On December 10th, Bravo will bring back Last Chance Kitchen, the web series that determines which eliminated contestant will receive a second opportunity to become Top Chef. As fans of the culinary competition await the web companion’s return, Bravo has tided them over with a short teaser previewing the first episode.
The teaser reintroduces the Last Chance Kitchen format, through which eliminated chefs will complete in a series of auxiliary challenges. In the end, a single winner will be able to return to Top Chef in time for the show’s season 12 finale.
Last Chance Kitchen has emerged as one of the best examples of a web series companion for a popular TV program. Since its debut, its simple approach has managed to trim much of the fat and filler out of reality TV while simultaneously making use of formula that has served Top Chef well. It even managed to win an Emmy in 2013. Check it out when it returns to the Top Chef website on the 10th.