Category Archives: Top Chef

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Improv – It’s a dessert storm when the chefs must create sweets. Then, food gets funny when comedy troupers from Chicago’s Second City teach the cooks the fine art of improvisation. Pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini is the guest judge.  Jennifer was eliminated.

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Tailgating – The remaining chefs are tasked to create a dish that complements a drink. They then must tackle a tailgate meal. Windy City chef Paul Kahan is the guest judge.  Ryan was eliminated.

 

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The Elements – The budding chefs’ taste buds are scrutinized in a taste test. Guest judge and chef Ming Tsai helps administer the exam. Later, the elimination challenge finds the contestants catering a high-class charity event using elements from the earth.  Zoi was eliminated.

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Film Food – The chefs are ripe for action when they transform vegetables into art. Then, the real world meets the reel world during a film-themed dinner party hosted by cinema pundit Richard Roeper.  Manuel was eliminated.

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Block Party – The culinary artists dish up fare at a neighborhood party, overseen by chef and Mexican cuisine master Rick Bayless.   Erik was eliminated.

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Episode Detail: Zoo Food

The culinary crew works with fresh fare from a farmers’ market for the quick-fire competition. Then, they must cater a swanky event at a zoo.  Valerie was eliminated.

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