'MasterChef' Judge Graham Elliot: Souffles, Surprises & S%t This Week

Graham Elliot is a world renowned chef and judge on Fox's 'MasterChef' who'll be guest blogging for AOL TV from time to time this season. Here are his thoughts on this week's episode ...

For this field challenge, we were blessed with another beautiful location and gorgeous day (three cheers for southern California!). This one is close to my heart because I'm from Chicago where people take their block parties seriously. The twist was that this was going to be a block party for all kids, and I must agree with Ben Star -- the image of 200 hungry kids hurtling towards you is terrifying!

Since Christian and Christine won the last Elimination Test and were the team leaders, we were looking forward to what was sure to be an intense competition. I was surprised to see Christian pick Jennifer for his team considering their past squabbles. I commend him on putting personal issues aside and picking a teammate based on their qualifications. Read More...



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