Wolfgang Puck is the newest "Top Chef" judge
The new season premieres on Bravo November 7
This year's crop of 21 contestants are drawn from some of the top local restaurants
The tenth iteration of Bravo’s popular “Top Chef” series moves northwest this season to Seattle, where host Padma Lakshmi and judges Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons, Hugh Acheson, and Emeril Lagasse join newly-named judge Wolfgang Puck to crown the Top Chef in the country.
The new season premieres on Bravo November 7 at 10 p.m.
This year’s crop of 21 contestants are drawn from some of the top local restaurants in the U.S., including chefs from Washington, D.C., Boston, Dallas, Los Angeles, and as far away as Hawaii. The complete list of contestants is below.
The web show “Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen,” hosted by Colicchio, will also return for its second season, Bravo announced Wednesday.
The ‘chef’testants’ for season 10 are:
Lizzie Binder, 37 – Napa, California
Tina Bourbeau, 42 – New York, New York
Chrissy Camba, 30 – Chicago, Illinois
Stephanie Cmar, 27 – Boston, Massachusetts
Micah Fields, 28 – Los Angeles, California
Eliza Gavin, 38 – Telluride, Colorado
Anthony Gray, 35 – Macon, Georgia
Jeffrey Jew, 34 – Washington, DC
Gina Keatley, 32 – New York, New York
Kristen Kish, 28 – Boston, Massachusetts
Danyele McPherson, 31 – Dallas, Texas
Daniel O’Brien, 32 – Washington, DC
Carla Pellegrino, 43 – Las Vegas, Nevada
Jorel Pierce, 28 – Denver, Colorado
Sheldon Simeon, 30 – Lahaina, Hawaii
John Tesar, 54 – Dallas, Texas
Joshua Valentine, 32 – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Bart Vandaele, 41 – Washington, DC
Tyler Wiard, 41 – Denver, Colorado
Brooke Williamson, 33 – Los Angeles, California
Kuniko Yagi, 35 – Los Angeles, California