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Rank the Top Chef winners

I think I know who the popular favorite will be, but after that... how would you rank our top chefs? As a reminder, here are the winners so far:

Season 1: Howard Dieterle
Season 2: Ilan Hall
Season 3: Hung Huynh
Season 4: Stephanie Izard
Season 5: Hosea Rosenberg
Season 6: Michael Voltaggio
Season 7: Kevin Sbraga

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  1. in order of chef skill
    1) Michael
    2)Hung
    3) Harold
    4)Stephanie
    5)Kevin
    6) ilan
    7)Hosea

    In order of favorite personality wise:

    1)Harold
    2)stephanie
    3) Hung
    4) Michael
    5)Kevin

    6 and 7 are pretty much neck & neck
    but I guess I would have to pick Hosea over Ilan

    Yeah Ilan Hall is : "Top Dick Top Chef"!!

    lol

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    1. re: NellyNel

      I agree exactly, every word you said!

      1. 1) Michael and Hung are a tie for me
        2) Harold
        3) Kevin
        4) Stephanie
        5) Ilan and Hosea are equally as awful

        1. Hung has the best knife skills. Michael is most creative. Harold is the most charismatic in an amusingly misanthropic way. Ilan is an aberration.

          1. Season 1: Howard Dieterle
            Season 2: Ilan Hall
            Season 3: Hung Huynh
            Season 4: Stephanie Izard
            Season 5: Hosea Rosenberg
            Season 6: Michael Voltaggio
            Season 7: Kevin Sbraga
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            Without looking at anyone else's response yet, my rankings would be (ranking based on the FOOD I'd like to try):

            1. Season 6: Michael Voltaggio
            2. Season 4: Stephanie Izard
            3. Season 1: Harold Dieterle and Season 3: Hung Huynh (TIE)
            5. Season 7: Kevin Sbraga
            6. Season 2: Ilan Hall and Season 5: Hosea Rosenberg (TIE)

            Oh - and it's Harold Dieterle. :-)

            1. 1) Michael Voltaggio
              2) Stephanie Izard
              3) Hung Huynh
              4) Harold Dieterle
              5) Kevin Sbraga
              6) Ilan Hall
              7) Hosea Rosenberg

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              1. re: jeanmarieok

                Looks like we think alike, jeanmarie, except with me tieing two pair instead of breaking them out into their own rankings. :-)

                1. re: LindaWhit

                  Funny - I noticed the same thing, after I posted! Ha - great minds and all that!