It’s Restaurant Wars and this season Padma takes all the limitations off the table as the chefs can make as much food as they want and shop wherever they choose. The two winning chefs from last week’s concept challenge pick their teams.
The chefs are challenged to a taco throwdown for the taco king, Danny Trejo. The only way to make it to Restaurant Wars is to survive this week’s qualifying challenge. Stephanie Izard and Kevin Boehm guest judge.
Get your Phil
Padma tasks the chef to make a Quickfire dish without any All-Purpose flour. Chef Chris Bianco serves as the guest judges. For the Elimination Challenge, the chefs serve members of the LA Philharmonic with Guest Judge Timothy Hollingsworth.
Bring Your Loved One to Work
In the Quickfire, The chefs reproduce a dish their family member is currently eating at a nearby restaurant. Then, they create a product that they will bottle, use on a dish and sell at a food festival. Celebrity Chef Nancy Silverton guest judges.
You’re So Fresh!
Kelly Clarkson drops into the Top Chef kitchen for the Quickfire. For the Elimination Challenge, the chefs create a cohesive, progressive vegetarian meal for Padma, Tom, Gail and James Beard nominated guest judge Jeremy Fox.
Strokes of Genius
Ali Wong and Randall Park swing by the kitchen for a Quickfire Challenge. Then, the chefs head to the Getty Museum to seek inspiration. Ludo Lefebvre judges along with guest diners Chefs Ray Garcia, Sara Hymanson, Sarah Kramer and Craig Thornton.