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Season 5

12 Nov. 2008
Melting Pot
Bravo's Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series "Top Chef" returns for its fifth season, bringing seventeen promising chefs to the big apple.
 
19 Nov. 2008
Show Your Craft
In the second episode of "Top Chef: New York," the chef'testants find themselves at Tom's flagship restaurant, Craft. They are challenged to cook and serve lunch to real customers - who may be their biggest critics yet.
 
26 Nov. 2008
Foo Fighters
The holiday season has arrived, and the chef'testants have a lot to be thankful for. And this year it's not just family these cooks must impress; but also six-time Grammy Award-winning rock band, Foo Fighters, as they join the band for a tour stop in Rochester, New York.
 
3 Dec. 2008
Today Show
The fourteen remaining chef'testants vie for a chance to display their skills on the nation's highest rated morning program, "Today." The winner of a super fast food demonstration challenge will get the booking, with the chance to display their unique culinary expertise on live network television.
 
10 Dec. 2008
Gail's Bridal Shower
In the fifth episode of "Top Chef: New York," host and judge, Padma Lakshmi solicits the help of the chefs in arranging a bridal shower for Top Chef judge Gail Simmons and her friends.
 
17 Dec. 2008
12 Days of Christmas
On the eleventh day of Christmas, Bravo gave to me...eleven chefs a cookin'. In the spirit of the holidays, the chefs use their skills to give back to the community by catering a Christmas cocktail party hosted by special guest judge, actress and foodie Natasha Richardson, for AmFar, the foundation for AIDS research.
 
7 Jan. 2009
Focus Group
Cooking excellent food takes focus...and none is greater than the chef'testants on the seventh episode of Bravo's "Top Chef: New York." Their quickfire challenge demands they create a sweet treat without using any sugar and in the elimination round, the chefs must serve to an interesting crowd.
 
14 Jan. 2009
Down on the Farm
It's time for the big city chefs to head to the country. The remaining chef'testants must shop for the freshest of ingredients at Blue Hill Farm and then work with what they have to create a feast for the farm workers themselves.
 
21 Jan. 2009
Restaurant Wars
It's baaaaaaack! The always anticipated episode, Restaurant Wars - where the chef'testants must create every aspect of a restaurant in 24 hours - the heat is on.
 
28 Jan. 2009
Super Bowl Chef Showdown
It's time for the Super Bowl and nothing goes better with the all-American pastime than good food! The remaining chefs battle it out in a Super Bowl-themed cook-off against seven all-stars from previous seasons.
 
4 Feb. 2009
Le Bernardin
The chef'testants get the opportunity to cook in one of the best restaurants in the world, three star Michelin winner Le Bernadin. Their final product will be judged by renowned chef, Eric Ripert.
 
11 Feb. 2009
The Last Supper
It's time for the knife off. The final five chef'testants learn who will be cooking the last supper on "Top Chef: New York."
 
18 Feb. 2009
Finale Part 1
The remaining chefs take their skills outside New York City to compete in the final challenges that will determine who takes home the title of "Top Chef" .
 
25 Feb. 2009
Finale Part 2
The final chefs battle it out to cook the best meal of their lives and earn the prestigious title of Bravo's "Top Chef" in the final episode of "Top Chef: New York."
 
Mar. 2009
Watch What Happens Reunion
The drama is served hot on Bravo's "Top Chef: New York: Watch What Happens Reunion." Bravo executive Andy Cohen hosts a candid gathering of season five's chef'testants and judges - host Padma Lakshmi, head judge Tom Colicchio and judges Gail Simmons and Toby Young. The winner of Bravo's "Fan Favorite" will also be announced.
 

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