Beat the Chef

  

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Beat the ChefIn the last of the series, Frederick Forster and an amateur make their versions of chicken jalfrezi and pilau rice. As the votes will win cash prizes, the amateur means business. (Ep25) [S]Fri, Jul 5, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefAn amateur takes on Mark Sargeant with poached salmon and hollandaise. Will orange in the sauce win over the Food Jury in a blind tasting or will chef's classic approach triumph? (Ep24) [S]Thu, Jul 4, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefAn amateur and chef make pork tacos and guacamole in a high tempo contest. Will the refined professional approach please the Food Jury or will passionate authenticity come up trumps? (Ep23) [S]Wed, Jul 3, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefChef and amateur go head to head making a dish of tagliatelle with pumpkin. Will the prosecco and coconut milk-based sauce clinch it for the home cook or will blue cheese swing it? (Ep22) [S]Tue, Jul 2, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefThe heat is on to make the national dish of the Philippines: Filipino pork stew. Will the home cook's twist or Mark Sargeant's extra chilli and fresh coriander make the difference (Ep21) [S]Mon, Jul 1, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefA home cook faces the dessert round and the challenge of beating Frederick Forster with an apple tart. Whose apples will be sweetest and pastry most delicious in a blind tasting? (Ep20) [S]Fri, Jun 28, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefThis contest sees chef Frederick Forster and amateur whipping up their version of a 'Steak Rossini' - perfectly cooked steak on a crisp crouton with a chicken parfait and rich sauce. (Ep19) [S]Thu, Jun 27, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefThis gastronomic head to head sees chef James Tanner and amateur making classic cod loin with crushed potatoes and peas. Who will have the flakiest cod and most buttery potatoes? (Ep18) [S]Wed, Jun 26, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefOne of the amateurs takes on Mark Sargeant making bacon and goat's cheese ravioli. Can they stick to their guns and pull out a dish the Food Jury will vote for in a blind tasting? (Ep17) [S]Tue, Jun 25, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefThis episode's culinary fighter is determined to beat the top chef, Clodagh McKenna, with a fiery chicken jalfrezi. Whose dish will deliver when the Food Jury blind taste? (Ep16) [S]Mon, Jun 24, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefOne amateur is in the penultimate round and closing in on the grand prize. Top chef James Tanner and the home cook go head to head making their version of a trio of scallops. (Ep15) [S]Fri, Jun 21, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefTop chef James Tanner and an amateur go head to head making a hearty black bean stew. Both try to pack bold, deep flavours and dark chocolate into their stews, but who will win? (Ep14) [S]Thu, Jun 20, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefThis episode's cookery head to head sees top chef Frederick Forster and one of the amateurs putting all their energy into making the best butternut squash soup. (Ep13) [S]Wed, Jun 19, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefThe culinary gamble continues for one amateur who faces the sweet dish round against former pastry chef Mark Sargeant. Can they produce a winning strawberry shortbread dessert? (Ep12) [S]Tue, Jun 18, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefProfessional chef Mark Sargeant and an amateur cook go head to head making curried lamb cutlets. Who will deliver perfectly cooked cutlets with a spice punch? (Ep11) [S]Mon, Jun 17, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefToday's culinary competition pits an amateur against chef, Frederick Forster. Who will have the most flavourful Asian miso broth and crispiest tempura when the Food Jury blind taste? (Ep10) [S]Fri, Jun 14, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefToday's gastronomic gamble sees top chef Mark Sargeant and the amateur compete to make Kenyan goat and chips. Who will have the juiciest goat and best chips when the Jury compare? (Ep9) [S]Thu, Jun 13, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefThis episode sees one amateur and chef Clodagh McKenna making their versions of prawn, chorizo and haloumi wraps. It's a deceptively simple dish and leads to interesting results. (Ep8) [S]Wed, Jun 12, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefDesserts are on the menu in this episode as the home cook and former chef of Britain's Restaurant of the Year, James Tanner, make their version of a plum pithivier. (Ep7) [S]Tue, Jun 11, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefA home cook and chef James Tanner are pitted against each other making their version of duck with winter vegetables. With an early mistake, can the plucky amateur pull it back? (Ep6) [S]Mon, Jun 10, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefAmateur cook Jasmine from Durham and expert chef and cookbook author Clodagh McKenna each make their version of macaroni cheese but whose wins votes from the Food Jury? (Ep5) [S]Fri, Jun 7, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefThis episode's gastronomic gambler hopes to beat a seasoned pro with fish and chips. Whose batter will be crisp and golden and will triple or twice cooked chips win out? (Ep4) [S]Thu, Jun 6, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefExperimental northerner Scott and bestselling cookbook author Clodagh McKenna each create different versions of chicken pie. Whose dish do the Food Jury prefer in the blind tasting? (Ep3) [S]Wed, Jun 5, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefChef Frederick Forster and amateur cook Paul make venison burger and chips. Whose dish do the Food Jury prefer? Paul just needs one vote but if he loses he'll walk away empty-handed. (Ep2) [S]Tue, Jun 4, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins
Beat the ChefRestaurateur Andi Oliver hosts the new series where amateur cooks compete with chefs. Rachel faces off against Mark Sargeant. They both cook a duck dish with a sauce and potato rosti. (Ep1) [S]Mon, Jun 3, 12:30 PM4seven30 mins