We had two spots available in the Top Chef Season 14 finale tonight on Top Chef Charleston 2017 and these chefs were definitely fighting for those spots. Tonight had them cooking with no real kitchen, as they went back to Mayan times, using their ingredients and tools to cook! Check it out with us tonight during our Top Chef Charleston 2017 Live Recap and see who went home on Top Chef Charleston 2017 tonight!
Last week on Top Chef 2017 Season 14, we headed to Mexico, as the finals for Season 14 began. To start, we had to find out the winner of Last Chance Kitchen, which of course was Brooke and she reentered the competition. They started the night creating a dish using goat and, no shocker here, but Brooke won. For the Elimination Challenge, they had to create a dish that paired with a unique margarita featuring Patron tequila, which they would be serving for their employees at a party. No shocker again, as Brooke won and it was John saying goodbye this time around.
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Who goes home tonight on Top Chef 2017? Find out in our Live Recap that follows!
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The chefs are in Riviera Maya, Mexico and loving life right now. They are in paradise and having fun, but the competition awaits them!
For this challenge, the winner will get a week’s trip to the resort they are staying at right now! They will create a dish featuring habaneros and ingredients from the local market. They will have to tame that habanero and they will have one hour to shop and prepare their dishes!
After tasting all the dishes, it is time for the winner to be picked. They did not like Sheldon’s dish and it was too spicy. However, they liked the other two dishes. No shocker here, yet again, as Brooke wins the challenge!
They are located in a Mayan village, so they will be creating a dish using traditional Mayan ingredients and tools. They will also be cooking over an open flame on Top Chef Charleston 2017! That is right, there will be no electric tools to use and this will determine the final two chefs!
The chefs head out on the town and get to taste some local dishes to get a feel for what to cook. The next day, they head to where they will be cooking. There is no garlic or onions or limes, so the ingredients are weird and Brooke is shocked and said this changes everything. The produce is limited, but Shirley is trying to stay positive.
The guests have arrived and it is time to start tasting the dishes! Here we go:
- Brooke – They said the snapper was cooked perfectly. The garnishes work against each other. Tom thought the different worked well together. They also said it was flat.
- Sheldon – Padma said there is certainly heat in this one. The snapper was destroyed, but not overcooked. He learned something about traditional dishes.
- Shirley – They said it has a nice spiciness to it. The choice of fish was a smart thing to do. They said she can cook. The fish was a little dry. They said the dish said she knew what she was doing in the beginning and she did it. Tom said she did a good job of editing things down and using what she knew and using them well.
The judges enjoyed all the dishes, but one dish stood out to them. They used the ingredients to the best of their abilities and it shined. The winner of this challenge is Shirley, so she is heading to the Top Chef Season 14 finale! They liked the flavors in Sheldon’s dish, but it was aggressive. His fish was stuck to the grill, so it is tough to look past that. On the other side of things. Brooke’s fish was cooked perfectly, but Tom said there was too much going on with her dish.
We know that Shirley is in, but now it is down between Sheldon and Brooke. The judges discussed each of them and the second chef moving on to the Top Chef Charleston 2017 finale next week is Brooke, which is not a shocker! That means Sheldon is eliminated one step before the finale, yet again!
What do you think of the results on Top Chef Season 14 tonight?
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