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

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

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

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