Bravo’s Emmy-winning ‘Top Chef’ will be filmed entirely internationally for the first time, and the upcoming 20th season will begin production in London later this month.
Bravo, the 20th iteration of the show, was announced on Monday and will be a ‘World All-Stars’ season, featuring 16 contestants from 29 international editions of ‘Top Chef’. The Chef Testant’s group, made up of past season winners and finalists, will be announced in January. Season 20 will premiere in his 2023.
According to the announcement, ‘Top Chef’ host Padma Lakshmi and judges Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons “will be joined by the international edition’s eminent judges and respected culinary experts from around the world. increase”. The series, produced by Magical Elves, won an Emmy for Outstanding Reality Competition in 2010, and last month he was nominated for six Emmys, including competition program and host.
“We’ve always wanted to do a season of ‘Top Chef’ with winners, finalists and frontrunners, but we’re taking that concept one step further with localized versions of Chef Testant around the world. It’s been a dream come true for us to enter our 20th season on the show,” said Ryan Flynn, current senior vice president of production for NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. “And there is no better place to host World All-Stars than London, a global hub and renowned food city. It gives you access to taste.”
The announcement included a statement from the UK government’s food minister, Victoria Prentiss. in the UK From Scottish salmon and Welsh lamb to Northern Irish beef and English sparkling wine, our food and beverages are recognized nationally and internationally for their great taste and quality. As the UK’s largest manufacturing sector, the passion, traditions and expertise of the food and beverage industry make the UK a great choice for a cooking contest series. ”
“Top Chef” is produced by Magical Elves, with executive producers Casey Criley, Joe Sharon, Donene Alquines and Hilary Olsen.
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