Top Chef 9: Texas, Episode 2

Judge Tom Colicchio walks around the kitchen as contestants cook, resulting in a tense environment and an injury for one of the chefs.

Judge Tom Colicchio walks around the kitchen as contestants cook, resulting in a tense environment and an injury for one of the chefs.

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[MUSIC] Ten minutes. I'm doing asian marinated short rib, with a cabbage slaw. There's a lot of pressure, thinking that this is the dish that can move you forward, but I think I can put all the [SOUND] aside, and just make my way through this.>>Times ticking>>Yes it is>>Getting there I like 60 minutes to braise veal with a bone in it is definitely a test of time management. I see Tom speaking to someone out of the corner of my eye and as I see him starting to approach me I just run. I'm like, I don't have time. One minute, chefs. [MUSIC] The fennel is not cooking, but I gotta start plating. This is my judgement plate. [BLEEP] I need to move fast. [MUSIC] Knowing that this plate was gonna move me forward in the competition, it's very nerve wracking. I wouldn't even be able to face any of my guys in Austin if I go Go home today. [MUSIC]
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Top Chef 9: Texas, Episode 2


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