'Top Chef' franchise to return in 2010
There’s more slicing and dicing to come on “Top Chef Masters.”
Bravo has picked up the culinary series for a second season. Culinary expert James Oseland, food critic Jay Rayner, restaurant critic Gael Greene and Gail Simmons of Food & Wine magazine will serve as judges. Food journo Kelly Choi returns as host.
“Top Chef Masters” ended season one averaging 2.2 million viewers and 1.5 million viewers in the 18-49 demo. New season will debut in 2010.
Series is produced by Magical Elves. Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz are exec producers.