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Iron Chef America Sous Chefs

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Have any of the Iron Chef America Sous chefs gone on to Top Chef? I thought I recognized maybe Richard or Ed from Top Chef.

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  1. You are correct. I know that Ed was working for Cat Cora (sp?), and Richard Blaize working for I can't remember who. I also recall seeing Eli from season 6, though again, I can't recall who he was working with.

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    1. re: gilintx

      I think Eli was working with Richard when he was a contestant on ICA.

      1. re: gilintx

        Both Ed from the current Top Chef and Richard Blaise were Cat Cora's sous chefs on a recent ICA battle. Richard has been on several times with Cat.

        1. re: LikestoEatout

          I was under the impression that Richard got the ICA gig after (or possibly because of) his showing on Top Chef.

          1. re: TuteTibiImperes

            Actually, he was on ICA in season three as Mario Batali's opponent before he appeared on Top Chef.

            1. re: agoodbite

              And Eli was his sous.

              It's interesting to watch the show and see if some of the names are familiar.