First, the diners include the finalists from the first season of Top Chef Masters, Rick Bayless, Michael Chiarello, and Hubert Keller, as well as Tom Colicchio, the head judge from Top Chef.
Champions' Round edit, carmen González Chef Consultant (New York,.Y.) Jody Adams Rialto Restaurant (Cambridge, Mass.) Tony Mantuano Spiaggia (Chicago, Ill.) Susan Feniger Street (Los Angeles, Calif.) Jonathan Waxman Barbuto (New York,.Y.) Rick Moonen RM Seafood (Las Vegas, Nev.) Susur Lee Madeline's (Toronto, Canada).Quickfire Challenge: The chefs must put a twist on the classic grilled cheese sandwich.Anna Sortun and Jerry Traunfeld (Crispy Rice Cake with "Clamesco" Sauce) Govind Armstrong and Jimmy Bradley (Cheetos Macaroni with Grilled Slim Jims and Tomato Soup) Susan Feniger and Tony Mantuano (Maple Bread Pudding with Caramelized Bananas) winners: Susan Feniger and Tony Mantuano Elimination Challenge: Love.Susan Feniger (Toast with Coconut Jam and Sweet Butter, Fried Egg with White Pepper and Dark Soy) ( Aphrodite ) - 10 stars Marcus Samuelsson (Cured Beef and Salmon with Apple Broth and Oyster Foam) ( Ares ) - 15 stars Jonathan Waxman (Seared Scallops.(high) The chef had one of the highest scores, but was not named the winner.Each pair is given 15 seconds to taste a specific sauce and each chef in the pair must then bid on the number of ingredients they think they can correctly name.The Blue Team, as the winners of the Quickfire, decide to cater for the bride, and decide to stay away from the groom's limited ideas para un regalo original a una amiga palate.Marcus Samuelsson (Chicken Soup with Crispy Tortilla Chips and Avocado Goat Cheese Guacamole) - 4 stars Jonathan Waxman (Chicken Thai Curry Soup with Thai Basil) - 3 stars Rick Moonen (Scallop, Mussel Pancetta Asian Style Cioppino) - 3 stars Susur Lee (Tunisian Fish Soup with.Powered by Fanpop, Inc., All Rights Reserved.Gail Simmons would be added as a critic.(WIN) The chef won that episode's elimination challenge.Quickfire Challenge: The chefs must create a dish to pair with a Stolichnaya Vodka cocktail.David Burke, david Burke Townhouse (New York,.Y.).In elimination order the contestants were: Preliminary Rounds edit, episode 1 edit, govind Armstrong 8 oz Burger Bar (Los Angeles, Calif.).First, the chefs draw knives with names of various Greek gods.Rick Moonen, with Jonathan Waxman receiving the pass to round two.Carmen Gonzalez (Italian Baguette with Manchego, Garlic, Cilantro and Lime) David Burke (Triple Cream Cheese with Prosciutto, Almonds, Tomato and Rosemary) Marcus Samuelsson (Grilled Gruyere and Cheddar with Gazpacho and Salad) Monica Pope (Feta Cheese on Raisin Nut Bread with Basil, Cilantro and Mint Salad).Scoring: Unlike Season 1, where the Quickfire was scored on a scale of one to five stars, there are no stars won during the Quickfire, and instead, the winner(s) of the Quickfire will receive 5,000 for their charity or charities.The winning chef receives 100,000 for his or her designated charity.Naming any incorrect ingredient ends the round and the challenger moves.
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Susan Feniger (Millet Crispy Treats with Peanut Butter Chips, Donuts, and Mexican Hot Chocolate) ( Moe ) - 4 stars Tony Mantuano (Fried Bacon Honey Pizza Dough with Boozy Coffee) ( Chief Wiggum ) - 3 stars Marcus Samuelsson (Tomato Soup with Rice, Chickpeas, Chutney.
The wedding is to take place the next day, and the teams are given 45 minutes to discuss and plan the menu with the bride or groom, 5000 to shop at both a large food warehouse and Whole Foods Market, and 6 hours of preparation.
The Quickfire is a short, simple challenge that can vary from cooking, tasting or a food-related task (e.g., peeling a certain amount of apples to certain quality standard in a limited amount of time).