Episode 7: Power Lunch
The cheftestants attempt to create culinary delights that can be speared with a toothpick and served at a Congressional party for the Quickfire Challenge. For Elimination, they must prepare a power lunch at the city's elite Palm restaurant. Congressman Aaron Schock of Illinois serves as the guestQquickfire judge, and Oprah Winfrey’s former personal chef Art Smith is the guest judge for the Elimination. D.C. power players Senator Mark Warner of Virginia, MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and Mika Brezinski and NBC White House Correspondent Savannah Guthrie lend their taste buds in this episode.