Emeril reflects on encouraging the chefs to cook from the heart and to leave a tangible mark on his beloved New Orleans.
The Top Chef judge's latest concoction is a sinful tribute to the Big Easy.
We've got the perfect dish to prepare for the Top Chef premiere.
Check out behind-the-scenes shots from the new season in New Orleans.
The 'Top Chef' judge acts in a scene written by Anthony Bourdain.
Meet the new lineup of cheftestants ready for battle.
Season 9 heads south with new judges Emeril Lagasse and Hugh Acheson in tow.