Top Chef Canada Season 1
S01 E01Apr 11, 2011
Getting To Know You Apr 11, 2011 In the series debut, viewers meet the 16 chefs who will compete for the title of Canada’s Top Chef.
S01 E02Apr 18, 2011
Cheese, Glorious Cheese Apr 18, 2011 In the high stakes Quickfire Challenge, the chefs must create an inspired breakfast dish using 100% cow’s milk cheese from the Dairy Farmers of Canada. For the Elimination Challenge, the chefs host an art gallery cocktail party where they serve hors d’oeuvres that use cheese to paint a picture of their teammate.
S01 E03Apr 25, 2011
From Russia with Vodka Apr 25, 2011 The remaining chefs compete in the classic Top Chef Blindfold Taste Test for the Quickfire Challenge. Later, the chefs divide into teams to create a traditional Russian Zakusky – tapas style meal – using pure filtered vodka.
S01 E04May 2, 2011
Food From Around the World May 2, 2011 With a focus on food from around the world, the chefs must create their own unique salad for the Quickfire Challenge this week. For their Elimination Challenge, the chefs are dispatched to different ethnic neighbourhoods to purchase their ingredients. Using those ingredients, they must create a hot and a cold dish that is inspired by different world cuisines.
S01 E05May 9, 2011
Pork to the People May 9, 2011 For the Quickfire Challenge, the chefs must properly butcher a whole pig. In the Elimination Challenge, the chefs use the same pork they butchered to create dishes at George Brown Chef’s School for a cocktail party in support of Food Banks of Canada. Senior students from the Chef’s School at George Brown lend a helping hand.
S01 E06May 16, 2011
The French Feast May 16, 2011 The contestants put their own spin on poutine. Later, they take on classic French cuisine.
S01 E07May 23, 2011
Life's Little Milestones May 23, 2011 The chefs must use All-Bran cereal in dishes for the Quickfire Challenge. Then they prepare a romantic meal for couples celebrating a special anniversary.
S01 E08May 30, 2011
Restaurant Wars May 30, 2011 In this episode, the competitors compete in the signature Top Chef challenge, Restaurant Wars. Special guest, David Adjey, sits at the judges' table.
S01 E09Jun 6, 2011
The Numbers Game Jun 6, 2011 The chefs must create an amazing dish using a specific number of President's Choice™ signature products.
S01 E10Jun 13, 2011
A Day in the Life of Canadian Food Jun 13, 2011 The chefs must choose a distinct region of Canada and create a day's worth of meals from their chosen region.
S01 E11Jun 20, 2011
Surf and Turf Jun 20, 2011 In this episode, the chefs are challenged to take haute cuisine to the street. For the Quickfire Challenge, they create two distinctive dishes with international flair that can be served from a street cart in Toronto's Nathan Phillips Square. In their Elimination Challenge, they choose from a selection of seafood to create three distinct dishes in a very short period of time.
S01 E12Jun 27, 2011
Chef McEwan's Favourite Things Jun 27, 2011 The chefs must create a special family style meal for Mark and some very close friends.
S01 E13Jul 4, 2011
Finale Jul 4, 2011 The chefs are first challenged to create a BBQ-themed meal, followed by a 3-course menu of their own design.