Top Chef is back and starts tonight on Bravo. Returning for the 16th season is host Padma Lakshmi, head judge Tom Colicchio, and judges Graham Elliot, Nilou Motamed and Gail Simmons. 15 new chefs from across the US will compete for the title of Top Chef across the state of Kentucky and will feature the earliest Restaurant Wars yet with not two, but three teams/restaurants! The season finale showdown will take place in Macau, China.
Watch host Padma Lakshmi promote the new season on Ellen by cooking a vegan sloppy joe made with lentils behind the cut.
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