'Top Chef' Renewed by Bravo for Season 11; Nationwide Casting Call Announced

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February 6th, 2013

 

via press release:

BRAVO MEDIA PICKS UP “Top Chef” FOR SEASON 11 AND KICKS OFF NATIONWIDE CASTING CALLS

 

BRAVO MEDIA PICKS UP “Top Chef” FOR SEASON 11 AND KICKS OFF NATIONWIDE CASTING CALLS

NEW YORK – February 6, 2013 – Hot off the grill - Bravo's Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series and the No. 1 rated food show on cable, "Top Chef," will be returning for an eleventh season. Open calls for chefs interested in competing in the high-stakes culinary competition series will be held in cities across the country starting on February 11th.

For additional casting information and to download an application, visit www.BravoTV.com/casting. "Top Chef" season 11 casting calls are as follows:

AUSTIN
Monday, February 11, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Uchiko
http://uchiaustin.com/uchiko

BROOKLYN
Wednesday, February 20, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Talde
http://taldebrooklyn.com

LAS VEGAS

Wednesday, February 20, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
STK in The Cosmopolitan
http://www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com/taste/restaurant-collection/stk.aspx

CHICAGO
Sunday, February 24, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Girl & The Goat
http://www.girlandthegoat.com/

MIAMI
Monday, February 25, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Michy’s
http://michysmiami.com/

LOS ANGELES
Friday, March 1, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The Foundry on Melrose
http://www.thefoundryonmelrose.com

On tonight’s “Top Chef” episode, airing at 10 p.m. ET/PT the chef’testants dock in Juneau, Alaska, and are quickly put to task in a Quickfire focused on the local million dollar export – King Crab. Keeping to Alaska’s culinary roots for the Elimination Challenge, the chef’testants must impress the judges as well as the locals with their take on salmon and sourdough. It’s a bear of a challenge as each chef fights to be part of the final three. Guest judge Sean Brock joins Emeril Lagasse, Hugh Acheson, Gail Simmons, head judge Tom Colicchio and host Padma Lakshmi. For a couple sneak peeks of tonight’s episode, please go to:

http://www.bravotv.com/top-chef/season-10/videos/pleased-and-puzzled
http://www.bravotv.com/top-chef/season-10/videos/the-freshest-salmon

And next week on “Top Chef,” airing Wednesday, February 13 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, the Chefs experience an adventure of a lifetime in a glacial Quickfire. For the Elimination Challenge, Emeril and award-winning chef, Roy Choi cook an emotional meal to set the tone for the chef’testants. A panic attack threatens one chef’s ability to compete. In the end, only two will be Victorious and move on to the final rounds in Los Angeles. Guest judge Roy Choi joins Emeril Lagasse, Wolfgang Puck, Gail Simmons, head judge Tom Colicchio and host Padma Lakshmi.

"Top Chef" is produced by the Emmy Award-winning Magical Elves. Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz serve as executive producers.

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  • intexor

    That show has seriously gone down the toilet. And so have the ratings. I’m almost sad it got renewed, but Bravo apparently solely exists to air Top Chef or Real Housewives franchises, so they probably won’t cancel it until even the friends and families of the contestants don’t watch it anymore.

  • Brian

    It’s no longer the #1 rated food show on cable either.

  • KK

    I stopped watching because male contestants kept winning. There hasn’t been a female champion since Season 4.

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