The Taste Season 1
S01 E01Jan 23, 2013
Auditions Part 1 Jan 23, 2013 Brian Malarkey, Ludovic Lefebvre, Anthony Bourdain and Nigella Lawson audition 29 professional and home cooks through a series of blind taste tests were a single spoonful will decide whether they make it past the audition round of the competition.
S01 E02Jan 30, 2013
Auditions Part 2 Jan 30, 2013 The auditions continue as the four mentors choose more contestants to join their teams based only on a spoonful of their food.
S01 E03Feb 6, 2013
Comfort Food Feb 6, 2013 The teams take on their first challenge alongside their mentors as they are set a comfort food themed challenge before two of them are eliminated.
S01 E04Feb 13, 2013
Daring Pairings Feb 13, 2013 Each team must use five unique ingredients as it tries to create the best dish; each contestant has to prepare a dish that pairs best with a selected wine.
S01 E05Feb 20, 2013
The Art of the Sandwich Feb 20, 2013 As the contestants are tasked with creating the perfect sandwich, tensions rise among the judges; chefs Rich Torrisi and Mario Carbone serve as guest judges.
S01 E06Feb 27, 2013
Nose to Tail Feb 27, 2013 The contestants are pushed out of their culinary comfort zones when asked to not waste any parts of an animal; Greg Morin and David McMillan serve as guest judges.
S01 E07Mar 6, 2013
Seduction Mar 6, 2013 The seven semi-finalists must seduce the judges with a single, sumptuous spoonful of their latest dish; three cooks are eliminated.
S01 E08Mar 13, 2013
Finale: Triple Threat Mar 13, 2013 The final four contestants each present three dishes to the judges; after an elimination, the remaining contestants must prepare their most decadent dish in hope of wowing the judges and claiming the grand prize.