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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

TV Guide Rating:(347 ratings)

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Rob Zombie, Curtis Stone, Tiffani Faison

Exclusive Top Chef Duels Sneak Peek: Tiffani Gets a Taste of Rob Zombie's Vegan Shade

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, Tiffani and Dale are tasked with creating vegan dishes for Zombie and his rocker pals Scott Ian and Ga… Read more

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Magic Hour Season 13, Episode 25 Paid

The three remaining chefs head to the finals in Las Vegas to battle it out in a high stakes challenge of cards and cuisine. While the winner of the first challenge gets whisked to the finale, the other three move on to cook for David Copperfield.

Back Where It All Started Season 13, Episode 23 Paid

In San Francisco, the five remaining Chefs face the ultimate Sudden Death Quickfire cooking for Top Chef Master Traci Des Jardins.

Finale Season 13, Episode 15 Mar 17, 2016 $1.99

It all comes down to this final faceoff. The last two Chefs must make the meal of their lives with help from their culinary mentors and fallen comrades to impress a room full of judges and important diners.

Magic Hour Season 13, Episode 14 Mar 10, 2016 $2.99

The three remaining chefs head to the finals in Las Vegas to battle it out in a high stakes challenge of cards and cuisine. While the winner of the first challenge gets whisked to the finale, the other three move on to cook for David Copperfield.

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The Finale Begins!
00:20 — The chefs head to Tom's kitchen and the winner of Last Chance Kitchen is revealed!
Collection of Top Chefs
02:46 — See what the past Top Chefs have been up to.
Who’s at the Door? It’s Emeril Lagasse!
01:32 — The new crop of Top Chef contestants are surprised by a NOLA icon bearing breakfast and advice.
Critiquing Padma's Ponytail
00:33 — Stephanie Cmar and Nina Compton are both in awe of Padma's perfect ponytail.

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Brendan Collins, Ilan Hall and David Feau
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  • Premiered: March 8, 2006
  • Rating: TV-14
  • 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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