Top Chef 2006 | TV Show

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A reality competition in which aspiring chefs compete for culinary stardom. Each episode features two challenges---a short test of basic cooking skills and an elimination challenge, in which one failing contestant is sent packing.

Premiered: March 8, 2006

Rating: TV-14

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Mon Mar 9 12:00pm
Clean 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
Big 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
For 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…)

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