I Hate Jill Zarin Top Chef Episode II June 24, 2010
What fun challenges and timely!
Timothy had the line of the night after being introduced to the Quick Fire challenge, the chefs are teamed up with another chef and put into the apron equivalent of the three footed race, leaving only one hand per chef available to prepare a sandwich!
Timothy said, “who got high and came up with this challenge?” Great line!
Surprise, Angelo wins with Tracy by his side. Tracy admits she has a crush on Angelo, this could be a little scary! That is three wins in a row for Angelo if anyone is counting.
Who else wants to party with Tiffany? She seems like the loud fun girl, I love her!
So the elimination challenge is very timely with the news heavily focused on children’s school lunches, childhood obesity and feeding our children healthy food! The best part is that the chefs were limited to the same as a typical school would have available, $130.00 per team. Not a lot of money!
Angelo and Tracy were allowed to choose who to work with since they won the Quick Fire, naturally they are going to choose Kenny. Being no fool, Kenny explains that if the team loses, it could possibly be Kenny going home. Luckily that didn’t happen, Kenny is a great chef and needs to stick around!
Kids hold nothing back, they don’t care about your culinary education, they don’t care what color you are, and they don’t care where you work or who you know. They either like the food or they don’t! Another reason why this challenge was so great!
I was surprised to see Padma surrounded by kids and getting their opinion of the food, she seemed relaxed and easy going with the kids, possibly because she’s a mom now, she has loosened up a bit but it was really nice to see.
Ok what the hell was with Chef Tom’s ugly shirt? It looked like he was wearing a flannel shirt, I love you Chef Tom but your mommy dressed you funny last night! That was the worst shirt ever!
Just a little tip for Ms. Amanda, you don’t serve children foods prepared with alcohol! Particularly not at a school. They don’t have the palet to appreciate it, it is inappropriate to bring it into a school and your budget did not allow for it. Idiot, honestly!
Another tip, this time for Jacqueline, (not that it’s needed anymore) but when they tell you to serve nutritious healthy food, a Chocolate pudding loaded with sugar is probably not your best bet! The good news is you left the show with your integrity in tact! You didn’t throw anyone under the bus, you told the judges that Amanda’s chicken was stellar, unfortunately that left only you to send home.
Enjoy the next four weeks hanging out in the loser condo with John, Jacqueline. You were in the bottom for the first two weeks so I’m honestly not that surprised that it’s your turn this week.
The first few weeks seem to weed out the weakest chef’s, it is pretty easy to see who the strongest chefs are, who are the weaker and who are middle of the road. We will see how it plays out…
I understood that Chef Eric Ripert would be a permanent judge, I don’t understand why he was missing so soon, maybe he will return next week? I just hope there are subtitles because I have trouble understanding him. Chef Tom Colicchio’s blog is up and running, he always has great insight into the episodes. http://www.bravotv.com/top-chef/blogs/tom-colicchio/lets-feed-our-children
Until Next time…