Bravo is thrilled to announce details of Top Chef at Sea, our partnership with Celebrity Cruises that offers four unforgettable vacations to amazing destinations around the world. Have you ever wanted to get up close with a Top Chef at a cooking demonstration, try your culinary hand at a Quickfire Challenge or finally taste the food made by our Cheftestants? Now's your chance!
The roster of Top Chefs features competitors from last season (Shirley Chung and Nina Compton) and winners and fan-favorites from years past (Kristen Kish, Paul Qui). And we're setting sail across the world with tropical destinations (Bermuda, the Caribbean), Continental excursions (France and the Iberian Peninsula) and more. All the details of each voyage are below and check out Celebrity Cruises for more information on booking your trip.
On July 27, guests can set sail onboard Celebrity Summit to the charming and colorful island of Bermuda for seven nights with three culinary experts:
Spike Mendelsohn: Top Chef Chicago and Top Chef All-Stars contestant; Co-owner and Chef at Béarnaise, We, The Pizza and Good Stuff Eatery in Washington, D.C.
Ash Fulk: Top Chef Las Vegas contestant; Chef de Cuisine at Hill Country Barbecue Market in Brooklyn
Angelo Sosa: Top Chef D.C. and Top Chef All-Stars contestant; Chef and Owner of Añejo in NYC and Poppy Den in Las Vegas
For those looking to experience a luxurious outdoor adventure can vacation onboard Celebrity Solstice, beginning August 15, for a seven-night journey to Alaska with their four of their favorite Cheftestants:
Paul Qui: Top Chef Texas winner; Chef/Owner of Qui and East Side King in Austin
Tiffani Faison: Top Chef Season 1 runner-up and Top Chef All-Stars contestant; Chef/Owner of Sweet Cheeks Q in Boston
Brooke Williamson: Top Chef Seattle runner-up; Co-Executive Chef and Co-Owner of Hudson House, The Tripel and Playa Provisions in California
Nina Compton: Top Chef New Orleans runner-up and Fan Favorite winner; Chef de Cuisine for Scarpetta Miami at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel
On September 19, vacationers can set their sights on the most romantic cities in Europe on the France & Iberian Discovery Cruise. Guests can wine and dine in modern luxury style for 12 nights onboard Celebrity Infinity with chefs including:
Chris Crary: Top Chef Texas contestant and Fan Favorite winner
Kristen Kish: Top Chef Seattle winner
Guests can escape to warmer weather onboard Celebrity Reflection as it sails on November 15 to the Caribbean for a seven-night escape in paradise with four Cheftestants:
Hosea Rosenberg: Top Chef Season 5 winner; Owner of Blackbelly Market (opening summer '14), Blackbelly Catering & Events and Blackbelly Farm
Casey Thompson: Top Chef Season 3 and Top Chef All-Stars contestant; Chef of Aveline and The European in San Francisco
Tiffany Derry: Top Chef D.C. and Top Chef All-Stars contestant; Owner of TD Concepts
Shirley Chung: Top Chef New Orleans contestant; Chef/Owner of Chung Lee Consulting