First off, tip o’ the cap to Bravo for not making the chefs dress up in Christmas elf outfits or do the entire Quickfire from the back of a motorized Santa’s sleigh careening around the streets of Seattle. We all know this was filmed 6 months ago, and faking their way through Thanksgiving was one holiday too many.
Instead, the Quickfire was apparently designed to make me insanely jealous.
The chefs pack up and head off to Taylor Shellfish Farm, where the chefs have to harvest their own oysters for the challenge. I’ve never had the chance to harvest a fresh oyster and shuck and eat it on the spot, and I’ve always wanted to. Now….cue some physical comedy as both Josie and Micah get stuck in the mud and bust it right onto the flats.
And what better judge for this challenge than Emeril, being all N’awlins and whatnot. The chefs have to impress Bam Bam Lagasse with their best oyster dish, but half of them must cook a hot prep and the other half a cold prep. First ones
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