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Season 4

12 Mar. 2008
Anything You Can Cook I Can Cook Better
Quick fire challenge: Contestants must make their own twist on deep-dish pizza. Elimination challenge: The low scoring contestants face off over traditional dishes.
 
19 Mar. 2008
Zoo Food
Quick Fire Challenge: Create a dish using five ingredients from the Green City outdoor market. Elimination Challenge: Cater a party for 200 people at the Lincoln Park Zoo.
 
26 Mar. 2008
Block Party
Quick Fire Challenge: Make a fine dining experience out of a taco. Elimination challenge: Create dishes for a block party, using ingredients taken from homes in the neighborhood.
 
2 Apr. 2008
Film Food
Quick Fire Challenge: Make a vegetable plate using three techniques. Elimination challenge: Create a six course dinner for 12, in which each course is inspired by a favorite film.
 
9 Apr. 2008
The Elements
Quick Fire Challenge: Chef Ming Tsai tested competitors' abilities to distinguish between high-end and average ingredients in a blindfolded taste test. Elimination challenge: Create a first course for the Meals on Wheels Chicago Celebrity Chef Ball incorporating aspects of the four elements: earth, air, fire and water.
 
16 Apr. 2008
Tailgating
Quick Fire challenge: Create a dish that goes well with beer. Elimination challenge: Create tailgating dishes for a Bears game.
 
23 Apr. 2008
Improv
This quick-fire is short and sweet. The chefs must create a dessert that will satisfy the sweet-tooth of renowned pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini.
 
30 Apr. 2008
Common Threads
When life gives the chefs lemons, they must make lemonade?using one ingredient and making it into a healthy meal ? with only a microwave.
 
7 May 2008
Wedding Wars
Can the chefs cut it...with speed? It?s a culinary relay race in this week's quickfire challenge that requires expert shucking, chopping and whipping ? putting the chefs' knife skills to the ultimate test.
 
14 May 2008
Serve and Protect
The chefs must bring sexy back ? to the salad. They are challenged to reinvent the salad by making it sexier and more modern in the quick fire challenge.
 
21 May 2008
Restaurant Wars
If you can?t take the heat, get out of the kitchen. For the quick-fire challenge the chefs are forced to work the line at a busy, greasy spoon during breakfast rush, handling hundreds of orders.
 
28 May 2008
High Steaks
The chefs are given a slab of meat they must clean and butcher in their quick-fire challenge. Then, itÂ's a blast from the past in the elimination challenge, and one chef is history.
 
4 Jun. 2008
Puerto Rico
The four remaining chefs travel to Puerto Rico to compete in the finale and for the final three spots.
 
11 Jun. 2008
Finale: Part II
The final three battle it out to cook the best meal of their lives and earn the prestigious title of Bravo's "Top Chef."
 

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