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The Daily Dish Last Chance Kitchen

Last Chance Kitchen Raised the Stakes with Interesting Twists and a Melissa King Cameo(!!)

The Bravo's Top Chef eliminated contestants were feeling the heat like never before from host Tom Colicchio.

By Jocelyn Vena
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As if the pressure wasn't turned up enough on Last Chance Kitchen, it just got turned up a few more notches. In this week's LCK, which took place after the May 6 episode of Bravo's Top Chef, host Tom Colicchio laid out a twist or two that left the eliminated chefs floored. In fact, one chef couldn't even hold back, responding with "What the f--k was that?"

Part 1 finds two eliminated chefs cooking it out for the chance to re-enter the Top Chef competition. They were tasked with looking to their childhoods for inspiration to recreate the first dish they ever cooked. Tom even brought in some emotional reinforcements. "Because the stakes are so high, I wanted to bring someone in who can maybe help you with the winning inspiration," Tom shared. "Look who it is. King's here!"

Melissa King, who has been appearing on Season 18 of Top Chef as a member of the judging panel, shared a bit about her own experiences cooking as a kid, which you can check out above.

But, that wasn't the only drama in the LCK kitchen this week. In the second part of this week's competition, five chefs got another chance to cook for another shot at redemption.

Wow, so much food and so much competition for one week. You can check out Part 1 of this week's Last Chance Kitchen above, and make sure you check out Part 2, below.

Five Way Fight For Your Life

And tune in next week to see what happens next on Last Chance Kitchen. "Last Chance Kitchen is back. Fifteen acclaimed chefs from all around the country have come here to Portland to compete for the title of Top Chef. For most, their time in the kitchen will be cut short. But before they pack their knives for good, they'll have one last chance to battle it out for a spot back into the competition," the Top Chef head judge and Last Chance Kitchen host, Tom, previously explained. "We all love a comeback story."

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