Previously on ‘Top Chef Masters’, Rick Bayless faced off against Cindy Pawlcyn, Ludo LeFebvre, and Wilo Benet in an Elimination Challenge set at Universal Studios theme park. Rick emerged victorious, earning a spot in the champion round.
It’s time to meet our chefs for this week. First up is Douglas Rodriguez is from Philadelphia, and he has a restaurant there, Miami, New York City, and Scottsdale, Arizona. He focuses in Latin American cooking, and he is extremely proud of his James Beard award for rising chef. The charity he is playing for is Ayuda for the Arts, which is a Hispanic culinary scholarship program, as Hispanics make up sixty percent of the food industry workforce. He says that winning would be a fun boost, but it will be tough against the masters, who are all equally passionate and competitive. Read More