Top Chef Masters Season 2

Top Chef Masters Season 2 Premieres on April 7, 2010 with Kelly Choi still the host and Gail Simmons will be joining James Oseland, Gael Greene, and Jay Reyner as the judges.  Also, Andrew Zimmerman, Hank Azaria, and Mekhi Phifer will be joining as guest judges.

Here are the 22 master contestants:

  • Jody Adams – Rialto Restaurant, Cambridge, MA
  • Govind Armstrong – 8 oz Burger Bar, Los Angeles, CA
  • Graham Elliot Bowles – Graham Elliot Restaurant, Chicago, IL
  • Jimmy Bradley – The Red Cat, New York, NY
  • David Burke – David Burke Townhouse, New York, NY
  • Wylie Dufresne – wd~50, New York, NY
  • Susan Feniger – Street, Los Angeles, CA
  • Debbie Gold – The American Restaurant, Kansas City, MO
  • Carmen Gonzalez – Chef Consultant, New York, NY
  • Maria Hines – Tilth, Seattle, WA
  • Susur Lee – Madeline’s, Toronto, Canada
  • Ludo Lefebvre – Ludo Bites, Los Angeles, CA
  • Tony Mantuano – Spiaggia, Chicago, IL
  • Rick Moonen – Rick Moonen’s RM Seafood at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV
  • Mark Peel – Campanile, Los Angeles, CA
  • Monica Pope – t’afla, Houston, TX
  • Thierry Rautureau – Rover’s, Seattle, WA
  • Marcus Samuelsson – The Red Rooster, New York, NY
  • Ana Sortun – Oleana, Cambridge, MA
  • Rick Tramonto – TRU, Chicago, IL
  • Jerry Traunfeld – Poppy, Seattle, WA
  • Jonathan Waxman – Barbuto, New York, NY

There will be six total winners of the preliminary rounds and these chefs will be meeting in the championship round where one will be eliminated each week.  Winning chef gets $100,000 for his/her selected charity.

Don’t forget, Top Chef Masters Season 2 Monday night on Bravo TV.

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