The Visigoths were crushed and for almost three centuries a revived Christian kingdom, Asturias, could do little more than cling to the north coast and the northwest corner of Iberia. Nevertheless, more than one Christian state eventually organized and gradually reconquered the peninsula.
The chefs drew numbered knives corresponding to an aisle in a supermarket.
The winner received the ability to choose the team leader for the Elimination Challenge. Brian Canned Meat Aisle: Working as a team, the chefs catered a party for fashion designer Esteban Cortazar and 60 guests aboard the yacht Venetian Lady chartered by the Pure Nightclub.
The winner received a inch Apple MacBook Pro laptop computer. The chefs were awakened in their penthouse by Padma Lakshmi and had 20 minutes to serve her breakfast using only a butane burner, a Breville blender, and a selection of ingredients brought over from the Top Chef pantry.
The winner received an early copy of Lakshmi's new cookbook Tangy, Tart, Hot and Sweet and was first to choose a protein for the Elimination Challenge.
The contestants flew to Newark Liberty International Airport and, using the Continental Airlines kitchen at Newark Airport, prepared a meal for first class. The meal had to be reheated and served aboard a Boeing in a hangar to 14 Continental flight attendants and the judges.
The winner received two Continental business first class tickets to any Continental destination worldwide. The chefs dined at Le Cirque on a classic dish of sea bass wrapped in thinly sliced Russet potatoes over leeks. They then had 25 minutes to recreate the dish as closely as possible to the original.
This challenge was judged by Sirio Maccioniowner of Le Cirque and the co-creator of the dish. The winner earned an extra 30 minutes of cooking time for the Elimination Challenge and the opportunity to serve the elimination judges first.
At the French Culinary Institutethe chefs created dishes highlighting what are said to be the three hardest French cuisine ingredients to be creative with: The four dishes judged as the best would advance to the Top Chef finale in Aspen, Colorado. The chefs were each given a fresh trout from the Fryingpan River Valley area of Aspen, Coloradoalong with a frying pan, camping stove, and several basic pantry ingredients.
They then had 20 minutes to create an original dish to impress guest judge Eric Ripertexecutive chef of Le Bernardin restaurant in New York City. At the Moon Run Ranch, the chefs catered the annual dinner for the Snowmass Rodeo Riders, using supplies already in place for the event's original caterers.
Once the chefs arrived in the kitchens, the protein was revealed: Each chef had three hours to create their own menu of dishes, and an hour for service. As the winner of the Quickfire Challenge, Casey was the only chef who would be able to use the items she brought from home in the Elimination Challenge.
All others had to use what was provided. The chefs took a ski lift to the Aspen Mountain Club, with an elevation of 11, feet. Their instructions for the final challenge were simple: Their final meal was served head-to-head rather than back-to-back; each chef's course was presented at the same time as their competitors.
The chefs then drew knives to see which celebrity sous-chef they would be paired with for the three-hour prep period on the first day. Hung was paired with celebrity chef and author Rocco DiSpirito. Casey was paired with chef Michelle Bernstein.
Dale was matched with chef and restaurateur Todd English. On the second day, the chefs were given two hours to complete their dishes before service. With an hour left, however, they were told that that had to add a fourth course to their menus.
It could be composed of any ingredient available in the kitchen, and be served at any point in the meal. The four judges were joined at the dining table by the three celebrity sous-chefs and the most recently eliminated contestant, Brian.May 30, · Designed to continue the training experience for people who finish the Couch to 5K plan, or for those who are already 5K-ready, this app uses motivating virtual coaches to get you ready to run a 10K (mile) race in 9 weeks.
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