Lee Anne continues to freak out because Stephen is not there running the food. Stephen announces, "The judges have sat." Ineffectual idiot. Chodorow brags that he just got back from Spain, so this meal will be an extension of his trip. Stephen babbles at the judges about his wine wares. Stephen tells us, "I understand that some of the courses were a bit delayed and it was a little frustrating for me, but I was completely composed in the dining room and no one even saw a trickle of sweat on my forehead." Well, goody for you but you're the reason why the FUCKING COURSES WERE DELAYED! Colicchio pointedly asks who scaled the fish. Apparently, he found a scale. He picks around his fish. See, this is why I think it's a conflict of interest for him to be doing the Tim Gunn thing as well as the judge thing. During his Sniff 'n' Sneer, he could have seen and noted that the fish wasn't scaled yet -- we just don't know. Stephen relays the bad news to the kitchen. Swearing all around. Out in the dining room, the Katie Leebot FINALLY exhibits her first sign of being an actual judge. She thinks that Stephen's whole "educate the guests" about wine thing comes off as arrogant and condescending. Colicchio shrugs, "He's young." They move over to American Workshop. Dave thinks the judges really responded to their food. I love that American Workshop served the roast chicken on sienna-colored terra cotta plates -- it's very warming. Chodorow thinks Sabor took more risks but says American Workshop is "comfort food done really well." Dave and Stephen encourage the diners to rate the restaurants. No way to tell who is going to win based on the guests' comments to the camera, but we already know they played loser music for Sabor in the ramp-up. However, Stephen is confident that they won.
The judges do their pointless chatter. They have critiques for both concepts but restate that the diners are the people who determined the winning team. American Workshop is summoned to the judges' table. As the team leaves, Miguel wonders, "You think they're reversing it?" Stephen opines, "If it is the way it should be? Yes, hands down. Anybody can do that stuff -- roasted chicken? I mean, come on. I wouldn't sweat it, man. Our food was fly." Yes, the garlic bulb said "fly," and if that's not the sign of Sabor's impending doom, I don't know what is.