Posts Tagged ‘Top Chef: Just Desserts’

Baklavacalypse: The ‘Ultimate in Extreme Full-Combat Pastry Television’

Y&H can only hope that Top Chef: Just Desserts will be so bombastic and entertaining. The clip is courtesy of InfoMania, which can be seen at 10 p.m. Thursdays on Current TV. An outtakes video is after the jump.

Hook’s Heather Chittum to Appear on ‘Top Chef: Just Desserts’

Damn, the things you miss when you're out videotaping large, chain-let restaurants that aren't quite as large as they think. On Friday, Bravo announced the 12 contestants for the debut season of Top Chef: Just Desserts, and among them are D.C.'s Heather Chittum, pastry chef for Pure Hospitality's two Georgetown properties, Hook and Tackle Box. […]

The Best and Worst of ‘Top Chef’ D.C. Episode 3

Sweet nothings: The Top Chef franchise may have jumped the shark (pie) with the ham-fisted (if I may mix my metaphors this morning) cross-promotion with Top Chef: Just Desserts, hosted by Gail Simmons and Elvis. Sorry, I mean Jean Georges poser/pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini. Always a good time to pie: The quick-fire challenge to bake […]

Is Pastry Chef Amanda Cook Leaving CityZen?

Y&H typically doesn't engage in speculation when it comes to matters of kitchen personnel, but I had to find out if the Beard-nominated pastry chef, Amanda Cook, was leaving CityZen after a source forwarded this job listing from Craigslist. The open position? "Pastry Chef — CityZen." I caught CityZen chef Eric Ziebold just as he was […]