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Top Chef Season 15 Episodes

7 Episodes 2017 - 2018

The reality show's 15th season is set in Colorado and is hosted by Padma Lakshmi, with Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons, and Graham Elliot joining her as judges. On top of the 15 new chefs that join the show in the first episode, four contestants from previous seasons compete against each other in the Web series "Last Chance Kitchen" in order to win a spot in the main competition. The challenges that the competitors have to face include preparing a four-course meal, creating a food truck concept, and cooking with kid-sized equipment.

Episode 1

It'll Take More Than Pot Luck

Thu, Dec 7, 2017 60 mins

A diverse group of chefs enter the kitchen in Denver and are tasked with making a potluck dish to introduce themselves to the judges and their fellow competitors.

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Episode 2

Smile and Say Mise

Thu, Dec 14, 2017 60 mins

In one of the show's signature Quickfires, the chefs battle against each other in a fierce Mise En Place relay. The chefs are tasked with creating a progressive meal incorporating a mystery ingredient from chef Alex Seidel's farm into each dish.

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Episode 3

Keep on Truckin'

Thu, Dec 21, 2017 75 mins

The intensity in the kitchen is prominent as one chef cracks under the pressure; the contestants prepare dishes in food trucks for college students in Boulder, Col.; Logan Paul helps wrangle the diners; and chef Hosea Rosenberg joins the judges for hangover-inspired food.

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Episode 4

This Is Not Glamping

Thu, Jan 4, 2018 60 mins

The chefs are sent camping to make a five-star meal outdoors, only to learn an unexpected storm welcomes them with a fresh blanket of snow. Chef Naomi Pomeroy joins the judges in the Colorado Mountains.

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Episode 5

Restaurant Wars

Thu, Jan 25, 2018 75 mins

The chefs face-off in Restaurant Wars, creating and executing two new restaurant concepts from design to dishes in a matter of days. Culinary icons Bruce and Eric Bromberg of Blue Ribbon join the judges to experience and evaluate each restaurant's successes and failures.

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Episode 6

Red Rum and Then Some

Thu, Feb 8, 2018 60 mins

The chefs put their nightmares into dessert form. Then, with their time in Denver coming to a close, the chefs offer a dish representing their own Colorado journeys to Governor John Hickenlooper at the Governor's mansion. One chef returns home before the rest of the group heads to Telluride. Guest judges include Denver chefs Frank Bonanno, Steve Redzikowski, and Tommy Lee.

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Episode 7

Nut Allergy

Thu, Feb 22, 2018 60 mins

The Voltaggio brothers reunite on the show for the first time since competing against each other. Their first task is judging the Rocky Mountain Oyster Quickfire. Then, they reunite the chefs with surprise visitors from home in an emotionally charged Elimination Challenge, where one chef will pack their knives before the next leg of the finals in Aspen.

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