Top Chef

Season 5 Episode 1

Melting Pot

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Nov 12, 2008 on Bravo
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An introduction to the 17 new chefs and their skills, demonstrated with challenges that send them into the ethnic districts of New York City. Guest Judge: Jean-Georges Vongerichten

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Tom Colicchio

Tom Colicchio

Lead Judge/Co-Host

Gail Simmons

Gail Simmons

Judge

Alex Eusebio

Alex Eusebio

Season 5 Contestant

Ariane Duarte

Ariane Duarte

Season 5 Contestant

Carla Hall (II)

Carla Hall (II)

Season 5 Contestant

Daniel Gagnon

Daniel Gagnon

Season 5 Contestant

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