'Top Chef: The Tour' coming to Los Angeles, San Francisco in June
The channel just announced a 20-city nationwide tour that begins April 15 in St. Louis. Each stop is expected to feature a live showdown between two former chef'testants, with local judges making the call.
" 'Top Chef: The Tour,' brings fans and viewers to the next level -- creating an interactive experience where they can physically taste, connect and learn more about the show they’re passionate about," Ellen Stone, Bravo senior vice president for marketing, said in a news release.
Also from the release: "The free event provides fans with a chance to meet and greet the chef’testants they’ve come to know and root for, hear "Top Chef" show "secrets," and, for the first time ever, step into the judges' shoes and rate their favorite Chef’testants’ food...Additionally, fans can snap photos and upload images from 'Top Chef: The Tour' to unlock the 'Top Chef Tour' badge on Foodspotting."
"Top Chef: The Tour" hits California in June, with stops in Los Angeles on June 16, 17 and 18 and San Francisco on June 20 and 21. Stay tuned for details on exactly where that will be, and which "Top Chef-ers" will be in attendance.
Which "Top Chef-ers" would you like to see up close and live?
-- Rene Lynch
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Photo: "Top Chef" judges Padma Lakshmi and Tom Colicchio. Credit: Bravo