Marcel Vigneron, Jarrid Masse, Devon Espinos
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.
Marcel's Quantum Kitchen is "like Entourage" with foam
"I'm looking forward to [fans] getting ...
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...
Jarrid Masse, Marcel Vigneron
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.
It will air four hours of the late Fox series, which starred Thomas Dekker and Summer Glau, every...
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. ...
Marcel, Top Chef: All Stars
Cheers to Top Chef: All Stars for eliminating its most distasteful cheftestant.
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Marcel Vigneron, the cock-of-the-walk who somehow only grew cockier after getting his head forcibly shaved by his competitors during Season 2, was mercifully sent packing...
Our top moments of the week:
9. Some Things Never Change Award: On the season finale of Millionaire Matchmaker, Patti tries to find love for Stacy Kessler — a millionairess whom she threw out of her office earlier in the season. But history repeats itself when Stacy shows her date a cringe-worthy, self-made DVD about preparing for a lingerie shoot, which promptly ends the date, and her relationship with Patti -- again.
8. Scariest Stare-Down: Unsurprisingly, former heavyweight champ Patrick "Lights" Leary throws some blood-splattering punches in the Lights Out premiere. But his most threatening confrontation comes when the big bruiser silently stares down daughter Ava's secret boyfriend, "Brent from Brunswick," after the two...
Top Chef: All Stars
Jamie Lauren packed her knives on this week's episode of Top Chef: All-Stars, but fellow contestant Marcel Vigneron thought the elimination was long overdue.
"My friends and I were watching the episode last night, and one of the persons in the room was like, 'Who is she sleeping with?'" he told TVGuide.com Thursday while promoting his upcoming Syfy show, Marcel's Quantum Kitchen, at the Television Critics Association's winter previews.
Top Chef's Jamie: I Got a Bad Edit
"It seemed like she was dodging bullets constantly:
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Ghost Hunters International will kick off Syfy's winter schedule, followed by the Friday debut of Merlin and the U.S. remake of Being Human, the network announced Monday.
Ghost Hunters International will debut Wednesday, Jan. 5 at 9/8c. Fellow spooky series Ghost Hunters and Destination Truth will premiere in...
Syfy, known for its forays into the unreal and surreal, has decided to focus on what's real — or seemingly real — with the pickups of three new series.
Lost director Jack Bender to helm Syfy's Alphas pilot
Marcel's Quantum Kitchen, starring Top Chef Season 2 runner-up Marcel Vigneron, delves into the use of...