Top Chef VIP
Top Chef VIP logo.png
Genre
Based onTop Chef
Presented byCarmen Villalobos
Judges
  • Antonio de Livier
  • Adria Marina Montaño
  • Juan Manuel Barrientos
Country of originUnited States
Original languageSpanish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes24
Production
Executive producers
  • Francisco Suarez
  • Luciano Cardinali
  • Fernando Lorente
Production companyRCN Televisión
Release
Original networkTelemundo
Original releaseAugust 9, 2022 (2022-08-09) –
present (present)

Top Chef VIP is an American reality competition television series that premiered on Telemundo on August 9, 2022.[1] The show is produced by RCN Televisión for Telemundo. It is the second Spanish-language adaptation of the Top Chef format in the U.S., after Top Chef Estrellas which was also broadcast on Telemundo, between 2014 and 2015.[2][3]

Format

Sixteen celebrities put their cooking skills to the test and are judged by a panel of professional chefs with one contestant eliminated each week. The winner will receive US$100,000.[1]

Contestants

Sixteen celebrities were selected to compete in Top Chef VIP.[4][5]

Name Age Hometown Notability
Aida Cuevas 58 Mexico City, Mexico Singer/actress
Chiky Bom Bom 34 Dominican Republic Internet personality
Cristina Eustace 43 Chihuahua, Mexico Singer
Ferdinando Valencia 40 Comala, Mexico Actor
Graciela Beltrán 47 Los Angeles, California Singer
Gregorio Pernía 52 Cúcuta, Colombia Actor
Héctor Suárez Gomís 53 Mexico City, Mexico Actor
Horacio Pancheri 39 Esquel, Argentina Actor
Jennifer Peña 38 San Antonio, Texas Singer
Lambda García 35 Mexico City, Mexico Actor
Luis Coronel 26 Tucson, Arizona Singer
Marlene Favela 45 Santiago Papasquiaro, Mexico Actress
Mauricio Islas 48 Mexico City, Mexico Actor
Rodrigo Vidal 49 Mexico City, Mexico Actor
Scarlet Ortiz 48 Caracas, Venezuela Actress
Zuleyka Rivera 34 Cayey, Puerto Rico Miss Universe 2006

Contestant progress

Episode # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
Quickfire Challenge
Winner(s)
Chiky Ferdinando
Héctor
Rodrigo
Zuleyka
Héctor
Zuleyka
Zuleyka Horacio Rodrigo Horacio Chiky
Zuleyka
Mauricio Lambda
Zuleyka
Chiky
Cristina
Rodrigo
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Cristina IN IN IN LOW IN LOW IN IN IN HIGH IN IN LOW WIN IMM IN IN IN HIGH WIN LOW WIN IMM IN IN IN WIN IMM LOW WIN IMM HIGH IN IN IN IN WIN IMM IMM IN IN WIN WIN
Ferdinando IN WIN IN 1 HIGH IN IN HIGH IN HIGH IN WIN WIN IMM IMM IN IN HIGH IN LOW LOW IN WIN IN IN IN HIGH WIN LOW WIN IMM IN HIGH IN WIN IMM WIN IMM IMM WIN IMM IMM IMM
Héctor IN WIN WIN IN WIN IMM IMM IN WIN IMM IMM IMM IMM WIN WIN IMM IMM IN IN IN HIGH WIN LOW IN OUT LOW2 IN LOW IN IN LOW IN
Lambda IN IN IN WIN IMM IMM IN IN WIN IMM IMM HIGH WIN IMM IMM HIGH IN HIGH WIN IMM WIN IMM IMM IN IN IN IN OUT WIN2 IMM IMM IN WIN IN
Marlene 1 1 WIN WIN IMM IMM IMM IN IN IN IN IN IN LOW HIGH LOW IN IN WIN IMM IMM WIN IMM IMM IN IN IN IN LOW LOW IN LOW IN IN WIN IMM IMM LOW IN WIN IN IN LOW IN
Mauricio 1 1 1 WIN IMM IMM IN IN WIN IMM IMM HIGH WIN IMM IMM IN IN HIGH IN LOW WIN IMM IMM IN HIGH WIN IMM IMM LOW WIN IMM IN WIN WIN IN IN IN WIN IMM IMM IN IN WIN WIN
Rodrigo IN WIN WIN IN WIN IMM IMM HIGH IN IN WIN IMM IN LOW IN WIN IN WIN IMM IMM IMM IMM WIN IMM IMM IN HIGH IN HIGH WIN LOW IN LOW WIN IMM IMM IMM IMM IMM LOW WIN IMM IN IN LOW IN
Zuleyka HIGH WIN IN WIN IMM IMM IN WIN IMM IMM IMM IMM HIGH WIN IMM IMM IN IN IN IN LOW LOW IN WIN HIGH WIN IMM IN WIN IMM LOW WIN IMM HIGH HIGH IN IN IN LOW IN LOW IN WIN IN
10 Gregorio HIGH IN 1 WIN IMM IMM HIGH IN WIN IMM IMM IN LOW IN WIN IN WIN IMM IMM IMM IMM WIN IMM IMM IN IN IN IN WIN LOW IN LOW HIGH IN WIN IMM IMM LOW IN OUT
11 Aida HIGH IN WIN IN 1 IN IN WIN IMM IMM IMM IMM IMM WIN WIN IMM IMM IN IN WIN IMM IMM WIN IMM IMM IN IN WIN IMM IMM LOW IN IN IN IN IN IN OUT
12 Horacio IN 1 1 LOW WIN IMM IN HIGH WIN IMM IMM IN LOW IN LOW WIN IMM IMM IMM IMM IMM LOW IN LOW WIN IMM IMM IMM IMM IMM LOW IN OUT
13 Graciela HIGH IN WIN HIGH LOW IN WIN IN HIGH IN IN LOW IN LOW IN LOW IN IN IN IN OUT
14 Luis IN IN IN LOW HIGH IN IN IN IN IN LOW HIGH LOW IN OUT
15 Jennifer 1 1 1 1 WIN IMM IN HIGH IN IN OUT
16 Scarlet HIGH IN IN LOW IN OUT

^Note 1 : The celebrity was unable to compete in the challenge due to personal reasons.
^Note 2 : Héctor and Lambda won the Re-entry Challenge and returned to the competition.

  (WINNER) The chef won the season and was crowned "Top Chef".
  (RUNNER-UP) The chef was a runner-up for the season.
  (WIN) The chef won an individual challenge (Quickfire Challenge, Immunity Challenge, Safety Challenge, or Elimination Challenge).
  (WIN) The chef was on the winning team in the Team Challenge and directly advanced to the next round.
  (HIGH) The chef was selected as one of the top entries in an individual or team challenge, but did not win.
  (IN) The chef was not selected as one of the top or bottom entries in an individual challenge and was safe.
  (IN) The chef was not selected as a top or bottom entry in a Team Challenge.
  (IMM) The chef didn't have to compete in that round of the competition and was safe from elimination.
  (IMM) The chef had to compete in that round of the competition but was safe from elimination.
  (—) The chef was on the losing team in the Team Challenge and was unable to compete in the Immunity Challenge.
  (LOW) The chef was selected as one of the bottom entries in the Elimination Challenge, but was not eliminated.
  (LOW) The chef was one of the bottom entries in a Team Challenge.
  (OUT) The chef lost the Elimination Challenge.

Episodes

No.TitleOriginal air dateUS viewers
(millions)
1"Se encienden los fogones"August 9, 2022 (2022-08-09)1.11[6]

Quickfire Challenge: The celebrities had the free challenge to prepare something that reflects their personality. The winner received immunity from elimination.

  • Winner: Chiky
2"Cocineros en aprietos"August 10, 2022 (2022-08-10)1.05[7]

Quickfire Challenge: Working in pairs, each celebrity had to select a knife and the one with the same number would be their partner. Each celebrity chose a box with a random secret ingredient and combine it with their partners ingredient into one dish. Instead of immunity, the winners became team captains in the next team challenge.

  • Team 1: Ferdinando, Zuleyka
  • Team 2: Chiky, Graciela
  • Team 3: Cristina, Lambda
  • Team 4: Scarlet, Gregorio
  • Team 5: Aída, Luis
  • Team 6: Héctor, Rodrigo
    • Winners: Ferdinando, Zuleyka, Héctor, Rodrigo

Skills Challenge: The remaining celebrities competed in a skills challenge of three stages: cook a fried egg, a poached egg and make meringue. Once a celebrity completed the three stages they were able to choose which team they wanted to join. Aída and Graciela were the last to finish the challenge and were automatically on the Héctor's team.

3"Tras un gol culinario"August 11, 2022 (2022-08-11)0.83[8]

Team Challenge: Inspired by the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, the celebrities in teams of three were asked to prepare an Arabian dish with a Latin twist. The members of the top two teams won the opportunity to compete for immunity.

  • Blue Team: Zuleyka (C), Lambda, Scarlet
  • Burgundy Team: Héctor (C), Aída, Graciela
  • Black Team: Ferdinando (C), Cristina, Luis
  • Yellow Team: Rodrigo (C), Chiky, Marlene
    • Winners: Aída, Graciela, Héctor, Chiky, Marlene, Rodrigo

Immunity Challenge: The celebrities that won the team challenge were asked to prepare a typical Latin dish using at least 3 spices. The winner received immunity from elimination.

  • Winner: Marlene
4"Sol, arena y buena masa"August 12, 2022 (2022-08-12)0.83[9]

Restaurant Wars Challenge: The celebrities competed in Top Chef's traditional Restaurant Wars challenge. The contestants, split into two teams, were responsible for transforming an empty space into a fully functioning pop-up restaurant within 24 hours. The teams were led by Marlene and Chiky, who were safe for the week but still has to participate. The team captains first had the challenge to prepare four cocktail drinks, with the winner being allowed to pick the members of their team. The winning team received immunity from elimination, while the losing team was sent to the elimination challenge.

  • Raíces del Caribe: Marlene (C), Gregorio, Héctor, Lambda, Mauricio, Rodrigo, Zuleyka
  • Sal Si Puedes: Chiky (C), Cristina, Graciela, Horacio, Luis, Scarlet
    • Winners: Marlene, Gregorio, Héctor, Lambda, Mauricio, Rodrigo, Zuleyka
5"En la cuerda floja"August 15, 2022 (2022-08-15)0.92[10]

Safety Challenge: The losing team of the Restaurant Wars challenge, and Ferdinando and Jennifer, who were unable to participate in the challenge, were asked to prepare a dish with avocado as the main ingredient of the dish. The celebrities worked in pairs. The winners were safe from elimination.

  • Aida, Graciela
  • Cristina, Scarlet
  • Ferdinando, Luis
  • Horacio, Jennifer
    • Winners: Horacio and Jennifer

Elimination Challenge: The celebrities must make a pasta dish from scratch.

  • Winner: Graciela
  • Eliminated: Scarlet
6"Drama, sabor y diversion"August 16, 2022 (2022-08-16)0.87[11]

Immunity Challenge: The celebrities are given 60 minutes to create a dish that reminds them of their families. The winner received immunity from elimination and became a captain for the next team challenge.

  • Winner: Aída

Quickfire Challenge: The celebrities work in pairs to prepare a dish inspired by a place in the world; the countries were randomly assigned via knife draw. The winners received immunity from elimination and became captains for the next team challenge.

  • Chiky, Lambda
  • Cristina, Luis
  • Ferdinando, Horacio
  • Graciela, Jennifer
  • Gregorio, Rodrigo
  • Héctor, Zuleyka
  • Marlene, Mauricio
    • Winners: Héctor and Zuleyka
7"Misión imposible"August 17, 2022 (2022-08-17)1.00[12]

Quickfire Challenge: Team captains Aída, Héctor and Zuleyka were challenged to create a dish featuring beans. The winner was able to choose the members of their team.

  • Winner: Zuleyka

Team Challenge: The celebrities were tested on their communication skills by playing a game of telephone with each other. The celebrities had to replicate three dishes created by the judges using only their verbal and written descriptions as guidance. Each member of the team took a 15-minute turn in the kitchen. The winners received immunity from elimination.

  • Yellow Team: Zuleyka (C), Gregorio, Horacio, Lambda, Mauricio
  • Burgundy Team: Aída (C), Ferdinando, Graciela, Marlene, Rodrigo
  • Green Team: Héctor (C), Chiky, Cristina, Jennifer, Luis
    • Winners: Zuleyka, Gregorio, Horacio, Lambda, Mauricio
8"Al borde del precipicio"August 18, 2022 (2022-08-18)0.98[13]

Safety Challenge: Inspired by the film Beast, the celebrities were asked to prepare a dish using a chili pepper chosen randomly. The winner was safe from elimination.

  • Winner: Rodrigo

Elimination Challenge: The bottom seven celebrities had the free challenge to prepare a dish full of creativity.

  • Eliminated: Jennifer
9"Banquete con nervios de acero"August 19, 2022 (2022-08-19)0.97[14]

The celebrities working in pairs assigned via knife draw, were challenged with preparing the judges favorite breakfast dishes. The top two pairs won the advantage of choosing three more celebrities to join their team in the next team challenge.

  • Aída, Ferdinando
  • Chiky, Héctor
  • Cristina, Marlene
  • Graciela, Horacio
  • Gregorio, Rodrigo
  • Luis, Lambda
  • Mauricio, Zuleyka
    • Winners: Aída, Ferdinando, Chiky, Héctor

Team Challenge: The celebrities catered two weddings (25 guests to be served per team). Each team prepared a different menu for each wedding. The Green Team had the advantage of choosing which wedding to cater. The teams were given 30 minutes to plan, and 90 minutes of preparation time. The winning team received immunity from elimination, while the losing team was sent to the next elimination challenge.

  • Green Team: Mauricio (C), Aída, Ferdinando, Chiky, Héctor, Lambda, Zuleyka
  • Burgundy Team: Marlene (C), Cristina, Graciela, Horacio, Gregorio, Luis, Rodrigo
    • Winners: Mauricio, Aída, Ferdinando, Chiky, Héctor, Lambda, Zuleyka
10"Uno menos"August 22, 2022 (2022-08-22)1.06[15]

Safety Challenge: The celebrities were asked to prepare a dessert inspired by their worst nightmare. The winner was safe from elimination.

  • Winner: Cristina

Elimination Challenge: The celebrities were challenged with preparing a soup, broth, or chowder.

  • Winners: Rodrigo, Gregorio
  • Eliminated: Luis
11"Superar el rechazo"August 23, 2022 (2022-08-23)0.97[16]

Quickfire Challenge: The celebrities were asked to prepare three tacos and two salsas. Each celebrity was given five minutes to shop in the pantry. The celebrities had to swap cooking stations and cook with the other's ingredients. The winner received immunity from elimination.

  • Winner: Horacio

Immunity Challenge: The celebrities, working in teams, were challenged with preparing a dish with an ingredient that children dislike the most. The teams and their ingredient were randomly assigned via knife draw. The winners received immunity from elimination.

  • Anchovies: Cristina, Graciela, Lambda
  • Broccoli: Aída, Mauricio, Zuleyka
  • Celery: Chiky, Gregorio, Rodrigo
  • Spinach: Ferdinando, Héctor, Marlene
    • Winners: Chiky, Gregorio, Rodrigo
12"Viva la fritanga"August 24, 2022 (2022-08-24)1.08[17]

Quickfire Challenge: The winners of the challenges in the previous episode were named team captains. They were challenged with making French fries. The winner would get the first pick in choosing members of their team.

  • Winner: Rodrigo

Team Challenge: The celebrities were asked to make three hamburgers, each one representing the personality of the judges. The winning team received immunity from elimination.

  • Yellow Team: Rodrigo (C), Ferdinando, Lambda, Mauricio
  • Green Team: Chiky (C), Héctor, Zuleyka
  • Blue Team: Gregorio (C), Aída, Marlene
  • Burgundy Team: Horacio (C), Cristina, Graciela
    • Winners: Gregorio, Aída, Marlene
13"Perder para ganar"August 25, 2022 (2022-08-25)1.04[18]

Safety Challenge: The celebrities in the bottom were given 75 minutes to prepare a dish with the protein of their choice. In order to pay for the protein they wanted, the celebrities had give up minutes from their cooking time. The winner was safe from elimination. The protein chosen and minutes reduced from their cooking time were:

  • Cristina: Ribeye steak for 25 minutes
  • Ferdinando: Pork ribs for 20 minutes
  • Graciela: Beef shanks for 15 minutes
  • Héctor: Sardines for 10 minutes
  • Lambda: Bass for 30 minutes
  • Mauricio: Quail for 20 minutes
  • Zuleyka: Octopus for 10 minutes
    • Winner: Lambda

Elimination Challenge: The celebrities were given 60 minutes to prepare a tamale.

  • Winners: Cristina, Héctor
  • Eliminated: Graciela
14"Homenaje al "Divo de Juárez""August 26, 2022 (2022-08-26)1.04[19]

The remaining twelve celebrities were split into six pairs, randomly assigned via knife draw, and competed in head-to-head battles to determine the two teams for the next team challenge. In the battles, the celebrities were asked to prepare a dishes inspired by Juan Gabriel's life. The winners of each battle formed one team and the losers the other team. The head-to-head battles were (winners noted in bold):

  • Carnitas: Mauricio and Zuleyka
  • Burrito: Cristina and Gregorio
  • Tapas: Chiky and Rodrigo
  • Salmon: Héctor and Lambda
  • Morisqueta: Ferdinando and Marlene
  • Thai dish: Aída and Horacio

Team Challenge: The teams were challenged with preparing a dish in tribute to Juan Gabriel. The winning team received immunity from elimination, while the losing team was sent to the next elimination challenge.

  • Green Team: Chiky, Cristina, Ferdinando, Héctor, Horacio, Zuleyka
  • Yellow Team: Aída, Gregorio, Lambda, Marlene, Mauricio, Rodrigo
    • Winners: Aída, Gregorio, Lambda, Marlene, Mauricio, Rodrigo
15"Llanto en la cocina"August 29, 2022 (2022-08-29)0.90[20]

Safety Challenge: The celebrities in the bottom were given 60 minutes to prepare four different snacks for the judges and host Carmen, using Ritz Crackers as their base. The winner was safe from elimination.

  • Winner: Cristina

Elimination Challenge: The celebrities were asked to prepare a seafood dish in 60 minutes.

  • Eliminated: Héctor
16"La dulce inmunidad"August 30, 2022 (2022-08-30)0.90[21]

Quickfire Challenge: The celebrities had to prepare a dish with chocolate as the main ingredient. The winner received immunity from elimination and became a captain in the next team challenge.

  • Winner: Horacio

Quickfire Challenge: The celebrities, working in pairs, were challenged with preparing a dish that combined two of the five basic tastes. The tastes were randomly assigned via knife draw. The winning pair became captains in the next team challenge.

  • Aída (Bitterness), Gregorio (Umami)
  • Chiky (Sourness), Zuleyka (Sweetness)
  • Cristina (Saltiness), Lambda (Sweetness)
  • Ferdinando (Bitterness), Marlene (Umami)
  • Mauricio (Sourness), Rodrigo (Saltiness)
    • Winners: Chiky and Zuleyka
17"A jugar, 'Verdad o Reto'"August 31, 2022 (2022-08-31)1.19[22]

Team captains Chiky, Horacio, and Zuleyka had to prepare a liver and onions dish in 20 minutes. The celebrities were unable to shop in the pantry. The winner would get the first pick in choosing members of their team.

  • Winner: Horacio

Team Challenge: The celebrities competed in a "black box challenge". The celebrities were first split into teams. After entering the black box, which covered the celebrities in total darkness, each team member had one minute to taste, smell, and feel a mystery dish. Once their time expired, another team member had one minute to do the same. Once all members had a turn in the black box they began trying to recreate the dish. The winner received immunity from elimination.

  • Blue Team: Horacio (C), Ferdinando, Gregorio, Marlene
  • Burgundy Team: Zuleyka (C), Cristina, Lambda, Rodrigo
  • Green Team: Chiky (C), Aída, Mauricio
    • Winners: Chiky, Aída, Mauricio
18"Proteína de alto riesgo"September 1, 2022 (2022-09-01)0.94[23]

Safety Challenge: The celebrities were asked to prepare a rabbit dish in 60 minutes. The celebrities first had to roll dice to determine the number of ingredients they were allowed to use. The top two celebrities were safe from elimination.

  • Winners: Cristina, Zuleyka

Elimination Challenge: The celebrities were given 45 minutes to prepare chicken wings.

  • Winners: Ferdinando, Gregorio, Rodrigo
  • Eliminated: Lambda
19"Pecados imperdonables"September 2, 2022 (2022-09-02)1.02[24]

Skills Challenge: The top 10 celebrities competed in a skills challenge of three stages: prepare a fresh salsa, a cooked salsa, and a hollandaise or béarnaise sauce. The first five celebrities to complete the three stages formed one team for the Restaurant Wars challenge and the remaining five formed the second team.

Restaurant Wars Challenge: In the second Restaurant Wars challenge of the season, the contestants were split into two teams and were responsible for running a food truck. The teams were led by Marlene and Rodrigo. Each team and had to prepare one type of sandwich and a side dish. Marlene's team had the advantage of choosing which type of sandwich to prepare. The judges decided that both teams failed the challenge and sent both to the elimination challenge.

  • Pork Sandwich: Marlene (C), Aída, Chiky, Ferdinando, Mauricio
  • Chicken Sandwich: Rodrigo (C), Cristina, Gregorio, Horacio, Zuleyka
20"Todos corren peligro"September 5, 2022 (2022-09-05)1.14[25]

Safety Challenge: The celebrities working in pairs assigned via knife draw, were challenged with preparing a dish using mushrooms as the main ingredient of the dish. The winners were safe from elimination and became a captain for the next team challenge.

  • Aída, Gregorio
  • Chiky, Rodrigo
  • Cristina, Zuleyka
  • Ferdinando, Mauricio
  • Horacio, Marlene
    • Winners: Cristina, Zuleyka, Ferdinando, Mauricio

Elimination Challenge: The celebrities were asked to prepare a dish using bananas as the main ingredient of the dish.

  • Eliminated: Horacio
21"Preparando con amor"September 6, 2022 (2022-09-06)1.02[26]

Immunity Challenge: The celebrities were asked to prepare a dessert inspired by a memorable romantic date. The winner received immunity from elimination.

  • Winner: Rodrigo

The celebrities, working in pairs, were asked to prepare a dish using beef cuts. The pairs and their cuts of beef were assigned by Rodrigo. The winning pair became captains in the next team challenge.

  • Aída, Cristina
  • Chiky, Mauricio
  • Ferdinando, Zuleyka
  • Gregorio, Marlene
    • Winners: Chiky, Mauricio
22"La ruleta de la suerte"September 7, 2022 (2022-09-07)1.14[27]

Quickfire Challenge: Team captains Rodrigo, Chiky, and Mauricio were challenged with preparing a meal that was randomly assigned by a slot machine. The slot machine assigned the protein, side dish, sauce, and preparation time of the meal. The winner got the first pick in choosing members of their team.

  • Winner: Mauricio

Team Challenge: The celebrities were split into teams of three. Each member of the teams was asked to prepare a dish individually. The team captains had to taste the three dishes prepared by their team and choose which one to present to the judges. The winning team received immunity from elimination.

  • Burgundy Team: Mauricio (C), Aída, Cristina
  • Blue Team: Chiky (C), Ferdinando, Zuleyka
  • Green Team: Rodrigo (C), Gregorio, Marlene
    • Winners: Rodrigo, Gregorio, Marlene
23"Un sueño que termina"September 8, 2022 (2022-09-08)1.06[28]

Safety Challenge: The celebrities in the bottom were challenged with preparing a cake using one of six available ingredients. The top two cakes were safe from elimination.

  • Winners: Chiky, Ferdinando

Elimination Challenge: The celebrities were given 60 minutes to prepare risotto.

  • Eliminated: Aída
24"Bienvenidos"September 9, 2022 (2022-09-09)1.01[29]

Re-entry Challenge: Previously eliminated celebrities competed against each other for a chance to re-enter the competition. The celebrities were given 60 minutes to cook fish.

  • Winners: Lambda, Héctor

Team Challenge: The celebrities visit a coffee plantation and were given 75 minutes to prepare a dish for six guests, with coffee as the main ingredient. The winning team received immunity from elimination, while the losing team was sent to the next elimination challenge.

  • Blue Team: Héctor (C), Gregorio, Marlene, Rodrigo, Zuleyka
  • Yellow Team: Lambda (C), Chiky, Cristina, Ferdinando, Mauricio
    • Winners: Lambda, Chiky, Cristina, Ferdinando, Mauricio
25"Quesadillas de pesadilla"September 12, 2022 (2022-09-12)1.00[30]

Safety Challenge: The celebrities were asked to prepare quesadillas. The winners was safe from elimination.

  • Winner: Rodrigo

Elimination Challenge: The celebrities were challenged with cooking any dish.

  • Winner: Marlene
  • Eliminated: Gregorio
26"Cata a ciegas"September 13, 2022 (2022-09-13)1.07[31]

Immunity Challenge: The celebrities were given 60 minutes to cook any dish with the help of guest judge Alfonso Cadena. The judges tasted the dishes without knowing who cooked them. The winner received immunity from elimination.

  • Winner: Ferdinando

Quickfire Challenge: The celebrities worked in pairs to prepare a dish inspired by a proverb. The pairs and proverb were randomly assigned via envelopes. The winning pair became members of Ferdinando's team in the next team challenge.

  • Chiky, Marlene
  • Cristina, Mauricio
  • Héctor, Rodrigo
  • Lambda, Zuleyka
    • Winners: Lambda, Zuleyka
27"Entre gustos y colores"September 14, 2022 (2022-09-14)1.05[32]

Quickfire Challenge: The celebrities were given 30 minutes to prepare a creative hot dog. The top three celebrities formed the second team in the next team challenge and the remaining celebrities formed the third team.

  • Winners: Chiky, Cristina, Mauricio

Team Challenge: The celebrities were asked to prepare a vegetarian version of cochinita pibil, tacos al pastor and meatballs. The winning team received immunity from elimination.

  • Blue Team: Chiky, Cristina, Mauricio
  • Burgundy Team: Ferdinando, Lambda, Zuleyka
  • Green Team: Héctor, Marlene, Rodrigo
    • Winners: Chiky, Cristina, Mauricio

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