Suzanne Tracht is the chef and owner of JAR, a celebrated L.A. restaurant specializing in chops, pot roasts and other meat dishes. This season on Bravo’s spin-off of their Top Chef cooking competition series, Top Chef Masters, she’ll vie alongside other food world heavyweights like Hubert Keller and Rick Bayless for the chance to award $100,000 to her favorite charity. "I’d never been in a competition like that before; I liked it!" says Tracht, who’ll compete on June 17. "I got to know peers that I’d always heard about but had never met. There are long hours so you really get to know each other." Tracht talked to MORE about the supplies that make her meals memorable-read on.