Season 8 (2016)
- Release date: Jan. 3, 2016
- Season number: 8
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Tournament: Part 1
S8E1 Jan. 3, 2016
Some of the best chefs from Triple D invade Flavortown Market in this leg of the Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Tournament, where they must first prepare a lunch special using only ingredients that begin with the letters "D" or "G." The culinary contest continues with the best noodle dish made only from food items that cost $4 or more, then the final two chefs go bowling to pick the crazy ingredients in their Sunday supper. The last chef standing can bag up to $20,000, plus get a shot at winning even more in the tournament finale!
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Tournament: Part 2
S8E2 Jan. 10, 2016
Chefs from Triple D converge in the market for this leg of the Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Tournament. In round one, they must check out through the express lane and make comfort food using seven items or less. Next, the chefs make their best dinner using the subpar ingredients from a game of Grocery Golf. Finally, each chef prepares a dish that their competitor made up for them using refrigerator magnets. The winner goes on a shopping spree worth up to $20,000 and earns a slot in the tournament finale!
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Tournament: Part 3
S8E3 Jan. 17, 2016
A wildly diverse group of chefs from Triple D descends on Flavortown as the Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Tournament continues! The heat is on as chefs make a hot sandwich without shopping in the meat, cheese and deli aisles. Next, they're challenged to create an out-of-this-world international dish determined by tumbling dice, and finally, they must make a pork dish with wild ingredients picked out of the claw machine. The winner goes on a shopping spree for up to $20,000 and earns a slot in the tournament finale.
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Tournament: Part 4
S8E4 Jan. 24, 2016
Triple D alumni from across the country mix it up in the market in this chapter of the Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Tournament. First, chefs must shop for a family feast using the smallest grocery bags ever seen. Then, they must prepare an elegant dinner that incorporates crazy ingredients picked by Guy's Food Pyramid. Finally, chefs must compose a daring dish using a food item they selected while blindfolded. The winner goes on a $20,000 shopping spree and nabs a spot in the tournament grand finale!
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Tournament: Finale
S8E5 Jan. 31, 2016
The winners of the first four Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives throwdowns are back for the finale! First, they must dish out their best diner breakfast using a grocery list made up of emojis; then, the chefs must create the ultimate drive-in burger featuring a red light special. Finally, they must make an elevated dive bar dish using only ingredients from three aisles. The victor earns the coveted tournament trophy and a chance to more than double their winnings in an encore shopping spree!
Four Weddings and a Grocery Game
S8E6 Feb. 7, 2016
Chefs who are getting married try to earn some dough for their wedding day. Challenges include making their sweetheart's favorite dish on a $10 budget; coming up with a cocktail-hour appetizer from the frozen aisle; and creating a reception dinner from a grocery list that includes something old, new, blue and borrowed.
All Star Academy Face-Off
S8E7 Feb. 14, 2016
Four home cooks from All-Star Academy are ready for Grocery Games grad school, with Curtis Stone and Richard Blais serving as guest mentors! First, they must make a fine dining dinner including all of the wacky items on Guy's list. Next, they bowl for strikes to assemble the ingredients for an American classic dish, and finally, Guy includes a surprise game for the mentors!
Guy's Games of Chance
S8E8 Feb. 21, 2016
Chefs try to beat the house, and the market, when they face three exciting games of chance. First, chefs roll dice to determine the details of a poker night plate. Next, they play a wild card game to determine the special ingredients in a wholesome weeknight dinner starring a red light special. Finally, the chefs play the slots see what jackpot trio of ingredients will go into their winner's dinner.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Cook-Off
S8E9 Feb. 28, 2016
Chefs are cooking every meal on the menu: breakfast, lunch and dinner! First, they must make a sweet and savory breakfast from items found in the store's clearance carts. Then, a family lunch is complicated by a red light special. Finally, chefs spin the Budget Food Wheel to determine how much they can spend on their high stakes steakhouse dinner.
S8E10 March 6, 2016
Eight chefs who've never met are partnered up to take on the market! First, teams must create a classic duo dish with a limited budget of $15, plus incorporate a surprise ingredient. Then, the dynamic duos hit the green for a game of Grocery Golf that will dictate the direction of their decadent dinner, but not before Guy throws a curveball and allows them to only use ingredients that start with the letter "S."
Big Burger Battle
S8E11 March 13, 2016
Chefs who claim they make perfect patties compete in an all burger edition of Triple G! First, they must create an international burger using only the eight items they can purchase in the express lane. Next, chefs plate a classic American burger featuring a weird ingredient, then the two finalists must shop quickly as the market closes early and Guy has a final twist waiting for them!