Top Chef: Just Desserts

Season 2 Episode 3

Villa Rosa

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Sep 07, 2011 on Bravo



  • Trivia

    • Elimination Challenge
      Two teams of six pastry chefs have to create a dessert table for The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star, Lisa Vanderpump, who is planning the second anniversary party of restaurant Villa Blanca.
      Winning Team: Amanda's Team - Amanda, Carlos, Chris, Katzie, Megan, Melissa
      Winning Desert Plate:
      Amanda - Cava Gelée with Buttermilk Foam, Hibiscus and Raspberry
      Carlos - Guava Pâte de Fruit, Fromage Blanc and Phyllo Cigar
      Katzie - Macaron with Mascarpone, Strawberry Jam and Mint
      Melissa - White Chocolate Crémeux, Rose Gelée, Rhubarb Foam
      Megan - Pink Velvet Cake with Chocolate Mousse, Cherries and Cream Cheese Sorbet
      Chris - Strawberry Streusel with Almond Cream and Rose Vanilla Ice Cream
      Bottom Team: Craig's Team - Craig, Orlando, Sally, Matthew, Nelson, Rebecca with Sally, Orlando and Nelson as bottom three
      Eliminated: Nelson Paz

    • Quickfire Challenge
      The chefs have to create a dessert to inspire a new flavor of Extra Delights Dessert chewing gum.
      Winner: Craig
      Winning Desert:Lemon Mascarpone Pancakes with Cream & Strawberries
      Prize:The winner will receive immunity in the elimination challenge. The desert will be placed in a consumer vote to become the new flavor of Extra Dessert Delights Gum. The creator will receive a cash prize of $ 25.000.-
      Top Three: Craig, Nelson, Carlos
      Bottom Three: Matthew, Rebecca, Melissa

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • Also on the judges table were tonight Lisa's business partner Nathalie Pouille-Zapata, Lisa's husband Ken Todd and Lisa's daughter Pandora Vanderpump-Todd.

  • Allusions