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The chefs cook the best meal of their lives.
The two remaining chefs arrive in Los Angeles and cook for one of their final challenges.
Tonight's Quickfire is all about the cold, but the Elimination warms up things with emotions that are started by Chefs Lagasse and Choi's sample meal. Unfortunately, emotions take over on of the contestants and only two move forward to the finales.
The cruise ship arrives in Juneau, Alaska, and the remaining contestants must immerse themselves in the local fishing industry for both challenges. First up is a Quickfire that is all about one of Alaska's best-known exports, King Crabs. Next, the chefs must make their renditions of a local dish, salmon and sourdough. With only three spots available in the finale, each chef will need to execute perfect dishes.moreless
The remaining contestants board a cruise ship bound for Alaska. But there is no rest for the weary; the challenges that highlight their trip require ingenuity and skill. First, they must create an appetizer from iceberg lettuce and then they wrap up the day with a unique take on surf and turf.moreless
The contestants attempt perfect fried chicken in the elimination, but first they must demonstrate their sushi skills.
It's not just restaurant wars tonight, it's also gender wars when the women are pitted against the men to create a restaurant from the ground up.
Wolfgang Puck drops by early for the Quickfire, and then the chefs cater a Seattle foodie event.
A back-to-basics Quickfire tests the contestants' knife skills. In the Elimination the chefs create their versions of memorable Top Chef dishes, and two of them must go head-to-head for survival.
The contestants cater an event for a local sports team after they shuck and serve oysters for Chef Lagasse.
A Quickfire where the chefs tackle a wrapped pantry starts the day off shiny. Then, they must gear up for head-to-head challenges in the Elimination.
The chefs cater a homecoming party for two married celebrities, but first they must apply the Golden Rule to the holidays in a Quickfire based on their families and whether they can share.
An early morning Quickfire at Pike Place Market has ramifications for the Elimination Challenge as the teams must showcase the rare ingredients they bought in their dishes.
First the chefs must demonstrate their knife skills, and then they board a time machine, metaphorically at least, so they can design menus from the 1950s.
The chefs choose international dumpling recipes for the Quickfire, and then team up with either Tom or Emeril in a Thanksgiving challenge.
The fifteen chefs who remain after last week's qualifying challenge must think on their feet and at a high elevation when a twist complicates their challenge.
Twenty-one contestants compete for fifteen spots in real-world challenges administered by the judges.