The cheftestants are baffled to enter the kitchen to find it completely dark and empty. Their anxiety grows as the challenge clock begins and the pantry doors open to reveal a mountain of baking ingredients. With all signs pointing to a biscuit challenge, the chefs make a mad dash to create dishes before time runs out. James Beard Award-winning chef John Currence arrives to choose the best biscuit. For the elimination challenge, South Carolina barbecue master Rodney Scott tasks the chefs to work through the night to prepare a whole hog and three side dishes for 150 local BBQ lovers, including country music star and Charleston native Darius Rucker.