Season 1, Episode 10
The winning culinary star is crowned in the Season 1 finale. But first the Final 3 must give rise to a four-course meal based on a memory from their past. Guests include previous "Top Chef" winners Harold Dieterle, Ilan Hall, Hung Huynh, Stephanie Izard and Hosea Rosenberg. Also appearing: Padma Lakshmi; Tom Colicchio; and Gail Simmons.
Original Air Date: Aug 19, 2009