‘Top Chef’ Episode Guide (Jan. 11): The Chefs Create Authentic Germanic Food

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‘Top Chef’ Episode Guide (Jan. 11): The Chefs Create Authentic Germanic Food

“Now That’s a lot of Schnitzel” (01/11/18) – Padma and Richard Blais inspire the chefs using Tasty online videos and challenge them to transform the most laborious dishes from their own menus into accessible thirty minute dishes for home cooks.

Then, celebrated German chef, Keegan Gerhard, exposes the chefs to authentic Germanic food and tasks them with creating a unique Top Chef Beer Garden.

Bravo Media’s “Top Chef” embarks on an epic culinary adventure through the state of Colorado for season 15. The Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series will follow 15 diverse chefs from across the country as they battle it out for the coveted title amid the breathtaking landscapes and thriving culinary scenes in Denver, Boulder, Telluride and Aspen. Host Padma Lakshmi, head judge Tom Colicchio return to the judges table alongside Gail Simmons and Graham Elliot.

This season, the competition reaches new heights as the chefs battle it out on an epicurean road trip through Colorado, traveling to Denver, Boulder, Telluride and Aspen. From deconstructing the Denver Omelet and preparing Rocky Mountain Oysters to tailgating with the Broncos, the level of competition for these 15 chefs is going to be a mile high. With the judges looking for the chefs’ peak performances, the challenges will test the competitors’ culinary abilities in picturesque locales including a food festival in Larimer Square, a blizzard infused campfire cook-off, and cauldron cooking at the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen. In addition, social media star Logan Paul heads to Boulder and Olympians Gus Kenworthy, Meryl Davis and John Daly will challenge the chefs in an all-around culinary competition focusing on speed, precision and presentation. And not to be outdone, Top Chef” season 14 winner Brooke Williamson returns to surprise the cheftestants with a breakfast Quickfire using Nutella®. It’s not going to be easy for these chefs as they go for the gold, traveling around the state in BMW X5 xDrive50i, and battle it out for $125,000 furnished by S.Pellegrino® Sparkling Natural Mineral Water, a feature in FOOD & WINE magazine, a showcase at the annual FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen and the coveted title of “Top Chef.”

Throughout the season, the chefs will be tasked with serving up food for culinary stars including: Curtis Stone (Head Judge on “Top Chef Jr.”), Naomi Pomeroy, Richard Blais (“Top Chef: All-Stars” Winner), John Besh, Bruce and Eric Bromberg, David Kinch, Adam Perry Lang, Johnny Iuzzini, Wylie Dufresne, Paul Liebrandt, Michael Voltaggio (“Top Chef” Season Six Winner), Bryan Voltaggio, Chris Cosentino and Nilou Motamed. Also lending their expertise are local Colorado greats Troy Guard, Alex Seidel, Hosea Rosenberg (“Top Chef” Season Five Winner), Lachlan MacKinnon-Patterson, Keegan Gerhard, Jen Jasinski (“Top Chef Masters” Finalist) and Frank

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