Top Chef Jr.

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  • TV-G
  • 2017
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.8  (98)

Top Chef Jr. is a cooking competition show that aired on Universal Kids in 2017. The show is hosted by Vanessa Lachey, while Curtis Stone and Nikki Bidun serve as judges. The contestants are all children between the ages of 9 and 14 who are passionate about cooking and want to show off their culinary skills.

The show takes place in a large, fully-stocked kitchen where the young chefs are given various challenges to complete. They are given a set amount of time to prepare a dish using specific ingredients and cooking techniques, and their creations are judged by Stone and Bidun.

As the competition progresses, the challenges become increasingly difficult and the stakes become higher. The contestants are eliminated one by one until only one remains, earning the title of Top Chef Jr.

Some of the challenges include cooking with unusual ingredients like insects or cooking a dish blindfolded. The contestants must also work in teams and prepare meals for a group of VIP guests or for a charity event.

The judges provide feedback and critique to the contestants after each challenge, offering advice on how to improve their cooking skills. The judges also take note of presentation, taste, and creativity when evaluating the dishes.

Throughout the competition, the young chefs showcase their diverse backgrounds, cultures, and cooking styles, adding an educational aspect to the show. They bring unique flavors and techniques to the challenges that reflect their personal experiences in the kitchen.

The show not only highlights the contestants’ cooking abilities, but also their leadership and teamwork skills. The young chefs must learn to work together in high-stress situations and support each other throughout the competition.

Overall, Top Chef Jr. is an exciting competition show that showcases the skills and creativity of young chefs. The talented contestants, energetic hosts, and expert judges make for an entertaining and engaging viewing experience.

Top Chef Jr. is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (26 episodes). The series first aired on October 13, 2017.

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Finale: Meal of a Lifetime
15. Finale: Meal of a Lifetime
December 1, 2018
The stakes have never been higher as the final two chefs dream up the meal of a lifetime with only one thing separating them from the title of Top Chef Junior: each other!
Big Catch
14. Big Catch
November 25, 2018
The final three chefs must solve the clues and break out of an escape room before hitting the high seas to catch their own fish for the first ever Top Chef Junior Rod & Reel Festival!
Fantastic Feast of Fowl
12. Fantastic Feast of Fowl
November 17, 2018
Our young kitchen wizards fly through the kitchen to keep up with Curtis Stone and are transported to the Wizarding World for a fantastic feast inspired by Harry Potter.
Wild Cuisine
11. Wild Cuisine
November 10, 2018
The chefs meet some very wild guests on a cooking adventure to dish up cuisine from around the globe...but the question on everyone's mind is: what's inside that giant crate???
Food Truck Battle
10. Food Truck Battle
November 3, 2018
It's time to hit the road when the Top Chef Junior Food Truck Battle rolls into town, giving the chefs a chance to design and run their very own truck for a crowd of hungry diners in the Hollywood Hills!
Thriller Bite
9. Thriller Bite
October 27, 2018
The chefs must spin 5-star dishes from a rotating conveyor belt and get a spooky surprise when zombies visit the Top Chef Junior kitchen for some gruesome steak dishes.
Easy as Pie
6. Easy as Pie
October 13, 2018
A cooking contest for kids.
Sweet Dreams Come True
5. Sweet Dreams Come True
September 29, 2018
The chefs must produce sweet dishes for 40 diners.
Rolling in Dough
4. Rolling in Dough
September 22, 2018
Chefs aged 9-14 compete against each other in a variety of culinary challenges.
Sunny Side Up
3. Sunny Side Up
September 15, 2018
The chefs get a sudden wake up call with an eye-opening challenge to cook a scrumptious meal while still in their pajamas.
Stirring Up a Celebration
2. Stirring Up a Celebration
September 8, 2018
A fresh group of young chefs kick-off this new season, cooking signature dishes for their own food festival and living it up at a party... with an unexpected twist!
Making the Cut
1. Making the Cut
August 4, 2018
At boot camp, 23 talented young chefs compete for their chance to make the cast of the second season of the series.
Where to Watch Top Chef Jr.
Top Chef Jr. is available for streaming on the Universal Kids website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Top Chef Jr. on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 13, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (98)