Top Chef: All Stars

2006, TV Show

Top Chef Season 9 episodes

Reunion Season 9, Episode 18

A reunion edition featuring the Season 9 chefs. read more

Finale Season 9, Episode 17

Season 9 comes to a close with the final chefs commandeering a Vancouver restaurant, where they must cook up a four-course meal for the judges and some surprise guests. read more

Fire and Ice Season 9, Episode 16

A tag-team battle includes culinary support from Asian masters. Later, a fire-and-ice theme inspires the chefs when they concoct a dish and a cocktail. read more

Culinary Games Season 9, Episode 15

The remaining four chefs arrive in British Columbia and wage culinary battle in Olympic-theme games. Cooking on a speeding gondola and grabbing ingredients in a biathlon are included. read more

Mentors Season 9, Episode 14

The blindfolded chefs must use senses other than sight to gather ingredients for a dish. In a twist, an eliminated cook then reenters the competition and does culinary battle with the remaining four chefs. Here, their cuisine must impress their mentors. read more

Bike, Borrow & Steal Season 9, Episode 13

The chefs are charged with creating imaginative pancakes for Pee-wee Herman. Later, they hit the streets of San Antonio with a bike to gather ingredients for Pee-wee's big dinner party. read more

Block Party Season 9, Episode 12

The chefs race against time to finish prep work for a meal. Later, they serve up cuisine at a food-drive block party. Guest judge: Cat Cora. read more

Fit for an Evil Queen Season 9, Episode 11

The chefs try not to go off the rails when they use various ingredients delivered to them by a train. Later, they create a gothic dish fit for a queen, yet the plate must embody the very essence of evil. Guest judge: Charlize Theron. read more

Restaurant Wars Season 9, Episode 10

The still-standing chefs sharpen their knives for the time-honored fan-favorite "Restaurant Wars" test. The all-encompassing culinary challenge tasks them to create an eatery, from its signage and logos to its menus and meals. read more

BBQ Pit Wars Season 9, Episode 9

The chefs are charged with creating innovative fare that will impress precise palates. Later, the heat is on when they square off in an old-fashioned Texas-barbecue showdown. Technology maven and culinary author Nathan Myhrvold is the guest judge. read more

Tribute Dinner Season 9, Episode 8

The chefs concoct dishes based on fans' Twitter instructions. Then, the chefs honor their culinary teachers by creating a tribute meal. Singer Patti LaBelle serves as guest judge. read more

Game On Season 9, Episode 7

The chefs cook up a dish that can nicely accompany tequila. Then, in a hunting-based test, they team up with famous culinarians and work with game. Guest judge: Tim Love. read more

Higher Steaks Season 9, Episode 6

The chefs get saucy when creating a dish using a distinct sauce. Later, they sizzle and try not to fizzle when preparing steak and a four-course beef menu at an annual cattle-theme ball. Guest judge: chef Dean Fearing. read more

Don't Be Tardy for the Dinner Party Season 9, Episode 5

The culinarians cook a meal using ingredients found inside a basic survival kit. Then, they visit an affluent Dallas neighborhood to serve up a sophisticated spread at a high-society dinner party. Guest judge: restaurateur and chef John Besh. read more

Red Hot Chili Cook Off Season 9, Episode 4

The heat is on when the chef-testants use hot peppers to create a spicy dish. Later, they visit a rodeo and participate in a chili cook-off. Chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger are the guest judges. read more

Quinceanera Season 9, Episode 3

In a Quickfire with bite, the chef-testants must whip up a savory meal using rattlesnakes in the recipe. Later, they create a feast for a coming-of-age celebration. Johnny Hernandez is the guest judge. read more

The Heat Is On Season 9, Episode 2

Aspiring culinary contestants try to win a coveted slot in the final 16. read more

Everything's Bigger in Texas Season 9, Episode 1

Season 9 opens with 29 chef-testants invading the Lone Star State to prove their culinary worth, but only 16 of them will advance in the competition. read more

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Premiered: March 08, 2006, on Bravo
Rating: TV-14
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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.

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