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Tom Colicchio

Tom Colicchio Answers Your Restaurant Wars Qs

@nikkisee: @BravoTopChef @tomcolicchio how did you feel about the family style approach that four pigs took for #restaurantwars? Tom Colicchio: I loved it. My restaurant Craft is built around this style of service.       @alissa...
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Tom Talks Boston

Full transcript after the jump The first episode right away you start looking at technique, and you can see who, no matter what they're cooking, there's still some of the technique that's involved. Right away you can see that Gregory was really ...
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Black Fish, Beige Veal, Red Herring

Having experienced the elimination challenges as a judge in real time, it’s always interesting to me to then watch the episodes and get the full story. As I’ve written in past blogs, we judges aren’t privy to what the chefs are doing and saying...
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Tastes Like Chicken

Frog tastes like gator, gator tastes like turtle, turtle tastes like chicken.  They all taste like chicken! I love eating in New Orleans, my aversion to okra notwithstanding. When I arrive, I’m smelling beignets and po-boys and chicory coffee...
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Last Stance Kitchen

So there you saw it -- the two chefs left standing, cooking off in a head-to-head competition, course by course. Live. Before the judges, of course, but also before the nine previous Top Chefs, in the hopes of joining their ranks before the night...
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To Thine Own Self Be True

It’s always great to bring back our finalists after a few months’ hiatus, and this season was no different in that regard. These are talented young chefs, and I was looking forward to having them in my kitchen and, believe it or not, to...
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Best Episode Ever

"Find something you're passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it." -Julia Child I’ll be honest: when I watch an episode the week before it airs in order to write this blog (which is when I first see the edited final product), I am...
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