It's elimination time! The four teams face a three-tiered culinary marathon that will spell the end of one team's hopes of becoming the first ever winner of The Great Food Race.
The teams are challenged when they have to prepare meals Kiwi style in a foreign city. Can they enlist the help of locals to showcase their Kiwi classics?
The teams undergo a crash course in cooking like locals. Can they grasp the basics quickly enough to win over the judges with their new-found skills?
The teams embark on the adventure of a lifetime, when they take their cooking skills to one of the most exciting cities in the world. Which international destination are they off to?
The teams swim with sharks and cook on a budget for a big crowd as they race against each other in a three team cook off. Two teams will succumb, but only one will survive.
In Napier, two teams race against each other to prepare a visual feast. They start at lofty heights, and collect multiple ingredients in order to prepare a meal that is easy on the eye.
Two teams travel to the centre of New Zealand for a unique taste test; hawk their wares at the local farmer's market; and prepare tapas in the great outdoors.
Two teams take on Canterbury where they’ll get down and dirty on the farm, butcher their own meat, bake their own bread and ultimately prepare a meal for the judges.
Six remaining teams continue the race around Central Otago. They'll be battling the clock - and each other - as collect ingredients for an al fresco meal that will need to wow the judges.
The race continues in Christchurch, Dunedin, Auckland and Wellington, where four teams of two will cook, in their own homes, for each other and for renowned restaurateurs Leonardo and Lorenzo Bresolin.