Top Chef: Just Desserts

Season 2 Episode 1


Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Aug 24, 2011 on Bravo



  • Trivia

    • Elimination Challenge

      Divided into four teams the pastry chefs have to create a plated dessert and a showpiece based on a classic fairy tale for a fairy tale costume gala.
      The teams are
      Goldilocks and the Three Bears: Nelson, Orlando, Sally & Rebecca
      Hansel and Gretel: Melissa, Lina & Vanarin
      Jack and the Beanstalk: Craig, Katzie & Megan
      Little Red Riding Hood: Amanda, Carlos, Chris & Matthew
      Winning Team:Little Red Riding Hood
      Winning dessert:Rose Scented Bomboloni, Coconut Tapioca, and Red Berry Gélee
      Top two teams: Little Red Riding Hood,Goldilocks and the Three Bears
      Bottom two teams: Hansel and Gretel,Jack and the Beanstalk
      Eliminated: Lina of Hansel and Gretel

    • Quickfire Challenge

      The pastry chefs in groups of two have to give a modern flair to a classic soda shop dessert.
      Winner: Amanda & Nelson
      Winning Dessert:Chocolate Sponge Cake, Pickled Cherries, and Pistachios
      Prize: Both members of the team will receive immunity in the elimination challenge
      Top two teams: Amanda&Nelson, Carlos&Rebecca
      Bottom two teams: Megan&Orlando, Lina&craig

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