Culinary Stars Return for New Season of 'Chopped: All-Stars'

Season 3 of Food Network's top-rated series Chopped All-Stars returns Sunday, April 7th at 9pm ET/PT.

Sixteen culinary competitors battle it out for the title of All-Star champion and a $50,000 prize for the winner's charity.

The five-part competition series, hosted by Ted Allen, includes four chefs going head-to-head each week in themed episodes:

Part 1:

"Food Network vs. Cooking Channel"Premieres Sunday, April 7th at 9pm ET/PT
Competitors: Nadia G., Jeff Mauro, Gabriele Corcos, Sunny Anderson
Judges: Chris Santos, Geoffrey Zakarian, Maneet Chauhan

Part 2:

"Mega Chefs" Premieres Sunday, April 14th at 9pm ET/PT
Competitors: Elizabeth Falkner, CHUCK Hughes, Gavin Kaysen, Richard Blais
Judges: Chris Santos, Marcus Samuelsson, Maneet Chauhan

Part 3:

"Chopped Judges" Premieres Sunday, April 21st at 9pm ET/PT
Competitors: Alex Guarnaschelli, Amanda Freitag, Scott Conant, Marc Murphy
Judges: Aarón Sánchez, Geoffrey Zakarian, Marcus Samuelsson

Part 4:

"Celebrities" Premieres Sunday, April 28th at 9pm ET/PT
Competitors: Johnny Weir, Joey Fatone, Laila Ali, Judy Gold
Judges: Maneet Chauhan, Geoffrey Zakarian, Marcus Samuelsson

Part 5:

"Finale" Premieres Sunday, May 5th at 9pm ET/PT
Judges: Aáron Sanchez, Geoffrey Zakarian, Marcus Samuelsson