Too many cooks within the kitchen! High Chef season 20 will unite 16 alums from all around the world in a brand new competitors to find out who’s the highest all-star.
The contestants, who’re a mixture of cooks from Bravo’s model of the present in addition to 10 worldwide editions, will compete all through London, hitting iconic places akin to Highclere Citadel (the place Downton Abbey was filmed) earlier than the finale, which can happen in Paris. That is the primary time High Chef has spent a complete season abroad, however whereas the collection visits new locations, followers will see some acquainted faces. Host Padma Lakshmi, head decide Tom Colicchio and decide Gail Simmons are all set to return.
“A lot of you’ve got been asking when #TopChef will return and I’m completely satisfied to report it’ll be premiering Thursday, March ninth, on @bravotv ✨ and this time we’re worldwide, child!” Lakshimi, 52, captioned a number of images by way of Instagram on Wednesday, January 25. “It’s a worldwide All Stars Season and I imply it after I say filming in London was one of many highlights of my High Chef career. I can’t await you guys to see it!!”
American audiences will acknowledge 4 of the cooks from Bravo’s High Chef. Buddha Lo was the season 19 winner whereas Season 13 alum Amar Santana, season 16’s Sara Bradley and Daybreak Burrell from season 18 had been every finalists of their respective years. Their rivals will come from totally different iterations of the present set in France, Brazil, Germany, Canada, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Spain, Thailand and the Center East/North Africa.
Not one of the cooks are from the U.Ok., which can make their challenges just a little harder. The cooks can be tasked with placing their spins on iconic British staples from Beef Wellington and biscuits to pub meals and afternoon tea.
The cheftestants must carry their A-game for the quickest Elimination Problem in High Chef historical past and hit all the correct notes cooking Indian meals for Lakshimi and the judges.
Along with Colicchio, Lakshmi and Simmons, distinguished judges from the worldwide editions will make appearances. Count on to see Aquiles Chavez (decide, High Chef Mexico), Hélène Darroze (decide, High Chef France), Lorna Maseko (host, High Chef South Africa), Martha Ortiz (decide, High Chef Mexico) and Dave Zilber (decide, High Chef Canada).
The solid should additionally impress a rotation of esteemed world culinary consultants, together with Gaggan Anand, Sam Bompas, Tom Brown, Jeremy Chan, Brett Graham, Max Halley, Adam Dealing with, Angela Hartnett, Graham Hornigold,Judy Joo, Asma Khan, Santiago Lastra, Greg Marchand, Clare Smyth, Kirk Westaway, Andrew Wong and Paul A. Younger. Chef Alain Ducasse additionally makes a uncommon look within the season 20 finale.
The High Chef all-stars aren’t simply on the lookout for approval; they’re enjoying for an enormous prize. The successful chef can be topped High Chef World All-Star, take dwelling $250,000, star in a characteristic in Meals & Wine and make an look on the fortieth annual Meals & Wine Traditional in Aspen.
To deal with the epic showdown, the fact collection wants supersized episodes. Every installment can be one hour and quarter-hour.
High Chef season 20 premieres on Bravo Thursday, March 9. Episodes can be accessible the subsequent day on Peacock.
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