‘Top Chef’ Renewed for 11th Season; Casting Kicks Off February 11

by | February 6, 2013 at 4:42 PM | Top Chef

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

By Tim Kenneally

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Time to sharpen the knives, for both culinary endeavors and back-stabbing purposes – “Top Chef” has been renewed for an 11th season, Bravo said Wednesday.

The hit cooking competition will also begin casting for the upcoming season on February 11 in Austin, Tex. before moving on to casting calls in Brooklyn, Las Vegas, Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles.

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The series, which is hosted by Padma Lakshmi, is produced by Magical Elves, with Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz serving as executive producers.

The current tenth season airs its newest episode Wednesday at 10 p.m., with the contestants trying their hand on King Crab in Juneau, Ala.

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