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Top Chef is a reality series featuring competing chefs that has run on Bravo for over 15 seasons. The regular judges and hosts on the series include Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi and Gail Simmons. We have covered some of the episodes here on Shoppers Shop over the years.

Nicholas Elmi Talks Top Chef on CBS This Morning
Nicholas Elmi talks Top Chef and his restaurant Laurel on CBS This Morning. (2014-03-01)

Top Chef Masters Returns in July, This Time the Sous Chefs Also Compete
Bravo's Top Chef Masters returns on July 24th. This time the sous chefs have a separate competition, which affects the main competition. (2013-06-05)

Padma Lakshmi Dons Sweater Dress on Top Chef
Padma Lakshmi looked great in a white sweater dress on the latest episode of Top Chef. (2012-02-24)

Video: Chef Rick Bayless Gives Outdoor Grilling Tips
Chef Rick Bayless offers MarketWatch's Amy Hoak a tour of the outdoor kitchen in the back yard of his Chicago home. (2011-05-30)

Top Chef: The Musical - It Could Happen
New York Magazine reports that Top Chef: The Musical could be happening. (2011-05-14)

Top Chef's Marcel Vigneron to Star in Marcel's Quantum Kitchen on Syfy Channel
Marcel Vigneron of Top Chef fame is starring in a new Syfy reality series called Marcel's Quantum Kitchen. (2011-03-20)

Bialetti Forms Partnership With Fabio Viviani
Bialetti, an Italian cookware and coffee maker brand, has announced a partnership with Fabio Viviani. (2011-02-07)

Video: Eric Ripert Vlogs About Top Chef All-Stars, Offers to Teach Jamie How to Cook Fish
In this video posted by Bravo, last season's judge Eric Ripert, chef of New York's top seafood restaurant Le Bernardin, recaps last night's All-Stars episode. (2011-01-14)

Video: Gail Simmons' Big Night Out
Gail Simmons, judge on Top Chef and host of the new Top Chef Desserts, was pretty excited for the premiere of her new show. (2010-09-16)

Top Chef: Crab Abu Ghraib
Last night's Top Chef director has a very sick sense of humor. (2010-07-15)

Video: Chef Eric Ripert Prepares Phyllo-wrapped Salmon With Roasted Mushroom Casserole and Red Wine Sauce
Chef Eric Ripert of Le Bernardin restaurant in New York visited The Today Show to show Meredith Vieira how to prepare a salmon dish that he says is very easy to make. (2010-07-14)

Season 7 of Top Chef Takes Place in Washington D.C.
Season 7 of Top Chef will take place in Washington D. (2010-06-13)

Video: Top Chef Masters Cook Dinner for Under $20
The second season of Bravo's Top Chef Masters has begun and to celebrate, some of the chefs visited with Kathie Lee and Hoda. (2010-04-12)

Video: Chef Tom Colicchio Demonstrates Stuffed Pasta Recipes
Top Chef judge Chef Tom Colicchio, who recently closed his New York Craftsteak restaurant on 10th Avenue and opened a new restaurant in its place called Colicchio & Sons, stopped by The Today Show to demonstrate making stuffed pastas. (2010-01-20)

Video: Padma Lakshmi Talks Pregnancy, Top Chef Finale
Padma Lakshmi appeared on The Jimmy Fallon Show to talk about the finale for Top Chef. (2009-11-29)

Fabio Viviani Cooks Thanksgiving Side Dishes
Chef Fabio Viviani, author of the Cafe Firenze Cookbook and former Top Chef contestant, visits Kathie Lee and Hoda to demonstrate some Thanksgiving dishes. (2009-11-14)

Top Chef Spin-off Will Focus Just on Desserts
Attempting to make desserts has often doomed chefs on Bravo's reality show Top Chef. (2009-10-26)

Neil Patrick Harris Talks Judging Chefs on Top Chef Masters
Neil Patrick Harris is one of the guest judges on Top Chef Masters, a new version of the popular Top Chef reality show. (2009-06-17)

Top Scallop T-shirt in Bravo Store
Bravo is actually selling a hilarious Top Scallop shirt for $19. (2009-03-10)