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Top Chef Judge Calls Paul Qui The 'Most Talented Chef' to Ever Compete

Tom Colicchio says the Qui was his favorite contestant, and the show had to "dumb down" how good he was.

Paul Qui
Paul Qui
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Qui and East Side King chef Paul Qui won Top Chef Texas, and according to head judge Tom Colicchio, he was the most talented cheftestapant in the show's history. In an interview with Huffington Post Live, Colicchio praises Qui and says, "we had to dumb down how good he was, because it would've been pretty obvious that he was running away with everything."

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