Top Chef: Kentucky episode 3 preview: The Christmas challenge

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There’s something delightfully-corny about Top Chef: Kentucky episode 3, which is airing on Bravo Thursday night. After all, there is going to be a Christmas challenge! Yet, all of these contestants had to film this long before Christmas, and we feel like the vast majority of viewers are also more than aware of this. On Thursday night, everyone will go through the motions, and be aided by the return of two very-popular former contestants in Brooke Williamson and also Richard Blais.

Below, CarterMatt has the Top Chef: Kentucky episode 3 synopsis with some other news when it comes to what’s ahead:

It’s holiday time for Top Chef, and Richard Blais and Brooke Williamson help spread the festive cheer by presenting a white elephant Quickfire challenge. Then, the Chefs receive an unexpected gift as Michelin starred super Chef Eric Ripert sits down with them to celebrate an elaborate traditional French Christmas dinner. However, once the last bite is taken, Padma informs the Chefs that they’re missing the final part of the tradition of Le Revillon de Noel…the presentation of 13 desserts. It’s a midnight pastry free-for-all as the Chefs try to avoid being on the placed on the naughty list.

If you do want to get a little bit more of a sense as to what’s coming in the main challenge on Thursday, the sneak peek below has all of the necessarily information! Over the course of this preview, you get a sense as to how some of these contestants are going to be surprised. First, they learn that at the center of this challenge is a mission to try and get as many different ingredients as humanly possible within a short period of time. Some do fairly well at this, whereas some others completely bomb out.

Yet, then there’s an opportunity for some who performed less-than-stellar to get completely bailed out. Why? It’s white elephant, Yankee swap, or whatever else you want to call it. The remaining chefs are going to find many of their ingredients swapped around and there’s a good chance that some contestants’ follies could end up hurting others over the course of the challenge. The good news here is that, at least on the surface, it doesn’t seem as though there’s an elimination happening here. Can you imagine someone screwing over another contestant, even on accident, just because they didn’t do a good job collecting ingredients.

Hopefully, on the other side of this crazy challenge, none of the judges turn out to be a Grinch. Here’s to hoping that they were in the holiday spirit back when they were filming!

Related Be sure to read our take on this past episode of Last Chance Kitchen

What do you want to see when it comes to Top Chef: Kentucky episode 3? Be sure to share right now in the attached comments. (Photo: Bravo.)


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