Music City USA - The chefs take a road trip to Nashville and cook on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry for country music artist Hunter Hayes. Then, they have to dig deep to create a dish inspired by a vibrant music memory. Next, the chefs work on a plate for a full table of Nashville food and some music personalities, including Caleb Followill, model Lily Aldridge, and Chef Jonathan Waxman.
Even though it's one of those things we don't want to think about, the truth is that when we all go out to restaurants, we're often being served by people both front and back of house who are sick. Working in a job where you only get paid if you show up brings that about. As a result, chefs learn some tricks to prevent passing what they have along in the food they prepare. It's not ideal, but it happens, so it's not a surprise that it happens in Top Chef. I agree with Amber that if she'd stepped out, she would have been eliminated from the competition - and she wasn't going to do that!
But really Adrienne could had gotten other people sick or with the flu. As really what did the producers think of or do may had been off the screen for our eyes not to be seen. Maybe she washed her hands several times to make sure?!