Air Date: Thursdays on Bravo (9-10 p.m. ET)


This Season of “Top Chef” Continues With an Epic Two-Part Restaurant Wars Showdown Kicking Off Thursday, February 4 at 9pm ET/PT 


NEW YORK – Feb. 1, 2016 – This February, Bravo Media’s Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series “Top Chef” is searching the country for the best up-and-coming chefs to compete on season 14 of the high-stakes culinary competition series. This year’s casting calls will take place at restaurants from “Top Chef” alumni in Los Angeles, Portland, Las Vegas, Denver, Houston, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Philadelphia and New York.


Currently in its 13th season and airing Thursday nights at 9pm ET/PT, “Top Chef” is the #1 food program on cable in 2016 among P25-54 with this season averaging 1.8 million total viewers and 1.2 million P25-54, up 5 percent and 6 percent respectively from the prior season (Source: Nielsen L3, #1 cable food program from 12/28/15-1/24/16).


Next week, the iconic Restaurant Wars is back and bigger than ever with a two-part episode airing Thursday, February 4 and 11 at 9 PM ET/PT.  For the first time in “Top Chef” history, the Chefs are opening their restaurants for both lunch and dinner services.  No one is safe as each chef must run front of house or act as the executive chef in one of the services.  The pressure is on as two services means twice the drama. For a sneak peek, please visit:


“Top Chef” season 14 casting calls are as follows:


*Interested chefs looking to vie for the coveted title should email with the city in the subject line or go to for more information.* 


Las Vegas – Friday, February 5 from 9am-3pm


Rick Moonen, “Top Chef Masters” Season 1 and “Top Chef Masters” Season 2 Finalist


RM Seafood Restaurant


3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89119


New York- Sunday, February 7 from 9am-3pm


Tom Colicchio, “Top Chef” Head Judge




43 E 19th St. New York, NY 10003


Portland - Monday, February 8 from 9am-3pm


Gregory Gourdet, “Top Chef” Season 12 Finalist




525 SW Morrison St. Portland, OR 97204


PhiladelphiaTuesday,  February 9 from 9am-3pm


Kevin Sbraga, “Top Chef” Season 7 Winner




440 S. Broad St. Philadelphia, PA 19146



Denver – Wednesday, February 10 from 9am-3pm


Jennifer Jasinski, “Top Chef Masters” Season 5 Finalist




1431 Larimer St. Denver, CO 80202



New Orleans – Thursday, February 11 from 9am-3pm


John Besh, “Top Chef Masters” Season 1


Pigeon and Prince


129 Camp Street


New Orleans, LA 70130


Minneapolis – Friday, February 12 from 9am-3pm


Gavin Kaysen, “Top Chef” Guest Judge


Spoon and Stable


211 1st St N. Minneapolis, MN 55401



Houston – Saturday, February 13 from 9am-3pm


Tyson Cole, “Top Chef” Guest Judge




904 Westheimer Rd.


Houston, TX 77006



Los Angeles – Monday, February 15 from 9am-3pm


Susan Feniger, "Top Chef Masters" Season 2


Mud Hen Tavern


742 Highland Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90038


"Top Chef" is produced by the Emmy Award-winning Magical Elves.  Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz serve as executive producers. 


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