Bravo's award winning series, Top Chef is back and better than ever! Padma, Tom, Gail, and Richard are returning to your TV screens and your kitchens with harder challenges and even more delicious dishes. Though the Top Chef panel is the definition of #SquadGoals, it would be nothing without its contestants! Check out some of the newest chefs below and get pumped for Top Chef's triumphant return to California, December 2 at 10/9c!
Twitter handle: @cheffrancest
Pinterest: Frances Tariga-Weshnak
Birthday: November 26, 1981
Current Town: New York
Occupation: Executive Sous Chef, Catch NYC
Two Fun Facts: I'm a great singer and dancer.
Web address: ToupsMeatery.com
Twitter handle: @toupsmeatery
Facebook URL: Toups Meatery
Birthday: June 17, 1979
Hometown: Rayne, Louisiana
Current Town: New Orleans
Occupation: Chef/Owner, Toups' Meatery
Two Fun Facts:: I throw tomahawks and I juggle.
Motto: Pray for peace, prepare for war.
Twitter handle: @chefwesleytrue
Facebook URL: Wesley True
Birthday: March,15 1977
Hometown: Mobile, Alabama
Current Town: Atlanta, GA
Occupation: Executive Chef, The Optimist
Motto: Respect – Find out what it means me!
Web address: GiselleWellman.com
Twitter handle: @giswellman
Pinterest: Giselle Wellman
Facebook URL: Giselle Wellman
Birthday: July 29,1984
Hometown: San Diego
Current Town: Los Angles, CA
Occupation: Executive Chef, Mama Shelter
Two Fun Facts: I can touch my nose with my tongue and I can move my ears and I can probably out swim you but I cant run for s*** haha!
Motto: Everything happens for a reason.
Web address: ChefChadWhite.com
Twitter handle: @chefchadwhite
Facebook URL: Chef Chaf White
Google Plus: ChadWhiteChef
Pinterest account: ChefChadWhite
Tumblr URL: ChefChadWhite
Birthday: November 29,1982
Hometown: Spokane, Wa
Current Town: San Diego, CA & Tijuana, Mexico
Occupation: Chef/ Owner, Común Taqueria, La Justina and Craft Pizza Company
Two Fun Facts: I love anything outdoors that provides thrills and I hate scary movies.
Motto: "Everyday Better."