Top Chef Masters

Top Chef Masters Finale - Previously: Weeks of competition honed down the best of the best. Now only three chefs remain -- Angelino and Mexican cuisine maven Mary Sue Milliken, virtuoso of French-California cooking Traci des Jardins of San Francisco, and classically trained Indian...

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Three's Company

Top Chef Masters Finale - The final three cheftestants battle it out by preparing a three-course meal representing their culinary journey.

06.15.2011 C

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3-9
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Service with a Smile

A Soldier’s Story - The cheftestants are aided by family members in a blind quickfire, then tasked to prepare a buffet-style meal for service members and their families in a heartwarming elimination.

06.08.2011
06.09.2011
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3-8
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Weird Science

Blinded Me With Science - In the name of science, five chefs try to create the perfect experiment, but ended up with Padma Lakshmi.

06.01.2011
06.02.2011
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3-7
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If Food Be the Music of Love...

Date Night - The chefestants fail impressively at various sense-blind taste tests, then take on a romantic six-course dinner.

05.18.2011
05.19.2011
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3-6
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Tour de Farce

I’m with the Band - The cheftestants face the quickest Quickfire yet and have to prepare an impossibly versatile family-style meal for the members of Maroon 5.

05.11.2011
05.12.2011
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3-5
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Cheap Eats

Would You Like Fries with That - The cheftestants get a lesson in frugality and humility with a budget-conscious quickfire and a fast food elimination challenge.

05.04.2011
05.05.2011
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3-4
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Zen Pallid

Biggest Loser - The contestants face two cheesy challenges -- one with actual cheese and one with the contestants of the Biggest Loser.

04.27.2011
04.28.2011
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3-3
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Bugging Out

Everything Old Is New Again - Cooking with bugs somehow proves less challenging than banding together to cook a 10-course dinner.

04.20.2011
04.21.2011
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3-2
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Mad Meals

Everything Old Is New Again - The cheftestants grind their own meatballs for Kelis, then reinterpret '60s classics for a cocktail party thrown by Mad Men's Christina Hendricks and her scene-stealing husband Geoffrey Arend.

04.13.2011
04.14.2011
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3-1
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War & Pieces of Cake

Restaurant Wars - All 12 contestants go head-to-head this season, jumping immediately into the deep end with a quickfire that pairs marshmallows with corned beef and a restaurant wars elimination challenge.

04.06.2011
04.07.2011
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2-10
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Out of Africa

Top Chef Master - Just like last season, the chefs have to create dishes inspired by their journeys as chefs, and then one is named the master.

06.09.2010
06.16.2010
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2-9
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Obi-Wan Gives Up

Improv - The four final chefs need to show their ability to improvise in both the Quickfire and the Elimination Challenge.

06.02.2010
06.08.2010
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2-8
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Deification

Food of the Gods - After a spelling bee-style ingredient-identification Quickfire, the chefs cook dishes themed after an ancient deity. Well, some of them do.

05.26.2010
06.01.2010
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2-7
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Trojan Cooking

Tailgating - The remaining six chefs have to cater a tailgating party for USC fans. Some of the chefs are more successful than others in understanding what works well in a tailgating setting, for sure.

05.19.2010
05.25.2010
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2-6
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Geoducks Spit At You

Scary Surf & Turf - The chefs have to prepare exotic proteins that even they haven't eaten or prepared before. Plus, Hank Azaria!

05.12.2010
05.18.2010
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2-5
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Here Comes the Chef

Wedding Wars - The Champions Round begins with the eight chefs split into teams and told to cater a wedding, complete with dessert.

05.05.2010
05.11.2010
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2-4
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Spoiler Alert

Cast and Crew Meal - One master earns a spot in the Champions Round by winning the Quickfire and another earns a spot by getting the highest score in the show's history. Except the network gives away the ending with a commercial for next week's episode that airs before the show ends. Boo.

04.28.2010
05.03.2010
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2-3
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Pub Grub

Pub Food - Some of last season's contestants return for a chance at redemption, and Ludo Lefebvre is still a big jerk.

04.21.2010
04.26.2010
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2-2
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Monster (Yucca) Mash

It’s My Party - The chefs have to cater Mekhi Phifer's birthday party with soul food, and they all have different definitions of what that means. And there's some actual drama when one of the chefs leaves the main component of her dish back in the kitchen and has to regroup at the last minute.

04.14.2010
04.20.2010
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2-1
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Unlikely Duo

First Date Dinner - Six chefs arrive and work in teams of two for both the Quickfire and the Elimination Challenge, which involves cooking a duo for a date night.

04.07.2010
04.12.2010
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