This show was a pleasant switch from the normal format, and it seemed like the students did better than some "professional" contestants (in spite of the final point spread). It was also refreshing to see how Symon reacted to their efforts.
Obviously, this particular show was set up as a nod to the culinary program at the Art Institutes being a show sponsor, but it was still an interesting twist on the norm.
And anyone know how Karine Bakhoum lost so much weight? She looked so thin, I hardly recognized her!