Last nightâ€™s episode of Top Chef: Just Desserts was an emotional one for at least two of pastry chefs who couldn’t seem to get it together. Judges Gail Simmons and Dannielle Kyrillos took to their blogs on Bravo to reflect on the edible bouquet and tea party challenges.
Week eight of Top Chef: Just Desserts challenges the pastry chefs to create edible bouquets and tea party treats for a high profile client. In the end, two chefs don’t perform up to their usual standards, while Heather’s elimination from last week has a lasting effect.
Even though her team won the Dessert Relay, Heather was sent home last week on Top Chef: Just Desserts after they lost the more critical Dessert Shop Wars. Her absence of course leaves Danielle as the last woman standing, which she will confront this week. Meanwhile, look for Yigit to ponder life in Top Chef: Just Desserts kitchen with one less member of Team Diva. Aside from the interpersonal drama, this weekâ€™s episode will also feature a challenge involving the fragility of sugar vases.
It’s trick-or-treating time and Top Chef: Just Desserts judge Dannielle Kyrillos has a few ideas to help shake up the Halloween holiday. Since she’s also a contributor to Daily Candy (a handpicked selection of all that’s fun, fashionable, food related, and culturally stimulating in the city youâ€™re fixated on) She recently talked to ABC News in their Now You Now video segment to share her tips on making this Halloween a little more memorable.
Week seven of Top Chef: Just Desserts requires the pastry chefs to work in teams as they compete in a relay and Dessert Shop Wars. Doing their best impress to the judges, the stress gets to everyone and the mighty Team Diva begins to crumble.
Last week the Top Chef: Just Desserts pastry chefs competed on their own working under the limitations of one pan and no color. This week, they must create delicious morsels in teams, during both challenges, working under a few time constraints.
Johnny Iuzzini is a well-respected chef for Jean Georges restaurant in New York and a judge on Top Chef: Just Desserts. However, viewers may have noticed he doesn’t quite fit the mold of what a critically acclaimed chef should look like. In a video clip on Bravo, Johnny Iuzzini talks about his edgy style, while the camera follows him as he gets his latest tattoo.
Top Chef: Just Desserts: Johnny Iuzzini And Daniel Patterson Share Their Secrets At The Astor CenterOctober 21, 2010 10:00:05 by Lori Wilson
Johnny Iuzzini’s expertise is utilized as the Pastry Chef of Jean-Georges in New York City and as one of the judges on Top Chef: Just Desserts. Now, viewers and fans of his personal creations can benefit from his culinary talents at The Alchemy of Taste and Smell: Flavor vs. Aroma with Daniel Patterson & Johnny Iuzzini at the Astor Center in New York City.
This week’s Top Chef: Just Desserts on Bravo challenges the pastry chefs to create a savory dessert using only one pan, as well as a black and white dessert for a big event. The guest judge for week 6 is Michael Laiskonis, executive pastry chef of New York’s Le Bernardin.