Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen

Watch Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen

  • 2011
  • 12 Seasons

Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen is a spin-off series of the popular culinary competition program, Top Chef, produced by Bravo. In this series, eliminated contestants from the main show are given another chance to re-enter the competition, proving their skills and creativity in a series of head-to-head challenges. The show is hosted by Tom Colicchio, a renowned chef and Top Chef judge, and airs exclusively on Bravo's website and YouTube channel.

The format of Last Chance Kitchen follows a tournament-style bracket, where each week, two contestants who have been eliminated from Top Chef face off in a quickfire challenge. The winner of each challenge then advances to the next round and competes against the next eliminated chef. The competition continues until there are only a few contestants left, and the winner earns the opportunity to return to Top Chef and compete for the title of Top Chef.

The challenges in Last Chance Kitchen are designed to test the chefs' skills in a variety of areas, such as knife skills, cooking techniques, creativity, and ability to work under pressure. The challenges often involve twists and turns, such as a surprise ingredient or a time limit, adding intensity and excitement to the competition. The contestants must also impress the judges with their ability to balance flavors, textures, and presentations to create dishes that are both delicious and visually appealing.

One unique aspect of Last Chance Kitchen is the interactive and behind-the-scenes feel of the show. Viewers can engage with the chefs and judges through social media, watch interviews with the contestants, and get a closer look at the cooking process through bonus clips and behind-the-scenes footage. The show also features commentary from Colicchio and other Top Chef judges, providing insight into the judges' decision-making process and the techniques and strategies that the chefs use.

Last Chance Kitchen has become a fan favorite among Top Chef viewers, thanks to its intense and unpredictable competition, the talented and charismatic chefs, and the engaging and interactive format. The show has also given eliminated contestants the opportunity to redeem themselves and prove that they have what it takes to be a Top Chef. Overall, Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen is an exciting and innovative spin-off series that complements the main show and provides an inside look at the world of professional cooking.

Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen is a series that is currently running and has 12 seasons (131 episodes). The series first aired on November 9, 2011.

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Episode 11
11. Episode 11
June 2, 2023
Eliminated from "Top Chef," contestants have a chance at redemption and face off in competition.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
May 18, 2023
Summary is not available.
Salty, Sweet & Bitter Oh My!
9. Salty, Sweet & Bitter Oh My!
May 11, 2023
In this Last Chance Kitchen challenge, two eliminated Chefs are asked to prepare a meal using three of the six Ayurveda "tastes."
Who Ya Rooting For?
8. Who Ya Rooting For?
May 4, 2023
Summary is not available.
You Say Tomato
7. You Say Tomato
April 27, 2023
Two Top Chef World All-Stars battle it out on Last Chance Kitchen as they attempt to cook a tomato three different ways in an effort to avoid elimination.
Omelet You Win
6. Omelet You Win
April 20, 2023
Two eliminated Top Chef: World All-Stars go toe-to-toe to see who can make the perfect French omelet. The winner will earn another chance to stay in the competition.
Earl of Sandwich
5. Earl of Sandwich
April 13, 2023
Two Top Chef World All Star contestants put their twist on the modern sandwich as they battle it out on Last Chance Kitchen. Who will avoid elimination?
Cohesive Chaos
4. Cohesive Chaos
April 6, 2023
Three eliminated Top Chef World All Star contestants vie for a chance to cook in the Last Chance Kitchen finale. Will a fateful decision to cook squab send one of these chefs home?
Get Jumping!
3. Get Jumping!
March 30, 2023
Three eliminated chefs are given just 30 minutes to make their best dish using a very unique protein - rabbit! Who will earn a chance to hop back into the competition?
Welsh Toast Twist
2. Welsh Toast Twist
March 23, 2023
Three eliminated chefs try their hand at Welsh Rarebit, a traditional pub toast with a flavorful cheesy beer sauce. Who will avoid elimination?
When Titans Fall
1. When Titans Fall
March 16, 2023
Two eliminated chefs revisit their most memorable dishes as they attempt to earn their way back into the "Top Chef World All-Stars" competition.
Where to Watch Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen
Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen is available for streaming on the Bravo website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen on demand at Peacock Premium, FuboTV, Apple TV and Peacock.
  • Premiere Date
    November 9, 2011