Season 7 Episodes

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Reunion Special

Season 7, Episode 15 - Air Date: 9/22/2010
The cast and chefs gather together with, you guessed it, Andy Cohen to review the season and maybe dish a little nonsense with the host.
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Finale, Part 2

Season 7, Episode 14 - Air Date: 9/15/2010
The remaining three chefs attempt to cook the best meal of each of their lives hoping to be named Top Chef.
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Finale, Part 1

Season 7, Episode 13 - Air Date: 9/8/2010
The competition moves to Singapore as the chefs are winnowed down to the final three.
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Season 7, Episode 12 - Air Date: 9/1/2010
The chefs are tasked with adding flavor to the food American astronauts eat. The final taste test will take place off-planet.
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Making Consessions

Season 7, Episode 11 - Air Date: 8/25/2010
The contestants take on America's favorite pastime when they take over the concession stands at the Washington Nationals' home, Nationals Park.
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Covert Cuisine

Season 7, Episode 10 - Air Date: 8/18/2010
The chefs are asked to take common recipes and create their own completely original redesigned dish.
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Restaurant Wars

Season 7, Episode 9 - Air Date: 8/11/2010
The most anticipated and, arguably, the hardest challenge of the competition returns as the remaining chefs divide into two teams to conceive and debut their restaurants.
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Foreign Affairs

Season 7, Episode 8 - Air Date: 8/4/2010
The chefs test their version of Ethiopian cuisine with Top Chef Masters' Marcus Samuelsson, and then must create a dish inspired by one of the foreign embassies there in the district.
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Power Lunch

Season 7, Episode 7 - Air Date: 7/28/2010
The contestants prepare lunch for the movers and shakers at one of the city's most famous restaurants.
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Cold War

Season 7, Episode 6 - Air Date: 7/21/2010
The chefs are divided into teams to concoct entrées in a form best served cold.
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Farm Policy

Season 7, Episode 5 - Air Date: 7/14/2010
Fresh is best tonight as the chefs gather crabs for the Quickfire, and then travel to a Virginia farm where its bounty will supply the ingredients for dinner.
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Room Service

Season 7, Episode 4 - Air Date: 7/7/2010
Padma's baby is hungry, so tonight's Quickfire requires the contestants to create food to tempt Krishna's budding palate.
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Capitol Grill

Season 7, Episode 3 - Air Date: 6/30/2010
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Outside the Lunch Box

Season 7, Episode 2 - Air Date: 6/23/2010
The chefs are asked to do their part to help end childhood obesity and support First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!
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What's Your Constituency?

Season 7, Episode 1 - Air Date: 6/16/2010
The season will include 17 contestants, as in prior seasons. Eric Ripert will replace Toby Young on Top Chef's judging panel.