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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:(332 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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Restaurant Wars, Part 1 Season 13, Episode 9 Feb 4, 2016 $1.99

The iconic Restaurant Wars is back and bigger than ever. For the first time in Top Chef history, the Chefs are opening their restaurants for both lunch and dinner services. No one is safe as each chef must run front of house or act as the executive chef in one of the services. The pressure is on as two services means twice the drama.

Where's the Beef? Season 13, Episode 8 Jan 28, 2016 Paid

Instagram star Chef Jacques La Merde tasks the chefs with the ultimate plating challenge where they must create the most visually appealing food porn using only snack food. In a twist, the winner of the Quickfire challenge was determined solely by the number of likes each dish received on Bravo's Instagram account. Then, Chef Neal Fraser tasks the chefs to cook for a black-tie bacchanal event where the diners forgo silverware and eat with their hands. Colin Hanks, Max Silvestri, and Matt Selman are among the Hollywood elite who roll up their tuxedo sleeves with the Top Chef judges as they decide who doesn't have the 'chops' to remain in the competition.

Back in the Day Season 13, Episode 7 Jan 21, 2016 $2.99

The Chefs arrive back in Los Angeles to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Top Chef. First they compete in a Quickfire limiting them to 10 ingredients they all must share. In the Elimination Challenge, the Chefs must transport themselves back in time and create a dish that tells the story of who they were 10 years ago. Top Chef alums Michael Voltaggio, Antonia Lofaso and Mei Lin Hua join Nancy Silv

Banannaise Season 13, Episode 6 Jan 14, 2016 Paid

The chefs head south to San Diego where they cook-up the best high-end fish taco for Mexican Chef Javier Plascencia. Things get extra spicy when another Sudden Death Quickfire threatens to send one of the chefs packing. Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio, Richard Blais and Emeril Lagasse offer a toast with a twist to the chefs with their own hand-crafted microbrews. For the Elimination Challenge at Blais' Juniper and Ivy, the chefs must serve up a mouthwatering dish to complement their ale.

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Sat Feb 13 7:56am
Back in the Day(Season 13, Episode 7) BRAVO

The chefs return to Los Angeles to celebrate the series' 10th anniversary. A restrictive challenge limits them to 10 ingredients, then they walk down memory lane by creating a dish that represents who they were 10 years ago. Appearing: Michael Voltaggio; A (more…)

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Sat Feb 13 8:57am
Where's the Beef?(Season 13, Episode 8) BRAVO

The chefs participate in a plating challenge by preparing visually appealing dishes using only snack food. Then, they cook for diners at a black-tie, finger-food event called Beefsteak. Appearing: Colin Hanks; Max Silvestri; Matt Selman; Jacques La Merde; (more…)

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Sat Feb 13 9:58am
Restaurant Wars, Part 1(Season 13, Episode 9) BRAVO

Part 1 of 2. The iconic "Restaurant Wars" challenge ensues, with the chefs opening eateries for both lunch and dinner services.

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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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