The next task is to find Filippo Mannoni at El Duomo. There, they'll find out they have to drive to Villa del Cialinano and go olive picking! More specifically, they have to fill four crates using the provided tools. It isn't until the Black Tam is a couple of crates in before they realize the correct method with the tarp provided. The Red Team realizes it too, but not in time. And the Black Team wins. They'll get the Exceptional Ingredient in the Takeover which is to cook traditional Tuscan cuisine.
In the meantime, we learn a couple of tidbits about our chefs -- Jenna feels guilty being in Italy wihtout her fiance, who proposed with a salami ring! Aw. NIcole Lou bases everything she knows on the film Under the Tuscan Sun, of which I've watched th beginning about 100 times, but have never seen the whole thing. It's just one of those movies I don't care enough about, but maybe i will now. l'll keep you posted on that important development. The Exceptional Ingredient is Nonna Romanelli, an Italian-only speaking grandma, ready to share her wisdom. After a few minutes with Nonna, Nookie and his team decide they're wasting time because they don't undertand what she's saying. I cant' decide if this is a smart use of time or the biggest blunder of the season. It turns out it's the latter because, as Curtis criticizes them later, they could've had her demonstrate how to do something without understanding what she was saying. Food is a universal language. Or is it music? Who knows. The Red Team has their own challenges in that their Ribbolita, made my Gary, gets accidentally tossed on the floor by John. The way that whole scene was shot with John, an unidentified figure with a hood, not having his identity discovered till he turns to the camera, was eerie. But it was an accident, and so the whole team helps Gary to create a new Ribollita. Oh, and Liz, who has immunity, effed up the pasta for the gnocchi. She's on Jenna's last nerve. Yikes!
It wasn't Liz who won MVP, it was Nicole. Sorry, second time you've misidentified the chefs and mixed these two up, and given credit to the wrong person.
Editor's Note: Thanks for the catch! Fixed.
Come on How can you screw up beans TWICE and not go home....John is on borrowed time PS Please tell Jenna to "shut up for awhile"
On last night's episode, the red team consisted of 4 players......Liz voted for John, Gary voted for John, John voted for Gary.......So the count was 2 for John and 1 for Gary.... It was Jenna's turn to vote and she voted for Gary.......It was now a 2 - 2 tie..... Cannot understand why Gary was voted off and how was the tie broken?
Can someone please explain..... I have watched the episode once again and am still confused..... Maybe it is just me and I am missing something........
I just watched the 6/6 show recorded on my DVR. In it the voting was a tie two for Gary and two for Jenna. Then Stone says Gary you are going home. What is going on?
Florence (Firenze) in a chase scene sets all over there inside views famous to this places and everyone recalls from memory! To do cucina & cooks duties were harder if no translator or written notes only. Too bad not set perfectto on station cucina or spilling Zuppa "R."! Teamwork could be a theme too and not so much name callers! None have enough Italian but 'Nonna' herself &'that girl chef' too!
@Linda613 Liz voted for Jenna not John. Gary voted for John. John voted for Gary. 1-1-1 tie. Jenna made the final decision and voted for Gary. Gary had 2 votes and that is why he was eliminated. IMO i would have voted for Jenna as well. She is annoying, the way she talked about Liz.
Liz voted for Jenna, not John. Gary and John voted for each other. Jenna had the tiebreaker, and she couldn't vote Liz off and certainly wasn't going to vote herself off, and she opted for Gary rather than John, probably because she knew John was the weaker competition.