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Top Chef season 8 episodes list:
Bravo's Top Chef congregates a dream team of 18 past cheftestants who nearly won the title to return to see if they have what it takes. The 2010 Primetime Emmy Award-winning Top Chef returns to New York City for Season 8 with host Padma Lakshmi and head judge chef Tom Colicchio, alongside judges Gail Simmons and new this season, best-selling author and chef, Anthony Bourdain.
Joe Jonas challenges chefs to create a snack for children; breakfasts inspired by a dinosaur's diet.
A mise-en-place relay race; chefs cook in four of New York's finest restaurants.
The chefs unexpectedly find themselves without even their knives when they are asked to make stuffing. Next up is catering an event at the U.S. Open.
Contestants are taken on a fishing expedition.
Fish fillet contest; chefs must open ``one night only'' restaurants in New York City.
Designer Isaac Mizrahi judges. Contestants are judged on presentation and plating; traditional three-course Italian meal.
It’s a Sesame Street kind of day when the chefs find themselves cooking to please Muppet palates. Next they are tasked with making a dish at a Target store.
The chefs need to make something out of nothing; the contestants head to Ellis Island, where they must make a dish based on their heritage.
The chefs set sail for the Bahamas, and each participates in a culinary duel against the person who was crowned the winner during their first stint on the show. Later, they create meals for Bahamian royalty, but it's a royal pain with limited cooking equipment.
The contestants cater a yacht club's anniversary party, but only after they have gone conch fishing.
The remaining two chefs have no time to digest what just happened as their final challenge is immediately announced. The 2 finalists choose their sous-chefs... blindfolded!