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Las Vegas Takes Center Stage in the Last Two Episodes of Top Chef

The final four head to the MGM Grand

MGM Grand
MGM Grand

Ready for the finale of Top Chef? The cooking contest on Bravo heads to the MGM Grand for the final two episodes of season 13 on Thursday, March 10, and Thursday, March 17, at 9 p.m.

The episodes feature Jean-Georges Vongerichten of Prime Steakhouse at the Bellagio and Jean Georges Steakhouse at Aria, Charlie Palmer of Aureole at Mandalay Bay and Charlie Palmer Steak at the Four Seasons, Julian Serrano of Picasso at the Bellagio and Julian Serrano Tapas at Aria and Top Chef Masters alums Emeril Lagasse of Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House at the MGM Grand, and Rick Moonen of RM Seafood and Rx Boiler Room at Mandalay Place as judges of the final contestants.

Look for the final contestants to head to the MGM Grand Garden Arena for a quickfire challenge, the David Copperfield Theater and in Top Chef host Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak restaurant for elimination challenges.

The final judges table takes place at Hakkasan's nightclub, where the season’s winner will be announced. MGM Grand’s SkyLofts even make an appearance as the home to the cast during the episodes.

So far this season, contestants have traveled all over California to compete in challenges that included cooking under the Hollywood sign and serving rapper MC Hammer on the Oakland waterfront.

Spoilers ahead.

The last episode included a tribute to Fleur de Lys, the San Francisco restaurant from Burger Bar and Fleur chef Hubert Keller. Jeremy Ford out of Miami, Marjorie Meek-Bradley of Washington, D.C., and Isaac Toups of New Orleans remain, along with whoever wins the Last Chance Kitchen challenge.

The winning chef's prize package includes $125,000 and a showcase at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, Colo.

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