Top Chef DC, which is season 7 of the reality show Top Chef, will be having its season premiere on June 16, 2010. 17 Chefs will be featured where one will be eliminated each week.
Two challenges are in store for the chefs as usual, the Quickfire challenge and the Elimination challenge so that the chef will be able to demonstrate their skills in cooking as well as show how they work as a team.
Padma Laskmi hosts Top Chef season 7 with Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons returning as the judges in Top Chef DC, with Eric Ripert as the new judge.
Here are the 17 contestants of Top Chef DC:
Alex Reznik – 33; Hollywood, California
Amanda Baumgarten – 27; Los Angeles, California
Andrea Curto-Randazzo – 39; Miami Beach, Florida
Angelo Sosa – 34; New York City, New York
Arnold Myint – 32; Nashville, Tennessee
Ed Cotton – 32; New York City, New York
Jacqueline Lombard – 33; Brooklyn, New York
John Somerville – 42; West Bloomfield, Michigan
Kelly Liken – 33; Vail, Colorado
Kenny Gilbert – 36; Telluride, Colorado
Kevin Sbraga – 30; Willingboro, New Jersey
Lynne Gigliotti – 51; Hyde Park, New York
Stephen Hopcraft – 40; Las Vegas, Nevada
Tamesha Warren – 24; Washington, D.C.
Tiffany Derry – 26; Dallas, Texas
Timothy Dean – 39; Baltimore, Maryland
Tracey Bloom – 33; Atlanta, Georgia
Who will be the first chef to get eliminated in Top Chef DC on June 16, 2010 episode? Stay tuned!