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Top Chef

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

User Rating:4.51 out of 5 (311 ratings)

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Rob Zombie, Curtis Stone, Tiffani Faison

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Top Chef Duels is not only heating up this week between Tiffani Faison and Dale Talde, but the Season 1 alum and Rob Zombie.On Wednesday's episode, Ti… Read more

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Mano a Mano Season 12, Episode 15 Feb 11, 2015 $2.99

In the last part of the finale, the final two chefs must create the most outstanding four-course menu of their lives. Each chef takes a different menu approach, but they both face cooking missteps and nerves along the way.

Holy Escamoly! Season 12, Episode 14 Feb 4, 2015 $1.99

The remaining three chefs take a surprise visit to Purisima de Jalpa, the farm that supplies the top restaurants in the region. For their Quickfire Challenge, the chefs must create two dishes with chocolate: one sweet and one savory. For their last Elimination Challenge before the Finale, the chefs create a six-course progressive menu. Tensions flare when one chef gets the short end of the stick.

Getting Prickly in Mexico Season 12, Episode 13 Jan 28, 2015 $1.99

The three finalists head to San Miguel de Allende in Mexico where they watch "Last Chance Kitchen" and learn which eliminated chef will rejoin the competition. The chefs' creativity is put to the test when they are challenged to create a dish inspired by a local artist's work. The chef that doesn't translate the artist's vision will have to say "adiós" to the title of Top Chef.

The Final Battle of Bean Town Season 12, Episode 12 Jan 21, 2015 $2.99

For the last Quickfire challenge in Beantown, the chefs must cook an innovative bean dish. Wylie Dufresne. In the Elimination Challenge, the winner will take home a guaranteed spot in the Finals in Mexico. As the chefs push their culinary boundaries, one will be be left to fight for redemption in "Last Chance Kitchen."

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  • Premiered: March 8, 2006
  • Rating: TV-14
  • User Rating:4.51 out of 5 (311 ratings)
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  • Premise: 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. (more)

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