prepare dishes inspired by nature using herbs from the Central Park. Then they have to run a dinner service without any reservations.

1x05 Episode 105

  • 2009-07-04T09:00:00+08:00 — 60 mins

The two teams, each consisting of two couples now, have first to prepare one entrée and one pasta dish in thirty minutes. Then they have to cook for Italians including Soprano's Vinnie Pastore and Federico Castelluccio.

1x06 Episode 106

  • 2009-07-11T09:00:00+08:00 — 60 mins

In this episode Chef Marco challenges the two teams to serve breakfast and lunch.

1x07 Episode 107

  • 2009-07-18T09:00:00+08:00 — 60 mins

Only three days remain for the remaining two teams to remodel the restaurants for a grand opening. Also, the teams visit an art gallery for inspiration before catering for an upscale event for socialites.

1x08 Episode 108

  • 2009-07-25T09:00:00+08:00 — 60 mins

The finale has arrived and the remaining two couples remodel their area, make menu plans and prepare top-notch service for opening night, which will be attended by Piers Morgan, various celebrities and food critics.