You take the good, you take the bad, you take them all and there you have: Ted Allen's shoes.
"No offense, I just think I’m a far superior chef to my competitor. That’s all."
Translation: “It scares the crap out of me that the judges liked his/her entree dish more than mine. I was so out of the box!!”
Y U no cook the flank steak right? Y U make Chris Santos sad?
(For reference, watch “Drawing a Flank from Season 12 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Chopped_episodes#Season_12_.282012.29)
"Chef, this was a very hard decision."
Translation: “Of everyone who sucked, you sucked the worst.”
I’m sure Santos won’t have a problem with you jug-a-lugging from that 40 of bourbon and then pouring some into your sauce. I mean, we’re only on national television, right?