Here’s everything you need to know about what happened so far on Top Chef Season Three Miami:
Now there are five remaining. This is Brian:
And this is Sara:
This is Casey:
This is Hung:
And this is Dale:
On last night’s episode, the contestants traveled to Le Cirque restaurant where they sampled a sea bass entree made famous by the restaurant’s owner, Sirio Maccioni. Then the show’s host, Padma Lakshmi,
slurred explained that for the Quick Fire Challenge, each contestant needed to recreate Le Cirque’s intricate dish.
Exactly twenty minutes later, each completed dish was presented to Sirio Maccioni for evaluation — and like the consummate professional he is, Maccioni selected the dish he most admired:
Next it was time for the Final Elimination Challenge. The contestants were shuttled to the French Culinary Institute and were given two hours to conceptualize and create their own unique entrée made from three assigned ingredients: chicken, russet potatoes, and white onion. In addition each contestant was given the opportunity to purchase supplementary ingredients at the Greenmarket in Union Square:
And within minutes of their return to the French Culinary Institute kitchen, all kinds of chicken parts where frying their asses off:
Meanwhile an assortment of Culinary School deans and chefs gathered to act as the taste-test judges.
While the contestants feverishly prepared confit this and truffle that over risotto this and pureed that, Bossy paused to assemble a culinary delight of her own:
With the entrees completed and successfully delivered to the judges, Padma
modeled a negligee told the contestants to convene for the judging.
At the Judges’ Table, Padma was joined by Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons, along with
that perv brilliant gastronomist Sirio Maccioni. The judges flung culinary questions at the contestants and pondered things like, “What was he trying to articulate with this dish?”
In no time the judges had reached a decision. Bossy isn’t going to give it away, except to say the person they sent home is from Jamaica but lives in Miami and has a thick Irish brogue: