Top chef former contestants dating

“I, from Canada, had never in my life heard of a date shake,” she says of the first time she learned of the creamy concoction.

She wasn’t in America’s date capital at the time, but across the country in a Manhattan office building working for esteemed Vogue food critic Jeffrey Steingarten in 2000.

Emeril Lagasse, Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons at judges’ table in a previous season of Top Chef.

Colorado will host the next season of the popular competitive cooking show.

Dieterle brought a contemporary interpretation of Thai flavors to his second Greenwich Village outpost, Kin Shop (), where he makes curry pastes from scratch.

At The Marrow, opening this fall, Dieterle will look to his heritage for a menu that’s “meat-focused, with strong Italian and German influences,” he says.

(Provided by Bravo TV) Colorado’s status as a foodie destination is confirmed: “Top Chef” will fire up its next season here.

Her second venture, Little Goat, opens in November, and is modeled after the East Coast diners she frequented as a child.

in 2013, knows Bourdain very well, as they once cooked together at Supper Club. He's like f--king Ernest Hemingway."The backhanded compliments didn't end there, of course.

He now owns a popular Dallas steakhouse, Knife, and earned raves for his recently closed seafood restaurant, Spoon Bar & Kitchen. "If you really have an intellectual debate with him, you'll learn that he's an amazing writer and storyteller and probably one of the s--tiest chefs that ever lived," he said of Bourdain, known for Travel Channel's "Look, what annoys me about chefs is fraudulent behavior, over-hyped food and ego, and I've been guilty of all of it myself.

“It’ll be an opportunity to try some new things that I haven’t had a chance to focus on.” —dehydrated potatoes, burnt-wood ice cream, yogurt curds—head to his new Melrose Avenue hot spot, ink.

It doesn't seem like any Top Chef contestants currently own restaurants in Seattle, but there are some who work or worked there.