WATCH: Does Jon Favreau Really Make Top Chef-testants Go Freegan in the French Quarter?

The Magical Elves produced a quick and dirty smash cut of what we can expect from the final five episodes of Top Chef: New Orleans, including guest appearances from Jon Favreau, Roy Choi, Jacques Pepin, and Padma Lakshmi’s bikini bod.

We’re assuming the show took its usual break between shooting the competition in New Orleans and shooting the finale in FREAKING MAUI to give Padma time to get back into swimsuit edition shape after gaining her customary 2 dress sizes. Because, like tropical finale locations before it, the Maui episode kicks off with Padma emerging scantily clad from the water like some kind of Food Venus.

Along the way, Jon Favreau apparently challenges cheftestants with sourcing their ingredients from dumpsters in the French Quarter, but since we’ve already seen a fakeout Quickfire this season, we’re guessing that this is just the judges wanting to pull a prank out of boredom.

Check out a sneak peek of the final five episodes below and stay tuned to Top Chef: New Orleans Wednesday nights at 10pm ET on Bravo to see who walks away with the title of Top Freegan.

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