When they meet at culinary school, Carly and Jason try to be the best, and the chemistry between them. Suddenly, Jason disappears, but the two meet three years later at the Kitchen Showdown, where he competes to win his own restaurant. Filmed looking at each other lovingly, the two chefs are competitive, but they support each other. When they become finalists, their emotions are at the highest level and Carly is made to believe that Jason is copying her dishes. Only one can win, but if their relationship gets in the way, they will both lose.