Wednesday night's main event features Richard Blais against Mike Isabella for the title of 'Top Chef' in their all-star season. Here are four key questions to consider before the action begins: 1. Is Mike Isabella's best shot good enough? Before the start of the season, most people including me had a short list of who would be gone quickly: Elia, Stephen, Spike and Mike. I would have bet good money that Mike wouldn't make it past mid-season.
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Jen is struggling to open her own restaurant after funding fell through with her investors, while Richard finds his work and family lives coming into conflict as he prepares to open a new fine dining restaurant. As someone who has seen every season of the show, these four contestants are fine choices for a show of this nature. Fabio, meanwhile, is the definition of the 21st century chef, tweeting, endorsing, and making a brand for himself in ways that the other chefs are comparatively resisting. This show in and of itself is another example of the way Top Chef has defined their careers, suggesting that any post- Top Chef claims are disingenuous. However, by forcing them together and using this as an opportunity to reinforce the immense power of Top Chef within the culinary community, Bravo ignores the real stories in favor of arbitrary interaction between the chefs that is forced and uninteresting and which unfortunately seems as though it will recur throughout the season.
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Mendelsohn was born in Montreal , Quebec , Canada. The family resided there for three and a half years during which time he attended school in Marbella , Spain. They operated Pepin restaurant in St.
Since taking home top honors during Top Chef 's inaugural season back in , the New York-based chef has opened and closed a series of restaurants in the Big Apple. In , Dieterle served as a consultant on the short-lived AMC series Feed the Beast , set in a fictional restaurant. After coming out on top in the show's second season despite some controversial antics, the New York-native went on to open two restaurants, The Gorbals in downtown L.