Top Chef: Just Desserts

Season 1 Episode 1

Mr. Chocolate

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Sep 15, 2010 on Bravo



  • Trivia

    • Elimination Challenge
      The pastry chefs have to create the most luxurious chocolate dessert imaginable for a group of fifty chocolate lovers including guest judge Jacques Torres.
      Winner: Heather Hurlbert
      Winning Dessert: Dark Chocolate Mousse Torte with Chocolate Grand Marnier Sauce
      Top Three: Heather H., Seth, Zac
      Bottom Three: Danielle, Morgan, Tania
      Eliminated: Tania

    • Quickfire Challenge
      First the pastry chefs are told to create their signature dessert in one and a half hour. After fifteen minutes into competition the judges tell, that they have to transform it into a cupcake.

      Winner:Seth Caro
      Winning Dessert: Steamed Malaysian Coconut Cake with Basil Buttercream & Candied Pine Nuts
      Prize: Immunity in the elimination challenge
      Top Three: Heather C., Tania, Seth
      Bottom Three: Malika, Tim, Zac

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