Too many cooks in the kitchen! Top Chef season 20 will unite 16 alums from all over the world in a new competition to determine who is the top all-star.The contestants, who are a mix of chefs from Bravo’s version of the show as well as 10 international editions, will compete throughout London, hitting iconic locations such as Highclere Castle (where Downton Abbey was filmed) before the finale, which will take place in Paris.
This is the first time Top Chef has spent an entire season overseas, but while the series visits new places, fans will see some familiar faces.
Host Padma Lakshmi, head judge Tom Colicchio and judge Gail Simmons are all set to return.“Many of you have been asking when #TopChef will return and I’m happy to report it’ll be premiering Thursday, March 9th, on @bravotv ✨ and this time we’re international, baby!” Lakshimi, 52, captioned several photos via Instagram on Wednesday, January 25. “It’s a worldwide All Stars Season and I mean it when I say filming in London was one of the highlights of my Top Chef career.
I can’t wait for you guys to see it!!”American audiences will recognize four of the cooks from Bravo’s Top Chef. Buddha Lo was the season 19 winner while Season 13 alum Amar Santana, season 16’s Sara Bradley and Dawn Burrell from season 18 were each finalists in their respective years.Read more on usmagazine.com