Parents' Guide to

Top Chef Just Desserts

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Dessert competition is more bitter than sweet.

TV Bravo Reality TV 2010
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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

Fun desserts, too much swearing!

I was very annoyed that such a colorful, scrumptious program allowed the contestants to use such bad language. I get that they were stressed, but the language was inappropriate. Hopefully, this will change if there is a second season.

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Too much swearing

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This cooking competition series highlights the differences between creating desserts and whipping up savory dishes. It underscores how creating sophisticated desserts requires a mastery of both art and science that requires chefs to be both artists and inventors.

Foodies will definitely enjoy watching spectacular desserts being created, but some of the series' reality show drama is anything but sweet. The competition brings out some very unsportsmanlike behavior in some contestants, including catty arguing and acts of sabotage. And there's also lots of strong language and some drunken behavior. The end result? The show may feature some pretty confections, but it leaves a bitter taste behind.

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