Mystery Box Challenge: The contestants entered the kitchen to find a huge mystery box, inside of which was Paula Deen, who would serve as a guest judge. The contestants worked with ingredients from southern cuisine. The three best dishes were Becky's, Frank's, and David's. The judges and Paula declared Frank the winner of the Mystery Box. Challenge Winner/Immune: Frank Mirando. Elimination Test: Frank was shown a sampler of Japanese cuisine. After awarding Frank with immunity, the judges revealed that the other six contestants would be divided into three pairs to replicate the sampler; one team member would cook while the other would direct, swapping roles every fifteen minutes. Frank was able to form the teams. He paired Becky with David, Felix with Monti, and Christine with Stacey. Felix and Monti had the best sampler and Christine and Stacey had the worst. Winners: Felix Fang and Monti Carlo. Bottom two: Christine Hà and Stacey Amagrande. Stacey was eliminated. Eliminated: Stacey ...
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Joe Bastianich - Judge
[to Becky after she and David lost a challenge
this was eye opening for me today because I saw a side of you that I've never seen before which was a little disappointing. You can't lead when it's convenient and then "duck your head" when sh*t hits the fan. As cooks and as leaders in kitchens and in restaurants, we lead through the good and the bad.