Gail Simmons

Celebrity

Biography, Latest News & Videos

  • Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/19/1976, Taurus
  • Profession: Food critic; manager Food & Wine magazine
User Rating: (20 ratings)
Add Your Rating: 1 stars2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars

VIDEO: Big Sausage

click to playclick to play
Big Sausage
Paid | iTunes
Length: 21:12:37
Aired: 12/17/2014

Chefs are challenged to create the biggest and tastiest sausage dishes they can concoct when New England Patriots football player Rob Gronkowski steps in as guest judge for the Quickfire Challenge. Next up, the chefs must brush up on their reading for a unique Elimination Challenge where their dishes must be inspired by a literary work from a famous New England author including Stephen King, Edgar Allen Poe, Emily Dickinson, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Dr. Seuss. As the chefs cook their cuisine to bring fiction to the plate, they hope their dishes don’t get lost in translation as the judges are joined by Chef Tony Maws and Clarkson Potter Editor Francis Lam at the judges table. watch

VIDEO: Big Sausage [HD]

click to playclick to play
Big Sausage [HD]
Paid | Amazon Instant Video
Length: 44:00
Aired: 12/17/2014

Chefs are challenged to create the biggest and tastiest sausage dishes they can concoct when New England Patriots football player Rob Gronkowski steps in as guest judge for the Quickfire Challenge. In the Elimination Challenge, the chefs' dishes must be inspired by a literary work from a famous New England author. Chef Tony Maws and Clarkson Potter Editor Francis Lam join the judges table. watch

VIDEO: Big Sausage

click to playclick to play
Big Sausage
Paid | Amazon Instant Video
Length: 44:00
Aired: 12/17/2014

Chefs are challenged to create the biggest and tastiest sausage dishes they can concoct when New England Patriots football player Rob Gronkowski steps in as guest judge for the Quickfire Challenge. In the Elimination Challenge, the chefs' dishes must be inspired by a literary work from a famous New England author. Chef Tony Maws and Clarkson Potter Editor Francis Lam join the judges table. watch

Videos

Producer's Commentary: New York's Finest
Salt in the War Wound
Cookin' with Chocolate
Andrew's Top Tip

More Clips & Interviews

 FULL EPISODE
Big Sausage
 FULL EPISODE
Ultimate Holiday Feast
 FULL EPISODE
Clean Up in Aisle 21!
 FULL EPISODE
Restaurant Wars

More Gail Simmons On TV Videos

TV Listings

Loading...

Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Ultimate Holiday Feast TV Show Series, Appearing
2014 The Feed TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2014 The Feed TV Show Series, Host
2014 Recipe to Riches TV Show Series, Judge
2014 Top Chef TV Show Series, Judge

More Credits (48)

News

Sharpen Your Knives for Bravo's Top Chef Duels

Crank up the heat! The new Bravo series Top Chef Duels pits 18 past winners, finalists and fan favorites from Top Chef, Top Chef Masters and Top Chef All-Stars in ferocious one-on-one competitions that will play upon each chef's weaknesses and lead — at the end of 10 weeks — to the grand champ winning $100,000. Judge Gail Simmons offers up a tasty appetizer.

read more

Top Chef's Gail Simmons Welcomes First Child

Gail Simmons is a mom!

The Top Chef judge and her husband Jeremy Abrams welcomed their first child on Dec. 29, People reports.

The craziest celebrity baby names

Daughter... read more

Wednesday Playlist: Not So Fun Night, Ironside Premiere; Ovation's Starry Young Doctor

After her breakthrough performances in Bridesmaids and Pitch Perfect, no one would question why Rebel Wilson has become a sought-after star, or why ABC would want to build a show around her ample and fearlessly outrageous talents. But Super Fun Night hasn't been much of a joyride so far.

The original pilot, which has been replaced by another episode for its official premiere (9:31/8:31c), elicited this reaction from me in the Fall Preview issue: "The grotesque extremes to which Wilson stoops to get laughs in this frenetic vehicle have a whiff of desperation. It might also be more fun if she used her authentic Aussie accent." The objection stands about her Americanized speech (her choice), and while the new opener is a little less degrading — instead of exposing her body on a city street with flashing lights on her underwear, a new gag involves an office elevator door shredding her dress, revealing her Spanx at work — it's not much funnier.

read more

Top Chef Masters' Gail Simmons: "It's a More Relaxed Season"

Gail Simmons is moving to the head of the table on Top Chef Masters — the judges' table, that is. The longtime Top Chef judge is the new head critic of Season 5 of Masters (premieres Wednesday, 10/9c, Bravo) which means more Gail, all the time. "I'm there for every challenge now. Just what the world needs!" Simmons jokes to TVGuide.com. "Me in every single episode! What the world was waiting for."

Photos: 24 (not-so) guilty pleasures

The Food & Wine editor's presence isn't the only change to the show. Season 5, which includes such chefs as David Burke, Douglas Keane and Top Chef: Las Vegas runner-up Bryan Voltaggio, also features a brand new online companion show on BravoTV.com — not unlike Top Chef proper's Last Chance Kitchen — dubbed Battle of the Sous Chefs. Hosted by Hugh Acheson, the show will feature the 13 Masters' right-hand men and women cooking to secure... read more

Top Chef's Gail Simmons Pregnant with First Child

Gail Simmons is pregnant with her first child, US Magazine reports.

The Top Chef judge and... read more

Watchlist

Weeds
"I never tire of Mary Louise Parker's antics or her endless consumption of iced coffee. "

See all shows on Gail Simmons 's Watchlist »

Shop

Tropical Flower Arrangements with Gail Simmons
Buy Tropical Flower Arrangements with Gail Simmons from Amazon.com
From Hawaii Tropical Express (VHS Tape)
Usually ships in 24 hours
Buy New: $12.99 (as of 3:41 AM EST - more info)

More Products

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular