Abby (Lisa Edelstein) grapples with what to do with her father while making a last ditch effort to salvage her professional relationship with Barbara (Retta). Jo (Alanna Ubach) makes an impulsive decision that will affect the future of her business and her relationship with Albert (Brian Markinson). Phoebe (Beau Garrett) finds another way to make money by renting out her house, only to be shocked when someone from her past appears on her doorstep. Delia (Necar Zadegan) must face down an important test and Abby decides how to handle the situation with her father George (Barry Bostwick) with some input from an old friend.
Known for her critically acclaimed roles in Lost in Translation, for which she won a BAFTA, Girl With a Pearl Earring, and Her, Johansson visits the Actors Studio to delve into her upbringing, how she got her start in the industry, and what life in the limelight has become. Her other roles include the worldwide blockbusters, The Avengers, Iron Man 2, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Captain America: Civil War, in addition to The Horse Whisperer, Ghost World, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, The Prestige, Lucy and Under the Skin, among others. On stage, Johansson won a Tony Award for her work in A View from the Bridge.
A diverse group of chefs enter the Top Chef kitchen in Denver and are immediately put to work, tasked with making a pot luck dish to introduce themselves to the judges and their fellow competitors. Then the cheftestants prepare their modern take on a meat and potatoes dish for a blow-out block party in Larimer Square with 200 diners and Denver's biggest culinary names, including Hosea Rosenberg, Troy Guard, Frank Bonanno and Gregory Gourdet. The chefs learn the importance of the phrase 'first impressions are everything.'
In a competition first, Tom surprises the chefs with a twist that changes the game. After the shock wears off, the chefs are sent camping to make a 5-star meal outdoors, only to learn an unexpected storm welcomes them with a fresh blanket of snow forcing them to pull out every trick in their playbooks. With only a few heat sources and limited local ingredients, the chefs must get resourceful if they want to remain in the running. Chef Naomi Pomeroy joins the judges in the beautiful but chilly Colorado Mountains.
Jeff and Gage have faced numerous challenges as of late – caring for a newborn, moving into a new home and pushing the business into different directions – but Monroe's baptism is an opportunity to celebrate their blessings. While planning the event goes smoothly, the real test of faith transpires on the business side. Employees at JLD are dwindling, forcing Jeff to reevaluate his business and make a decision that will dramatically change the direction of his company for good.
A painful revelation makes Brittany flee L.A., leaving her relationship with Jax in question. Stassi reconnects with her ex-boyfriend Patrick and ex-boss Lisa Vanderpump, while James attempts to reclaim his DJ job at SUR. Lisa proudly serves as grand marshal of the Long Beach Gay Pride parade, where Sandoval discovers a new fetish he hopes will revive his and Ariana's lagging sex life.
There have been a lot of changes in Charleston! As Cameran prepares for the birth of her baby girl, her favorite man-child, Shep, confesses to the downfall of his relationship following his summer quest to find love. Despite giving it their best shot, both couples Craig and Naomie and Austen and Chelsea have finally called it quits. Meanwhile, Kathryn is celebrating her second year of sobriety and finally has a place of her own near her children. Thomas has a new love interest, and all of Charleston is buzzing about what will happen when she finally meets Kathryn.
The news of Curtis’s infidelity sends shockwaves through the group, forcing the husbands and the wives to choose sides. Eugene takes on extra shifts to pay back the IRS, leaving Toya lonely and in need of romance. Quad celebrates the grand opening of Dr. G’s new practice, while Simone struggles to split time between her two houses. Heavenly adjusts to her oldest son away at college, and plans a special night for Jackie and the ladies.
The reunion concludes in part three, as the group deals with the fallout from Greg's scandalous revelation. Seeing another marriage falling apart, the group rallies around Simone and Cecil, imploring them to work it out. Will their pleas be heard or will they fall on deaf ears?