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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.

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.

Wok This Way Season 13, Episode 12 Feb 25, 2016 Paid

The remaining chefs travel through San Francisco's legendary Chinatown and end up at World-Famous chef Martin Yan's M.Y. China to cook off using woks for a sizzling quickfire challenge. Then Umami Burger Restaurateur Adam Fleischman tasks the chefs to create their own Fast-Casual Restaurant Concept for hungry diners and investors.

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Delicious Ribs
02:07 — Ted shows you that you don't need to be intimidated by ribs like many people are.
A Pile Of Garbage
02:23 — Jeff is not shy about what he thinks about the ingredients they have to work with.
Hoping To Make History
03:07 — There has never been a female Top Chef and Stephanie hopes to be the first one.
Clearly, Something's Gone Wrong
01:00 — The remaining chefs struggle through this challenge.

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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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