Top Chef Masters 5 Seasons 2013
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1. Sous Chefs And Skydives Top Chef Masters is back for season five with thirteen celebrated chefs and an all new twist. Each Master will have his or her sous chef compete in an online competition, "Battle of the Sous Chefs" that will directly impact the Masters' chances of winning. In the first challenge, the Masters cook for a professional skydiving team, but in order to get an extra hour of cook time, they must be willing to take a dive themselves.
2. Asian Night Market The Masters arrive at the kitchen to find their sous chefs hard at work in the Mise En Place challenge. One the elements are prepped, the Masters must put an Asian spin on an American classic working side by side with their Sous. Guest Kathie Lee Gifford tries some food outside of her comfort zone.
3. Sex, Greed And Murder In this week's Quickfire, the Chefs must create a dish with left over scraps from the Sous Chefs' challenge. For the elimination, the Chefs have to make a meal that represents one of the three basic staples of a soap opera - Sex, Murder and Greed. The cast of "Days of Our Lives" will be on hand to see if the Chefs nailed their roles.
4. Curtis' Surprise Party As every chef knows, curry is difficult to hurry, but the Chefs must make their version of curry in thirty minutes for this week's Quickfire. The tables are turned on host Curtis Stone as his fiancé, Lindsay Price team up with the Chefs to throw him a surprise engagement party.
5. Restaurant Wars It's Restaurant Wars time! The Chefs must open eateries with a Los Angeles theme to impress special guest judges - Busy Philips, Dana Cowin and the critics. Will the native Angelenos embrace the new LA-cuisine or will the restaurants face early closure?
6. Mindy Kaling And Yo Gabba Gabba Special guest judge Mindy Kaling gets the Chefs in the mood for romance by asking them to create dishes inspired by her favorite romantic comedies. Yo Gabba Gabba also makes an appearance to help with an elimination challenge geared towards young palates.
7. Catch Of The Day Special guest judge actress Ali Larter challenges the Chefs to elevate nachos for their Quick Fire. Then it's time to cook up the catch of the day for Malibu locals, by creating a dish with a hot and cold preparation of the same fish.
8. Lucha Vavoom The winning team of this week's "Battle of the Sous Chefs" challenge create today's Quick Fire. Then, they must cook with Mexican flair for the wrestlers of Lucha Vavoom.
9. Teacher Tribute The four remaining Top Chef Masters create their version of a burger for a surprise guest critic. Then, they prepare meals to honor teachers from the Los Angeles Unified School District.
10. Finale It's down to the final three as they battle it out to be the next Top Chef Master. The Chefs pull out all the stops. Which Master can win over the critics and take home the ultimate prize?
This season was OK, but for me the twists with the sous chefs did not work. First of all the competition among these guys was shown very abbreviated and I just felt like all I... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Sebastian Fernandez
Still not nearly as good as Top Chef Masters Seasons 1 & 2, but better than the one with Traci Des Jardins and co (nothing against her as a chef, that season just wasn't fun to... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Alena Amano
I rather prefer "Masters" to original flavor (though I like the mothership) because the "masters" seem to know and/or know of one another, and there is respect and... Read morePublished 6 months ago by medfailure
This is the last season of Top Chef Masters I intend to watch. It was never a great show, but the first two seasons were palatable. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Tara
There should and could be better challenges. How about teaching a bit about food through the challenges? Show is entertaining, which is the purpose of television.Published 6 months ago by Kelly Clark
This was the ONE show that I would watch on the Bravo network. Unfortunately, they've decided to take it in the same direction as the rest of their worthless, pointless shows. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Chad Palmer
the group of chefs are great, but the show format is not as captivating as the original. food looks good enough to eat.Published 7 months ago by Bill Conley
I was having a lovely time watching until a completely unqualified DJ Jason Bentley showed up to judge CURRY????. Really thats all you got, Jason Bentley...No longer watching.Published 7 months ago by Sage