節目介紹 Introduction

艾美獎最佳實境競賽節目進入第9季。本季舞台設在美國德州,並且有高達29名的廚師選手一起競爭,是節目有史以來最多人挑戰的一季。除了快火挑戰和淘汰賽外,還有全新的敗部復活賽制,原本被淘汰的選手有機會起死回生。好手藝、刺激賽事跟令人垂涎的美食,絕對要你胃口大開!
 

The Emmy’s  Best Reality Competition show’s season 9 comes! The stage is at Texas, US, 29 chefs join the competition together, which made the record for the show. Besides, the quick fire challenges and the elimination, and comes the Last Chance Kitchen, the eliminated chefs got the chance to come back. With the culinary skills, fierce games and cousins, it proves to be the most delicious show!

角色介紹 Characters

主持人/評審-Tom Colicchio

Tom Colicchio

Thomas Patrick又名 "Tom" Colicchio (生於1962年8月15日),為美國知名主廚。他和人合夥創立了紐約市知名餐廳”Gramercy Tavern”,曾出任合夥人和行政總廚。他也為知名連鎖餐廳” Craft and Colicchio & Sons”的創辦人。Thomas因其優秀的廚藝成就獲贈五面James Beard基金會所頒發的獎牌。至今擔任本節目每季固定班底評審。

Thomas Patrick "Tom" Colicchio (born August 15, 1962) is an American celebrity chef. He co-founded the Gramercy Tavern in New York City, and formerly served as a co-owner and as the executive chef. He is also the founder of Craft and Colicchio & Sons restaurants. Colicchio is the recipient of five James Beard Foundation Medals for cooking accomplishments.  He has been the head judge on every season of the Bravo reality TV show Top Chef.

主持人/評審-Gail Simmons

Gail Simmons

身兼一位專業的烹飪專家,食譜作家、電視名人,並且是”Food & Wine”雜誌的特殊企劃總監,和本節目固定班底評審等多元角色,並且也主持同系列節目《頂尖主廚大對決:Just Desserts》。

Gail Simmons is a trained culinary expert, food writer and television personality, and is the Special Projects Director with Food & Wine magazine. In addition, she is a regular judge on the television show Top Chef and hosts its spin-off, Top Chef: Just Desserts.

主持人/評審-Padma Lakshimi

Padma Lakshimi

生於1970年9月1日,Padma是位印度籍美國人,曾撰寫過食譜,身兼模特兒、演員和節目主持人等多重角色。她的第一本食譜書”Easy Exotic”讓她獲得1999年Gourmand World Cookbook Awards的「最佳處女作」的獎項殊榮。從2006年實境競賽節目《頂尖主廚大對決》第二季起,一直擔任節目主持人,並曾以本節目提名艾美獎最佳實境節目或實境競賽節目主持人獎。2010年《頂尖主廚大對決》榮獲艾美獎最佳實境競賽節目獎。

Born September 1, 1970, Padma is an Indian American cookbook author, actress, model and television host. Her debut cookbook Easy Exotic won her the "Best First Book" award at the 1999 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. She has been the host of Top Chef since season two in 2006, for which she received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program. In 2010, Top Chef won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program.