‘Marcel’s Quantum Kitchen’ Series Premiere Contest

In celebration of the premiere of Marcel’s Quantum Kitchen, we are giving away 1 Marcel’s Quantum Kitchen T-shirt!

All you need to do to enter is leave a comment below letting us know:

1. What are you most looking forward to in the series?
2. What’s the most creative dish they would want to see made on the show


Rules And Info
– Open to residents of the U.S. Only
– Winner will be picked on March 25th, 2011
– Prize courtesy of Syfy

About Marcel’s Quantum Kitchen
Syfy unveils the future of food with a daring new hi-tech cooking series for the modern age, Marcel’s Quantum Kitchen, featuring Marcel Vigneron, one of America’s most notorious chefs on the cutting edge of the culinary field, on Tuesday, March 22 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Chef Marcel pushes the limits of imagination with his bold style of cooking referred to as molecular gastronomy, which incorporates science into cuisine preparation.

Fresh off of Top Chef All Stars, 30-year-old Marcel has already made a name for himself with his polarizing turn on the Bravo series and as the former head chef at one of Los Angeles’ hottest bar/restaurants, Bar 210. Marcel is constantly reinventing himself with cuisine, never preparing food the same way twice through the use of modern tools, techniques and his own creative inspiration to serve up mind-blowing confections.

Marcel’s Quantum Kitchen follows Marcel as he embarks on the next phase of his career at the helm of his own catering and event company. In each one-hour episode, Marcel will be hired by a demanding client to produce and pull off extraordinary dishes and celebrations. Based on the clients’ requests, Marcel will have to dream up a menu and a spectacular execution of his ideas. He taps into the depths of his imagination and culinary talents to brainstorm everything from the decor to a delicious menu that emphasizes his unparalleled brand of molecular gastronomy. Some of the inventive dishes Marcel creates in the series include a flaming prawn that literally ignites at the dinner table to a futuristic flying pizza, a cube of watermelon that looks, smells, and tastes like tuna and a rice tablet that causes the diner’s mouth to billow smoke when it’s eaten.

The liquid nitrogen-toting Marcel has a lot to prove — his reputation in the restaurant world is that of a seasoned molecular gastronomy chef extraordinaire, but he is still known to scores of Top Chef fans as a young and talented chef with an oversized ego. While executing complicated experiments and ideas in the kitchen, Marcel is stoic and demands to be in charge. But he is also surprisingly fun and engaging when outside the kitchen, taking his clients’ requests and dreams for a spectacular experience to heart. His passion for food is unparalleled. He’s an ingenue and food perfectionist who struggles with the belief that he just may be too big for his current kitchen.

Marcel invites three of his most creative culinary colleagues on his new adventure – mixologist and chef Devon Espinosa, cook, jack-of-all-trades and artist Jarrid Masse, and assistant cook and caterer Robyn Wilson. For his first event, a philanthropist hires Marcel to cater an elaborate event to increase awareness for the Wildlife Waystation, an exotic animal refuge and sanctuary. Marcel and his team create an amazing safari-themed party. The menu includes an edible map and “Himalayan Tiger’s Breath,” which is prepared using liquid nitrogen. He and the event planner bump heads over the event decor. But he will stop at nothing in order to pull off an evening filled with unforgettable dishes in a truly magical setting.

For Marcel, working in the culinary field is not just a job; it’s a lifestyle. He is living his dream as he continues to push perceptions and the boundaries of food preparation by introducing molecular gastronomy to the public.

“Marcel’s Quantum Kitchen” is produced by Mission Control Media. Dwight D. Smith, Michael Agbabian, Andrew Scheer and Dana Leiken Richards are Executive Producers.


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  1. Wow. Sounds like an incredibly creative and imaginative series. Can’t wait to see what he creates as he clearly will be thinking “out of the box”. Sounds like it may be over the top!! Excited to check it out.

  2. Marcel was one of my favorite character’s on Top Chef. Sure, he got on a lot of the contestants nerves, but oh how I loved his enthusiasm. What I’m most looking forward to is Marcel’s creative touch and what he plans to bring next to food. On Top Chef, he based his dishes off of what the judge’s wanted for each round; this is the first time we will really see Marcel on his own and see what he is really made of! I’m sure we will see a lot of use put into molecular gastronomy, but I hope he will introduce us to some new techniques. On Top Chef, we only was able to hear Marcel talk in intervals with the other contestants; now we will get to hear him fully explain his dishes! That confidence that Marcel exudes is why I fell in love with him as a chef, so yes, I hope he carries it on to this show. So excited for this one!

  3. I am most looking forward to seeing the crazy science that Marcel puts into his dishes as well as the possibility of new techniques that can be done at-home…

  4. I cant wait I definitely want to see the new spin on the mojito but I think I would like to see a new spin on bananas foster I am always up for new and exciting things in the kitchen

  5. I can’t believe I forgot to watch Tuesday, but all tuned in for tomorrow night. Truth be told, hope premiere didn’t have the flying pizza because that sure caught my attention! Who saw the premiere….what did I miss??

  6. Supermommy – You’re our winner on this one! Sorry I hadn’t posted yet! 🙂 Just send me an email to [email protected] with where you would like the prize sent.

    I actually missed the premiere as well. I need to catch it on Syfy.com. Marcel prepared a couple dishes for the press down in Orlando last year – very very tasty… Just wish I could some how taste the food he was making on the series too! 🙂

  7. You got to taste his cooking – lucky you! And thank you so much for this! He was always my favorite on Top Chef, so this is definitely a tshirt that will have it’s own little space in my closet! And thanks ChillyWilly719! I’ve been so busy with work and missed the chance to meet Miss Emma at the Fanbolt TVD Pre-Convention Screening; work is finally giving me a break, so to come back to a win this great makes me remember how much this site has been there for me through the good and tough times in my life and always seems to put a smile on my face. This is my home — I love it!