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Emmy-Winning Companion Digital Video Series “Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen” Returns on Thursday, December 8

NEW YORK, NY – October 20, 2016 – Bravo Media reveals the eight returning chefs back for redemption on the new season of the “Top Chef” airing Thursday, December 1 with a supersized premiere from 10:00 – 11:15pm ET/PT. It’s the ultimate challenge of old blood versus new, on the Emmy and James Beard Award winning series, as the chefs head to Charleston to battle it out alongside eight talented “Top Chef” newcomers. For a sneak peek of the season, visit:

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Directly following the second episode on Thursday, December 8 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT, will kick off the sixth season of the Emmy Award-winning, groundbreaking digital video series, “Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen,” sponsored by Hidden Valley® and hosted by Tom Colicchio. Each week, the eliminated cheftestants face-off head-to-head in a pressure-filled battle to compete for the ultimate prize – redemption and a spot back in the “Top Chef” finale.

Season 14 heads to Charleston, recently named the number one city overall in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards,* with host Padma Lakshmi, Head Judge Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons and “Top Chef Masters” alum, Graham Elliot. Fans and foodies alike can join in the #TopChef social conversation by following @bravotopchef on Twitter and Instagram, and by liking the Top Chef Facebook page. “Top Chef” can be seen on desktop, mobile and tablet at,, on BravoNow iPhone and iPad apps, as well as iTunes, Amazon, VOD and Hulu.

Fans can create their own “Top Chef” experience at home with Top Chef Cutlery, the officially licensed knives that deliver high-quality German stainless steel blades for precision cutting. With Top Chef Cutlery, viewers can tackle their own at-home Quickfires and bring innovation, ease and style to their kitchen.

The series is produced by the Emmy Award-winning Magical Elves with Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz, Doneen Arquines and Casey Kriley serving as executive producers.

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