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Top Chef is a show that airs on Bravo that features talented and famous chefs from around the world who compete against one another. There are many different culinary challenges that usually feature a different food item or a different environment. The chefs have to battle it out with the information given to them and then a panel of judges decides who wins and who loses. This panel is usually made up by leaders in the food or wine industry. Special appearances by TV or Movie celebrities sometimes do happen on the judging panel.

In Top Chef the chefs are put under a large amount of stress due to the time limits and the certain ingredients they are given. Sometimes there will be a special ingredient that the chef does not know how to use but they have to use their best judgment and work with it. Also, the chefs have to work in many different restaurants or kitchens around the world. Depending on where they are they will have to cook a dish that pertains to that area. For example if they were in a kitchen in Italy they would prepare an Italian Dish for the judges. The judges then taste all of the dishes and score them. They score them for taste, creativeness, and presentation. The show goes on until there is one last chef left who is announced the winner and the Top Chef.

Top Chef on Bravo is a television show that shows the skills of the finest chefs in the world. Using difficult ingredients and techniques they create masterful dishes for the judges. The judging panel is always changing which adds another aspect to the show which is refreshing. Top Chef shows off what its like to be the best in the world at preparing food.

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Wednesday 10:00 PM et/pt on Bravo
12 Seasons, 179 Episodes - Currently Airing
Reality, Game Show
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Top Chef Full Episode Guide

  • The chefs compete in a team challenge to serve Boston's Fire and Police departments. Guest judge Dante de Magistris.

  • The season opens in Boston with the introduction of 16 chefs from across the country as they compete in the first ever Top Chef Food Festival. Richard Blais joins Tom, Padma and Gail at the judges table.

  • Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi judges a cooking competition between two New Orleans food truck chefs, both vying for the lat spot on Top Chef New Orleans.

  • Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi judges a cooking competition between two chefs from fine dining New Orleans restaurants, both vying for the last spot on Top Chef New Orleans.

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