Top Chef Season 13
S13 E01Dec 3, 2015
Stop the Presses Dec 3, 2015 Top chefs arrive in Los Angeles in the opener of Season 13, which will feature the foodies competing in six cities across California. Here, they try to wow food critics and reporters under the Hollywood sign.
S13 E02Dec 4, 2015
Pop Up Pandemonium Dec 4, 2015 The foodies must open distinct pop-up restaurants in various Los Angeles neighborhoods. Appearing: chef and pop-up impresario Ludo Lefebvre.
S13 E03Dec 11, 2015
Spines and Vines Dec 11, 2015 The chefs visit Santa Barbara, where they pick up fresh sea urchin for use in a challenge. Later, a surf-and-turf war erupts.
S13 E04Dec 18, 2015
It's a Dry Heat Dec 18, 2015 Palm Springs, Cal., is the destination for culinary competition. Here, the chefs use solar-powered stoves in the desert, then prepare dishes on a famed golf course. Appearing: John Besh and Mary Sue Milliken.
S13 E05Jan 8, 2016
Big Gay Wedding Jan 8, 2016 Top dishes for dates are served up by the chefs in Palm Springs, Cal. Later, they cater a wedding for 25 gay couples. Appearing: model Chrissy Teigen and foodie Art Smith.
S13 E06Jan 15, 2016
Banannaise Jan 15, 2016 The chefs head to San Diego and cook up high-end fish tacos. Then, they prepare dishes to complement handcrafted microbrews. Appearing: chef Javier Plascenia.
S13 E07Jan 22, 2016
Back in the Day Jan 22, 2016 The chefs return to Los Angeles to celebrate the series' 10th anniversary. A restrictive challenge limits them to 10 ingredients, then they walk down memory lane by creating a dish that represents who they were 10 years ago. Appearing: Michael Voltaggio; Antonia Lofaso; Mei Lin Hua; and Nancy Silverton.
S13 E08Jan 29, 2016
Where's the Beef? Jan 29, 2016 The chefs participate in a plating challenge by preparing visually appealing dishes using only snack food. Then, they cook for diners at a black-tie, finger-food event called Beefsteak. Appearing: Colin Hanks; Max Silvestri; Matt Selman; Jacques La Merde; and Neal Fraser.
S13 E09Feb 5, 2016
Restaurant Wars, Part 1 Feb 5, 2016 The iconic "Restaurant Wars" challenge ensues, with the chefs opening eateries for both lunch and dinner services.
S13 E10Feb 12, 2016
Restaurant Wars, Part 2 Feb 12, 2016 The "Restaurant Wars" challenge progresses with the chefs serving up dinner, during which everything from concept and food to service and consistency will be appraised.
S13 E11Feb 19, 2016
Hammer Time Feb 19, 2016 The chefs land in the Bay Area and prepare fresh dishes for rapper MC Hammer. Later, they cook from important and influential international food eras. Foodie Jonathan Waxman makes an appearance.
S13 E12Feb 26, 2016
Wok This Way Feb 26, 2016 A showdown includes woks when the chefs visit San Francisco's Chinatown. Later, they must
S13 E13Mar 4, 2016
Back Where It All Started Mar 4, 2016 San Francisco is the setting when the competing foodies cook for chef Traci Des Jardins. Later, they try to wow master chef Hubert Keller, the judges and San Francisco culinary elite with cuisine inspired by the restaurant Fleur de Lys.
S13 E14Mar 11, 2016
Magic Hour Mar 11, 2016 The chefs land in Las Vegas and participate in a high-stakes challenge of cards and cuisine. Later, they must conjure culinary magic for illusionist David Copperfield.
S13 E15Mar 18, 2016
Finale Mar 18, 2016 The top chef is crowned in the Season 13 finale. Before that, the final two culinarians must prepare the meal of their lives for their mentors and fallen colleagues. Appearing: Emeril Lagasse; Dominique Crenn; Jonathan Benno; Hubert Keller; Charlie Palmer; and Jean-Georges Vongerichten.