Dale Levitski gets the Top Chef silver medal, meaning that Ilan Hall remains the only Top Chef with a mohawk.
But Dale wins the prize for biggest heart (not you, Hung). He explains how he lost his job, lost his boyfriend, and had his world fall apart—then Top Chef saved his life. So even though Dale claims he’s a chef, not a celebrity or a TV star, he certainly fits the profile of a reality-television redemption story.
Listen to all of this season’s Top Chef podcasts:
Season 3 Round Table