Top Chef Canada Season 5
S05 E01Apr 2, 2017
All-Stars Assemble Apr 2, 2017 Top Chef Canada is back! In the season debut, Host Eden Grinshpan and Head Judge Mark McEwan welcome back 12 All-Star Chefs to compete in the most prestigious culinary competition in the country and battle it out for the title that has eluded them all: Canada’s Top Chef. For their first QuickFire in the brand-new Monogram kitchen, the chefs must create a dish that represents one of Canada’s four seasons. Later, in the Elimination Challenge, the chefs are challenged to take the ingredients from the dishes that sent them packing from their original seasons and use them to create an All-Star quality dish. At the table for this all-important first elimination are Eden, Chef McEwan, and a brand-new panel of expert resident judges, Chris Nuttall-Smith, Mijune Pak and Janet Zuccarini.
S05 E02Apr 9, 2017
Street Markets of the World ... Unite! Apr 9, 2017 It’s a shuck off! In the QuickFire Challenge, the chefs face-off in a culinary skills tournament featuring fish filleting, shallot dicing, and oyster shucking. In the Elimination Challenge, the chefs set off on a round-the world culinary adventure to cook dishes inspired by some of the world’s most famous street food markets. Chef Susur Lee is guest judge and joins the resident judges and a crowd of 75 for a Top Chef Canada pop-up street market at Toronto’s Artscape Wychwood Barns.
S05 E03Apr 16, 2017
Feast from the Middle East Apr 16, 2017 In the QuickFire challenge the chefs go back to their culinary roots to be tested by guest judge Chef John Higgins on the five French mother sauces. And later in the Elimination Challenge, the chefs are split into two teams to create three-course progressive menus showcasing the diverse and decadent flavours of Middle Eastern cuisine. Acclaimed cookbook author and master of middle-eastern cooking Sabrina Ghayour joins as guest judge at Diwan, Chef McEwan’s restaurant in the Aga Khan museum.
S05 E04Apr 23, 2017
Meals Made in Canada Apr 23, 2017 In the QuickFire Challenge, the chefs must create their All-Star interpretation of what is becoming the most important meal of the day…brunch! For the Elimination Challenge, the chefs create All-Star quality dishes inspired by Canadian cities. Joining as guest judge is iconic Canadian Chef Lynn Crawford.
S05 E05Apr 30, 2017
Retail Wars! Apr 30, 2017 In the QuickFire Challenge, culinary superstar Daniel Boulud asks the chefs to re-create some of his favourite dishes…but the All-Stars are in for a very unexpected twist. The Elimination Challenge features a Top Chef first as the chefs are split into two teams to create the ultimate menu on-the-go for Retail Wars! Joining as guest judge is world-famous chef and retail food maven Lidia Bastianich.
S05 E06May 7, 2017
Happy Birthday Canada! May 7, 2017 n this QuickFire Challenge, YouTube sensation Josh Elkin stops by to challenge the remaining chefs to create All-Star dishes using Krave Jerky. For the Elimination Challenge, the chefs must take an important moment in Canadian history and make a dish worthy of Canada’s 150th birthday. Chef Jeremy Charles is guest judge as the All-Stars serve their historic meals at the Royal Ontario Museum.
S05 E07May 14, 2017
Ice Cream, You Scream, All-Aboard! May 14, 2017 In the QuickFire Challenge, the chefs fly blind and pick ingredients without knowing that they will be using them to make….ice cream! Later, in the Elimination Challenge, the All-Stars go deep underground to serve decadent late night eats to a crowd of 100 on the platform of Toronto’s Lower Bay subway station. Guest Judge Chef Grant van Gameren is on hand to determine who’s aboard and who will get left behind.
S05 E08May 21, 2017
Pleased to Decieve You May 21, 2017 After receiving heartfelt video messages from their mentors, the final five chefs are challenged to create a dish using ingredients packed for them by those same mentors. In their Elimination Challenge, the chefs must use the art of deception to create hors d'oeuvres that look like one dish but are actually something completely different. Guest judge Chef Derek Dammann joins Mijune, Janet, Mark and Eden at the table to taste these deceiving delicacies.
S05 E09May 28, 2017
Final Four Showdown May 28, 2017
S05 E10Jun 4, 2017
Lock it Up! It's the Finale Jun 4, 2017