Top Chef (TV Series 2006– ) Poster

(2006– )


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Followed by 

Life After Top Chef (2012) (TV Series)

Version of 

Top Chef (2010) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Gilmore Girls: Will You Be My Lorelai Gilmore? (2007) (TV Episode)
Lorelai says Rory should make an audition tape for Top Chef.
Gilmore Girls: Lorelai? Lorelai? (2007) (TV Episode)
In Rory's dream, Doyle talks about liking the show.
Curb Your Enthusiasm: The TiVo Guy (2007) (TV Episode)
Larry says he saved this show on TiVo.
30 Rock: Cougars (2007) (TV Episode)
Jack asks Liz if she plans to TiVo "Top Chef."
The Venture Bros.: ORB (2008) (TV Episode)
Kano asks Brock if he watches Top Chef.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.24 (2008) (TV Episode)
Included in a $100 question
13 Hours in a Warehouse (2008)
Paul references this show when he come out of the kitchen with a bag of chips.
30 Rock: Gavin Volure (2008) (TV Episode)
Liz tells Jack that she let Gavin hold her boob while they watched the show.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.57 (2008) (TV Episode)
Included in an $8,000 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.80 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $500 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.85 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $200 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Wedding Week 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $500 question
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Fry Legs (2009) (TV Episode)
Meatwad says this is what they are watching
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.163 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $100 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #4.9 (2009) (TV Episode)
incorrect answer to a $1,000 question
The Rebound (2009)
When Sandy returns home from work, Aram made dinner for her that he learned from the TV show, "Top Chef".
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.9 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $2,000 question
30 Rock: The Problem Solvers (2009) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned several times
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.48 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "I Can Has Cheezburger?"
Wheel of Fortune: America's Game 7 (2010) (TV Episode)
Title used as TV Title puzzle
30 Rock: Anna Howard Shaw Day (2010) (TV Episode)
Jon Bon Jovi appears on Top Chef.
Melrose Place: Oriole (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Melrose Place: Wilshire (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Castle: Food to Die For (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the Kitchen Wars TV show.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.155 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $3,000 question
The Simpsons: Judge Me Tender (2010) (TV Episode)
"Bottom Chef" is one of the reality shows mentioned to Moe.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.189 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "Cable Networking"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.69 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay asks Josh Brolin if he watches the show
My Boys: Gourmets and Confused (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.119 (2010) (TV Episode)
a sketch has the show combined with "Intervention" to create "Top Meth Chef"
How I Met Your Mother: Glitter (2010) (TV Episode)
Barney says, "Please pack up your knives and go."
Anna & Kristina's Grocery Bag: Bite Me (2010) (TV Episode)
Sam Talbot's appearance on the show is mentioned.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.48 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says that in North Korea, "Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan" is called "Top Chef"
Midway to Heaven (2011)
Ned refers to David as "Top Chef."
Parks and Recreation: Camping (2011) (TV Episode)
Tom says that he has season 6 of "Top Chef" on DVD in his tent.
Working Class: Hire Education (2011) (TV Episode)
Carli tells Mr. Parker that she watches "Top Chef" all the time.
Scream 4 (2011)
mentioned in dialogue
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Wi-tri (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Meatwad.
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: Glitter (2011) (TV Episode)
"You might have a future hosting reality cooking shows."
Melissa & Joey: The Mel Word (2011) (TV Episode)
Ryder tells Lennox that he watches a lot of Top Chef.
The Simpsons: The Falcon and the D'Ohman (2011) (TV Episode)
Top Chef: Extreme Snacks Edition
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.16 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay says the economy is so bad, the show is now including people who cook meth
The Next Iron Chef: Primal: Heat and Meat (2011) (TV Episode)
Spike mentions he's been on the show
Wendy Liebman: Taller on TV (2011)
Wendy says she watches the show
Mad: Dances with Wolverine: A Footloose Parody/Tater Tots & Tiaras (2011) (TV Episode)
The producers of America's Next Top Surgeon were mentioned as the producers of this show.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.39 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jimmy Fallon mentions that he was on the show with his parents
Robot Chicken: The Core, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (2011) (TV Episode)
Superman flies back in time to TiVo "Top Chef."
The Five-Year Engagement (2012)
mentioned in dialogue
Buffy the Vampire Slayer XXX: A Parody (2012) (Video)
Vampire #2 remarks that January's taste (in victims) has become more refined since she started watching the show.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.149 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Charlize Theron appeared on the show
Men at Work: Plan B (2012) (TV Episode)
Amy and Neal watch it.
Drop Dead Diva: Pick's & Pakes (2012) (TV Episode)
When Grayson suggests to hold baking competition, Jonah Pierce's attorney says "This is a court of law, not Top Chef".
Anna & Kristina's Grocery Bag: 100 Recipes Every Woman Should Know (2012) (TV Episode)
Fabio Viviani appearing on the show is mentioned.
Bones: The Partners in the Divorce (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Cam
90210: It's All Fun and Games (2012) (TV Episode)
Annie Wilson mentions the show at the start of the episode
30 Rock: Hogcock!/Last Lunch (2013) (TV Episode)
Jack says Liz once asked him to cancel the show
Arrow: Betrayal (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Cougar Town: You and I Will Meet Again (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Jules
21 & Over (2013)
Mentioned in lyrics
Bob's Burgers: Topsy (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
Mentioned by Roadblock
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.60 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.89 (2013) (TV Episode)
Ross mentions the show by name.
Golan the Insatiable: Ragin' Fun (2013) (TV Episode)
Golan thinks he has a Season Pass, but it's for Top Chef: Seattle.
Awkward.: Karmic Relief (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Hollywood Game Night: Orange Is the New Game Night (2014) (TV Episode)
Jane Lynch mentions this television show by name during the game TV I.D.
Rizzoli & Isles: Food for Thought (2014) (TV Episode)
A victim won "America's Best Chef", a show-within-a-show that looks exactly like Top Chef.
Richterin asteikko: Bäng! Säpinää Los Angelesissa (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in this episode.
Veep: The Choice (2014) (TV Episode)
Gary suggests the show when Selina is trying to find something to watch on television.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Dolly Parton/Taylor Kitsch (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mets Bucket Hat Guy
Young & Hungry: Pilot (2014) (TV Episode)
Michael Voltaggio, a Top Chef winner, makes an appearance as himself.
Young & Hungry: Young & Ringless (2014) (TV Episode)
A character says Gabi would win the show America's Next Top Model Chef if it existed.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Padma Lakshmi (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Aisha
The Mysteries of Laura: The Mystery of the Dead Date (2014) (TV Episode)
Laura says she remembers every "Top Chef" winner.
Studio C: Episode #5.2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the sandwich making sketch
The Comeback: Valerie Makes a Pilot (2014) (TV Episode)
Billy mentions the show when he talks to Valerie about Carla.
Tosh.0: Gay Restaurant (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Drew Barrymore/Peter and Bobby Farrelly/Johnny Marr (2014) (TV Episode)
Drew Barrymore compares her show "Knife Fight" to this show, and Jimmy says "Knife Fight" is a combination of this show and "Fight Club"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jon Stewart/Padma Lakshmi/Jim Gaffigan (2014) (TV Episode)
Padma Lakshmi talks about her show
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Whoopi Goldberg/Rashida Jones/Tom Colicchio (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy when introducing Tom Colicchio
NCIS: New Orleans: Stolen Valor (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Brody.
Lost Girl: Big in Japan (2014) (TV Episode)
Tamsin admires Kenzi's abilty to "top chef" with junk food.
Hart of Dixie: End of Days (2015) (TV Episode)
Majorie tells Lemon, Ab and Crickett that they did not only ruin her life, but now also Top Chef night.
Scream: The TV Series: The Dance (2015) (TV Episode)
Jake mentions Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi as also having scars.
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #2.15 (2015) (TV Episode)
all Jeopardy! round categories are named for reality television shows, including "Top Chief"
Fluffy's Food Adventures: Hawaii (2016) (TV Episode)
Chef Lee Anne Wong is listed as appearing on Top Chef Season 1
Tosh.0: Three Cheese (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
Bob's Burgers: The Quirk-ducers (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Gene
Why Him? (2016)
Mentioned when Richard Blais is introduced
Workaholics: Monstalibooyah (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Blake
Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar: Supermensch (2017) (TV Episode)
Sammy mentions Sheldon Simeon is a Top Chef
Logan Lucky (2017)
Sadie says she has been watching a lot of top chef lately.
This Is Us: A Father's Advice (2017) (TV Episode)
Kevin mentions the show by name.
Kim's Convenience: New TV (2017) (TV Episode)
Appa and Mr. Chin talk about watching the show on Appa's new TV.
Love: Directing (2018) (TV Episode)
Randy says he watches it regularly.
Designated Survivor: Run (2018) (TV Episode)
Emily says to Kendra, "I don't think today is the day to binge watch Top Chef (2006)."
Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce: Rule #149: Don't Eat the Yellow Snow (2018) (TV Episode)
Kristen Kish appears and plays "name that food".
Nashville: No Place That Far (2018) (TV Episode)
After Jonah ditches here, Maddie says she is going to go home, put on sweatpants and watch this show
American Horror Story: Forbidden Fruit (2018) (TV Episode)
The mutant cannibal says he was on this show
Lethal Weapon: What the Puck (2018) (TV Episode)
Trish says she skipped hosting the last girl's night because Roger wanted to watch the finale of this show.
Modern Family: Stuck in a Moment (2018) (TV Episode)
Claire says she saw the turkey recipe on the show
Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj: Student Loans (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar: Tool'n Around in Flavortown (2019) (TV Episode)
Sammy mistakenly mentions Guy winning Top Chef

Featured in 

Survivor: Surviving Survivor (2010) (TV Episode)
quick clip shown when talking about the reality tv genre
A Place at the Table (2012)
Clip of chefs making school lunches on a budget
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards (2013) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for outstanding reality competition program.
Men, Women & Children (2014)
Don and Helen watch the opening on TV (heard, not seen) . "14 chefs remain..."

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Christopher Walken/Panic at the Disco (2008) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Top Chef skit
T.U.F.F. Puppy: Dog Daze/Internal Affairs (2010) (TV Episode)
The Chief is dressed as a chef and asks how his pies taste. If you look closesly on his chef suit, it reads "Top Cheif". The name is spoofiing the popular show on Bravo.
Saturday Night Live: Eli Manning/Rihanna (2012) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as "Toop Chef" on "Helga Lately"
Robot Chicken: Collateral Damage in Gang Turf War (2012) (TV Episode)
parody skit
Saturday Night Live: Jennifer Lawrence/The Lumineers (2013) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as "Top Dog Chef"
Family Guy: 12 and a Half Angry Men (2013) (TV Episode)
"Bottom Chef"
Mad: Les the Miz/The Lex Factor (2013) (TV Episode)
Cop Chef is a spoof of this show.

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