Congratulations are in order for Padma Lakshmi: the Top Chef host was just named an official contributor on The View for Season 19 (returning September 8)! The foodie couldn’t contain her excitement, sharing a pic of herself with co-host Whoopi Goldberg and Billy Ocean on social media.
Fans are happy for Padma's latest gig, but also can't wait for the return of Top Chef.
Watch Padma’s thoughts on Top Chef Season 12, and be on the lookout for some Season 13 announcements coming soon.
Take a look back at Padma's looks from past to present in the gallery below.