Gail Simmons Celebrity

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Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Birthday: May 19, 1976, Taurus

Profession: Food critic, Manager Food & Wine magazine

User Rating:3.7 out of 5 (20 ratings)

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Mon Mar 2 12:00pm
Top ChefLike Mama Made(Season 11, Episode 10) ESQTV

The foodies create dishes that remind them of home. Appearing: actor Anthony Mackie and chef Leah Chase.

Mon Mar 2 1:00pm
Top ChefGiving It the College Try(Season 11, Episode 11) ESQTV

Musician Questlove samples various poultry drumsticks. Later, the chefs serve up food fare to incoming students at Louisiana State University.

Mon Mar 2 2:00pm
Top ChefMississippi Mud Bags(Season 11, Episode 12) ESQTV

The chefs serve up étouffée, then honor local cuisine by preparing two types of seafood. Chef John Besh is the guest judge.

Mon Mar 2 3:00pm
Top ChefOui Si a Challenge(Season 11, Episode 13) ESQTV

Culinary figure Jacques Pepin arrives to test the chefs' techniques based on one of his favorite dishes. Later, the chefs create meals that represent both France and Spain.

Mon Mar 2 4:00pm
Top ChefPo' Boy Smackdown(Season 11, Episode 14) ESQTV

The chefs create po' boys, then are tasked to prepare their personal culinary visions on a plate. Appearing: Jon Favreau and Roy Choi.

Mon Mar 2 5:00pm
Top ChefLeaving New Orleans(Season 11, Episode 15) ESQTV

The chefs battle for a new car in tests presented by Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons. Later, the foodies demonstrate how New Orleans has inspired their dishes. Appearing: Douglas Keane, Grant Achatz and Andrew Carmellini.

Mon Mar 2 6:00pm
Top ChefMaui Wowie(Season 11, Episode 16) ESQTV

The remaining chefs land in Hawaii, where they prepare food fare featuring Spam. Also: a double elimination.

Mon Mar 2 7:00pm
Top ChefFinale(Season 11, Episode 17) ESQTV

In the Season 11 finale, the remaining two chefs open pop-up restaurants, after which the winner is crowned.

Sat Mar 7 8:30am
The Best Thing I Ever AteLas Vegas(Season 5, Episode 5) FOOD

The best food in Sin City is revealed by Gail Simmons; Ming Tsai; Michael Symon; and Anne Burrell.

Mon Mar 9 12:00pm
Top ChefClean Up in Aisle 2!(Season 12, Episode 8) ESQTV

The chefs must cook chowder. Later, an ultimate tasting party with fans of the series tests the contestants. Also: The face of the competition potentially changes when eliminated chefs return. Chef Jasper White makes an appearance.

Mon Mar 9 1:00pm
Top ChefBig Sausage(Season 12, Episode 9) ESQTV

The chefs prepare sausage. Later, they create dishes inspired by the literary work of notable New England authors, including Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe and Emily Dickinson. Appearing: NFL player Rob Gronkowski; chef Tony Maws; and editor Francis Lam.

Mon Mar 9 2:00pm
Top ChefFor Julia & Jacques(Season 12, Episode 10) ESQTV

The chefs make ramen dishes using ingredients found in college dorm rooms. Later, food luminary Jacques Pepin tasks the contestants to prepare French dishes inspired by the techniques of Julia Child. Appearing: Andy Cohen; Dana Cowin; Alex Prud'homme; Barb (more…)

Mon Mar 9 3:00pm
Top ChefSous Your Daddy!(Season 12, Episode 11) ESQTV

The chefs' family members pay surprise visits. In a twist, the family members must serve as sous chefs in a challenge that features the creation of one appetizer and one entrée.

Mon Mar 9 4:00pm
Top ChefThe Final Battle of Bean Town(Season 12, Episode 12) ESQTV

Innovative bean dishes are created. Later, the culinary contestants serve up inventive fare that exemplifies the future of cooking, with the winner earning a guaranteed slot in the finals in Mexico. Appearing: Wylie Dufresne.

Mon Mar 9 5:00pm
Top ChefGetting Prickly in Mexico(Season 12, Episode 13) ESQTV

The three finalists journey to Mexico, and one eliminated contestant rejoins the competition. Then, the chefs must prepare a dish that showcases a unique type of prickly pear. Also: Local artwork inspires dishes. Appearing: chef Enrique Olvera.

Mon Mar 9 6:00pm
Top ChefHoly Escamoly!(Season 12, Episode 14) ESQTV

The chefs take a surprise trip to an organic farm, after which they create dishes featuring sweet and savory chocolate. Later, they must serve up a six-course progressive menu accented by different Mexican ingredients. Appearing: Richard Blais and Eduardo (more…)

Mon Mar 9 7:00pm
Top ChefMano a Mano(Season 12, Episode 15) ESQTV

The final chefs take an early-morning hot-air balloon ride in the Season 12 finale. They then face off by creating a four-course menu, after which the winner is revealed.