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Jen Jasinski brought back from the dead on Top Chef Masters -- and wins $5,000 for WOW

Jen Jasinski brought back from the dead on Top Chef Masters -- and wins $5,000 for WOW

Last week's episode of Top Chef Masters ended in a nail-biter for Denver fans -- and Work Options for Women, the charity for which chef/contestant Jennifer Jasinski is competing. At the end of the August 28 installment, Jasinski and chef Sue Zemanick were both kicked off the show after the Yo Gabba Gabba! challenge -- but then the action moved to the web, where the two competed in a Battle of the Sous Chefs to see which one got to return to the show.

And at the start of last night's episode, viewers learned that Jasinski -- chef/co-owner of Rioja, Bistro Vendome and Euclid Hall, as well as this year's James Beard award-winner for Best Chef Southwest -- got to stay with the show.

See also: Chef Jen Jasinski weighs in on her battle to win Top Chef Masters.

Winning fish dish.
Winning fish dish.

And not just stay with the show, but do very well last night: Jasinski and Douglas Keane teamed up to win the big seafood challenge, which means that she's won another $5,000 for Work Options for Women. Last month, Jasinski collected a fast $10,000 for the charity for her Killer Duck recipe in the "Sex, Murder and Greed" challenge.

The show's judges aren't the only ones voting: Viewers get to choose which chef's charity will receive a $1,000 donation, and can vote for their favorite team up to 40 times each week! Voting is now open from through Monday; you can support Jasinski and Work Options for Women two ways:

1. Text your vote - Text "Jasinski" to 272-86.

2. Go to BravoTV.com and follow the online instructions.

Only five teams remain -- but Jasinski will definitely be back when the next episode airs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, September 11 on Bravo.