Top Chef quotes

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CJ: If there was another Spice Girl, it would be Crepe Spice.

CJ: Oh, big time.

CJ: They've got Hung, one of the loudest people I've ever met in my life, and Brian, one of the most annoying people I've ever met in my life.

CJ: Tom and Padma walks in and I was just like, "Sweet little tyke in a manger, what is happening here?!"

Clay: When you looked at my fucking apple, were you like, "That dude's fucked!" Be honest, you're not going to hurt my feelings. [laughs] That dude's fucked! Hell, I'm from Mississippi, pick it up and eat that son of a bitch! That's the way I see it!

Dale: [about his montage] I've always wanted a montage.

Dale: [about Hung's performance in the Quickfire] He destroys those chickens. And even Tom's standing there, like "You've got to be kidding me!"

Dale: [about Todd English, his assigned sous chef] I know you have more restaurants than you can count, but chop my garlic now.

Dale: [to his lobsters] Hi, you guys!

Dale: Beauty's only a light switch away.

Dale: Before I started this competition, I had one of the top 20 restaurants in the country in my hands. It closed because the owner retired. And literally, I had my dream job. It slipped through my fingers, and I fell apart. Before the first Quickfire here, I hadn't cooked in a year and a half. I entered this competition to find myself again. I have been reborn. I have found my flavor. And I think today's Elimination challenge dish was a definite difference from what I have shown in this competition before. And now I'm a chef again.

Dale: Everyone loves a fried egg sandwich. And in my world, everything is breakfast.

Dale: Hung went all over the place. He wanted to go for seven different textures and he really made white chocolate cauliflower foam. And I think that's all I'll say about that.

Dale: I can just feel the anger in the entire group just like, "You've got to be kidding me. I hate you so much right now, but I want to be you right now!"

Dale: I really don't know that much about cowboys. I mean, I've slept with a few, but...[laughs]...that's about it.