Nicholas Elmi Talks Top Chef on CBS This Morning

Posted on March 1, 2014

Nicholas Elmi on Top Chef

Nicholas Elmi won season 11 of Top Chef. The intense Elmi came on strong in the finals in Hawaii to win the show. Elmi tells CBS This Morning that he was portrayed on Top Chef as the underdog going into the finals and he says this was accurate. He says Nina is a great chef. Elmi says he was pessimistic about his chances of winning.

Elmi has a restaurant in Philadelphia named Laurel. The restaurant is a French/American BYO restaurant. Elmi says he is comfortable with having his 22-seat restaurant and making it one of the top restaurants in Philadelphia for now. Take a look:

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