Season 3 Episodes

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Scar-y Accident

Season 3, Episode 17 - Air Date: 10/9/2007
Padma explains how she got her scar.
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Season 3, Episode 16 - Air Date: 10/2/2007
The cast and contestants get together to reminisce about the season and answer questions.
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Season 3, Episode 15 - Air Date: 9/26/2007
The Top Chef is chosen.
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Finale (1)

Season 3, Episode 14 - Air Date: 9/19/2007
The remaining chefs make the move to Aspen, Colorado for the semifinal and the decision of who the final two will be.
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Finale Pt.1

Season 3, Episode 13 - Air Date: 9/12/2007
Sirio Maccione guest judges a QuickFire where the chefs must recreate one of his dishes, then they must impress four more chefs, including Andre Soltner, in elimination.
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Manhattan Project

Season 3, Episode 12 - Air Date: 9/5/2007
Jimmy Canora guests on an episode that takes to the skies when the chefs take on the dreaded plane cuisine.
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Snacks On A Place

Season 3, Episode 11 - Air Date: 8/22/2007
Chef Michael Schwartz helps to judge challenges that involve a cruise ship buffet and creativity in a grocery store.
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Chef Overboard

Season 3, Episode 10 - Air Date: 8/15/2007
Chef Geoffrey Zakarian guest judges a relay race challenge. The chefs get another try at "Restaurant Wars," continued from last episode.
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Restaurant Wars

Season 3, Episode 9 - Air Date: 8/8/2007
The chefs are told that they must create the perfect burger. Then, they must create a new restaurant concept, including a great menu.
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Restaurant Wars

Season 3, Episode 8 - Air Date: 8/1/2007
This round's theme is guilty pleasures. First the chefs must work with Summer's guilty institution, ice cream, and then they move on to Miami's night life, but there's a surprise in store for them.
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Guilty Pleasure

Season 3, Episode 7 - Air Date: 7/25/2007
The chef's taste buds are put to the test, and then they must "cook" for a frozen challenge. Rocco DiSpirito acts as guest judge.
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Freezer Burn

Season 3, Episode 6 - Air Date: 7/18/2007
In a special episode, Bravo's Andy Cohen sits down with past and current contestants to explore their experiences in the competition
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Latin Lunch

Season 3, Episode 5 - Air Date: 7/11/2007
Timing is the theme for this round as the 11 remaining chefs are asked to be creative with a time-saving pastry and then serve lunch to clients on a tight schedule.
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Cooking by the Numbers

Season 3, Episode 4 - Air Date: 6/27/2007
The contestants mix it up with Bombay Sapphire mixologist Jamie Walker, and then ply their trade at a gastronomic society.
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Family Favorites

Season 3, Episode 3 - Air Date: 6/20/2007
This week the remaining chefs must first catch fresh seafood, and then put a fresh twist on American dinner staples for members of the Miami Elks Club.
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Sunny Delights

Season 3, Episode 2 - Air Date: 6/13/2007
Tonight's theme is sunshine, and first the contestants must use a product of that sunshine, citrus. Then they are asked to demonstrate their catering skills at an event which requires sunshine, a gourmet BBQ party.
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First Impressions

Season 3, Episode 1 - Air Date: 6/6/2007
Getting to know each other is the theme for this first round. The new crop of fifteen chefs arrives in Miami, and then they are given two challenges – one with leftovers – to introduce themselves and their cooking to their fellow contestants and the judges.

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