Top Chef

Top Chef
About the Host and Judges

About the Host and Judges

Padma Lakshi hosts Top Chef alongside head judge Tom Colicchio and judge Gail Simmons.

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About the Show

Emmy® and James Beard Award-winning series Top Chef, Season 18 features a new batch of 15 talented executive chefs and restaurant owners, representing a cross section of kitchens and cuisines from across the U.S. to vie for the coveted title of Top Chef. The season has Portland as a picturesque backdrop and culinary inspiration for the chefs to bring their unique skill sets, diversity of cuisines and gamut of flavours to compete in a variety of challenges including celebrating Pan-African cuisine, feeding hundreds of frontline workers and crabbing on the Oregon Coast. Host Padma Lakshmi returns along with head judge Tom Colicchio, and permanent judge Gail Simmons who will critique the chefs’ dishes and ultimately decide who will take home the title and the $125,000 prize.

New Episodes of Top Chef return April 1 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Watch and stream all your favourite Food Network Canada shows through STACKTV with Amazon Prime Video Channels, or with the new Global TV app, live and on-demand when you sign-in with your cable subscription