In a follow-up to the Feb. announcement of “Top Chef at Sea,” a joint venture between Celebrity Cruises and Bravo, the companies revealed Wednesday the 13 former “chef’testants” who will set sail on four exclusive Celebrity Cruises vacations beginning in July.
The July 27 cruise to Bermuda will feature “Top Chef Chicago” and “Top Chef All Stars” contestant Spike Mendelsohn, as well as “Top Chef Las Vegas” contestant Ash Fulk and Angelo Sosa of “Top Chef D.C.” and “All Stars.”
The August Alaskan leg includes “Top Chef Texas” winner Paul Qui, season one runner-up and “All Stars” conestant Tiffani Faison, Seattle runner-up Brooke Williamson and New Orleans runner-up Nina Compton.
Texas contestant Chris Crary and Seattle winner Kristen Kish will join the “France & Iberian Discovery Cruise” in September and season five winner Hosea Rosenberg, “All Stars” contestants Casey Thompson and Tiffany Derry and New Orleans alum Shirley Chung will set sail in the Caribbean in November.
The cruises will feature cooking demonstrations, interactive “Quickfire” challenges and other activities.
Bravo’s “Top Chef,” produced by Magical Elves with Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz serving as exec producers, will return for a 12th season in the fall.