Top Chef Season 7
S07 E01Jun 17, 2010
House of Chef-presentatives Jun 17, 2010 The season will include 17 contestants, as in prior seasons. Eric Ripert will replace Toby Young on Top Chef's judging panel. The new chefs introduce themselves by cooking a dish that best represents their home districts while layering in their own signatures.
S07 E02Jun 24, 2010
Outside the Lunch Box Jun 24, 2010 The chefs are asked to do their part to help end childhood obesity and support First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" national initiative by serving a healthy lunch at a local middle school. Guest Judge: White House chef Sam Kass
S07 E03Jul 1, 2010
Capitol Grill Jul 1, 2010 The dreaded desserts take up the Quickfire where the chefs must make a pie from scratch, and then it's off to Capitol Hill where they are tasked with creating a perfect grilled picnic for the interns there
S07 E04Jul 8, 2010
Room Service Jul 8, 2010 Padma's baby is hungry, so tonight's Quickfire requires the contestants to create food to tempt Krishna's budding palate. Next, they are paired together for breakfast, lunch and dinner in the in-room dining kitchen.
S07 E05Jul 15, 2010
Farm Policy Jul 15, 2010 Fresh is best tonight as the chefs gather crabs for the Quickfire, and then travel to a Virginia farm where its bounty will supply the ingredients for dinner.
S07 E06Jul 22, 2010
Cold War Jul 22, 2010 The chefs are divided into teams to concoct entrées in a form best served cold.
S07 E07Jul 29, 2010
Power Lunch Jul 29, 2010 The contestants prepare lunch for the movers and shakers at one of the city's most famous restaurants.
S07 E08Aug 5, 2010
Foreign Affairs Aug 5, 2010 The chefs test their version of Ethiopian cuisine with Top Chef Masters' Marcus Samuelsson, and then must create a dish inspired by one of the foreign embassies there in the district.
S07 E09Aug 12, 2010
Restaurant Wars Aug 12, 2010 The most anticipated and, arguably, the hardest challenge of the competition returns as the remaining chefs divide into two teams to conceive and debut their restaurants.
S07 E10Aug 19, 2010
Covert Cuisine Aug 19, 2010 The chefs are asked to take common recipes and create their own completely original redesigned dish.
S07 E11Aug 26, 2010
Making Concessions Aug 26, 2010 The contestants take on America's favorite pastime when they take over the concession stands at the Washington Nationals' home, Nationals Park.
S07 E12Sep 2, 2010
Gastro-nauts Sep 2, 2010 The chefs are tasked with adding flavor to the food American astronauts eat. The final taste test will take place off-planet.
S07 E13Sep 9, 2010
Finale, Part 1 Sep 9, 2010 The competition moves to Singapore as the chefs are winnowed down to the final three.
S07 E14Sep 16, 2010
Finale, Part 2 Sep 16, 2010 The remaining three chefs attempt to cook the best meal of each of their lives hoping to be named Top Chef.
S07 E15Sep 23, 2010
Reunion Special Sep 23, 2010 The cast and chefs gather together with, you guessed it, Andy Cohen to review the season and maybe dish a little nonsense with the host.