Comparing Top Chef and Marcel's Quantum Kitchen is like apples and oranges. One's a competition show and the other, a candid series chronicling Marcel Vigneron working his molecular gastronomy magic in his catering business. But there is no doubt which show allows the two-time Top Chef-testant to flex his culinary muscles more.
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Seated around a table at a lavish estate in the Bahamas, the Top Chef All-Stars judges are ready for their "last supper." The only ingredient that's missing? "I need a pillow to sit on," says Tom Colicchio, prompting guest judge Wolfgang Puck to request one as well. "Hey, Wolf, just sit on your wallet," quips Colicchio. "You'll be fine."
The judges crack up, but it's no laughing matter for the remaining cheftestants: The winner's billfold will be fattened with $200,000, the show's biggest prize ever. This week's elimination challenge is inspired by the book My Last Supper: 50 Great Chefs and Their Final Meals by Melanie Dunea, who joins Colicchio, Puck, host Padma Lakshmi and judges Gail Simmons, Masaharu Morimoto and Michelle Bernstein for the feast.
In the kitchen...
Top Chef bad boy Marcel Vigneron brings his culinary chemistry set and perfectionist attitude to the Syfy cooking show Marcel's Quantum Kitchen, which premieres Tuesday at 10/9c.
So how does a cooking show wind up on a science-fiction network? "It's mainly about understanding the science behind cooking," he tells TVGuide.com. "We're creating a lot of the things people haven't seen before and have never done before, so that's where you get the fiction."
Syfy has acquired all 31 episodes of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, which will debut on Thursday, April 7, the network announced Tuesday.
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On this week's long-awaited Top Chef Restaurant Wars challenge, two teams were tasked with conceiving and operating an eatery with a compelling theme. But as important as it is for teammates to form a united front in order to successfully pull off the challenge, Marcel Vigneron's team "Etch" wasn't very open to following his direction. Ultimately, the Top Chef villain was sent packing, but was he sabotaged? See why the foam fanatic thinks Mike Isabella played a role in his elimination and what he really thought about the team that he hand-selected. ...