An Italian family from New York and a Filipino-American family from Utah are challenged to make a Mother's Day meal that represents Mom, an elevated childhood favorite and a fried family favorite; Clinton Kelly, Courtney Rada and Jet Tila judge.
Valerie Bertinelli challenges two teams to make surf-and-turf dishes, craft a sweet and savory duo and think outside the bowl with their macaroni and cheese; judges Clinton Kelly, Antonia Lofaso and Isaac Toups decide which team takes the top prize.
The Santana family takes on the Harris family; Valerie Bertinelli challenges them to make their specialty rice dishes, sandwich duos and Sunday suppers; Kardea Brown and the Voltaggio brothers, Bryan and Michael, judge.
Sicilian-American siblings, the Lo Cocos, own multiple restaurants in Northern California, including an Italian restaurant opened by their father 50 years ago. The Son siblings are first-generation Korean-Americans who run three successful restaurants of their own. Host Valerie Bertinelli challenges the two teams to make taco night spreads, over-the-top stuffed masterpieces and noodle dishes, and judges Courtney Rada, Johnny Spero and Jet Tila decide which team comes out on top.