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[MUSIC] It's the Top Chef Las Vegas Reunion. [LAUGH] The
chefs and judges are back to answer your questions. [LAUGH]
Plus a sibling rivalry. I planned on taking Brian out
earlier then I did. Overdue apologies. The [UNKNOWN], have you
apologized? I have not apologized. A finalist that considered quitting.
Yeah, it was a rough point for me. And, Mama
Maldagio. Secretly, Kevin should have won. Hey everybody, I'm Andy
Cohen, welcome to the Top Chef Las Vegas reunion. Let's
say hi to the judges. Gale Simmons from Food and
Wine Magazine. Hello. Hi, Andy. Tom Colicchio. How you doing?
Good to see you. Todd Meloche. When are you due?
In the spring. Congratulations. Thank you. And Toby Young. Good
to see you. Good to see you. And welcome our
amazing cheftestants from Las Vegas. Unfortunately, Jessie wasn't feeling well,
so she's not gonna be joining us. First of all,
congratulations to Michael Voltaggio winner of Top Chef.>> [APPLAUSE] [BLANK_AUDIO]
Now that you've won, what will you do with your
money?>>I'm gonna work on getting a restaurant and stuff like
that, Brian and I have always, kind of dreamed about
maybe doing something together so, That can certainly help out.
Maybe take a little vacation somewhere. Well, let's take a
look at your wild ride to the title of Top
Chef. [LAUGH] Watch. I decided to become a chef because
Ryan was doing it, and I never got out. No,
I'll fry them myself. Don't touch them. Winning this competition,
it's getting a chance to show people what you're capable
of. I have a desire to have my own restaurant.
Winning would get me one step closer to that goal.
Underneath you have a Japanese tomato sashimi and then banana
polenta. I complete the tuna with olive oil, garlic, and
basil. On top there's an egg-yolk ravioli, escargot with bijou.
A painter paints or a musician plays a piano. I
just express myself on a plate. Mm. Really good. Michael's
plates are always the most composed, always the most beautiful.
He's super creative. I actually encapsulated the caesar dressing, so
the dressing will actually ooze into your lettuce in front
of you. You have to be a professional to put
that together like that. Super mega delicious.>> This is my
opportunity to showcase that I'm a serious cook. When they
taste my food, they'll agree with that. And so the
winner is Michael B. Michael. Michael. [APPLAUSE] Congratulations Michael. I
have such high expectations for myself. Michael, you are Top
Chef. Congratulations man. For me to win and actually know
that people will recognize me for all that hard work
[MUSIC] I was surprised, and happy, and sad. Every single
emotion at the same time. [MUSIC]