Release Date: August 6, 2014 (US)
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Previously announced as â€œTop Chef Extreme,â€ this new culinary competition series “Top Chef Duels” hosted by celebrity chef Curtis Stone brings back eighteen of the biggest, boldest and most talked-about personalities from past seasons of â€œTop Chefâ€ and â€œTop Chef Mastersâ€. In each episode, two former chefâ€™testants will face off head-to-head in three rounds of extreme culinary challenges, each being given the chance to up the ante and challenge the otherâ€™s culinary skills. The winners of each battle will compete in the season finale in a test of pure gastronomic talent and ambition until only one is standing to claim the $100,000 grand prize and culinary bragging rights. Curtis Stone will also anchor the judges table with Gail Simmons, while chefs Wolfgang Puck and Hugh Acheson and special guests will round out the judging panel throughout the series.
- Episode 1 - Richard Blais (Top Chef Chicago runner- up and Top Chef All-Stars winner) vs. Marcel Vigneron (Top Chef Season 2 runner up) (Pilot)8/6/2014
- Episode 2 - Shirley Chung (Top Chef New Orleans finalist) vs. Brooke Williamson (Top Chef Seattle runner up)8/13/2014
- Episode 3 - Mike Isabella (Top Chef All-Stars runner up) vs. Antonia Lofaso (Top Chef Chicago finalist)8/20/2014
- Episode 4 - CJ Jacobson (Top Chef Miami contestant) vs. Stefan Richter (Top Chef Season 5 runner up)8/27/2014
- Episode 5 - David Burke (Top Chef Masters Season 5) vs. Takashi Yagihashi (Top Chef Masters Season 4)9/3/2014
- Episode 6 - Tiffani Faison (Top Chef Season 1 runner up) vs. Dale Talde (Top Chef Chicago and Top Chef All-Star contestant)9/10/2014
- Episode 7 - Nyesha Arrington (Top Chef Texas contestant) vs. Jen Carroll (Top Chef Las Vegas finalist)9/17/2014
- Episode 8 - Stephanie Izard (Top Chef Chicago winner) vs. Kristen Kish (Top Chef Seattle winner)9/24/2014
- Episode 9 - Kevin Gillespie (Top Chef Las Vegas fan favorite) vs. Art Smith (Top Chef Masters Season 1)10/1/2014
- Episode 10 - Championship Finale10/8/2014