Which chef will crumble under the weight of the challenge? Celebrity chef Curtis Stone is back as series host along with new head critic Gail Simmons. . Tonight they are divided into three groups and must master their challenge to move forward. Some elimination decisions were discussed with Bravo. Screw these guys, I ain't watching this crap anymore. Episode 15 : Finale The top chef is crowned in the Season 13 finale.
Episode 2 : Night At the Museum Pop singer Joe Jonas enlists the gourmets to prepare a snack for children taking in a sleepover at New York's American Museum of Natural History. Episode 6 : A Southern Legend U. Kelly Choi hosts this competition tailor-made for foodies with a panel of respected judges, and guest stars that range from the real thing to personalities from Bravo's other reality series including Top Chef judges and contestants. Once Tom declares a winner, the chefs immediately begin a challenge making dishes based on Prohibition Era cocktails. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy enlists the chefs to create vegetarian versions of traditional comfort foods. What a waste of a real opportunity here. Guest Judge: Paul Kahan — Elimination Challenge Guest Judge: Koren Grieveson — QuickFire Challenge QuickFire Challenge: Create a Dish that Pairs Perfectly with Beer Elimination Challenge: Cater a Tailgating Party for Chicago Bears Fans Episode 11 : Restaurant Wars It's all about service tonight as the chefs work the line during a breakfast rush at a diner, and then create their own restaurants from scratch.
The chefs compete in some of the most difficult and unique challenges the Top Chef franchise has ever seen, catering for top entertainers and celebrity clientele including: Mindy Kaling, Kathie Lee Gifford, Busy Philipps and the cast of Days Of Our Lives. Episode 8 : Restaurant Wars In the most anticipated challenge of the season, the chefs face-off in Restaurant Wars, creating and executing two new restaurant concepts from design to dishes in a matter of days. Later, the chefs learn about traditional Maya cooking, then they create a dish using only ancient Maya ingredients and tools. A reality competition show in which chefs compete against one another in culinary challenges and are a judged by a panel of food and wine experts, with one or more contestants eliminated each episode. Episode 3 : Keep on Truckin In a Sudden Death Quickfire based on the iconic Denver omelet, the intensity in the kitchen is egg-ceptional as one chef completely cracks under the pressure in one of the most gut wrenching eliminations in Top Chef history as judged by Padma, Tom and Chef Lachlan Patterson.
For the first time ever, a Top Chef winner is joining the judging panel. What has not changed are the chefs at the top of their games, unique challenges, and a star-studded guest critic list. The results of each online episode directly effects the Masters, awarding them advantages such as immunity to the winner of each battle and disadvantages depending on their sous chef's performance lower performers earn obstacles for their Top Chef Master. Episode 7 : Olympic Dreams On the eve of the Quickfire, one of the chefs has a very special delivery. Let the judges be judged. In a new twist this season, prior to each episode each Master will have his or her sous chef compete in an online competition - Battle of the Sous Chefs hosted by Hugh Acheson. Episode 7 : Booty Ingredients and the element of the chefs' zodiac sign must correspond.
Nothing is ever as heated as a kitchen under this kind of pressure. Lena Waithe surprises the chefs, by challenging them to make their best version of the trademark Kentucky dish, the Hot Brown. Before that, the final two culinarians must prepare the meal of their lives for their mentors and fallen colleagues. Culinary icons Bruce and Eric Bromberg of Blue Ribbon join the judges to experience and evaluate each restaurant's successes and failures. Then, the cheftestants tap into their college palates as they make dishes in food trucks for students in Boulder. Who will win the gold and which bronze medalist will be sent packing? Then, the chefs must prepare dishes that pay tribute to Edna Lewis, the matriarch of Southern cuisine. Chef Ken Oringer joins Padma, Tom and Graham at a Roaring 20's party with Flappers and Dapper Dans.
Who will throw a game winning touchdown and which chef will make a fourth-quarter fumble? Season Four: The show relocates to Las Vegas, and the challenges will no doubt reflect the glitzy new atmosphere. Later, they prepare a traditional Italian-American seafood-filled dinner, but they're forced to use a notoriously undesirable fish species. Each week this talented group of chefs, professionally trained and self-taught, will be challenged and judged by some of the best known chefs in the industry. Season Three: Season three hits the grill with a sizzle and some major changes. Appearing: Jeremiah Tower; Roberto Munoz Zurita; Roberto Solis; and Guillermo Beristain. The competition has been retooled so that it is closer to the mother ship in format, has a smaller group of chefs and the resident critics have been pared down to two. Then, after a visit to a food incubator assisting immigrant women, the chefs must dig deep into their roots to present dishes based on their own heritage for Immigrant food influencers, including Alon Shaya, Nilou Motamed and Mourad Lahlou.
The 2010 Primetime Emmy Award-winning Top Chef returns to New York City for Season 8 with host Padma Lakshmi and head judge chef Tom Colicchio, alongside judges Gail Simmons and new this season, best-selling author and chef, Anthony Bourdain. Then, Olympians Meryl Davis, Gus Kenworthy and John Daly inspire the chefs to focus on precision, speed and creativity in the first-ever Top Chef Olympics where the chefs will face off in three head-to-head heats. Episode 6 : Roaring Munchies The chefs walk in on an epic battle of Last Chance Kitchen and are drafted into the fight. Appearing: Michael Cimarusti and Graham Elliot. Episode 5 : Smoke 'em If You Got 'em The chefs are baffled to enter a dark, empty kitchen, with all signs pointing to a biscuit challenge. Top Chef is a reality show unlike any other while it searches for the world's next Top Chef. Their first task is judging the Rocky Mountain Oyster Quickfire to see which chef has the balls to go all the way.
Chef and restaurant owner José Andrés guest judges. This season, 15 new talented chefs from cities big and small across the U. James Beard Award winning restaurateur Caroline Styne joins as the guest judge along with Nilou Motamed. Once again, those who excel in the challenge get a coat immediately, and those who bomb are sent home. Then, the gauntlet has been thrown and with twelve chefs remaining, three restaurants will be battling for victory. Episode 13 : Trial By Fire The Yucatan Peninsula is the setting for a challenge to cook a dish showcasing the local habanero. Episode 4 : The Feast of Seven Trash Fishes The chefs must create dishes using an odd mix of ingredients and tools found inside gift boxes.
Internet sensation, Logan Paul helps wrangle the diners and Chef Hosea Rosenberg joins the judges for indulgent, hangover inspired food. Appearing: Emeril Lagasse; Dominique Crenn; Jonathan Benno; Hubert Keller; Charlie Palmer; and Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Appearing: editor Nilou Motamed and foodie Mike Lata. Returning to the judges table for the new season in New England are head judge Tom Colicchio and host Padma Lakshmi, judges Gail Simmons, Hugh Acheson. It's Restaurant Wars In a massive twist, Padma's favorite challenge Restaurant Wars comes early this year, but before the chefs gear up for battle, they must first duke it out in an amuse bouche-based Quickfire for Top Chef alum turned James Beard Award winning chefs: Karen Akunowicz and Nina Compton. Each night has two parts, an amped twist on a previous Top Chef Quickfire challenge that measures basic skill sets, and then an elimination that tests ingenuity and creativity as the chefs attempt to please both the diners and judges in order to progress to the finals.