Tyson visits Jayden at the food truck, where they have a small dispute, and Tyson then warns Jayden and Micheal to stay away from Talia. Later, Talia gathers Valerie and Rudy to make a plan to keep the investor out of control over Lola's, while Julie and Rocky plan to put equipment in Jayden and Micheal's truck to overhear them. On a hillside, Tyson tells Debbie the truth about her talent, and she cooks at Lola's while banned from Fuccinelli's. At the end, after issues in the kitchen occur, the investor is revealed to be Chef Lorena Garcia.
- Maria Quezada as Talia Parra
- Liam Obergfoll as Tyson Fuccinelli
- Joshua Hoffman as Rudy Rosales
- Gail Soltys as Debbie Fuccinelli
- Miguel Luciano as Federico Fuccinelli
- Galilea La Salvia as Julie Parra
- Ellis Ann Jackson as Valerie Landry
- Jeanette Lehr as Dolores Parra
- The mysterious investor is revealed to be Chef Lorena Garcia, a famous chef in Miami
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