Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre and Brian Malarkey taste the first rounds of spoons and select contestants to be on their teams.
Just one taste is all it takes for an aspiring chef to make it on one of the four mentors teams. Dozens of hopefuls try their best to impress, but the judges weren't please with all the dishes that were presented to them.
If he doesn't like your dish he doesn't mind tell you about it.
If you can impress this tough critic you know you've got some great skills. Take a look at who made it on his team.