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Gail Simmons

Gail: Mei's Menu Was Almost Flawless

February 11, 2015 • 10:00 PM ET It's the Top Chef finale! For the elimination challenge the chefs had to create the best four course meal of their lives. No small task! Gail Simmons: It's definitely a challenge, but they knew it was coming. They had lots of time to...
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Gail: I Wasn't Surprised Doug Stayed on Top

January 30, 2015 • 2:13 PM ET This week we had the Last Chance Kitchen finale between George and Doug, and Doug ended up returning to the competition. Gail Simmons: It looked like a really close battle -- Tom was really happy with both of their dishes. I will say...
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Gail Has No Problem With Blood

December 17, 2014 • 11:02 PM ET Interesting challenge this week with the chefs taking on some iconic literary works. Gail Simmons: Obviously, there is a lot of great literature that comes from New England. What I liked most about the challenge was how different all...
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Gail Simmons Won't Be Pushed Around

December 11, 2014 • 6:31 PM ET Let's dive right in. How did it feel to go shopping? Gail Simmons: Shopping at Whole Foods was fantastic and hilarious. It made us realize that you need to be strategic, which was the point of the exercise for us. They gave us 30...
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Gail: It Wasn't Keriann's Day

December 3, 2014 • 8:21 PM ET This week was Restaurant Wars! GS: Restaurant Wars is always an exciting episode because it’s so hard to do what we are asking of chefs to do. Opening a restaurant is truly so difficult, on a good day if you’re dealing with people you...
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Gail: We Had a Tough Job This Week

November 20, 2014 • 6:49 PM ET Let's talk about Thanksgiving. . . Gail Simmons: We've done a lot of Thanksgiving episodes over the years. I can remember back in Season 2 when Anthony Bourdain judged and the meal our chefs cooked was the most embarrassing, horrible...
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