Top Chef Season 12 Episode 8 finds the chefs cooking chowder for the leading authority on New England chowder, Chef Jasper White. Talk about pressure!
Then, in a huge twist, the eliminated contestants from this season are brought back with the possibility of changing the competition totally.
For the Elimination Challenge, the Top Chef kitchen opens its doors - for the first time ever! - for the ultimate tasting party with Top Chef super supporters.
And then, in another first, Tom cleaned out the shelves and Padma got into mischief when the judges headed to the grocery store to do all the shopping for the chefs' pantries.