Chuy Valencia

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VIDEO: Top Chef: Mississippi Mud Bugs

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Top Chef: Mississippi Mud Bugs
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Length: 43:02
Posted: 1/3/2014

Chef John Besh returns to judge the chef'testants versions of the New Orleans classic, etouffe. Next, the chef'testants are tasked with honoring the local bounty from the gulf by preparing dishes made with two different types of seafood along the shore of the Mississippi River. watch

VIDEO: Top Chef: Padma's Picks - Grand Dame Rivalry

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Top Chef: Padma's Picks - Grand Dame Rivalry
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Length: 10:27
Posted: 9/25/2013

Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi judges a cooking competition between two chefs from traditional New Orleans restaurants, both vying for the last spot on Top Chef New Orleans. watch

VIDEO: Top Chef: Padma's Picks - Dive Bar Food Fight

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Top Chef: Padma's Picks - Dive Bar Food Fight
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Length: 09:26
Posted: 9/25/2013

Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi judges a cooking competition between two New Orleans chefs, both vying for the last spot on Top Chef New Orleans. watch

Videos

A Consult with Anna and Chris
'Last Chance Kitchen' Winner Revealed!
A Grueling First Quickfire
Producer's Commentary: in Texas

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Top Chef: Reunion
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Top Chef: Season 9 Finale
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Top Chef: Fire and Ice
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Top Chef: Culinary Games

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Credits

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2006 Top Chef TV Show Series, Reality Cast Member

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Top Chef's Chuy: I Knew I Was Screwed

Chuy Valencia won the first two elimination challenges on Top Chef, but he couldn't make it a three-peat. Instead, the Chicago-based chef got the boot after overcooking his salmon with goat cheese dish. "I knew I was screwed so I was expecting it," he tells TVGuide.com. "It's hard to forgive overcooking something." Find out when he realized it all had gone wrong and why he's happy he got eliminated.
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Top Chef's Richie: I Wasn't Thinking Clearly

After teams pulled an all-nighter to make chili on Top Chef, the judges added insult to injury when they made the losing team repurpose their chili mole in a cook-off, ending in Richie Farina's elimination. "It was just another twist that none of us expected," he tells TVGuide.com. "When they told us, we were like, 'What the f---?!' But I get it. It was a good way to differentiate ...
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Top Chef's Keith: I Knew Sarah and Lindsay Would Throw Me Under the Bus

Keith Rhodes became the first to pack his knives and go on Top Chef: Texas after he used flour tortillas in his enchilada instead of corn tortillas and, most unforgivably, bought pre-cooked shrimp for teammate Lindsay. The North Carolina-based chef admits the purchase was "not the best decision," but thinks things could've turned out differently had Lindsay and Sarah not thrown him under the bus and "kept rolling over me" by harping about the shrimp at Judges' Table. But why did he buy the shrimp in the first place? Read on.

Is bigger better? 5 things to know about Top Chef: Texas

Why did you buy the pre-cooked shrimp? Was it really a money issue?
Keith:
Well, one thing that I'm really adamant about stressing ...
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