Top Chef Season 14, Episode 07 – “Booty” Ingredients and the element of the chefs’ zodiac sign must correspond. Later, the food fighters divide into teams to throw a pirate-themed bash, during which they must race through Charleston in a treasure hunt to collect their ingredients. Appearing: Michael Cimarusti and Graham Elliot.
Top Chef Season 14, Episode 06 – “A Southern Legend” U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy enlists the chefs to create vegetarian versions of traditional comfort foods. Then, the chefs must prepare dishes that pay tribute to Edna Lewis, the matriarch of Southern cuisine. Appearing: Alexander Smalls; Art Smith; Hugh Acheson; Nathalie Dupree; and Mashama Bailey.
Top Chef Season 14, Episode 05 – “Smoke ‘em If You Got ‘em” The chefs are baffled to enter a dark, empty kitchen, with all signs pointing to a biscuit challenge. Later, they must work through the night to prepare a whole hog and three side dishes for 150 barbecue fans, including music star Darius […]
Top Chef Season 14, Episode 04 – “The Feast of Seven Trash Fishes” The catch is that they must use “trash fish” – the notoriously undesirable species often discarded for being difficult to cook. The chefs will serve a table of special guests including Gail Simmons, Richard Blais, Hugh Acheson and Graham Elliot.
Top Chef Season 14, Episode 03 – “Choke Holds and Clammy Hands” Padma and guest judge, Chris Cosentino divide the chefs into teams to compete in the notorious Top Chef mise en place race. In the elimination challenge, the same teams must go head-to-head and create a seven-course progressive meal with each dish featuring the […]
Top Chef Season 14, Episode 02 – “Southern Hospitality” The remaining 15 chefs join Tom, Padma and guest judge, Frank Lee, a master of South Carolina lowcountry cuisine, for a traditional shrimp boil. For this week’s elimination challenge, the chefs are divided up into teams, pitting the newcomers versus the returning chefs, to see who […]
Top Chef Season 14, Episode 01 – “Something Old, Something New” Eight new chefs face off against eight returning chefs in Charleston, S.C.; the new chefs enter the kitchen first to cook as many dishes as possible in one hour using a whole chicken; the veterans square off to re-imagine shrimp and grits.