On Top Chef Season 12 Episode 11, the contestants were stunned to reunite with their loved ones and then even more stunned when they learned these relatives would actually play a role in one of the challenges.
The Elimination Challenge actually found the relatives being the ones who handled the food, as the chefs could only give instructions.
How did this unusual arrangement work out? A ticket to the Top Chef finals was on the line, after all.
Who was fortunate enough to punch it? Click on the above video to watch Top Chef online and find out now.