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"Top Chef" (2006) More at IMDbPro »TV series 2006-

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Top Chef: Season 12: Episode 2 -- The chefs tackle a "one if by land, two if by sea"-themed Quickfire and serve Boston's police and fire departments.
Top Chef: Season 12: Episode 1 -- Top Chef heads to Boston as 16 chefs compete in the first ever "Top Chef Food Festival."
Top Chef -- Janine has proven she’s a force to be reckoned with. Does Patty have the chops to take her down?
Top Chef -- The final four must crawl through a tunnel, dodge barbed wire, and slither through mud with an AK-47. With the title of Top Shot All-Stars at stake, various weapons from the season test the speed and precision of the last two competitors.
Top Chef -- In a blast from the past, marksmen fire the Browning M1919 from a rolling Army Half-track. Competitors call the shots in a game of horse, where one all-star fails to keep pace and is sent packing.

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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | unknown
Release Date:
15 February 2006 (USA) See more »
Plot:
The perfect search to identify the 'TOP CHEF',as people get eliminated DAY-BY-DAY.
Awards:
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 37 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
a dash of cooking, a splash of personality mix well See more (9 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 205)

Tom Colicchio ... Himself - Head Judge / ... (148 episodes, 2006-2014)

Padma Lakshmi ... Herself - Host / ... (140 episodes, 2006-2014)

Gail Simmons ... Herself - Judge / ... (105 episodes, 2006-2014)
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Series Directed by
Paul Starkman (66 episodes, 2009-2014)
Ivan Dudynsky (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Writing credits
Lisa Michelle Singer (1 episode, 2011)

Series Produced by
Doneen Arquines .... segment producer / supervising producer / ... (143 episodes, 2006-2014)
Nan Strait .... executive producer / supervising producer / ... (110 episodes, 2007-2013)
Erica Ross .... co-executive producer / supervising producer / ... (95 episodes, 2008-2014)
Karen Pagtama .... supervising story producer / story producer / ... (94 episodes, 2006-2014)
Blake Davis .... field producer / supervising producer / ... (80 episodes, 2008-2014)
Dominic Ciccodicola .... field producer / associate producer (70 episodes, 2006-2009)
Chris Gallivan .... associate producer / senior producer / ... (69 episodes, 2006-2012)
Mark Hunter Braun .... field producer / story producer / ... (66 episodes, 2010-2014)
Shauna Minoprio .... executive producer (64 episodes, 2006-2009)
Sandra J. Ciccone .... segment producer / associate producer (61 episodes, 2010-2013)
Dave Serwatka .... executive producer (54 episodes, 2006-2008)
Bengt Anderson .... field producer / senior field producer (52 episodes, 2007-2010)
Hillary Olsen .... segment producer / executive producer / ... (51 episodes, 2008-2014)
Matthew Reichman .... associate producer / segment producer (45 episodes, 2008-2011)
Scott Shatsky .... supervising producer (41 episodes, 2006-2007)
Christian Homlish .... producer / associate producer (41 episodes, 2008-2010)
Arthur Avedissian .... story producer (40 episodes, 2006-2011)
Elizabeth Cook .... co-executive producer / field producer / ... (40 episodes, 2006-2010)
Tracy Tong .... story producer / supervising producer / ... (39 episodes, 2009-2013)
Margit Ritz .... senior segment producer / segment producer / ... (37 episodes, 2006-2010)
Lee Anne Wong .... supervising culinary producer (36 episodes, 2006-2008)
Jaymee Johnson .... senior producer / producer / ... (36 episodes, 2008-2011)
Chaz Gray .... co-executive producer (32 episodes, 2010-2011)
Tatiana Fuster .... line producer (31 episodes, 2008-2012)
Castor Fernandez .... associate producer / story producer (31 episodes, 2010-2011)
Casey Kriley .... executive producer (30 episodes, 2009-2010)
Scott Patch .... story producer / story field producer (30 episodes, 2010-2013)
Clara Bottoms .... associate producer (29 episodes, 2008-2012)
Kevin Leffler .... supervising producer / producer (29 episodes, 2008-2009)
Daniel Calin .... challenge producer / segment producer (29 episodes, 2012-2014)
Fred Pichel .... co-executive producer (28 episodes, 2008-2009)
Anthony McCarthy .... segment associate producer / production assistant (28 episodes, 2010-2012)
Audrey George .... story producer (27 episodes, 2009-2011)
David A. Kleiler Jr. .... web content producer (26 episodes, 2009-2010)
Enrique Huertas .... story associate producer / associate producer (24 episodes, 2011-2013)
Julie Duggan .... story producer (21 episodes, 2006-2008)
Dan Volpe .... line producer (21 episodes, 2012-2013)
Steve Lichtenstein .... supervising producer (20 episodes, 2006-2007)
Jamie Lauren Davis .... associate producer (20 episodes, 2012-2013)
Abel M. González .... culinary associate producer (17 episodes, 2010-2011)
Anna Wong .... associate producer / field producer (17 episodes, 2011-2012)
Meri Haitkin .... field producer / producer (16 episodes, 2007-2012)
Andrew Stryker .... story producer (16 episodes, 2013-2014)
JoAnn Cianciulli .... culinary producer (15 episodes, 2006-2011)
Jonathan Craig .... associate story producer (15 episodes, 2013-2014)
Heather Manross .... story producer (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Ted Williams .... story producer (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Lindsay Russell .... associate producer (14 episodes, 2011-2012)
Molly O'Rourke .... field producer (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
Gary Snoonian .... line producer (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
Jenn de Mahy .... associate producer (13 episodes, 2008)
Kevin Kearney .... supervising producer (13 episodes, 2011-2012)
Joshua Fruehling .... field producer / producer: web (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Randy Byers .... story producer (12 episodes, 2008)
Jackie Robbins .... associate field producer (12 episodes, 2009)
Tracey Izatt .... field producer (12 episodes, 2010-2011)
Gavin Rember .... field associate producer (12 episodes, 2010)
Rachael Trigg .... associate producer (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
Katie Christ .... culinary producer (11 episodes, 2006)
Jessica Cabrera .... producer (11 episodes, 2008-2009)
Shawnelle Gibbs .... story producer (11 episodes, 2008-2009)
Cameron Glenar .... associate story producer (11 episodes, 2010)
Andrew Wallace .... field producer (10 episodes, 2006-2007)
David Brandon .... story producer (10 episodes, 2011-2012)
Joy Rillo .... field producer (9 episodes, 2006)
Camille Strayhorn .... associate producer (9 episodes, 2006)
Lee Olson .... story producer (9 episodes, 2010)
Michael Rucker .... supervising producer / field producer / ... (7 episodes, 2007-2011)
Cynthia Childs .... supervising story producer (7 episodes, 2008-2009)
Natalie Allan .... supervising story producer / story producer (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Rona Moser .... associate producer (6 episodes, 2013)
Laurel Mick .... story producer (5 episodes, 2011-2013)
Wade Sheeler .... supervising producer (4 episodes, 2011-2012)
Joelle Luman .... associate producer (4 episodes, 2011)
Jeff Singer .... story producer (4 episodes, 2012-2013)
Allison Klein .... associate producer (4 episodes, 2012)
Jennifer Roth .... story producer (4 episodes, 2012)
Amy Woods .... story producer (3 episodes, 2011)
Hollie Self .... story producer (3 episodes, 2013)
Brynn Wexler .... segment producer (2 episodes, 2006)
Rich Buhrman .... co-executive producer (2 episodes, 2007-2009)
Dan Cutforth .... executive producer (2 episodes, 2007-2009)
Jane Lipsitz .... executive producer (2 episodes, 2007-2009)
Charlie Newton .... story producer (2 episodes, 2007)
Debbie Levin .... field producer (2 episodes, 2008)
Benjamin Mack .... lead field producer / supervising producer (2 episodes, 2009-2012)
Amy Procacci .... field producer (2 episodes, 2010)

Damien Breen .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Jason Hunt .... senior producer (unknown episodes)
Steve Joachim .... segment producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Gregory Butler (114 episodes, 2006-2011)
Biff Sanders (97 episodes, 2006-2010)
Aaron Kaplan (83 episodes, 2006-2009)
Matthew McGaughey (54 episodes, 2008-2010)
 
Series Cinematography by
Paul Starkman (30 episodes, 2007-2008)

Bradley Sellers (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Kevin Kearney (58 episodes, 2009-2012)
Kevin Leffler (43 episodes, 2006-2009)
Shannon Baker (21 episodes, 2012-2014)
Steve Lichtenstein (20 episodes, 2006-2007)
Anthony J. Rivard (20 episodes, 2011-2013)
Bri Dellinger (19 episodes, 2006-2010)
Antonia Tighe (19 episodes, 2006-2009)
Jeannie Gilgenberg (19 episodes, 2011-2012)
Katherine Griffin (15 episodes, 2006-2009)
Alan Hoang (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Nicole West (11 episodes, 2013-2014)
Pepe Serventi (9 episodes, 2007-2009)
Michael Lynn Deis (9 episodes, 2010-2011)
Marc Clark (8 episodes, 2007-2008)
Kent Bassett (8 episodes, 2010-2012)
Michael Sarver (8 episodes, 2012-2013)
Vikash Patel (7 episodes, 2006-2007)
Charles Kramer (7 episodes, 2010)
Jon Blando (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
David Kashevaroff (5 episodes, 2007-2009)
Richie Edelson (5 episodes, 2009)
Chase Peel (5 episodes, 2010)
Brad Schwartz (4 episodes, 2007)
Chris Wiencke (4 episodes, 2008-2009)
Scott Gamzon (4 episodes, 2008)
Claire Scanlon (3 episodes, 2006-2007)
Matthew Moul (3 episodes, 2009)
Jamie Pedroza (3 episodes, 2009)
Emily Hsuan (3 episodes, 2010)
Brian Ray (2 episodes, 2007)
Skylar Smith (2 episodes, 2007)
Hans van Riet (2 episodes, 2012)
Dave Cannon (2 episodes, 2014)

A.G. Bealer (unknown episodes)
Drew Brown (unknown episodes)
Michael Degl'Innocenti (unknown episodes)
Sean McGinty (unknown episodes)
Chris Offutt (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Randy Bernstein (11 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Production Design by
Jeff Hall (1 episode, 2006)
 
Series Art Direction by
Marie Lynn Wagner (43 episodes, 2008-2010)
Johnny White (13 episodes, 2007)

Kristi Adams (unknown episodes)
James Carhart (unknown episodes)
Brad Lublin (unknown episodes)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Abbie Jacobson (1 episode, 2008)
 
Series Costume Design by
Juli Faller (12 episodes, 2006-2007)
 
Series Makeup Department
Kristen Kiyan .... makeup artist (60 episodes, 2008-2011)
Teresa Morgan .... makeup department head (30 episodes, 2007-2008)
Karen Houghton Simon .... makeup artist (11 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Production Management
William Hoppins .... post-production supervisor (59 episodes, 2007-2010)
Dan Volpe .... production manager (59 episodes, 2009-2012)
Tatiana Fuster .... production manager (29 episodes, 2007-2008)
Jennifer Lynn Vidas .... production manager (11 episodes, 2006-2007)

Tali Mansfield .... production manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Hogan .... first assistant director (114 episodes, 2006-2011)
Belinda Bernardo .... second assistant director (93 episodes, 2007-2012)
Richard H. Wood .... second second assistant director (43 episodes, 2007-2009)
Sandra Siso .... second second assistant director (43 episodes, 2008-2010)
Ryan Turpin .... associate director (18 episodes, 2013-2014)
Sean Callahan .... first assistant director (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
Charlie Eubanks .... first assistant director (13 episodes, 2008)
Kris Kolstad .... second assistant director (13 episodes, 2008)
Adrian Narciso .... second second assistant director (13 episodes, 2008)
Tim Lyne .... second second assistant director (12 episodes, 2009)
Nick Snow .... second second assistant director (12 episodes, 2009)
Michael A. Galasso .... second assistant director (11 episodes, 2006-2007)
Joey Stewart .... first assistant director (4 episodes, 2011)
Gabriel Landau .... first assistant director (3 episodes, 2007)
 
Series Art Department
Derek Crimmel .... construction foreman / construction coordinator (139 episodes, 2006-2013)
Michael C. Biddle .... set dresser (16 episodes, 2007)
Jeremiah Reddick .... art swing / art / ... (14 episodes, 2007-2008)
Jenn de Mahy .... assistant art director (14 episodes, 2007)
Pablo Morris .... set dresser (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Erin O. Kay .... art department assistant (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Nick Pray .... art department assistant (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Marco Scaringi .... art department assistant (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Brian M. Fowler .... assistant art director (5 episodes, 2011)
Rachel Mansur .... set dresser (4 episodes, 2007)
Stephanie Perkins .... art department coordinator (4 episodes, 2007)
Terneille Burrows .... art assistant (4 episodes, 2011)
Joseph Izzo .... art department production assistant (2 episodes, 2006)
René Vargas .... art coordinator (2 episodes, 2008)

Kristi Adams .... assistant art director (unknown episodes)
Samantha Levens .... assistant art director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Paul Orozco .... sound mixer / sound: A2 / ... (100 episodes, 2008-2014)
Patrick Grandclaudon .... dialogue editor / sound re-recording mixer / ... (97 episodes, 2009-2014)
Brian Johnson .... co-sound supervisor / sound supervisor / ... (34 episodes, 2009-2011)
Mickey McMullen .... production sound mixer / sound (30 episodes, 2010-2013)
Bruce Beacom .... sound mixer (19 episodes, 2006-2009)
Eric Hoffman .... additional adr recording (17 episodes, 2013-2014)
Fernando Delgado .... sound supervisor / sound (16 episodes, 2006-2014)
Aaron Saddler .... sound supervisor (16 episodes, 2008-2009)
Darren Brower .... sound mixer (16 episodes, 2010-2011)
David Margolis .... sound mixer (16 episodes, 2010-2011)
Wyatt Tuzo .... sound mixer (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Ryan Putz .... sound mixer (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
Morgen Stary .... sound editor/sound effects editor (12 episodes, 2006)
Jonathan Lallouz .... sound mixer (12 episodes, 2009-2011)
Eric M. Moorman .... sound mixer (12 episodes, 2009)
Randall Good .... sound mixer (12 episodes, 2010-2011)
Nathan Nadell .... co-sound supervisor (12 episodes, 2010-2011)
Jeff Layton .... sound editor (11 episodes, 2006)
Dwayne Bradley .... sound mixer (11 episodes, 2010-2011)
Albert Delgado .... sound mixer (10 episodes, 2009)
Brandon Kappert .... sound mixer (10 episodes, 2009)
Andy Yip .... sound mixer (9 episodes, 2006-2007)
Adriano Bravo .... sound mixer (8 episodes, 2006)
Erika Gieschen .... sound mixer (8 episodes, 2006)
Tal Segev .... production sound mixer (8 episodes, 2006)
Mike Hoffman .... sound editor (7 episodes, 2010)
Michael Frohberg .... sound mixer (6 episodes, 2006)
Chris Durfy .... sound mixer (6 episodes, 2009-2010)
Eric Ledet .... sound mixer (6 episodes, 2013)
Matthew Olivo .... sound editor (5 episodes, 2008)
Thanos Kazakos .... dialogue editor (5 episodes, 2010)
Kelsey Wood .... sound mixer (4 episodes, 2012-2013)
John Hatcher .... sound mixer (3 episodes, 2007)
Rafael Sienkiewicz .... sound mixer (3 episodes, 2007)
Barry London .... sound mixer (3 episodes, 2008-2009)
Paul Reed .... sound mixer (3 episodes, 2011)
Tim Lyne .... A2 (2 episodes, 2009)
Steve Micallef .... sound mixer (2 episodes, 2009)
Marilyn Loud .... A2 (2 episodes, 2013)

Allen Price .... sound production assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Erik Sandoval .... digital producer (38 episodes, 2010-2012)
Skyler Rousselet .... associate digital producer (29 episodes, 2012-2014)
Donna Lee .... digital producer (12 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Brett Knott .... best boy electric / gaffer / ... (99 episodes, 2008-2014)
Malkuth Frahm .... camera operator (98 episodes, 2006-2013)
Palmer Anderson .... assistant camera (95 episodes, 2007-2013)
Megan Drew .... camera operator (45 episodes, 2010-2012)
Derth Adams .... camera operator (40 episodes, 2007-2010)
Kevin Nowicki .... camera operator (34 episodes, 2012-2014)
Garrett Mock .... camera operator / assistant camera (33 episodes, 2009-2011)
Meagan Stockemer .... assistant camera (26 episodes, 2007-2009)
Paul Meehan .... key grip / rigging grip (24 episodes, 2007-2011)
Rachael Kliman .... assistant camera (24 episodes, 2008-2009)
Ryan McDonnell .... camera operator (21 episodes, 2006-2007)
Torell Vinson .... assistant camera (19 episodes, 2010)
James Milner .... assistant camera / camera supervisor (19 episodes, 2012-2014)
Steven Paul .... assistant camera (18 episodes, 2009-2010)
Saúl J. González .... assistant camera (17 episodes, 2010-2011)
Jess Canales DeZamora .... lighting technician (17 episodes, 2011-2012)
Vince Monteleone .... camera operator (17 episodes, 2011-2012)
Top Chef .... key grip (17 episodes, 2012-2013)
Sam Graydon .... assistant camera (17 episodes, 2012-2013)
Jordan Graham .... assistant camera (17 episodes, 2013-2014)
Ali Presley Paras .... assistant camera (17 episodes, 2013-2014)
Erica Shusha .... assistant camera (16 episodes, 2010-2011)
Jonathan Durré .... assistant camera (15 episodes, 2008-2009)
Adam Alvarez .... assistant camera (15 episodes, 2013-2014)
Neill Bachand .... assistant camera (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Lucas O'Brien .... camera operator (14 episodes, 2008)
Brandy Tannahill .... grip (14 episodes, 2012-2013)
D.J. Phillips .... assistant camera/jr operator (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
LeRon Minor .... assistant camera (13 episodes, 2006-2012)
Bryce Dion .... assistant camera (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
James Gips .... assistant camera / camera operator (13 episodes, 2008-2011)
Andrew Newport .... assistant camera (13 episodes, 2008)
Martin Runel .... assistant camera (13 episodes, 2009)
Adam Desaulniers .... grip (12 episodes, 2010)
Shannon Mita .... assistant camera (12 episodes, 2010)
John Malvino .... camera operator (10 episodes, 2006)
Jim McGibbon .... assistant camera (10 episodes, 2010-2011)
Bryce Brentlinger .... assistant camera (10 episodes, 2012-2013)
Matt Chapman .... assistant camera (9 episodes, 2006)
Carl Tebbenhoff .... best boy electric (9 episodes, 2006)
Patrik Thelander .... camera operator (9 episodes, 2006)
Michael Steele .... assistant camera (9 episodes, 2008-2009)
Adam T. Gutierrez .... lighting production assistant (8 episodes, 2011)
Amanda Canseco .... assistant camera (7 episodes, 2011)
Timothy Reilly .... gaffer / rigging key grip (6 episodes, 2008)
Skyler Rousselet .... camera operator (6 episodes, 2013)
Scott Beardslee .... electrician (5 episodes, 2006-2007)
Michael Schilling .... assistant camera (5 episodes, 2006)
Osvaldo Silvera Jr. .... camera operator (5 episodes, 2007)
Tracy Shreve .... camera operator (4 episodes, 2009)
Jason Ford .... assistant camera (4 episodes, 2011)
Chad Pulscher .... grip (3 episodes, 2007)
Burke Heffner .... gaffer (3 episodes, 2011)
J.J. Krehbiel .... assistant camera (3 episodes, 2011)
Brian Holgate .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 2006)
Mario Panagiotopoulos .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 2006)
Tom Guiney .... gaffer (2 episodes, 2007)
Josh Ingalls .... best boy grip (2 episodes, 2008)
Daniel Hagouel .... jib operator (2 episodes, 2009-2013)
David Moir .... still photographer (2 episodes, 2012-2013)
Macgregor Barron .... camera operator (2 episodes, 2012)
John Paul Iacoangelo .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 2012)
Mason Q. Bell .... lighting board operator (2 episodes, 2013)
Danny Hahn .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 2013)
John Perry .... steadicam operator (2 episodes, 2013)

Jordan Danelz .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Jason Jancosek .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Jason Lohse .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Matt Somerville .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Mark Hunter Braun .... casting producer / casting associate / ... (54 episodes, 2008-2013)
Donna Lee .... casting producer / casting associate (44 episodes, 2009-2012)
Jordan Wiles .... casting producer (43 episodes, 2008-2010)
Lauren Schlossman .... casting producer (35 episodes, 2011-2013)
Matthew Bardin .... casting coordinator (25 episodes, 2010-2011)
Timothy G. Fox .... casting associate (17 episodes, 2012-2013)
Marco Franzitta .... casting producer (16 episodes, 2007)
Jason Skweres .... casting associate (15 episodes, 2010)
Amy Hutchinson .... casting producer (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Drew Whitaker .... casting editor (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Irit Silverman .... casting assistant (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
Caitlin Youngs .... casting assistant (13 episodes, 2008)
Laura Corrin .... casting associate (12 episodes, 2011-2012)
Megan Schulze .... assistant casting coordinator (11 episodes, 2011-2012)
Aaron Clark .... casting coordinator (11 episodes, 2011)
Megan Takimoto .... casting coordinator (5 episodes, 2010)
Keri Kulikowsky .... casting manager (3 episodes, 2006-2008)
Mitchell McIntire .... casting assistant (2 episodes, 2007-2008)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kelly Harmon .... costumer (29 episodes, 2009-2010)
Veronica Martinez .... wardrobe assistant (16 episodes, 2007)
 
Series Editorial Department
Pepe Serventi .... on-line editor (112 episodes, 2007-2014)
Damon Brown .... post-production assistant / tape librarian (84 episodes, 2009-2013)
Shawn Pinner .... on-line assistant editor / assistant editor (81 episodes, 2008-2012)
Ronnie Raffaniello .... post-production coordinator / post-production assistant (51 episodes, 2011-2014)
Basuki Juwono .... lead assistant editor / assistant editor (45 episodes, 2009-2012)
Eva Honegger Sarrafan .... assistant editor (44 episodes, 2009-2011)
Erin Dowgiert .... assistant editor (42 episodes, 2008-2009)
Raymond McCoy .... assistant editor (31 episodes, 2009-2011)
Brandie June Chernow .... post-production assistant (31 episodes, 2009-2010)
Erin Peters .... assistant editor (30 episodes, 2007-2008)
Michael Sarver .... assistant editor (30 episodes, 2010-2011)
Kazem Roghani .... assistant editor (22 episodes, 2010-2011)
Steve Huey .... assistant editor (22 episodes, 2011-2013)
Joel Griffen .... assistant editor / on-line assistant editor (21 episodes, 2007-2008)
Michael Lynn Sturm .... assistant editor / additional editor (21 episodes, 2007-2008)
Ashley Riddle .... assistant editor / on-line assistant (19 episodes, 2010)
Chad Joel .... assistant editor (18 episodes, 2008)
Gregory Cusumano .... assistant editor / first assistant editor: additional editing (17 episodes, 2010-2011)
Drew Meyer .... assistant editor (17 episodes, 2013-2014)
Melcher Fabi .... logger (16 episodes, 2007)
Angel A. Huezo .... editor (15 episodes, 2008-2009)
Samantha DeGhetto .... assistant editor (15 episodes, 2013-2014)
Phil Habeger .... assistant editor (14 episodes, 2009)
Richie Edelson .... lead editor (14 episodes, 2010)
Bri Dellinger .... assistant editor (12 episodes, 2006-2007)
Iris Hershner .... assistant editor (11 episodes, 2006)
Erica Gillespie .... assistant editor (10 episodes, 2012-2013)
Justin Panzanaro .... assistant editor (9 episodes, 2008-2009)
Ted Barakat .... additional editor (5 episodes, 2011)
Chas Hollis .... web editor (3 episodes, 2010)
Chris Meyer .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 2011)
Antonia Tighe .... additional editor (2 episodes, 2007)

Matthew Anconetani .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Aaron Kaplan .... composer: underscore (82 episodes, 2008-2012)
Matthew McGaughey .... composer: additional music (67 episodes, 2006-2009)
Kyle Johnston .... composer: additional music (61 episodes, 2010-2013)
Carrie Hughes .... music supervisor (17 episodes, 2011-2012)
Zach Pugh .... music coordinator (17 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jonathan Krimstock .... composer: additional music (6 episodes, 2011)
Thanos Kazakos .... music editor (5 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Transportation Department
Antionne Rolle .... transportation coordinator (5 episodes, 2009-2011)
 
Series Other crew
Erin Rott .... assistant: Ms. Lipsitz / assistant: Mr. Cutforth (116 episodes, 2006-2012)
Idris Kennedy .... production coordinator / production assistant (67 episodes, 2009-2014)
Walter Sanchez .... post-production coordinator / post production coordinator / ... (59 episodes, 2007-2011)
Enrique Huertas .... key production assistant / production coordinator (56 episodes, 2007-2011)
Monica Jennings .... production accountant (50 episodes, 2011-2014)
Jason Stuart Duffy .... talent coordinator / talent manager (47 episodes, 2009-2012)
Kasey Burt .... production office manager / production assistant / ... (42 episodes, 2006-2008)
James Michael Hegarty .... production assistant / talent coordinator (42 episodes, 2006-2008)
Brandie June Chernow .... production assistant / post production assistant (42 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mitchell McIntire .... production assistant / office production assistant (35 episodes, 2007-2008)
Damien Breen .... talent coordinator (32 episodes, 2007-2008)
Cat Sullivan .... production assistant / Assistant Production Coordinator (31 episodes, 2012-2014)
Lauren Vanderschuur .... craft service coordinator (28 episodes, 2008-2009)
Lizzie MacPherson .... production assistant / office production assistant (28 episodes, 2010-2011)
Sara Pleskow .... logger (28 episodes, 2010-2011)
Stacy Allen .... lead logger (26 episodes, 2006-2007)
Damon Brown .... production assistant (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
Chuck Boltwood .... production assistant (24 episodes, 2008-2009)
Justin Messing .... cast coordinator (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
Ryan Moon .... production coordinator (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jerry Hudgens .... production assistant (19 episodes, 2013-2014)
Michael Anderson .... production assistant (18 episodes, 2011-2012)
David E. Snyder .... post production (18 episodes, 2011-2012)
Lindsay M. Carr .... production assistant (18 episodes, 2013-2014)
Patience Rayford .... production assistant (18 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jonathan Durré .... key production assistant (17 episodes, 2007-2008)
K. August Reinfried .... production assistant (17 episodes, 2010-2011)
Emily Van Bergen .... set production assistant (17 episodes, 2010-2011)
Tyler Hayes .... production assistant (17 episodes, 2011-2012)
Rachael Trigg .... assistant production coordinator (17 episodes, 2012-2013)
K. Chase McKenzie .... production assistant (17 episodes, 2013-2014)
Ryan Myhand .... production assistant (17 episodes, 2013-2014)
Schuyler Pryor .... production assistant (17 episodes, 2013-2014)
Kent Agramonte .... set production assistant (16 episodes, 2007)
Daniel A. Davila .... permit coordinator: Miami (16 episodes, 2007)
Cora Berchem .... production assistant (16 episodes, 2010-2011)
Matt Kerstetter .... production assistant (16 episodes, 2010-2011)
Rob Gokee .... logger (16 episodes, 2011-2012)
Lance Ripka .... production assistant (15 episodes, 2006)
Victor H. Soto .... production assistant (15 episodes, 2007-2008)
Stefan Christopher .... production assistant (15 episodes, 2010-2011)
Al Cerullo .... helicopter pilot (15 episodes, 2010)
Jonathan Barnett Peters .... post production assistant (15 episodes, 2010)
Jess Canales DeZamora .... production staff (15 episodes, 2012-2013)
Danny Hahn .... production assistant (15 episodes, 2012-2013)
Kyle Minch .... assistant production coordinator (15 episodes, 2013-2014)
Michael Winters .... production assistant (15 episodes, 2013-2014)
Chewie K. Darsow .... production assistant (14 episodes, 2007-2008)
Tracy Reuter .... production assistant (14 episodes, 2007-2008)
Alexis Buhler .... location accountant (14 episodes, 2007)
Mitchell Benjamin .... production assistant (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Kevin Patrick Bridger .... production assistant (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jennifer Clark .... production assistant (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jeff Doiron .... production assistant (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Kaveh Saberi .... key production assistant / production coordinator (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Peri Sigman .... production assistant (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Dan Volpe .... field coordinator (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Danielle Wilson .... craft services supervisor (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Fidel Jackson .... production assistant (14 episodes, 2008)
Matthew Bardin .... production assistant (14 episodes, 2009)
Lynn Hylden .... production coordinator (14 episodes, 2009)
Charles Juriaan .... production assistant (14 episodes, 2009)
Neal Naito .... production assistant (14 episodes, 2009)
Sophia Rojas .... production assistant (14 episodes, 2011-2012)
Patrick Henry Simmons .... production assistant (14 episodes, 2011-2012)
Kristen Blaum .... production assistant (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
David Cortes .... production assistant (13 episodes, 2007-2008)
Julie Albert .... lead logger (13 episodes, 2007)
Cameron Glenar .... logger (13 episodes, 2007)
J.R. Poli .... production assistant (13 episodes, 2007)
Joe Kobzan .... set assistant (13 episodes, 2008-2009)
Yuriy Chernin .... production assistant (13 episodes, 2008)
Rick Krimbel .... production assistant (13 episodes, 2008)
Betsy Ockerlund .... production coordinator (13 episodes, 2008)
Allison Klein .... production assistant (13 episodes, 2010-2011)
Jessica Hornedo .... cast coordinator (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Todd A. Molé .... key production assistant (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
John Spicer .... production assistant (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Tom Trocola .... production assistant (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
James Barron .... production assistant (12 episodes, 2008)
David Cortez .... production assistant (12 episodes, 2008)
Nicole Oesterle .... production assistant (12 episodes, 2008)
Bianca Babcock .... production office manager (12 episodes, 2009)
Jamie Ergas .... location scout (12 episodes, 2010-2011)
Rik Nagel .... location scout (12 episodes, 2010-2011)
Mindy Silberman .... production assistant (12 episodes, 2010-2011)
Aaron Clark .... production assistant (12 episodes, 2010)
Patty Jovel .... cast coordinator (12 episodes, 2010)
Laura Neal .... production assistant (12 episodes, 2010)
Trameka Howard .... production assistant (12 episodes, 2013)
Doneen Arquines .... production assistant / cast coordinator (11 episodes, 2006-2007)
Randy Byers .... assistant story editor / story editor (11 episodes, 2006-2007)
Kristin Curtin .... talent coordinator (11 episodes, 2006-2007)
Faith McQuinn .... logger (11 episodes, 2006-2007)
Bryan Bingham .... production coordinator (11 episodes, 2006)
Jnani Butler .... production assistant (11 episodes, 2006)
Xavier Cortes .... production assistant (11 episodes, 2006)
Jori Espinosa .... first assistant accountant (11 episodes, 2006)
Alexis M. Ledesma .... production assistant (11 episodes, 2006)
Kait Pickering .... production coordinator (11 episodes, 2006)
Jeremy Goodman .... production assistant (11 episodes, 2008-2009)
Tom Keliinoi .... production assistant (11 episodes, 2011-2012)
Adam Desaulniers .... production coordinator / production assistant (10 episodes, 2009-2011)
Chris P. Anderson .... production assistant (10 episodes, 2009)
Brandy Tannahill .... production assistant / key production assistant (10 episodes, 2011-2012)
Angela H. Young .... production assistant (10 episodes, 2012-2013)
Rudy Asuncion .... production assistant (9 episodes, 2006)
Brad Beedle .... production medic (9 episodes, 2006)
Colin Murray .... production assistant (9 episodes, 2006)
Grant Paulis .... key production assistant / production assistant (9 episodes, 2009-2012)
Colin Sommer .... post production intern (9 episodes, 2010)
Ryan Turpin .... stage manager (9 episodes, 2013)
Diana Argos .... production assistant (8 episodes, 2006)
Katherine Busler .... logger (8 episodes, 2006)
Nicole Walberg .... production coordinator (8 episodes, 2006)
Sandra Siso .... set production assistant (8 episodes, 2007)
Tyler Heon .... production assistant (8 episodes, 2010-2011)
Valerie Finch .... production assistant (8 episodes, 2011-2012)
Sarah Raoufpur .... production assistant (8 episodes, 2012-2013)
Paul Dahlke .... production assistant (8 episodes, 2012)
Ryan Cooper .... production coordinator (7 episodes, 2006)
Arielle Solc .... production assistant (7 episodes, 2007)
Jason Ormand .... production assistant (7 episodes, 2011-2012)
Frank Chad Muniz .... production assistant (6 episodes, 2008)
Liam Ireson .... production assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
Kyle Sloan .... production assistant (6 episodes, 2012-2013)
Ian Van der Werff .... production assistant (6 episodes, 2012-2013)
Tyler Gervais .... production assistant (5 episodes, 2014)
Sean Martin .... production assistant (5 episodes, 2014)
Janelle Gueits .... talent wrangler (4 episodes, 2007)
Kelly Dean Smith .... production coordinator (4 episodes, 2010)
Alex Cody .... production assistant (4 episodes, 2014)
Justin Ruse .... talent coordinator (3 episodes, 2006-2009)
Michael Fitzgerald .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2009-2014)
Isaac C. Nejako .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2010)
Colin Willauer .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2011)
Ninnette Robare .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2012-2013)
Rachel Weinkauf .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2012-2013)
Lester Bullock .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2013)
Ryan Wooley .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2013)
Michael Carlson .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2014)
Andrew Gamuciello .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2014)
Sharmane Franklin Johnson .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2014)
Wes Palmer .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2014)
Ty Taylor .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2014)
Jason Chandler .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2006)
Whitney Hurst .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2006)
Aaron J. Stone .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2006)
Shelby Kaufman .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2007)
Amy Lambert .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2007)
Grant Rickard .... story editor (2 episodes, 2007)
Vanessa Rodríguez Murphy .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2008)
Kim Barnard .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Mike Barnard .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Will Bourne .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Jenny Buchowicz .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Moira Glace .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Hunter Holder .... set production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Kristin Lekki .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Brian Mathews .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Jeremy A. Mattia .... set production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Shane McGee .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Matt Nahass .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Norris Ortolano .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Andrew Schuster .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Michael Seabolt .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Johnson Colby Sheffield .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Megan Takimoto .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Jeff Warden .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Taylor Weeks .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Joshua David Vaile .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2010)
Leigh Giske .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2012)
Justin M. Stroemple .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
Laura Buono .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2013)
Warren Chong .... technical manager (2 episodes, 2013)
Sam Felman .... production staff (2 episodes, 2013)
Ben Grody .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2013)
John Thomas Myers .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2013)
William Tellez .... production staff (2 episodes, 2013)
Jessica Young .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2013)
Mark D. Matthews .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2014)
Aaron Pelman .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2014)
Joshua Waterman .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2014)

Arthur Avedissian .... head logger (unknown episodes, 2006)
Brad Cordeiro .... logger (unknown episodes)
Wyatt Culbert .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
McCray Gehret .... technical assistant (unknown episodes)
Jason Jancosek .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Jason Lohse .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Kristy McInnis .... segment producer (unknown episodes)
Rebecca J. Sorensen .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Johnathan Woody Woodbeck .... talent coordinator / talent production assistant (unknown episodes)
 

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"Top Chef All-Stars" - USA (eighth season title)
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USA:60 min
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Australia:M (Some episodes) | Australia:PG (some episodes) | Singapore:NC-16 (some episodes)
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6 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
a dash of cooking, a splash of personality mix well, 9 January 2007
Author: ponyiq from United States

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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