(Closed) Anyone watch Top Chef Masters?

posted 9 years ago in Cooking
Post # 3
339 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Agreed, although its so hard to know cause you never actually taste the food. I like the stars thing a lot though.

Post # 4
172 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2018 - Ritz Carlton, Marina Del Rey

I am loving TCM! I’m really hoping they are going to have Tony Bourdain on.  I mean, I know it’s supposed to be about the food, but if every chef that advances to the semi-finals has the personality of Suzanne Tracht, it’ll be a boring night indeed.

Post # 5
233 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2018 - Hotel Vitale

Yes, totally love it. I feel like you can just tell that they are better Chefs and that they can do anything with food!

Post # 6
948 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2018 - Coyaba Resort, Montego Bay

Haha…I hear ya, HC!  She was SO DULL last week.  

I am a crazy Top Chef fan, so to have this while they’re on hiatus is great 🙂  Not the same, of course.

& yes, they are WAY TOO NICE to the chefs! 

Post # 7
3332 posts
Sugar bee

I love regular Top Chef and have been enjoying the Top Chef Masters show this summer.  I like how the chefs (with the exception of the French dude this week) are all pretty good natured about the competition.  I do think the judges seem way nicer, but I was wondering if that was more reflective of the quality of the food?

My favorite part is that they do a Quickfire challenge that they did on another season.  It’s kind of a fun way to rememebr the other seasons.

Post # 8
367 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2008

The second episode the chefs even said how they were harsher as judges than the current ones are!  I think it’s an interesting idea though to have the master chefs go through the experience themselves.

Post # 9
81 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

I am loving this season!  I think it is fun to see renowned chefs being taken out of their comfort zone and being forced to put their basic skills to the test.  I really like how the finalists are shaping up, too.  Hubert Keller and Rick Bayless are fantastic.  I was turned off by Suzanne Tracht’s bland personality at first, but man, can she cook a meal!  I thought she deserved to move onto the finals!

Post # 10
164 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2007 - Hyatt Lodge, Oak Brook IL

I love TCM, but only because I love the regular Top Chef, and anything to get my TC fix is appreciated!  I wanted to kick that French dude tho… c’mon, a quesadilla??

Post # 11
6010 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

I really like it so far!  It’s definitely cool to see the Quickfires repeated; I always seem to think those are harder than the actual challenges most times.

Post # 12
618 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2009

I’m completely addicted to all things Top Chef.  I’ve only seen one episode of Masters (the rest are Tivo’d and waiting for me) but it looks great!  It’s such a fun and creative show!  I loved that even the Masters struggled – makes me really appreciate what the contestants go through.  I wish I could cook like that!

Post # 13
1042 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

Haha I am loving masters! They are totally nicer to the masters though, maybe they eventually want them all to come back and be judges, lol.

Save for the first episode, I seem to be rooting for the ones that don’t win…

I won’t spoil since it seems like not everyone has seen them yet, but can we all agree that Ludo was totally hilarious in last week’s episode? 😀

Post # 14
963 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2009 - Bernardo Winery

Oh Agreed! They are SO much nicer to the Masters! I was just thinking that they other day!
I do love that the Masters keep saying, wow I was really mean when I was a judge and this is HARD!

Post # 15
2682 posts
Sugar bee

I watch it but I find myself always doing something else while it is on…reading, going online, cooking.  I like the normal Top Chef alot better, it gives me a chance to connect to the people since they arent just on for one episode.

I love cooking shows and Hells Kitchen comes back next week, I am SOOO excited! 🙂

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