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Beat the ChefIn the last episode of the series, professional chef Frederick Forster and a talented amateur cook compete to make the best chicken jalfrezi and pilau rice. (Ep25) [S]Wed, Jun 10, 5:20 AMChannel 430 mins
Beat the ChefAn amateur cook competes with top chef Mark Sargeant to make their version of poached salmon and hollandaise. Will orange in the sauce and a longer poach impress the Food Jury? (Ep24) [S]Tue, Jun 9, 5:20 AMChannel 425 mins
Beat the ChefA talented amateur cook competes with professional chef Frederick Forster to make spicy pork tacos and guacamole. (Ep23) [S]Fri, Jun 5, 5:25 AMChannel 425 mins
Beat the ChefAn amateur cook takes on top chef Clodagh McKenna to make tagliatelle with pumpkin. Will the Food Jury prefer a prosecco and coconut milk-based sauce, or the addition of blue cheese? (Ep22) [S]Sat, May 30, 5:45 AMChannel 425 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]Fri, May 29, 5:15 AMChannel 425 mins
Beat the ChefChef Frederick Forster and a talented amateur cook compete to whip up their version of steak Rossini: perfectly cooked steak on a crisp crouton with a chicken parfait and rich sauce. (Ep19) [S]Wed, May 27, 5:20 AMChannel 425 mins
Beat the ChefA home cook faces the dessert round and the challenge of making a tastier apple tart than chef Frederick Forster. Whose apples will be sweetest and whose pastry the most delicious? (Ep20) [S]Wed, May 20, 5:15 AMChannel 425 mins
Beat the ChefA talented amateur cook competes with professional chef Mark Sargeant to make bacon and goat's cheese ravioli. (Ep17) [S]Thu, May 14, 5:25 AMChannel 425 mins
Beat the ChefA talented amateur cook is determined to beat top chef Clodagh McKenna with their version of a fiery chicken jalfrezi. Whose dish will deliver just the right amount of spice? (Ep16) [S]Wed, May 13, 5:20 AMChannel 430 mins
Beat the ChefOne amateur cook has made it to the penultimate round and is closing in on the grand prize as they compete with top chef James Tanner to make their version of a trio of scallops. (Ep15) [S]Sun, May 10, 5:35 AMChannel 425 mins
Beat the ChefTop chef James Tanner and an amateur cook compete to make a hearty black bean stew. Both try to pack in bold flavours and dark chocolate, but whose dish is the most impressive? (Ep14) [S]Sat, May 9, 5:35 AMChannel 425 mins
Beat the ChefTop chef Frederick Forster and a skilful amateur cook compete to make the best butternut squash soup. (Ep13) [S]Fri, May 8, 5:25 AMChannel 425 mins
Beat the ChefA keen amateur cook competes with former pastry chef Mark Sergeant to make the best strawberry shortcake dessert. (Ep12) [S]Wed, May 6, 5:20 AMChannel 430 mins
Beat the ChefProfessional chef Mark Sargeant and an amateur cook go head to head to make curried lamb cutlets. Who will deliver the perfectly cooked meat with a spice punch? (Ep11) [S]Mon, May 4, 5:15 AMChannel 425 mins
Beat the ChefCan a keen amateur cook a more flavourful Asian miso broth and crispier tempura than professional chef Frederick Forster? (Ep10) [S]Wed, Apr 29, 5:25 AMChannel 425 mins
Beat the ChefChef and amateur compete to make tagliatelle with pumpkin. Will the prosecco and coconut milk-based sauce clinch it for the home cook, or can Clodagh McKenna's blue cheese swing it? (Ep22) [S]Sun, Feb 23, 9:00 AMChannel 430 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]Sun, Feb 23, 8:25 AMChannel 435 mins
Beat the ChefA home cook faces the dessert round and the challenge of making a tastier apple tart than chef Frederick Forster. Whose apples will be sweetest and whose pastry the most delicious? (Ep20) [S]Sun, Feb 16, 8:55 AMChannel 435 mins
Beat the ChefChef Frederick Forster and a plucky amateur compete to whip up their version of a 'Steak Rossini' - perfectly cooked steak on a crisp crouton with a chicken parfait and rich sauce. (Ep19) [S]Sun, Feb 16, 8:25 AMChannel 430 mins
Beat the ChefCan a keen amateur chef cook a more flavourful Asian miso broth and crispier tempura than chef Frederick Forster? (Ep10) [S]Sat, Jan 25, 1:25 PMChannel 430 mins
Beat the ChefCan a keen amateur chef make better Kenyan goat and chips than top chef Mark Sargeant? (Ep9) [S]Sat, Jan 25, 12:55 PMChannel 430 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]Sun, Jan 19, 2:30 PMChannel 430 mins
Beat the ChefCan a home cook recover from an early mistake, as they compete against chef James Tanner to make a better version of duck with winter vegetables? (Ep6) [S]Sun, Jan 19, 2:00 PMChannel 430 mins
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, Jun 28, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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, Jun 27, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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, Jun 26, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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, Jun 25, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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, Jun 24, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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 21, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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 20, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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 19, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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 17, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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 14, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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 13, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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 12, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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 11, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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 10, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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 7, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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 6, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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 5, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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 4, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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 3, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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, May 31, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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, May 30, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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, May 29, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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, May 28, 5:30 PMChannel 430 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, May 27, 5:30 PMChannel 430 mins