'Top Chef' Recap: Contestants Cater Jimmy Fallon's Birthday Party
It started with fondue and ended with Fallon! Late Night host, Jimmy Fallon, put Top Chef contestants to the test when they had to cater his birthday party!
For the quickfire challenge, the Bravo contestants had to get creative with fondue with prize being a trip to Napa Valley, but not immunity. Also, the contestants themselves had to vote for the best and worst contestant.
Top Chef host, Padma Lakshmi, announced announced the worst contestants were Fabio, Tiffany, and Mike were the worst and the best were Antonia, Dale, and Angelo, The Celebrity Cafe reports.
But Dale ended up the ultimate winner!
The elimination challenge started at NBC Studios in NYC on Jimmy's stage!
Jimmy had the contestants play Cell Phone Shootout where they would grab a photo of a category for Jimmy's birthday lunch from a quickly rotating set of frames.
The contestants then headed to Whole Foods, but were warned Jimmy hates mushrooms, mayonnaise, and eggplant.
The next day they had two hours at Collichio & Sons to prepare their food for the judges, Jimmy's parents, his wife and some of his staff!
Fabio made a burger with cheese on the side and Antonia made a deli sandwich with apparently no bread. Richard made ramen while Tiffany made a southwestern dish that was a little too spicy for Jimmy.
Carla made comforting chicken pot pie and Dale made a Philly cheesesteak that was a little salty.
Angelo cooked pulled pork up for Jimmy while Mike made him sausage and peppers.
The winner would be invited to a cooking segment on Jimmy's show as well as a trip to Hilton Tokyo.
Carla, Antonia, and Angelo made it to the top three, but Jimmy chose Carla as the ultimate winner.
As for the elimination, Tiffany, Fabio and Dale were placed in the bottom three.
Padma announced that Fabio was eliminated and the contestant then promised Jimmy he'd make an amazing burger for him one day!
Watch clips from the show below!