Celebrity chef Ilan Hall -- the former "Top Chef" winner -- has just thrown in the dish towel in a lawsuit that accused him of fenneling money from investors.
Hall was sued for taking $37,500 from money men to help in the operation of his restaurant, The Gorbals in downtown L.A. And, fun fact ... it's known for bacon-wrapped matzoh balls.
But the investors claim Hall was as unkosher as his meals and pocketed the cash.
We just learned -- in a rosh to judgment -- the case settled for $25K.
'Top Chef' Winner
In Matzoh Ball Lawsuit
2/27/2014 12:20 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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