$5K Quickfire: With only one hand tied behind their backs, they had to make a pie in 90 minutes.
Guest Judge: Francois Payard (Payard Patisserie & Bistro owner/chef)
Orlando: Raspberry/blueberry/blackberry/strawberry pie
Sally: Red plum & strawberry double-crusted pie w/ chocolate chantilly
Chris: Banana cream pie w/ banana caramel
Carlos: Raspberry lemon meringue pie
DISQUALIFIED FROM CHALLENGE FOR USING A HAND- Matthew
WINNER- Carlos (Runner-up: Orlando)
ELIMINATION CHALLENGE #8: Food was served at a nighttime carnival
Shopping Budget (half-hour): $400
Guest Judge #2: Dana Cowin (Food & Wine Editor-in-Chief)
Sally: White corn brown butter cake w/ corn pudding & peanut ice cream
Carlos: Sesame Angel Food Cake "Burger" w/ churro "fries" & strawberry-lemon soda
Chris: Funnel cake ice cream w/ sable breton strawberries, funnel cake & mint foam
Matthew: Fried caramel apple pie w/ apple carpaccio & vanilla ice cream
Orlando: Chocolate Apple Entremet w/ apple sorbet
WINNER- Matthew (Runner-up: Sally)
The cheftestant who FAILED to make it to the Final Four was...
...Carlos, which meant he had to settle for $15K.