‘Top Chef’ Preview: Will Blais Sink Or Swim?

by | March 16, 2011 at 10:20 AM | Top Chef

Richard Blais on Top Chef (Bravo)

Richard Blais on Top Chef (Bravo)

The big question going into the “Top Chef: All-Stars” finale (March 30) isn’t who will win, but more precisely, can Richard fail? The season’s No. 1 contender has been despondent since Ellis Island, spouting self-loathing declarations like “I hate everything I do,” and letting Isabella to steal his glory. In a preview from tonight’s episode, Blais continues to struggle – but not how you might think. As the chefs are forced to dive for conch, it’s his swimming – not cooking – skills that come into question. Take a look below: