I wasn't too familiar with Patricia Yeo before this season, but i already love her.
Lorena Garcia has more energy than anyone i've ever seen. I'll have what she's having.
Some of you might remember Takashi from the Top Chef Season 9 finale.
Chris and Patricia might be interesting allies since they worked together before already
Game time. OK, so Curtis -- as sweet as he is handsome -- enters the kitchen and gets a standing ovation. OK -- he was already standing, but I've never seen the cheftestants that excited before!
He issues the Quickfire which is to first grab a partner, then create a dish from two randomly drawn ingredients blackjack-style. Yay, Vegas! The combos dealt seemed pretty traditional. I think the balogna was probably the hardest ingredient -- sorry, Kerry and Takashi! -- but no one pulled marshmallows or something like that.
World-class dealers will be judging the food and the pairs will earn $10K to split between their charities -- another aspect of Masters that i've always loved.