He's also bummed he won't be reigning champ after the new winner is named.
The chefs made dishes inspired by their original inspirations (after eating a Curtis Stone-made Quickfire). Flip through the finale photos here.
Which dish was most masterful? Judge the chefs final dishes from this season.
The chefs cooked with their relatives -- albeit without their knowledge -- and then served America's servicemen the dishes of their dreams.
Did the chefs make dishes worthy of our servicemen or did the event seem more like a mess (hall)?