Julian’s Celina Tio still in the running on Top Chef Masters

Top Chef Masters gets off to a somber start as host Curtis Stone informs the cheftestants that chef John Rivera Sedlar had to drop out of the competition because of an emergency. But the mood is immediately lifted when — surprise — previously eliminated Hugh Acheson returns to the kitchen.

He dryly pledges that he has brought a smaller salt shaker — an overly salted scallop was his undoing on the show’s premiere last week — and we jump right into the cooking.

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