Season 4

Top Chef: Chicago is the fourth season of American reality television series Top Chef and was filmed first in Chicago, Illinois, and concluded in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The prize money awarded to the Top Chef was $100,000. The season premiered on Bravo on March 12, 2008 and ended on June 11, 2008.

Season episodes list 4

S04E01

S04E01 : Anything You Can Cook I Can Cook Better 7.42/10 (aired on 03/12/2008)

The 16 new contestants face their first QuickFire and Elimination rounds using themes from…
S04E02

S04E02 : Zoo Food 7.01/10 (aired on 03/19/2008)

A farmers' market takes prominence in this week's QuickFire, and an exotic location is the setting…
S04E03

S04E03 : Block Party 7.15/10 (aired on 03/26/2008)

The contestants mix it up with Rick Bayless while creating a fiesta for a community.
S04E04

S04E04 : Film Food 7.17/10 (aired on 04/02/2008)

The remaining chefs demonstrate their aptitude with knives, and then help Richard Roeper throw a…
S04E05

S04E05 : The Elements 7.1/10 (aired on 04/09/2008)

The dreaded taste test is back, and even before the chefs recover from it they must cater a charity…
S04E06

S04E06 : Tailgating 7.51/10 (aired on 04/16/2008)

Simple pleasures is the theme for tonight's round as the chefs must create a dish that complements…
S04E07

S04E07 : Improv 7.34/10 (aired on 04/23/2008)

The chefs begin with a sugary challenge, and then move to the historic Second City Theatre where…
S04E08

S04E08 : Common Threads (aired on 04/30/2008)

The microwaves are back, and this time the contestants are to make a healthy meal using a single…
S04E09

S04E09 : Wedding Wars 7.34/10 (aired on 05/07/2008)

The remaining chefs' knife skills are challenged again, followed by a wedding reception challenge…
S04E10

S04E10 : Serve and Protect 6.67/10 (aired on 05/14/2008)

Salad, one of the least respected dishes by chefs, takes center stage tonight as the contestants…
S04E11

S04E11 : Restaurant Wars (aired on 05/21/2008)

It's all about service tonight as the chefs work the line during a breakfast rush at a diner, and…
S04E12

S04E12 : High Steaks (aired on 05/28/2008)

The remaining chefs' butcher skills are tested, and then they must use the cut of meat they made.…
S04E13

S04E13 : Puerto Rico 7.42/10 (aired on 06/04/2008)

There are four chefs and only three spots for the final round, and the contestants know it as they…
S04E14

S04E14 : Finale (aired on 06/11/2008)

The finalists cook "the most important meal of their lives" for the judges to determine which will…
S04E15

S04E15 : Reunion (aired on 06/18/2008)

Season four cast and judges gather to reminisce and learn the winner of the fan favorite contest.