‘Top Chef: Seattle’ Gets Premiere Date, New Judge

by | September 19, 2012 at 1:50 PM | Fall TV Preview 2012, Top Chef

'Top Chef's Padma Lakshmi and Tom Colicchio (Photo: Bravo)

Sharpen your knives! Bravo is serving up a new season of “Top Chef” this November with 21 new cheftestants chomping at the bit to grab the “Top Chef” crown.

This year, viewers will be treated to the sights and culinary delights of the Pacific Northwest as the cooking competition heads to Seattle for Season 10. “Top Chef: Seattle” will premiere on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 10/9c on Bravo, the network announced Wednesday.

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As if it isn’t already a pressure-cooker, there will be one more critical mouth to feed this season, with an extra place setting at the table thanks to the addition of a new judge.

Famed celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck joins the cast as a new judge, sitting alongside Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons, Hugh Acheson and Emeril Lagasse, and host Padma Lakshmi. Puck has previously appeared as a guest “Chef” judge, where he served up some harsh zingers. So look out, Seattle chefs…

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