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Top Chef Masters Season 5

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#1 Twyst

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Posted 05 June 2013 - 10:01 AM

Starts on July 24





David Burke (David Burke Townhouse, NYC); 
Douglas Keane (formerly of Cyrus, Healdsburg, CA); 
Sue Zemanick (Gautreau's, New Orleans); 
Richard Sandoval (Richard Sandoval Restaurants); 
Bryan Voltaggio (Volt, Frederick, MD); 
Franklin Becker (The Little Beet, NYC); 
Lynn Crawford (Ruby Watchco, Toronto, Canada); 
Odette Fada (formerly of San Domenico, NYC); 
Neal Fraser (formerly of Grace, Los Angeles); 
Jennifer Jasinski (Bistro Vendôme, Denver, CO); 
Jenn Louis (Lincoln Restaurant, Portland, OR); 
Herbert Wilson (Sushi Samba, Las Vegas); and
Sang Yoon (Father's Office, Los Angeles).





Also, it seems ths season has an "Adventure theme"

It sounds TERRIBLE

I’ve learned that in one challenge, the chefs parachute from a plane carrying all the cooking utensils they can. They reportedly land in a field of sheep and lambs and have to immediately host a barbecue.
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Edited by Twyst, 05 June 2013 - 10:02 AM.

#2 annabelle

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Posted 05 June 2013 - 12:38 PM

That does sound awful,, Twyst.  It's all fun and games until someone gets a spiral fracture.

#3 huiray

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 11:28 PM

So Douglas Keane won it.  He deserved it, but I'm a little sad that Bryan Voltaggio just missed the top honors again.  He would have been a worthy winner too.

#4 weinoo

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 05:44 AM

We like Keane and we liked Cyrus when we dined there a long time ago.


We recently had dinner at Bryan's Range and it was very good.


I'm surprised Burke made it this far - kinda floating by on his reputation, because I can't imagine he cooks very much any more.

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#5 huiray

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 08:57 AM

I've always thought Volt was one of the best places around, and I have always enjoyed Table 21 at Volt immensely.  Several times.