A reality competition show in which chefs compete against one another in culinary challenges and are a judged by a panel of food and wine experts, with one or more contestants eliminated each episode.
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A reality competition show in which chefs compete against one another in culinary challenges and are a judged by a panel of food and wine experts, with one or more contestants eliminated each episode.

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Guest Judges from season one: * Hubert Keller * Elizabeth Falkner * Laurent Manrique * Jefferson Hill * Mike Yakura * Ted Allen * Jeffrey Chodorow * Marcy Blum * Greg Cole * Lissa Doumani * Philippe Jeanty * Douglas Keane * Keith Luce * James McDevitt * Cindy Pawlcyn * Victor Scargle * Hiro Sone * John Shafer * Lee Anne Wong * Miguel Morales * Stephen Asprinio * Performers from Cirque Du Soleil's * Lorraine Bracco See more »

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a dash of cooking, a splash of personality mix well
9 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I started watching this reality series with the second episode during the first season. I have loved it ever since. I really like the challenges. I have heard the complaint that it is not always about the cooking but being a top chef is about the cooking.. the challenges in my opinion are set up to evaluate how the chefs interact with each other, co-workers, underlings, and customers. I think the show is designed to challenge the chefs in ways that they are not accustomed to but yet, the effect is the same as things that happen every single day in the kitchen. THe challenges force the chefs to look deep within themselves. What I mean is that the challenges are set up to encourage out of the box thinking, what happens when half the staff is out with the flu, the delivery truck is 6 hours late, the market sent the wrong type of lettuce/squash/herb, the freezer went out, the house is overbooked by double, as someone got a date wrong on the books so 2 whole seating's are scheduled for the same time, when something gets burned etc. This show just puts what normally might happen over 6 months of problems squashes it into a couple of days, a group of people stuck together away from home, living together, working together,cooking together-from all walks of life, all kinds of cooking experience and education. Add it all together, stir it up and you get a great show


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