Information for Parents Top Chef Parents Need To Know Read Less Positive Messages Skill and talent are on display, along with some creative problem solving. But competition sometimes gets dirty and the tension causes contestants to undermine and bad-mouth others. Positive Role Models & Representations Violence Occasional knife cuts or other medical problems. Sex Varies depending on episode themes. In one episode, for example, contestants had to cook for a fetish party (meals include "The Total Orgasm" and "Tarts and T-ts"). Language "You're a douche bag," "your attitude is crappy," plus plenty of bleeped "f--k" and s--t." Consumerism Kitchen product and sponsor names are mentioned prominently, as in "Then I put the roast into my GE Monogram oven..." Education Value Ease of Play Privacy Wine is used as an ingredient; contestants are often seen drinking after work and occasionally appear drunk.