Things got pretty racy when the chefs had to create sexy desserts for a San Francisco fetish shop. The challenge resulted in latex galore, RuPaul guest judging, and dishes with names like Naughty Nuts and Edible Underwear Drawer.
It got pretty crazy when the chefs had to cater a wedding reception in under 16 hours. Who could forget Harold's suggestion of using Betty Crocker?
Call it the truffle shuffle. Top Chef took to the delicate fungus for this season 1 challenge as the chefs had to pair the ingredient with wine for a tasty result.
With actress Debi Mazar guest judging, the chefs were pushed to the limit producing dishes inspired by the seven deadly sins. Michael won over the judges with his lusty seafood duo.
It was pure madness when the chefs had to prepare frozen dinners. The high-stress challenge gave way to Joey's unforgettable meltdown.
When the chefs prepared restaurant quality airline food, things got more than hectic. The pressure level rose sky-high when the kitchen was unfamiliar, the supplies were undesirable, and Anthony Bourdain was prepared to refer to a dish as bordering on cat food.
Chicken, potato, onion. Oh my! The chefs had to take the most simple ingredients around and make them spectacular.
Who could forget the Season 4 contestants running around like crazy people on the streets of Chicago?
When the chefs visited Chicago's Second City they were in for a wacky ride when their dishes were to be inspired by the audience's random requests.
The chefs are asked to literally pig out in part 1 of the Season 4 finale when they must use an entire pig to create their dish.